Richards Financial Logo
  • Phone: 02 4782 1148
  • Fax: 02 4782 4766
  • Email:

Team members

Our Team

group outside happy


Aline Richards – Accountant (FIPA) FFA

Specialising in self managed super fund returns, Aline has been in professional practice since 1980. Tax planning, MYOB, business structuring and business services are also areas where Aline specialises.

John Graham – Accountant

John brings to our senior accounting team extensive accounting experience following a career in the Commonwealth Bank and NSW Finance. John has also worked for sixteen years in Public Practice.

Suzanne Manning – Accountant

Suzanne joined Richards Financial Services after having been a part of Nationwide Accounting for over 12 years. She is currently completing her Advanced Diploma in Accounting. Her current specialisations include taxation for sole traders as well as for investors in real estate and shares. Suzanne is a Registered BAS Agent.

Dianne Norman – Accountant (CPA, B.Bus, JP)

Dianne holds a Bachelor of Business degree and is a CPA with Public Practice Certificate. Dianne is also a Registered Tax Agent and Justice of the Peace. Dianne has been working in public practice since 2008 and specialises in taxation and accounting.

Dianne is an Authorised Representative of The SMSF Expert Pty Ltd (Authorised Rep No. 1253677).
Dianne has the following qualifications and memberships:
• Member of CPA Australia (CPA)
• Bachelor of Business (Accounting)
• RG 146
• Registered Tax Agent

Hayati Kamarudin – Accountant

Hayati holds an Advanced Diploma of Accounting and is currently working towards the completion of a Bachelor of Accounting. Hayati joined our team after gaining experience with a city-based firm, and is enjoying the opportunity to deepen her knowledge across a range of areas within our practice. She has also taken on the responsibility of assisting clients with the move into cloud-based software such as QuickBooks Online.

Raechel Jones - Accountant

Raechel holds a Bachelor of Hospitality (business), Diploma of Accounting and is about to complete the CPA program. She has been working in public practice since early 2014. Prior to this she worked in the travel and hospitality industries.

Belinda Hume - Accountant
Jack Tunks - Accountant
Murray Wilson - Practice Manager

Murray joined the Richards team in 2017 after an extensive career in Information Technology and business management. Murray holds a Bachelor of Business in Accounting with experience across small to large organisations, including ASX top 50 companies, where he has been involved in developing business start-up’s, managing corporate restructures and culture change activities. When not at work Murray can be found watching the Sydney Swans or in the kitchen experimenting with food.

Michelle McKenzie – Office Manager, Justice of the Peace

After a long career managing the offices of an international public relations firm, Michelle joined our team in 2012.

Barbara Schmidt-Rees – Financial Planning

Following a career in retail and administration, Barbara joined Richards Financial Solutions in 2012 to manage the office of our financial planning division.