Bill MurphyPrincipal – Business Services, Taxation and Financial Planning B. Comm. F.C.A. Financial Planning Specialist
Bill Murphy completed a Bachelor of Commerce from the University of NSW in 1973. He is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants, a registered tax agent and a company auditor. Bill provides more than just traditional accounting services; he would like his clients to receive a total financial solution. With many years’ experience across a broad range of businesses and audits, Bill is very ably supported by a number of enthusiastic accountants and staff. Bill is a past President and Secretary of the Central West Group of the Institute of Chartered Accountants. He was President of Cowra Rotary in 2019 and is now secretary of Cowra Rotary. He spends his spare time in the garden, reading or with grandchildren. Bill was awarded an OAM in 2022 for service to the community of Cowra and was a nominee for Cowra Citizen of the year in 2020.
Dave has been with SWM since 2011. He has completed a Bachelor of Business (Accounting) with Charles Sturt University and is a Chartered Accountant through Chartered Accountants Australia & New Zealand. David’s areas of expertise within the firm are very broad, including individual tax returns, GST reporting and Business Financial Statements and Tax Returns; his main areas of work are completing end of year reporting for Self-Managed Super Funds and Business advice for you to succeed. Dave has many interests outside of work with various community involvements, these include various sports, family time, camping and travelling around Australia.
Richmond has been with SWM Chartered Accountants since 2017, and is an Accountant having completed his Bachelor of Accounting at CSU alongside his training with SWM. He is currently completing his Graduate Diploma in Chartered Accountancy. Richmond’s main areas involve individual tax returns, financial statements, as well as involvement in Audit work for registered clubs, companies, and non for profit associations. Out of the office, Richmond’s interests involve reading and cooking.
Hayden has been with SWM Chartered Accountants since 2019. During this time Hayden has completed a Bachelor of Accounting and Finance through Charles Sturt University and is currently studying to become a Chartered Accountant. With experience beyond his years, Hayden has proven that he is dedicated to developing his knowledge and skills as an accountant for providing the best possible service to his clients. Hayden’s main areas of focus within the firm include preparation of year-end business financial statements, BAS reporting and individual tax returns. Away from work, Hayden’s interests include just about anything sport related and spending quality time with family and friends.
Silvia has been with SWM Chartered Accountants since 2018. Her role covers administration, bookkeeping and numerous other tasks especially assisting with clients ever changing compliance. Silvia’s abilities to adapt to constantly-changing situations as well as her passion for being pedantic means she is terrific at the position she holds.Silvia’s favourite characteristics of her job is the diverse nature and the people she works with. She takes great pride in the practice itself and is determined each day to do the job to best of her abilities. Time away from the office, Silvia devotes her time to her family and her community groups such as Mulyan P&C and Cowra Amateur Swimming Club.
Alyssa HindmarchTrainee Accountant
Alyssa is currently undergoing her studies through Charles Sturt University to obtain her Bachelor in Accounting whilst gaining on the job experience working at SWM. Alyssa is becoming familiar with a range of components in tax and works with her main area being end of year reporting for Self-Managed Superfunds. Outside of work Alyssa enjoys DIY projects and spending time with friends and family.
Tyrone ClothierTrainee Accountant
Tyrone is a trainee accountant currently completing his Bachelor of Accounting through CSU in conjunction with his training at SWM Chartered Accountants . He aspires to get into the financial planning field after obtaining his degree. When Tyrone is not working or studying he is spending time with his puppy or going to the gym.
Nicholas FisherTrainee Accountant
Nic is a Trainee Accountant with SWM Chartered Accountants and currently completing his Bachelor of Accounting through CSU via their distance program and gaining valuable experience in various areas of accounting. Nic completes such tasks as bookkeeping, taxation and much more through his traineeship. He recently completed his HSC at Cowra High School. Outside of work Nic’s hobbies and interests include sports, music and reading.
Luke joined the team in late February 2023 and works as a trainee bookkeeper. Having completed a Bachelor of Business at the University of New England several years ago, Luke worked on his family farm but has since set his sights on a career in professional accounting and financial management. He is keen to learn all he can and to bring clients the best results. Outside the office, he enjoys playing musical instruments like guitar and piano.
Kristen works in administration on a full-time basis at SWM Chartered Accountants, having joined the team in late 2021. A typical day in the office for Kristen might include assisting clients, answering the phone, scanning and filing as well as manning the SWM Reception desk. An honest, reliable and dedicated worker, Kristen enjoys the challenge of learning new skills at SWM and appreciates the friendly and helpful staff. Her past experience and skills have quickly made her a valued and welcome member of the crew. Outside of office hours, Kristen enjoys spending time with family and friends, sporting, walking her 2 dogs.