Our People

OUR PEOPLE

CRAIG FAULKNER

Director

Craig Faulkner

Craig commenced his career in Public Practice in 1995 with Duesburys Chartered Accountants (which subsequently became Horwath (WA) Pty Ltd and is now part of BDO International), after completing his Double Major in Accounting and Taxation at Curtin University. In 2005 Craig left Horwath and joined William Buck where he progressed to Equity Partner/Director in 2008. Craig left the mid-tier accounting firms and commenced his own boutique accounting firm, Faulkner & Co Pty Ltd, in 2011. Craig’s professional experience in public practice has provided a vast amount of expertise in broad spectrum advisory and consulting assignments across the business community and in various industry sectors.

As a Chartered Accountant and Business Advisor, Craig advises an array of privately owned businesses and senior executives who are involved in the Australian business community.

Craig has taken an active role on management committees of various organisations through the formulation and implementation of strategic initiatives. Craig’s experience includes business advisory, management consulting and taxation in the business and corporate environment across a range of industries and sectors.

In addition to Craig’s broad industry experience, Craig has developed specialised knowledge and experience in management of high net wealth client affairs.

Core Expertise

  • Accounting Assistance
  • Business Advisory and Management Consulting
  • Business Acquisitions/Valuations and Structuring
  • Business Profit Enhancement
  • Strategic Planning
  • Taxation Compliance and Advice
  • Financial Accounting and Modelling
  • Tax Planning and Wealth Creation Strategies
  • Business Succession Planning
  • Finance Structuring
  • Entity Structuring and Establishment
  • Superannuation
  • Remuneration Structuring
  • Estate & Will Planning

Qualifications

  • Member of Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand
  • Bachelor of Commerce (Accounting/Taxation double major)
  • Chartered Tax Advisor with the Taxation Institute of Australia
  • Registered Taxation Agent

 

VIET-HOA TRAN

Assistant Manager

Hoa Tran

After graduating from Curtin University with a Bachelor of Commerce Accounting and Finance Double Major in 2013, Hoa commenced her accounting career in commerce at Richmond Pty Ltd (Australia) in 2012, before commencing in Public Practice with Faulkner & Co in August 2013.  Hoa was admitted as a member of the Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand in 2018.

Hoa has gained valuable experience in accounting and taxation compliance for various entities including individuals, partnerships, trusts, companies and self-managed superannuation funds. Hoa has assisted on a number of assignments for clients in the business community and been involved in tax and year end planning strategies, together with assisting high net wealth individuals with accounting, taxation compliance and administration of rental properties, investment portfolios and general business.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor of Commerce (Accounting/Finance double major)
  • Member of Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand

JOSHUA CANNELL

Accountant

Josh Cannell

After graduating from Curtin University with a Bachelor of Commerce Accounting and Finance Double Major in 2016, Josh commenced his career at Faulkner & Co in February 2017.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor of Commerce (Accounting/Finance double major)
  • Provisional Member of Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand

 

BEN MEARS

Accountant

 

SHAUN HUXTABLE

Accountant

 

TAMARA TRALAU

Practice Manager

Tamara Tralau

With in excess of 25 years’ experience in a broad range of industries, including large ASX listed companies, Tamara has brought to Faulkner & Co her extensive experience in human resources, office administration and management.

Tamara loves to be hands on to ensure the practice operates as efficiently as possible and enjoys providing a great work environment for the Faulkner & Co accounting and support staff.

 

DENAE RULAND

Administration

Denae Ruland

COCO AUDRY-DAVIES

Administration