Managers & Supervisors

Andrew Watson
B.COM CA / Manager
Andy has been a part of the Smith Feutrill team (and predecessor firms) since January 2007, and began his career whilst studying at Deakin University, completing his Commerce Degree. He is a Chartered Accountant, particularly focusing on working closely with clients, offering business support, structuring and taxation advisory. Specifically, Andy’s industry specialties include Property Investment/Development, Financial Services, and Recruitment. However, he also services many other clients, providing insightful advice, from other varying industries. Furthermore, Andy is a registered Financial Adviser, and works closely with other advisers and brokers, to provide a holistic service for his clientele. Away from work, Andy is a keen basketballer, amateur golfer and food critic, passionately supports the Bombers in AFL, and keeps his hands full playing with his two miniature sausage dogs, Hamish and Snickers.
Anthony Gibbs
B.COM CA / Manager
Anthony joined Smith Feutrill in January 2010 and has over two years experience from another mid-tier accounting firm. A graduate from Monash University, Anthony is a Chartered Accountant who has progressed from Accountant to Senior Accountant to Supervisor and was promoted to Manager in August 2015.
Diane Tate
B.COM / General Manager
After completing her scholarship funded Bachelor of Commerce in India, Diane worked for Malaysian Airlines and the Bank of America and then migrated to Australia in 1989. Her 30+ years in the workforce has seen her in various roles spanning 3 continents. Her first job in Australia was in Parliament House and it’s any wonder she decided to change direction and work in Asset Management, before branching off into Banking and Management Consulting. Whilst living in London, Diane worked for Bain & Co, where she honed her Management skills and since returning to Australia, Diane has worked solely in the Taxation industry. Outside of work Diane enjoys renovating, entertaining and travelling.
Helen Zitis
BM BA CPA / Manager
Helen is a CPA and manager with over 20 years experience in the accounting industry. Working with a large range of clients, predominately with small businesses, Helen has a broad knowledge of compliance accounting and taxation, as well as advisory services.
Kris Necovski
B.BUS CPA / Manager
Kris began working with Greg Feutrill at Commercial Advisory Group in September 2003. During 2004-2006, he combined full time work with studying for his CPA, which was successfully completed in November 2006. With solid experience in previous roles as a Senior and then Supervisor, Kris was promoted to Manager in July 2011.
Leanne Necovski
B.BUS CA / Manager
Leanne is a Chartered Accountant who joined Smith Feutrill and predecessor firms in 2007. Leanne is a dedicated team member who demonstrates strong technical abilities and is committed to developing strong client relationships. Leanne was promoted to Manager in August 2015.
Linda Dimoski
B.BUS CPA / Supervisor
Linda joined Smith Feutrill in January 2010 taking a year off studying a Bachelor of Business (Accounting/Banking and Finance) at Victoria University to gain some full-time work experience relevant to her study. Linda recently completed the CPA Program and was promoted to Senior Accountant in July 2014 and Supervisor in August 2016.
Pete Bennett
B.BUS CA / Manager
Pete is a Chartered Accountant and Senior Manager with over 25 years experience working with mid tier accounting firms. His specialties include salary packaging, taxation and Superannuation. Pete often works with larger corporate clients including Australian Subsidiaries of Foreign owned Companies. A passionate supporter of the Richmond Football Club, Pete loves to travel and spend time at the beach while away from work.


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