Directors

 

Russell Bixley 

Russell has over 30 years experience as an accountant. He joined the firm in 1977, becoming a partner in 1986. Russell has considerable experience working with and assisting a wide range of small and medium sized businesses with a strong interest in farming. Russell has two adult children and enjoys playing tennis and running.

 

Rodney Guy 

Rodney joined the firm in 2001 as part of the final process in graduating from AUT. He became a partner in 2007. Rodney has experience in a wide range of accounting software and has a particular interest in streamlining client accounting processes and developing clients understanding of their business and tax obligations. When not in the office he is running around after his 3 young children or off fishing and diving.

 

Consultant

 Selwyn Robertson

Selwyn was educated at Kings High School Dunedin and completed a Bachelor of Commerce at Otago University in 1967. He was admitted to the Institute of Chartered Accountants in 1968. Selwyn moved to Papakura in 1968 and joined Peter O'Brien in commencing the Chartered Accountancy Practice that continues today under the name of Robertson Bixley Ltd. Selwyn has a love of all sports that led to an administrator role with the Papakura Rugby Club and the Pukekohe Golf Club. He is a past member of Papakura Jaycees and Papakura Rotary.

Accounting Staff

Nick Bixley 

Nick started with Robertson Bixley in 2009 in administration and has worked into a full time accounting staff role. Nick is currently studying to gain a Bachelor of Business in accounting, with the end goal of being a Chartered Accountant. While Nick does the broad range of accounting jobs covered at Robertson Bixley, he particularly enjoys farm and agricultural accounting.

Julie Burgess 

Julie has over 20 years experience in chartered accounting, the last 10 of those years with Robertson Bixley. Julie specialises in assisting small to medium sized clients with their business needs, including the preparation of annual accounts for taxation purposes, taxation returns and GST returns.

 Lynn Chatterton

Lynn is qualified as an Accounting Technician with NZICA and has a wide range of accounting and taxation experience. She is a certified Cash Manager consultant and is always willing to assist clients. Lynn's association with Robertson Bixley goes back to 1978, after leaving school she started as a clerk. She left Robertson Bixley after 2 years and gained experience with other accountancy firms before returning in 1985.

 Marea Cope

Marea has been with Robertson Bixley for over 25 years. She deals with all areas of Account Preparation, Taxation and GST but specialises in Farm Accounting.

 Carol Dyson

Carol joined the Robertson Bixley team in August 2010 and is one of our senior accounting staff. She has a wide range of accounting and associated tax experience with medium to large companies and trusts.

Sarah Forman

Sarah joined the team at Robertson Bixley in 2016.  She has a number of years' experience at a boutique CA firm in Newmarket.  She works mostly in the area of tax compliance for trusts and small to medium businesses. Sarah enjoys snowboarding and competing in show jumping competitions with her horse in her free time

Debbie Hull

Debbie has been with Robertson Bixley for 22 years with her main duties being to prepare Financial Accounts and Tax Returns. Debbie also assists in setting up and administering client MYOB files.

Stella Lambie

After graduating from MIT in 1999, Stella moved to Christchurch where she completed her CA studies whilst working mainly in Public Practice. Stella joined Robertson Bixley in March 2007 after returning to South Auckland. Stella works mostly in the area of taxation compliance for trusts and small to medium businesses.

Wendy Richardson

 Wendy is an Associate Chartered Accountant, an Associate member of the Financial Services Institute of Australasia, and a Certified MYOB Consultant. Wendy started her career at ANZ Bank, working in branches before moving into roles in the Money Market and Investment departments in head office. While raising her family she developed her accounting skills by working part time doing accounts for various businesses, Plunket, the Wellington Cathedral and specialising in school accounting for over 10 years; working with a number of schools in the South Auckland area.

Wendy has been working for Chartered Accountancy practices for over 9 years, joining Robertson Bixley in 2006 to do compliance work. Wendy has a particular interest in assisting people to install and tailor their accounting systems to meet their business and compliance needs.

Kerryn Scharvi

Kerryn joined the team at Robertson Bixley in 1998. She prepares a range of client accounts, tax returns, GST and PAYE returns. Kerryn facilitates many of the final Estate returns. 

Cynthia Senior 

Cynthia joined the team at Robertson Bixley in 2016.  She has 18 years of chartered accounting experience, working on a wide range of clients.  In her free time Cynthia enjoys spending time with her family, which includes twin four year old sons and a 17 year year old son.  She also enjoys wake-boarding and fishing.  

Sivam Singh

Sivam is a Chartered Accountant who is also Xero certified. She has a keen interest in helping businesses utilise Xero accounting software to its full potential. She has over 15 years of accounting and taxation experience. Sivam enjoys swimming, reading and spending time with her family. 

Gurpreet Bains

Gurpreet joined the firm after graduating from AUT where he completed a Bachelor of Business majoring in Accounting.  He has a strong interest in business and exploring new opportunities.  He is from a family of business operators so understands the ins, the outs and the challenges of running a business. 

When Gurpreet is not working you will either find him at the family business, playing indoor/outdoor football, or otherwise volunteering at local community events.  It's a mystery whether he even gets any rest! 

Gurpreet loves interacting with new people and is very easy to approach.  His goal is to become a Chartered Accountant. 

 Support Staff

Meagan Leach

 Meagan started working for Robertson Bixley in 2006. She has previously worked in the Papakura District for 9 years in the retail photography sector. In 2009, Meagan left on maternity leave for a year to have her son, and has returned as a part time member of staff since 2010.

Helen Stewart

Helen has been working at Robertson Bixley now for over 15 years. Having previously run her own 7 day a week business, she understands the daily stresses and strains on owners of businesses. She has a wide variety of duties which include payroll, GST, Company Office administration, Secretarial and Reception work.

Maria Watts

Maria joined the Robertson Bixley administration team in 2013 as a part time member of staff. She has many years of administration experience.

 Jocelyn Winiata

Jocelyn has worked for Robertson Bixley for over 20 years. Her duties include general administration, data entry, billing and debtors.