About Us

A refreshingly unique approach to accounting

With us, you don’t just have an accountant. You have a partner who makes managing your finances, tax and planning for the future, simple and straightforward.

A unique approach

Teamwork Accounting Group was founded on the belief that the best outcomes come from teamwork – that by bringing different individuals with specific expertise together, we can achieve a superior outcome for our clients.

50+ years of experience

The collective experience of our Partners spans more than 50 years and covers all key areas of financial management. And unlike other firms, our Partners work closely with you to deliver a proactive and thorough service.

Relationship focused

At Teamwork Accounting we pride ourselves on being honest, upfront and human. We strive to build strong relationships with our clients and constantly solidify our understanding and knowledge of their business. Which is why we have many, many long-standing clients who have been with us since we started.

Meet the team

Eric De Ravel

Eric de Ravel
Managing Partner

After leaving behind his practice in South Africa, Eric purchased Teamwork Accounting in 2010 and became the Managing Director. He believes in getting the best results for his clients by finding areas to improve. His experience in setting up business structures and management accounting systems give clients clarity on how to achieve their goals.

Eric likes to spend his free time with his family, including regular trips to South Africa to visit his children.

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Professional Achievements

2010  Registered Tax Agent, Tax Practitioners’ Board
2010  Certificate of Public Practice, The Institute of Chartered Accountants in Australia
2009  Member, The Institute of Chartered Accountants in Australia
1980  Registered Public Accountant and Auditor, South African Public Accountants’ and Auditors’ Board
1978  Member, South African Institute of Chartered Accountants
1977  Bachelor of Accounting

Matthew Ryan

Mathew Ryan

Mathew joined Teamwork Accounting straight after graduating from university. Specialising in tax, he provides advice and strategies around minimising tax and planning for the future. He enjoys working alongside clients who are proactive about their financial goals and driven to succeed.

He believes in having a healthy work/life balance, enjoys travelling and spending time with family and friends.

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Professional Achievements

2019  Registered Tax Agent, Tax Practitioners’ Board
2019  Certificate of Public Practice, Chartered Accountants Australia & NZ
2015  Partner, Teamwork Accounting
2013  Member, Institute of Chartered Accountants in Australia
2013  Graduate Diploma of Chartered Accounting
2008  Bachelor of Business (Accounting)

Kelly Breen

Kelly Breen

Kelly became part of Teamwork Accounting in 2012. A specialist in self-managed superfunds, her knowledge and experience is invaluable to clients as they move towards this type of superannuation structure.

Kelly also oversees our bookkeeping department. With the help of star bookkeeper Esin, they ensure our clients are ATO compliant by assisting with GST, PAYG and STP obligations. Using her keen eye for detail Kelly enjoys helping these clients meet their business goals.

When not in the office, Kelly enjoys travelling and spending time with her family.

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Professional Achievements

2017  Partner, Teamwork Accounting
2017  Xero Certification
2016  Member, Institute of Chartered Accountants in Australia
2015  Graduate Diploma of Chartered Accounting
2012  Bachelor of Accounting

Sandra Tucker | Teamwork Accounting

Sandra Tucker
Partner/Practice Manager

Since starting in 2006, Sandra is an invaluable member of our team. Sandra makes sure that the Teamwork Accounting office runs smoothly on a daily basis. She takes care of the facilities and processes, making sure everything works and improving what can be made better. She’s also an experienced bookkeeper and looks after Teamwork’s internal bookkeeping needs, as well as helping with general bookkeeping questions.

She spends her spare time hiking, going to the football, and spending time with her family and friends.

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Professional Achievements

2018  Xero Certification
2009  Certificate III Business Services
2009  Certificate IV Financial Services (Finance / Mortgage Broking)
2008  Certificate IV in Financial Services (Accounting)

Tarryn Shepherd | Teamwork Accounting

Tarryn Shepherd

Tarryn is a passionate problem solver. She looks at the big picture to see how to get clients from where they are to where they want to be. After joining Teamwork Accounting in 2017, she helps with audits, financial statements, and income tax returns.

She believes that family is the foundation of society and spends her non-work hours with hers.

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Professional Achievements

2017  Certified Practising Accounting (CPA) (currently studying)
2008  Bachelor of Accounting Science

Kyle Whittaker | Teamwork Accounting

Kyle Whittaker

Kyle joined our practice as a Graduate Accountant. Kyle has a passion for solving problems and is always keen to ensure the numbers always balance. He believes in ensuring the clients get the best experience and achieve what they require.

Another passion of Kyle’s is his AFL Team Essendon and spending time playing golf.

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Professional Achievements

2019  Chartered Accountants (CA) (currently studying)
2015  Completed Bachelor of Commerce (Majoring in Accounting, Accounting Information Systems & Finance) – Deakin University

Esin Aydogan

Esin Aydogan
Graduate Accountant & Bookkeeper

Esin joined Teamwork Accounting in April 2018 after successfully completing a Bachelor of Business (Majoring in Accounting & Finance) at La Trobe University in 2017. Esin has shown great enthusiasm and attention to detail when assisting Kelly with our bookkeeping department. Esin has commence her Chartered Accounting studies and we know she will be a great asset as she joins our Accounting Department over the coming year. Esin has shown what a great team player she is and is a valued member of our team.

In her spare time, Esin loves spending time with her two bulldogs and spending time with Family and Friends.

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Professional Achievements

2019  Chartered Accountants (CA) (currently studying)
2017  Completed Bachelor of Business (Majoring in Accounting & Finance) - La Trobe University

Jessica Diamond | Teamwork Accounting

Jessica Diamond
Administration Assistant

Since joining in 2015, Jessica embodies the high level of customer service that clients expect at Teamwork Accounting. She liaises with the ATO on their behalf and makes sure all the i’s are dotted and the t’s are crossed. Jess also oversees corporate compliance and clients’ ASIC requirements.

Outside of work, she plays netball and is an avid Western Bulldogs supporter.

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Mary Merolli

Mary joined our team in 2019. She offers a professional and friendly greeting to all our clients whether they visit our office in person or on the phone. She ensures that we assist our clients in a timely fashion and offers great support to her colleagues. Mary’s commitment to her work has made her a pillar of the firm.

Mary enjoys spending time with her family and friends creating wonderful memories. She also loves trying new restaurants and is always keen to travel and explore the world.


Grace Armeri
Administration Assistant

Grace is a highly motivated individual who joined our practice in 2019. She has a harmonious and fastidious work ethic that has allowed her to graciously represent our firm when meeting and corresponding with new and old clients alike.

When Grace isn’t in the office, she enjoys time spent with family and friends and enjoys attending to her garden. She also loved watching her much loved Hawthorn footy team during the AFL season.

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