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Jac Gallagher, BCom MIPA

Jac uses her Xero expertise to build systems that simplify workflows and the lives of small business owners. As a wife, a mum to three gorgeous kids, and also a business owner, she knows how busy life can get and understands the pressures of small business.

“I love helping people simplify their businesses so they can get on and enjoy their lives. The simpler the better is my philosophy to work and life.”

Jac, as a BAS Agent, personally reviews all BAS returns lodged by Notch Above Bookkeeping. She helps clients gain valuable insights into the health of their business by demystifying the numbers for them, helping clients better manage their cash flow so that they can plan for the future.

In her spare time you will find Jac outdoors enjoying the beach or a bush walk. Otherwise her personal time is spent reading a good book or furthering her knowledge about best business practices.

Founder & Head of Delivery
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Annie Caulfield

Annie is the first person who processes a client’s file and ensures that all the systems and processes are set up correctly. She works closely with clients during those initial weeks and months to ensure  the best result for the client. Annie is also the go-to person for our personalised Xero training and support.

Annie is a Xero certified bookkeeper and takes pride in putting the puzzle pieces together to get the numbers right for our clients, enabling the completion of BAS returns and meaningful management reports.

One of Annie’s favourite quotes is by towering self-help titan Tony Robbins “If you do what you’ve always done, you’ll get what you’ve always gotten.” It perfectly encapsulates Annie’s attitudes to how she likes to work in that Annie is always trying new ways to solve problems.

Raising money for good causes is a particular passion of hers. Recently she helped put on a fundraising event to raise money for a school for underprivileged kids in Bali, Indonesia.

Onboarding Specialist
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Belinda Lever, BCom CPA

Belinda Lever is a CPA qualified accountant with more than 20 years experience in the financial services industry. Most recently Belinda worked for 11 years as a Business Services Manager at an accounting firm so she knows exactly how accountants need End of Year client files to be presented.

In her own words Belinda is a dedicated professional with strong attention to detail. “I strongly believing in letting a professional seamlessly take care of paperwork so business owners can concentrate on their core business”. One of our own core values here at Notch Above.

When she’s not analysing your client file, outdoorsy Belinda loves spending time with family, camping and four-wheel driving.

Delivery Co-ordinator
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Joanne Collins, BBus(Accy)CPA

Joanne works like a silent partner in a client’s business, tuning herself into the needs of a business and using her knowledge of Xero to put all the pieces of a business puzzle together.

Joanne takes a business through the whole cycle of Xero from installation, training, and procedures, to bookkeeping, and support.

“I take enormous pride in my chosen profession as the work I do helps bring order to businesses, which in turn brings order to people’s lives. I love it when everything is in balance–both work and life.”

She believes that focusing on the positives is essential to success, as expressed in her favourite quote by Henry Ford: “Whether you think you can or you can’t, you’re probably right.”

Outside of work Joanne loves to travel, specifically wandering the back streets of the world. She also has a passion for cycling.

Xero Accounts Specialist
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Sue Megaw, DipMgt

Sue Megaw is a Xero certified bookkeeper priding herself on her determination and attention to detail. Sue helps clients using Xero process bank reconciliations and complete their BAS returns.

“Choose a job you love, and you will never have to work a day in your life” is a quote by Confucius and really sums up Sue’s worth ethic and overall upbeat attitude. Committed to self-improvement and a life-long learner; Sue holds a Diploma of Management, Diploma of Business Administration and is currently completing a Certificate IV in Financial Services (Accounting).

When she’s not studying, Sue uses a lot of her downtime for family (a self-confessed “rugby-union mum”) and is also passionate about reading, travel, home design and renovations.

Xero Accounts Specialist