|David Overell, operating as a sole practitioner, established the firm in 1984. David previously worked for a short period in audit with Touche Ross, in business advisory work with two smaller practices and was employed as a manager for two years with Arthur Andersen in their "owner/operator businesses" section.
In 2010, Gavin Weller became an equity partner in Overells, bringing to the firm over 20 years experience in the profession.
|Overells operates in the tax and business advisory area, dealing with SME businesses and high net wealth family groups.
The firm focuses on providing services that will "make a difference" to its clients - to be much more than reactionary advisers. These include providing additional data to the client, including a flowchart of their structure, graphical analysis of their key financial indicators and 5-year trend profit and loss statements. We pride ourselves on our availability, personal service, initiative, lack of jargon and holistic approach.
Overells has some significant clients, including two who have been included on the BRW lists of the 100 fastest growing private companies in Australia.
We look to constantly introduce innovations to keep us and our clients at the leading edge. These include:
- Developing a "paperless office" system in 1996, which achieved national recognition in this field, including recognition from the Banksia environmental awards and adoption by more than 50 accounting practices and other businesses from all over Australia
- Creating a unique cadetship system that see university cadets joining us for an agreed four year period (partly as undergraduates and partly after graduation), under a structured development program, and then being "released" into the world to further enhance their development