At Gilmore Taylor Associates Ltd we are committed to forming close partnerships with our clients, enabling us to understand your unique situation and customise the assistance we provide to suit your requirements. Our commitment to excellence is evident in our hardworking team and the exceptional service we offer.
Our enthusiasm for our work means you get a friendly team of professionals eager to use their expertise to help you succeed!
Meet the Team
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Fellow Chartered Accountant 0274 855 223
Chantal Gilmore is a Director of Gilmore Taylor Associates Limited and has over 30 years experience as a Chartered Accountant and Business Adviser. Her clients include a diverse range of businesses, throughout New Zealand and overseas, from very small one person business owners to large commercial operations
Her area of expertise includes business advisory, business appraisal and valuation, set-up and on-going support of business systems, taxation, computer advisory and financial planning. She has been the director in charge of a number of large assignments involving business restructuring and appraisal.
Chantal has lived in the Whangarei district most of her life and has a high profile within the business community. She is a well respected professional business person in Whangarei.
Outside of work Chantal and her husband enjoy spending time holidaying on their boat and overseas travel.
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Fellow Chartered Accountant 0274 887 570
Phillipa is a Director of Gilmore Taylor Associates Limited and has many years’ experience in Chartered Accountancy. Phillipa became a Chartered Accountant in 1986.
Her areas of expertise include compliance accountancy for all entity types, business advisory, business management and taxation advisory for entities ranging in size from personal tax returns to large corporates, including legal and audit assignments.
Phillipa has lived in Northland her whole life (apart from 4 years attending University of Otago) and has lived in Bream Bay for over 30 years. Phillipa is currently treasurer of Ruakaka Surf Life Saving Patrol having been a member for 20 years. She currently involved with Northland Performing Arts Competition Society and Northland Ballet and Dance.
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Chartered Accountant 027 680 4139
Danny became a Chartered Accountant in 2009 and a Director of Gilmore Taylor Associates Limited on 1 July 2019. Danny is our expert in management accounting, cashflows and forecasts and software solutions.
In his spare time Danny is a keen game fisherman and likes to play hockey and spend time with his wife and daughter.
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Chartered Accountant 021 971 111
Karen became a Director of Gilmore Taylor Associates from 1 July 2019, after starting her accounting career with the company early in 2005.
Karen is motivated by working with clients to grow their business, understanding what is happening in their business and financial planning to achieve their goals.
Karen is chair of the Northland CAANZ Local Leadership Committee and enjoys mentoring up and coming Accountants. She is also on the Alzheimers Northland Board.
Outside of work Karen enjoys keeping fit and spending time outdoors with her young family.
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Chris is our anti money laundering compliance officer and a member of our business valuation team. He is passionate about working alongside our clients and seeing them successfully achieve their goals.
Chris enjoys mountain biking and spending time with family and friends in his spare time.
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Tui is our staff and workflow manager. She is passionate about training and mentoring staff and making clients lives easier through streamlined processes and efficient systems. Tui also has an interest in employment matters and human resources.
When not at work, Tui enjoys kickboxing to keep fit and spending time outdoors with her children.
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Trudy is our administration manager; she looks after our administration team who together support the Directors and staff. Trudy is our payroll guru who supports clients, along with ensuring our staff are all looked after.
In her spare time Trudy enjoys fishing, the beach and catching up with friends and family. She also has some crazy small dogs that keep her busy.
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Ken has over 25 years hands-on Operations and General Management experience throughout New Zealand, and across a broad range of business sectors:
- NZ Dairy Industry
- Pulp and Paper
- Manufacturing and Contract Packing
- Economic Development
Ken’s particular strengths include:
- Effective change management for companies
- Team Performance and Culture
- Good Governance
- Recruitment (of General Managers, Operations Managers, Administration Managers, Trades staff)
- Creation and implementation of practical business plans and strategies
- Project management via direct involvement in three Greenfield site developments
- Positive leadership – from the front
Formal qualifications include a Diploma in Management, Diploma in Dairy Technology (Distinction), Post graduate Honours Degree (Demography) and a B.Soc.Sc.(Double major Geography and Sociology).
Ken is on the Board of the Northland Chamber of Commerce, an associate member of NZIM, a member of the Institute of Directors (IOD) and a judge for the Northland Business Excellence Awards. He also sits on a number of Advisory Boards for Northland SME businesses, and has been responsible for the successful recruitment of Operations Managers and General Managers for his Northland clients.
Ken is proud to have worked closely with a very large number of Northland’s well-respected business organisations over the past 12 years, and looks forward to continuing for many years to come. Below is just a handful of excerpts from a range of written client feedback, including a mixture of both current and previous client-partners throughout the Northland region.
Annie is the friendly face on reception. She is a key member of our administration team.
Annie likes walking, swimming and spending time with her family.
Ashima has joined our accounting team as an Intermediate Accountant and works on financials for individuals, trusts and companies. She holds a Bachelor of Commerce from India and Diploma in Professional Accounting from Unitec. She is currently working towards her Chartered Accountant designation.
Outside work Ashima enjoys looking after her young son, Aarav and spending time with family and friends.
Carolyn has worked in Accountancy firms in Northland for over 20 years, and works in our Dargaville office. Owning a dairy farm with her husband, she has a practical working knowledge of the rural sector.
Any spare time sees Carolyn milking cows, rearing calves or running their farm stay business. She enjoys spending time with family and friends, especially her two daughters and grandson.
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Ethan is an Accountant who specialises in the Agriculture sector. He’s interested in using his rural background to work with clients towards their goals. Ethan is our “Figured” software specialist.
Ethan likes playing rugby and is a sucker for punishment on the golf course.
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Hannah is our tax administrator, specialising in the completion of tax returns and ensuring clients meet their provisional tax requirements.
In her personal time, Hannah enjoys going to the beach and swimming.
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Heather joined the company in 2007 and qualified as a Chartered Accountant in 2015. Living in a rural community she enjoys working with farmers and also specialises in clients with investment portfolios.
When Heather is not at work, she enjoys playing golf, walking and spending time with her children and grandchildren.
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Keely became a Chartered Accountant early in 2020. She specialises in Xero and upskilling clients.
In recent times Keely and her husband have become parents. They enjoy spending time with their young daughter and dog on their lifestyle block.
Kristy is the newest member of our administration team. She brings with her a wealth of experience in all areas of administration and support. She is passionate about technology, marketing and streamlining internal processes.
When not at work Kristy enjoys keeping active, fishing and spending time with her young family.
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Matthew became a Chartered Accountant in 2018. He specialises in streamlining client software solutions and upskilling clients. Matthew is our Xero whizz.
Matthew seeks adventure and enjoys surfing and mountain biking.
Meghan is a long-time member of our accounting team. She has a Bachelor of Accountancy and specialises in Trust and Estate matters. Outside of work Meghan likes spending time with her family.
Pam works in our Dargaville office. Born and breed in the Dargaville region Pam is well known by most of the clients and locals. She enjoys assisting our clients with all their accounting and taxation requirements.
In her spare time Pam enjoys playing golf, bridge and mostly spending time with her baby grandson.
Join our team
Why work for Gilmore Taylor Associates?
Our Team Members are the heart and soul of our business. Our team’s guiding principles are integrity, respect, teamwork, achievement and innovation. Our guiding principles are the keys to our culture and to achieving our vision.
We value our Team Members’ contributions, recognise and reward their efforts and provide a fun, satisfying and safe workplace.
By living our values, we will continue to “build the best” and earn the right to serve our clients tomorrow and into the future.