Meet Our Team Jeanette Rawlings – Director Jeanette Rawlings, our Director, is a born and bred Canberran with over 20 years experience in the industry. Jeanette takes great personal pride in working alongside her clients to realise their personal and business goals. She actively seeks out ways to help her clients realise success through creative business and investment strategies. Jeanette's background includes a wealth of experience from other Chartered Accounting firms in Canberra, as well as in Commerce as the Chief Financial Officer of a national professional membership body. Professional membership / qualifications: Member, Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand (CA ANZ) Graduate, Australian Institute of Company Directors (AICD) Associate Fellow, Australian Institute of Management (AIM) Graduate Diploma of Financial Planning (Kaplan) Registered Tax Agent (TPB) Bachelor of Commerce in Accounting (Deakin University / University of Canberra) Interests: Family - 6 daughters, professional development, gardening, classic architecture. Priti Narayan - Senior Manager Priti has been a Chartered Accountant since 2007 and has over 12 years of taxation and accounting experience assisting both individuals and companies across a range of sectors. She particularly enjoys helping clients manage their business's taxation and accounting compliance. Her experience includes firms such as Maxim and PWC working with private sector clients, and also as an Assistant Director in Federal Government Departments until joining Raw in 2013. Priti's expertise includes delivering leading edge tax management solutions to assist businesses and organisations with tax strategy, planning and compliance. These include corporate income tax, fringe benefits tax, trust distributions, property taxes and indirect taxes (GST and stamp duty). Priti also has international tax experience gained as a senior accountant at PWC Auckland. Priti aims to help private business owners and individuals grow their personal and business ambitions. Professional memberships / qualifications: Member, Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand (CA ANZ) Member, Taxation Institute of Australia Master of Accounting (Macquarie University) Interests: Family - 2 children; Cooking Yan Khan - Senior Manager Yan, a Certified Practising Accountant, is a Senior Manager at RAW Chartered Accountants. Yan has experience that spans more than fifteen years in both public practice and commerce, in which time she has worked for one of the ‘Big Four’ accounting firms and other national mid-tier accounting firms such as Deloitte, PKF and PERKS. Over her career, Yan has developed her skills by providing tax consulting advice to a wide range of clients including Individuals, Companies, Trusts, Partnerships and SMSF’s in their Taxation and Accounting needs across a broad range of industries. Yan has experience in conducting external audits of proprietary companies, SMEs and not-for-profit organisations, which provides her with the solid understanding of the issues and concerns faced by clients. She uses this, together with her tax advisory experience, to provide clients with commercially focused strategic taxation advice. Yan takes a hands on approach to assisting her clients with their financial needs and is proactive in exceeding their expectations. She always ensures that her clients are aware of strategic opportunities available and assists them to make the most of the opportunities. Professional membership / qualifications: Certified Practicing Accountant (CPA) Bachelor of Commerce (Accounting) Master of Applied Economics (University of Adelaide) Interests: Family – 1 son, reading, travelling, cooking and gardening Bob Jankovic - Senior Client Advisor Bob has been a member of Raw Chartered Accountants since January 2016. Since graduating from University in 2011, Bob spent 5 years in the Construction Sector as Project Coordinator and Project Manager. During this time Bob has gained a lot of experience in dealing with people from various walks of life and skills that will enhance his personal and professional domains. When offered the opportunity to join the Accounting industry, Bob did not hesitate but took the career change with great optimism and determination to prove himself in a new field which better fits his personal and career goals. Bob is eager to learn from his seniors and will aim to one day become a member of the Chartered Accountants body. Professional membership / qualifications: Bachelor of Commerce/Bachelor of Arts in International Studies (University of Canberra). Interests: Family - 1 daughter, world current affairs, history, languages, soccer. Elaine Yao - Accountant Elaine joined Raw Chartered Accountants in February 2017, having completed a Master Degree in Professional Accounting through University of Canberra. Elaine now works as part of our taxation team. Her role includes preparing Individual Tax Returns, ensuring each client group’s program of annual services is up to date and supporting senior staff. Elaine is a dynamic and friendly person with six years’ experience in the customer service industry, she is passionate about managing and developing relationships with clients. Elaine is currently undertaking the CA program and will soon join the Institute of Chartered Accountants. Qualifications: Master of Professional Accounting (University of Canberra) Bachelor of Tourism Management (University of Canberra) Interest: Volunteering at a local community church, Travel, Food and Wine Tasting Rhiannon Griffiths - Practice Manager Rhiannon joined Raw in September 2015 as our Practice Manager. After finishing a Bachelor of Tourism Management degree in 2007 and working in both the tourism and fire industries, Rhiannon found her interest lay in the field of accounting and is currently in the process of completing a Master in Professional Accounting through University of New England. Rhiannon enjoys the challenge Raw Accountants offers and working with such a dedicated and motivated team. She is committed to providing clients with a positive experience and loves the opportunity to meet new people and help in anyway possible. Professional Membership / Qualifications: Bachelor of Tourism Management (University of Canberra) Master of Professional Accounting (University of New England) - Current Interests: Health and Fitness, Travel, Pets Gemma Moulder – Personal Assistant Gemma joined our team as a Personal Assistant in October 2016 after completing a Certificate 3 in Business Administration. Gemma is highly motivated, enthusiastic and pro-actively involved with the smooth running of our office. Always happy to help, Gemma is never afraid of hard work. Professional Membership / Qualifications: Cert 3 in Business Administration (CIT) Interests: Animals, exercise, reading Tegan Shea – Receptionist Tegan joined our team as a Receptionist in August 2017. Tegan is focused on customer service and ensuring all clients are met with a friendly face. She helps to ensure the efficient day to day operation of the office and prides herself on her attention to detail and positive attitude. Professional Membership / Qualifications: Bachelor of Philosophy (University of Sheffield, UK) Interests: Reading, Running, Cycling.