ACCOUNTING FOR THE CREATIVE INDUSTRIES
We're an Auckland based tax agency and production accounting firm dealing with all things financial for the creative industries - film, television, commercial, music. Our production team offer full service project accounting from budget preparation through to job wrap and our tax team look after greater financial management and compliance including GST, provisional tax and year end filing.
Each one of our team is highly qualified and has great tech skills – we’re Xero certified and we have extensive up-to-date knowledge of a range of other industry budgeting and financial software. We work quickly and accurately, have great time management and above all we are honest, discreet and trustworthy.
In addition, we’re up to date with compliance requirements for the various funding bodies as well as NZSPG, so we can be trusted to ensure that all audits are passed with flying colours.
Alecia McCulloch has 11 years experience in accounting and finance with 9 of those years working within the creative industries. In addition to general business accounting and production accounting, she specialises in business and financial strategy and operations, as well as forensic accounting. Alecia is a tax agent and holds a Masters of Business Administration from the University of Auckland, where she graduated Beta Gamma Sigma in 2012.
Jules McAuley has many years of experience in the film, television and music industies. She is currently working on My Kitchen Rules NZ (Seven Network AUS) and Wanted 2 (Matchbox Productions), and her previous job credits include The Jaquie Brown Diaries, as well as general business bookkeeping for Native Tongue Music Publishing, Mana Music, Big Pop Studios, Little Pop and Don McGlashan.
Heidi Salter has almost 20 years’ experience working in Film, Television and the music Industry. Her recent job credits include The Real Housewives of Auckland, The Parris Goebel Documentary, The Naked and Famous, Big Day Out 2012, Alabama Shakes, Bring Me the Horizon, Blue Eye Deer and Backchat Media. She has a background of Production Managing and Line Producing so is aware and sensitive to production needs.
Tania Hawkins has 25 years experience in accounting and finance working in a range of industries in both New Zealand and abroad including media and film. She is a Chartered Accountant who holds a Bachelor of Arts and Commerce, specialising in accountancy, and a Bachelor of Laws from the University of Auckland. Tania is our head accountant, overseeing the filing and compliance requirements for our tax agency clients.
Danielle Rogers is a Chartered Accountant who has over 8 years experience both in CA firms and the corporate industry. She has a Bachelor of Business Studies and a Bachelor of Computing Systems and brings her considerable energy to Fantail Finances looking after the bookkeeping and day-to-day requirements for our tax agency clients.
Financial process design & implementation
Change your world. We'll make your financial processes as efficient and effective as possible from job quote to job wrap.
We'll look after all the financial requirements on your project with a super fast turnaround, ensuring accuracy and compliance.
General Business Bookkeeping
We can provide as little or as much support as needed to help you manage your overheads, keep up to date with accurate IRD requirements and periodic reporting to help with business visibility and planning.
Got yourself into a pickle? We specialise in sorting out financial tangles to give you some answers and get you back on the right track in no time.
We're experienced with the NZOA and NZSPG auditing processes and willl help you prepare well organised, compliant, easy to follow financials so you won't even know there's an audit happening.
Wrap everything up with a stress free set of year end financials. We work with our clients throughout the year (not just at the end) to offer specific tax management recommendations dependent on their individual circumstances. No nasty surprises!
Alecia McCulloch, Director
T: +64 21 718 807
PO Box 911522
Victoria Street West