Growth IQ’s aim is to positively impact the lives of business owners, through providing real and relatable business advisory and accounting services. 

Accounting and advisory is our core business, but it’s integrity and the relationships with our clients that mean everything to our team. We work with our partners through collaboration, mutual respect and honesty. We establish a tailored partnership with our clients and we provide financial clarity to business owners that empowers them to thrive.

Together, our firm brings a plethora of knowledge, expertise, specialised skills, diverse experience, creativity and innovation. So get to know our friendly team of Chartered Accountants, Bookkeepers, Advisors and more.

Josh Richardson, Founder and Director

Raised in a business focused environment, small business management and financials have always been a way of life for Growth IQ Founder and Director, Josh Richardson. With over a decade of experience as a Chartered Accountant, Josh has extensive experience working with large mid-tier firms, specialising in business consulting and compliance services.

After gaining corporate experience in business ventures of his own, Josh moved into business advisory roles with start up businesses and SMEs, finding he possessed a distinct knack for identifying the financials that make small businesses tick, and providing financial clarity to clients that helped them see the big picture.

With a passionate drive for client relationships and continuous improvement, Josh’s vision is to free his business partners from financial stress and enable them to focus on what they do best.

Away from work, Josh loves surfing and adventure sports. A young daughter, son and lovely wife occupy his evenings and weekends, and they enjoy the beach as much as possible. Following many sports, he is a self-avowed Port Power tragic, and proud of it!

John Anibaldi, Practice Manager and Advisor

With a broad base of financial, administrative and operational experience, John is a business all-rounder. From his early days in chartered accounting firms, John branched out into various hands-on commercial and operational roles, gaining exposure to numerous franchised systems, as well as business and contractor management within sales and customer service focused organisations.

These ranged from family owned business through to national and multi-national corporates. His business generalist, strategic planning and operational knowledge, together with a keen focus on systems and processes adds another layer to Growth IQ’s service offering.

John is a family man, and he and his wife have two young adult sons, meaning that they’ve regained some quality time. John enjoys the company of friends, getting out and about, as well as pursuing his other passion, classic cars!

Alex Terreri, Chartered Accountant Growth IQ

Alex Terreri, Chartered Accountant

As a qualified Chartered Accountant (CA) with a high level of experience across a variety of business perspectives, Alex loves to crunch numbers – and she’s very good at it.

An Adelaide girl, since graduating from Flinders University with a double degree in Law / Commerce, (majoring in Accounting), she practised as an accountant for several years in South Australia before moving to Cyprus with her partner. summer!

Currently, Alex works remotely for Growth IQ, so when she’s not hard at work for her clients, she is enjoying an enviable European lifestyle! Alex will be moving back to Australia soon and we look forward to having her regularly in the office.

Lorilyn Mendiola, Growth IQ Accountant and Bookkeeper

Lorilyn Reyes, Accountant and Bookkeeper

A Public Accountant who is Xero Advisor Certified and Xero Payroll Certified, she has gained a strong work ethic and proactive approach to problem-solving through many years of experience working with a range of clients.

Outside of work, Lorilyn enjoys spending time with her family. She is also adventurous and loves to go to the beach.

Marnia Growth IQ Bookkeeper and Social Media Coordinator

Marnia Kremer, Bookkeeper and Social Media Coordinator

You could say that Marnia wears a few hats in the GI office, with her role spread across Office Administration, Bookkeeping, and Social Media Coordination.

Marnia brings a creative spark to our firm and we admire her ability to be a ‘Jill of all trades’. Prior to starting at Growth IQ, Marnia was a professional makeup artist and content creator for her personal blog, Little River Love.

Marnia loves photography, keeping fit (she’s a regular at F45) and getting outdoors. Outside of work, she can usually be found with her sidekick and her entire world – her adorable son.

Georgia, Accounting Manager Growth IQ

Georgia LeBrun, Bookkeeper and Accounting Manager

Georgia is a bubbly and bright bookkeeping and accountant manager and is here to bring another level of professionalism to the team.

Georgia is as switched on as they come. Client-focused and modern in method, she loves working with Growth IQ’s streamlined processes and systems.

Outside of work, she loves leaving all the tech behind and getting back to nature at the beach or camping.

Clarissa Allanigue, PA to Director | Junior Bookkeeper

Although Clarissa is relatively new to Growth iQ, she demonstrates a strong desire to learn new skills and explore ways to provide high-quality support to our team. She has a strong sense that her contribution supports Growth IQ’s aims of partnering with our client’s and helping their businesses in achieving exceptional results and growing in a sustainable way.

In her early years whilst studying at college, Clarissa’s initial roles gave her a good grounding in Accounting, which has certainly been beneficial in her dual role of Junior Bookkeeper and PA to the Director…a role that provides her with great honor and satisfaction.

Away from work, Clarissa enjoys getting outdoors with her family and friends. She enjoys taking in the views overlooking the beach especially sunsets which are just breathtakingly perfect!

Amanda Williams, Bookkeeping Manager

Experienced Senior Accountant with a demonstrated history of working in the accounting industry. Skilled in Payroll, Accounting, Performance Dashboards, Xero, MYOB, Training and Management Accounting. 

Strong accounting professional with an Advanced Diploma of Accounting focused in Accounting and Business/Management from TAFE SA. 

Away from work, loves her beach shack in the country and catching up with her 2 children. Avid Richmond supporter.

Keri Hill, Senior Bookkeeper

In three words, hardworking, team-spirited, payroll nut.

Keri started in Bookkeeping in North Queensland but moved to Adelaide as she loves the cold weather and the wine. As a qualified bookkeeping Keri has been immersed in the temping business since 1998, relishing the number crunching and the variety that temping offers and bringing substantial experience to the team.

Keri loves to pay people so much that Payroll soon becomes her specialty. With a service delivery mindset putting her client and their staff first. It has to be a win-win approach for her.

Biggest achievements, large payrolls 650+

Quirky Fact: A bit of an adrenaline junky.

Aspirations: to be the best version of herself.

Mark Pena, Bookkeeper

Mark is one of the members of our bookkeeping team.

He is both Xero Advisor and Xero Payroll certified. He has vast experience engaging with various clients. Mark also has extensive skills and wide knowledge in tax compliance, bookkeeping and payroll services.

During his leisure time, he loves to travel with his loved one and also enjoys watching series and movies.

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What our clients say

Simon - Kick 'N' Box Fitness Adelaide - Client of Growth IQ

I have worked with Growth IQ for nearly 2 years and without them I feel I would be drowning in a pool of BAS statements and lacking direction. As the owner of a small fitness business looking to grow, it has been great to have Growth IQ on side to help plan into the future and keep me accountable with my vision and goals for Kick ‘N’ Box.

Simon Wiese – Kick ‘N’ Box

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