Kelly+Partners Business
Accountants Canberra

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Our team of Canberra business accountants have years of experience helping local business owners take control of their entire financial universe, starting with smart, proactive business accounting and tax planning.

Located on the stunning Kingston Foreshore, we operate throughout the Canberra region, including Griffith, Barton, Fyshwick, Narrabundah, Braddon, Deakin and surrounds. 


As Canberra business accountants, we've got your back, not just your books.

Access expert, specialist advice around tax planning, strategy, business structuring, outsourced finance department services, cash flow management, SMSF management, superannuation, asset protection and wealth management.

Following a tailored and personal approach, you’ll be truly supported in fulfilling your personal and business accounting goals. Achieve growth of business, wealth and profit, with business accountants who are as forward-thinking as you are.

Why choose Kelly+Partners as your business accountant?

With us, your business is about more than just running the numbers. We know that behind every one of those numbers is a business owner and team who want to succeed.

As experienced business accountants, we understand the challenges your business faces and we want you to be better off at every turn. We become partners in your financial progress and provide you with the confidence knowing your finances and tax are being taken care of.

Get in touch with your local Canberra Accountants

(02) 6154 7792

Unit 141, Element, 39-43 Eastlake Parade, Kingston ACT 2604.

Postal Address

Po Box 4461, Kingston, ACT 2604

Canberra Business Accounting Team

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Darren is a Senior Client Director of Oran Park. He has over 20 years experience in both small accounting practices and large multi-partner firms. He founded his own accounting practice in 2003 before the establishment of Milroy Hodgson Partners in 2006. Darren is also a founding partner of Kelly+Partners Oran Park.

Darren's passionate about assisting and encouraging his clients to develop, expand and grow with their business and personal goals. He achieves this by using key analysis tools to identify and encourage growth opportunities. Darren has worked with clients across a number of industries including property development, building and construction, retail, service, real estate, farming and transport.

Darren Hodgson


BBus(Acc), DipFP, CPA, CA ANZ, FNTAA, JP Senior Partner

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Lauren is a Client Director of Kelly+Partners Canberra. She has over 10 years accountancy experience in public practice. Her career in accountancy actually started with Darren in the commencement of his own practice which became Kelly+Partners Oran Park in 2015.

Lauren has played an integral part in the growth of the firm's clients in both a business and professional manner. She has extensive experience across a range of industries, and has an in-depth knowledge of client software packages across all levels.

Lauren Helmrich


BBus(Acc), Affiliate CA ANZ, DipFP Partner

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Kirsty joined Kelly+Partners in 2016 and has over 7 years of accounting experience. She has completed a Bachelor of Commerce in Accounting at the University of Wollongong and is also a member of Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand. Kirsty started at Kelly+Partners as an Undergraduate Accountant and progressed to Client Manager and now Partner.


Her key areas of expertise include personal business services and taxation. During her professional career she has gained a range of industry experience in construction and trade, professional services, real estate, and property development. Kirsty is passionate about her clients and has a focus on assisting private businesses to reach their financial goals.

Kirsty Dawson


B.Com(Acc), CA Partner

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Sean is a Senior Associate in the Kelly+Partners Canberra office with over 15 years experience in the accounting industry. Sean has a wealth of knowledge and experience with agriculture, building and construction, professional services, retail and hospitality clients of all sizes. He understands that every client is different and prioritises servicing clients based on their specific needs. At his core, Sean values integrity, honesty and trust. He strives to instil these values in all aspects of his work and client relationships.

Sean Walsh


B.Com(Acc) Senior Associate

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