Firm Profile

At Element Business & Accounting Solutions 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!

Key Personnel

Leschen Smaller

Leschen provides tailored financial solutions to her variety of clients from diverse industries including transport, hospitality, retail, health, professional services and property development. Leschen utilises her extensive national and international network to deliver positive financial outcomes to her clients.Graduating from Bond University with a Major in Finance & Accounting, Leschen has enhanced her extensive skills both locally and internationally with KPMG, Deloitte Touch Tohmatsu (PNG) and WHK (Crowe Howarth). During her tenure at the largest independent accounting firm on the Gold Coast (WMS Chartered Accountants), Leschen achieved the accolade of becoming the first female Partner of the firm.As an ex-Big 4, Leschen now provides her clients with a more proactive and personalised service, helping her clients to facilitate growth and financial management. Leschen consults with and advises high net worth individuals and SME's in order to achieve tax effective outcomes and has a particular interest in innovation, assisting clients with applications to access the R&D (Research & Development) Tax Incentive.Leschen sits on a number of boards, including not for profit entities, providing financial guidance and business expertise. Leschen's board experience is complimented by her community involvement, which extends to assisting businesses through the Government run program called Mentoring for Growth.

Theresa Allery

With over 18 years' experience, including in Big 4 and second tier firms, Theresa has worked closely with a range of organisations and industries.  Her focus is family businesses (from start ups to listed entities) and self managed superannuation funds. Theresa is a Chartered Accountant, registered tax agent, has a Masters in Applied Taxation and is a Fellow member of The Tax Institute. Theresa is also an Authorised Representative of the SMSF Advisers Network.  She is passionate, approachable and takes great pride in assisting her clients navigate through Australia's complex tax system to produce great outcomes.  Theresa's specific experience includes:

  • Corporate groups and family owned businesses
  • Business structuring
  • Self managed superannuation funds
  • Assistance with ATO audit and compliance activity
  • Taxation due diligence for business acquisitions and sales
  • Taxation consulting, including international tax
  • Tax effect accounting for reporting entities
  • Tax compliance