About Us

Discover HBA Encompass

HBA Encompass was founded in 2010 by the Directors of the well respected Sunshine Coast firms, HBA Accounting Pty Ltd & Encompass Tax & Accounting Pty LtdThe combination of the knowledge and experience taken from these practices has created a fresh, friendly new firm, that is focused on offering the best advice and the highest level of service to their clients.

About HBA Encompass

HBA Encompass clients are located throughout Queensland and the rest of Australia, and include small and family-run businesses, individuals and professionals, property investors and developers, the self-employed and retirees.

Our Team

Victoria Berry FCPA

Director & CEO

Victoria is a serial entrepreneur and small business specialist. Helping business is a passion that leads to Zest for Success, a book to help entrepreneurs start the company of their dreams. Business Solutions and Education is where Victoria likes to spend her time, but she also specialises in Taxation.

Secret Skill: Xero Jedi

Tricia Bielby CPA

Director & SMSF Specialist

Tricia has spent over 20 years in the Self Managed Super Fund space. Her knowledge of all things SMSF is second to none. She is the go-to person for all things super.

Secret Skill: SMSF Goddess

Alvi Jane Hatamosa

Junior Accountant

Alvi is an Accountant specialising in crafting financial statements, tax returns, and comprehensive tax reports for HBA Encompass.

Cory McGill


Cory has been with us as a trainee for a couple of years as he completes his degree. He has worked in Taxation and Accounting but these days is learning the ropes of SMSF. Cory is based in Birtinya.

Secret Talent: Ability to withstand being the only male in the office

Daren Cardow CPA


Daren is a former director of HBA Encompass who has retired from our business. Daren is still good friends with many of our clients, and we can always call on him to assist if needed.

Secret Talent: Creator of Solutions

Desiree Govender


Desiree, a seasoned accountant, became part of our team in July. Leveraging her experience, she plays a vital role in assisting our Tax and Accounting team, enhancing our capabilities in financial management.

Eva Wang


Eva hangs out with Anna and Junko in the new accounting world club at Birtinya. Like them, she is soaking up knowledge in Taxation and Accounting.

Gavin Stein

Junior Accountant

Gavin, works as a Junior/Graduate Accountant at HBA Encompass, specialises in Tax and Accounting tasks.

Hannah Peterson

(Maternity Leave)

With experience in tax, audit, and self-managed super funds, Hannah takes every opportunity to expand her knowledge. She dreams of the day she is crowned Queen of Advisory and has an office with a door, so no one knows when she is snacking. Hannah has recently returned from a stint in Audit in New Zealand. We are glad to have her back!

Secret Talent: Can efficiently organise a bookshelf of Tax Guides!

Je-ann Christie Arañez


Je-ann, an Accountant at HBA Encompass. Je-ann adeptly handles year-end work papers for diverse clients, preparing comparative financial statements, and ensuring timely tax return lodgments.

Julie Foley


Julie, an Accountant at HBA Encompass, specializes in Self-Managed Superannuation Funds (SMSF). Her role focuses on expertly managing SMSF responsibilities, showcasing her commitment to our financial services. Julie is based at our Birtinya office.

Junko Watanabe


Like Anna, Junko recently joined our team as a graduate accountant and quickly learned the ropes of Taxation and Accounting. Junko works in our Birtinya Office.

Jylen Christe Ponsica

General Virtual Assistant

Jylen is a General Virtual Assistant, proficiently overseeing email and other business platforms for effective management.

Lorren Ronquillo

Admin Staff

Lorren is a valuable Admin Staff member at the Bookkeeper Hub, specialising in tasks such as managing wash-up invoices and organising filing systems. Their contributions greatly support the efficiency of our operations and financial management.

Melinda O’Mullane

Director of First Impressions – Birtinya.

Mel looks after phones, appointments and compiling information to go to clients.

Neona Gwen Ladner

Reception and Administration

Neona efficiently manages client interactions and office operations as a Receptionist and Administration staff member. Her responsibilities include addressing client inquiries, scheduling appointments, and facilitating the preparation and delivery of tax return proposals and engagements.

Niño Miguel Regner

Junior Accountant

Niño Miguel, a Junior Accountant affiliated with The Bookkeeper Hub. He is specialising in bank reconciliation, report generation, and IAS/BAS preparation.

Penny Helilmann

Business Accountant

Penny has been associated with HBA Encompass since 2006, initially as a client. Penny joined the team as a staff member in 2012. Having previously fulfilled bookkeeping and management accountant roles, Penny enjoys collaborating with her business clients throughout the year, not just at “Tax Time’, to build strong relationships with her clients

Secret Skills: Xero Advisor and Payroll Certified

Rio Angel Casono


Rio recently joined our team as a Bookkeeper for The Bookkeeper Hub.

Samm Salih

Marketing Coordinator

Samm is responsible for marketing efforts across HBA Encompass and The Bookkeeper Hub, focusing on tasks such as social media management and email campaigns.

Sandra Janssen

Director of First Impressions

Sandra works in our Gympie office as the first point of contact for our clients. Her bubbly personality and caring nature make it a pleasurable experience for our clients in person and over the phone. She also helps the accountants prepare client’s tax documents for processing and supply our clients with their completed tax work.

Secret talent: Making Clients Smile

Shenna C. Montero

Victoria’s PA and General Admin

Shenna efficiently manages email triage, calendar scheduling, client information sourcing, and CRM maintenance as a dedicated General Virtual Assistant. She supports both HBA Encompass and The Bookkeeper Hub with tasks like onboarding new clients, preparing letters, and handling data entry across various software platforms.

Yedda Mae I. Yanson

Junior Accountant

Yedda, a Junior Accountant, responsible in tax matters, handling taxation for individuals, partnerships, trusts, and companies.

Building Close Relationships with Clients