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Tanya Kirker CA


Verve Group Director, Tanya, is based in our Alice Springs office. She has a raft of experience dealing with many industries and small business. As a leading accountant and member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants, Tanya is an expert in family and owner managed businesses and provides a level of dedication and care to all her clients that continually exceeds expectations. In 2011 Tanya was a Finalist in the NT Telstra Business Women’s Awards and is regularly asked to speak and provide information on business development and accounting.

Specialist Areas:

  • Business Development
  • Accounting
  • Tax

Qualifications and Accreditations:

  • Bachelor of Commerce, University of Auckland
  • Member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in Australia
  • Certificate of Public Practice
  • Registered Tax Agent
  • Telstra Business Woman of the Year finalist

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Sean Loader

General Manager

Coming from a position in sales as a Divisional Sales Manager with Coca Cola Amatil, Sean is the award winning Business Manager at Verve Group. With a wealth of practical business knowledge behind him, Sean also has a Bachelor of Business with a Major in Management from the Charles Darwin University. Sean is a specialist in the area of human resources and uses these skills in his consultancy work, where he works with clients to help them achieve team alignment to increase operational efficiency.

Specialist Areas:

  • Business Management
  • Human Resources and Team Alignment
  • Business Planning
  • EnableHR and Xero (online cloud solutions)

Qualifications and Accreditations:

  • Bachelor of Business (Management), Charles Darwin University
  • Member of Australian Institute of Management
  • Member of Australian Human Resources Institute

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Damian McGrath CPA

Accounting Services Manager

Damian is Verve Group’s Accounting Services Manager and is a qualified expert in the field of accounting and taxation. Having completed a Bachelor of Business in Accounting at Charles Darwin University, Damian then went on to complete the CPA qualification. Damian is one of our most senior accounting figures and works collaboratively with clients to ensure they maximise their financial position.

Specialist Areas:

  • Small business
  • Accounting
  • Taxation

Qualifications and Accreditations:

  • Bachelor of Business (Accounting), Charles Darwin University
  • Certified Practicing Accountant
  • Member of CPA Australia
  • Certified Xero Advisor

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Michael France


Michael started his career as a bookkeeper, working for various councils and organisations in Alice Springs. In choosing to develop his book keeping knowledge, Michael completed a Bachelor of Business in Accounting at Charles Darwin University and is a member of CPA Australia. Michael’s area of expertise include taxation and small business.

Specialist Areas:

  • Small Business Accounting & Taxation
  • Xero

Qualifications and Accreditations:

  • Bachelor of Business, Charles Darwin University
  • Certified Xero Adviser
  • Member of CPA Australia

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Tricia Holman

Office Manager (Alice Springs, Darwin & Adelaide)

Tricia brings to Verve Group wide practical experience in the administration and financial industry having worked many years in retail and banking before joining Verve Group. Her superior business and organisational skills support the professional staff at Verve Group. As a part of her role, Tricia is also responsible for providing assistance to our clients both in Alice Springs and Darwin.

Specialist Areas:

  • Administration & Organisational Efficiency
  • HowNow, Workflow Max and Xero (online cloud solutions)
  • Internal Work Flow Processes

Qualifications and Accreditations:

  • Certificate 4 in Frontline Management, Charles Darwin University

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Shae Wilkes

Client Services Assistant

A specialist in customer service, Shae is a valued member of the Verve Group admin team and understands the local business environment and the importance of delivering great customer service. Available to assist our clients’ with all their queries, Shae believes in delivering service that is both friendly and professional. Shae also assists with all client workflow to ensure that our clients receive their work in a timely fashion.

Specialist Areas:

  • Administration
  • Workflow Max & Xero (online cloud solutions)

Matilda Shalders


Matilda is our warm and welcoming receptionist in Alice Springs. She is highly approachable and very happy to assist with enquiries for any three of our business units. Having previously worked closely alongside a Property Manager, as an assistant – Matilda understands the importance of delivering outcomes in a timely manner. Raised in Coastal Victoria, the Alice Springs office provides the perfect sunny lifestyle she is accustomed to.

Specialist areas;

  • Client Services


  • Victorian Certificate of Education (VCE)


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Do you think you have what it takes to work for Verve Group? We’re always on the lookout for skilled, friendly and motivated individuals to work in our offices in Adelaide, Alice Springs and Darwin.

If you are interested in working for our awesome team, simply click here to view current vacancies or submit your application.