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DAVID WAINE - Founder/Director

J.P, MMS (Hons), CA, CPP, MNZTA, AFA, MinstD, AICS

David founded Matley Financial Services in 2006. His decision to be called “Matley Financial Services” instead of “Matley Accountants” shows a vision from the start to be more than your standard Accountant – which is lucky as he really is terrible at sitting down and preparing a set of accounts! David has an interest for companies and business in general, with an uncanny ability to reference cases and legislation, as well as being involved in different governance roles in national and local committees. 

David is a Trustee of the South Waikato Achievement Trust, the Woodlands Trust at Gordonton, Chair of the South Waikato Community Organisation Scheme (COGS), secretary of the Animal Welfare Foundation and Treasurer of the Waikato JP Association. Outside of work and charity commitments, David loves to add to his growing wine cellar, has a license plate that reads “WISKEY” (tells all), read and spend time with his three children – Heath, Zara and Grace.

RICHARD CUMINS - Christchurch Partner

BApplMan (Accounting), GradDipCA

Richard joined Matley in 2013 as an associate in Christchurch. He has over 15 years experience in the trade and construction industry, and has worked for merchants and suppliers in a wide range of roles ranging from project supply and inventory management to pricing and detailed plan take-offs. Richard completed his accounting and business studies in 2012 and joined a large national contracting company as an accountant where he held various roles in management and financial accounting. In July 2019 Richard purchased Cyril Childs Chartered Accounting and has taken on the management and running of the practice along side existing Christchurch based team.

Richard is married to Anne-Marie and they have a young son, James, who ensures that weekends are actioned packed with explorations around Canterbury, and usually involving the outdoors.  They also have a newfoundland dog called Oscar who can sometimes be found at the office.

Richard believes in keeping accounting simple and relevant; to ensuring people understand the numbers and to apply practical things in order to make a difference for their business or themselves

MEGAN SYCAMORE - Tauranga Partner

BBS (Acc)

Megan and her partner, Karl, are the faces of our Tauranga branch. Megan has 10 years experience working at Inland Revenue – an excellent help for our clients with more technical queries. She also has experience as a Management Accountant in the Building industry. Megan is a very hard worker and a wee bit of a perfectionist. Megan loves the location of the Tauranga office being in the heart of the Lakes, Tauranga and loves working with a variety of different business and individual clients. However, it isn’t all work of course. Megan loves a glass of wine at the end of the day and relaxing with her partner, their teenage daughter, Ella, new bubs, Ashleigh and the family Dogs, Wolf and Madde.  

KARL RUBY - Tauranga Partner

BAcc, CFE, Dip NZ Police

Karl’s background and life experiences put the rest of us to shame! He joined the Army in 1989 training as a Chef and Volunteer Fireman. He then joined the New Zealand Police in 1996 and was a qualified Detective working on Homicides through to Drug Raids. From there, he decided to take a break from the action and moved to Inland Revenue where he was a Specialist Investigator who loved Fraud and Evasion work and prosecutions. He also met his lovely partner, Megan – good things can come from the IRD! Karl has an Accounting Degree through Massey and is a Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE). He plans to commence his Chartered Accounting study in the new year. Karl loves all areas of accounting and is keen on Business Advisory. In his spare time, he likes to be with his family and any outdoor pursuits. Karl is also a Field Team Member and Treasurer of the Tauranga Land Search and Rescue Group, who assist the Police in Wilderness and urban searches on a regular basis in the Bay of Plenty and surrounding districts.

 

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