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About Us

Bringing excellence through strategic partnerships

Villa Chartered Accountants and Business Advisors is not “just” an accountancy firm. We are qualified chartered accountants with a focus on enabling your business for success through business planning and advice. We will crunch the numbers and help you navigate your taxes, and in doing so we will work with you to proactively plan the best possible future and growth strategy for your business.

We are passionate about achieving success for your business, no matter if you are a start-up, an established business or you’re looking to plan your exit strategy.

At Villa, we pride ourselves on being a valued member of your team. We will work with your organisation to:

  • Provide the support your start-up needs
  • Help you grow your established business
  • Improve your profit
  • Protect your assets
  • Manage your business book keeping
  • Prepare your GST, RWT and FBT returns
  • Navigate your taxes
  • Prepare your financial statements and income tax returns
  • Maximise your business value

About Annè Lensink

Annè LensinkFor the past 8 years, Villa Chartered Accountants and Business Advisors director Annè Lensink has excelled in achieving business success for clients in a range of different industries.

A qualified Chartered Accountant, Annè has a proven track record of enabling clients to be the best business owners that they can be. This record has been proven over years of accounting and business advice service for Whangarei based accounting firms.  Annè has a passion for working with clients to set and achieve their business goals and helping provide the motivation to achieve their full business potential. Having taken the ‘leap of faith’ and moving from a safe, salaried position to start Villa, Annè understands the pressures of being in business and the importance of efficient accounting practices and business goal setting.

Annè is committed to her client’s success and prides herself on being a valued, approachable member of any organisation.  In addition to her Chartered Accountant qualification, Annè is a member of the Northland Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand Local Leadership Team (CAANZ LLT).

When she isn’t working to drive her Villa client’s businesses, Annè spends her time exploring Northland’s outdoors with her family.


About Sarah Gray

With expertise in running her own small businesses, and being a Northland local, Sarah Gray is a valued member of the Villa Chartered Accountants & Business Advisors team. Sarah joined Villa in March 2018 and is currently working to complete her Graduate Diploma in Accounting in 2018. With experience owning businesses in different industries, from the fast paced world of takeaway food shops through to property maintenance, Sarah’s experience as a small business owner is a great asset to the Villa team.

Sarah joined Villa to begin her accounting career in a forward thinking accounting and business advisory firm, committed to managing client relationships and striving to improve their businesses.

When she finds time away from finishing her studies and helping clients at Villa, Sarah enjoys spending time with friends, as well as her family (and many pets!) at her lifestyle property in Parua Bay.


About Yamini Karthikeyan

Yamini Karthikeyan

Having recently relocated to sunny Northland from the Waikato, Yamini brings a wealth of accounting knowledge to the Villa team. Yamini brings experience across various different industries in her homeland of India and her new home of New Zealand and has a Master’s Degree in Business and Management from the University of Waikato. Yamini has previously specialised in tax and analytics, in roles varying from Global Transfer Pricing for KPMG to Standard Chartered (GBS) in India. Her strengths in statutory audit, tax compliance and financial analytics are greatly valued here at Villa, where Yamini now aims to gain experience in a much wider spectrum of accounting and tax services. Yamini’s next career goal is to become a member of the CAANZ (Chartered Accountants of Australia and New Zealand).

Yamini’s New Zealand education and work experience, combined with her keen desire to gain wider knowledge in all things relating to New Zealand business, management and accounting make her a welcome addition to the Villa team. Outside of work, Yamini spends time reading and travelling to see as much of New Zealand as possible.

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