Why Us

Great business accounting is not just about numbers. It’s about people.

The people at Toohey Reid are very professional and excellent communicators. They fully understand our business and it’s an advantage having them on our side

Stuart Bruce, Combat Clothing Australia

Why Us?

All accountants can add and submit forms. Most of them even listen to you. Almost all of them are “nice”. But many business owners can sense when they should be getting more than that.

Imagine if you had an experienced team that understood that your business is an extension of you. A team that isn’t afraid to give advice, because that’s how you’re going to make gains. It’s how you’re going to be protected.

“I’ve been working with Toohey Reid for almost 17 years and we can’t imagine working with anyone else. We know they’re always available whenever we need to talk. They discuss what needs to be done long term and always come up with lots of helpful suggestions for improving our financial situation.”

Dr. Peter Winstanley, Orthopaedic Surgeon

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Different results require Different Thinking.

Toohey Reid helps high net worth business owners who deserve more from their accountant. You get all the experience and expertise of a large accounting firm, while retaining the dynamic thinking and client-focused approach only available from a boutique owner-lead firm.

Toohey Reid is staffed by a team of experts who are simply passionate about business and helping people. We’re creative thinkers who are not afraid to have tough conversations, and strategists who bounce ideas off one another to come up with the best possible solutions for your business. Our team is energised by the outcomes we achieve for our clients. We enjoy working alongside you, shoulder-to-shoulder, to deliver advice and services that support your plans to succeed.

Your Team

Stephen Toohey

Partner – Tax, CA SMSF Specialist and Business Strategy


Stephen is a respected chartered accountant and tax advisor with over 25 years experience. He is an invaluable resource for his clients, providing well-considered advice on all aspects of his clients’ business operations, financial well-being, and is a specialist in taxation efficiency, corporate structures and utilising Self Managed Super Funds to their full potential.

Shelley Connell

Partner -Tax, SMSF & Business Strategy

Shelley has over ten years experience in the public practice sector working with a range of family-owned businesses. Her goal is to help business owners create better businesses and minimise their tax obligations through expertise as a chartered accountant and tax advisor.

Craig Carter

Partner – Tax, SMSF and Business Strategy


Craig has over 25 years experience in providing strategic and financial advice to his clients. Craig specialises in working with family owned private businesses where managing the nuances of the relationships and generational issues are equally as important as the financial drivers in the business.

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