Kyelie Baxter Gold Coast Accountant
Kyelie Baxter

Kyelie Baxter is the Director of IQ Accountants and has 20 years of public practice experience. Kyelie is the back to back winner of Australian Accounting Awards in 2020 and 2019 Partner of the Year (Boutique Firm), MYOB 2019 Certified Consultant of the Year and 2018 MYOB Accountant of the Year. She is a past Telstra Business Women's Awards finalist and believes that the most important function of being a good accounting advisor is to be able to simplify the accounting process for clients. She, together with the rest of the IQ Accountants team strive to make the Australian Tax system complication free and easy to keep up with compliance obligations.

When Kyelie isn't at the office, she enjoys spending time with her husband and 2 children.

Jesika Driscoll

Jes is well known to clients of IQ, having been with the team for over 15 years. She began in administration and moved to reception then moving to her current client services position. Jesika has an excellent track record in negotiating payment plans on clients behalf and her friendly nature and can do attitude make her an asset to the team. Jes works Tuesdays and Thursdays balancing her work life and spending time with her husband and daughter.

Simon Madziar

Simon Madziar joined the IQ team late in 2020 as an accountant. Simon comes from a extensive commercial accounting background and public practice working with clients. Simon is enjoying the challenge of the digital firm experience and has been flourishing in his role.

Biljana Damjanoska

Biljana joined IQ as a Senior Accountant and her technical skillset combined with her bright and bubbly personality have seen her quickly become a favourite for clients. Biljana enjoys working together with clients and developing a true understanding of their business so that she can assist in achieving the overall business goals. As a qualified CPA, Biljana has a knack for numbers and this, combined with her ability to explain complex tax in an easy to understand manner makes her an asset to the IQ team.

Mark Ritchie

Mark joined to IQ to assist with bookkeeping services and given his long history with our firm - fits in like he has been here forever. Mark has a wide and varied skillset, knows how to process client documents in his sleep and has a lengthy CV filled with various financial roles of all levels. He enjoys a flexible workstyle - working both remotely and in office to be available for client meetings where necessary. In his spare time, you will find Mark car shopping!

Paul Kaneko

Paul joined the IQ team in 2022 and assists a wide range of clients. He is CA qualified with 7 + years in tax and business services. Paul has strong communication skills and enjoys working with clients of varying industries. We are so pleased to welcome Paul to the IQ team.

Hayley Power

Hayley is our resident undergraduate accountant assisting the team and our clients with ad hoc tasks and she is learning a great deal along the way! Hayley is responsible for all things company secretarial and currently, is our go-to person for sorting out Director Identification Numbers (DIN.) Hayley has a friendly and professional demeanor and no doubt has a long career ahead of her in the accounting/finance industry.

Lauren Pacella

Lauren joins us to assist Jes in client services and is a newly located Gold Coaster, moving from Victoria last year. Lauren is not new to accounting, having worked as an Operations Coordinator at her prior firm. She enjoys interacting with clients, tracking and tackling issues as they arise on a day to day basis and being the main contact for clients in the IQ office.