Get to know our team at K Partners.
As an experienced business owner herself, Elizabeth understands the challenges faced by businesses—particularly when it comes to taxation, compliance and financial management. She thrives on rising to meet those challenges with well-researched and intelligent solutions, delivered in a timely manner.
Elizabeth is a qualified CPA and has been providing clients with trusted accounting advice for over 20 years.
Leading a team of dedicated finance professionals, Elizabeth holds her clients’ success at the heart of everything she does.
She specialises in taxation for individuals, SMSFs and small businesses, as well as small business consulting, including compliance, business structuring, tax planning, profit maximisation, and Management Accounting.
Daniel is a CPA with over 20 years of accounting experience. Daniel specialises in providing accounting services to our business clients. He thrives on building successful client relationships and on providing quality solutions for them and their businesses.
Through his excellent technical knowledge and attention to detail, Daniel is consistently able to provide excellent service and value to his clients for all their accounting needs.
Aman has been with K Partners since Feb 2022 and specialises in providing Accounting and Tax Advisory to our clients. Holds a Bachelor of Business Finance and Accounting from University of South Australia and currently pursuing CA through CAANZ. Greatest strength comes from building strong client relationships to provide tailored solutions for small and medium businesses which go beyond efficiently managing their taxable positions. Aman thrives on taking on challenging roles to provide well-researched solutions to our clients in a timely manner. In my spare time, I take pride in perfecting my culinary skills or spending time with friends and family adventuring through nature.
Morteza joined K Partners as an accountant in August 2022 and currently pursuing CPA through CPA Australia.
He prepares all the accounting work for K partners, such as financial statements, tax returns, and investment and grant-related reports.
When he became a member of the K Partners team, Morteza brought ten years of experience in the field, including 2.5 years as a public accountant with responsibilities spanning audit, tax, and financial reporting.
Mohini joined our team as a client services coordinator on April 2022.
Her strength lies in her relationship-building ability and attention to customer service to connect with our clients.
Mohini takes pride in her customer service, follow ups and in guiding and advising clients with their ASIC and ATO compliance work.
Gunjan is a new addition to the Accounting team and joined K Partners in August 2022.
Graduated from the University of Melbourne with Bachelor of Commerce majoring in Accounting & Management, she further pursued Accounting Honors from RMIT University.
With some of her strengths being critical thinking & attention to detail, she has a great interest in the field and is always keen to learn new things.
When she is not working, she loves to spend quality time with friends and family, go out in nature or read books.
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Ajay is our friendly, knowledgeable and efficient Mortgage Advisor. He has a zest and passion for helping clients make informed lending decisions by cutting through the lending jargon.
Ajay takes pride in being able to save his clients time and money while supporting them through financial decisions that will have a big impact on their lives. He aims to make this process an extremely positive experience.
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Lauro has over 20 years’ experience in finance and accounting. He has accumulated a wealth of knowledge and expertise in that time and is now an integral part of the K Partners mortgage broking team.
Lauro’s industry expertise allows him to effectively navigate lending criteria, loan products, structuring, and negotiating with lenders—all with professionalism and proficiency.
His primary role is to research the market and prepare customised finance deals for clients to suit their situation and requirements. Offering end-to-end management, he liaises with lenders from the submission of finance proposals right through to settlement and works hard to ensure a smooth and successful outcome.
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Clarice joined K Partners in May 2018 with 7 years’ experience in the banking and finance industry.
After 4 years at Westpac, Clarice took a position at Resicom, a non-conforming finance specialist. Of the 3 years at Resicom, she worked across various practice areas from settlements to credit assessment and client relationship management. It is her extensive skills and knowledge that now allows her to provide valuable support to the team and clients at K Partners.
Clarice graduated from Monash University with a Double Bachelor’s Degree of Arts and Commerce in 2010. She also holds a Diploma of Finance & Mortgage Broking Management.
Away from work, Clarice enjoys time spent with family and friends, and of course her chocolate Labrador. Travelling reading and snowboarding in the winter are Clarice’s other keen interests.
Hadika joined the K Partners team in June 2022. Hadika has been working in the finance industry since 2016.
Further to her strong knowledge in the mortgage broking field she has also spent time working in the settlements area, which adds another dimension to her ability in ensuring the K Partners clients are fully equipped and able to provide them with a smooth transition into their new home or investment property.
In her spare time she enjoys spending time with her husband and their 3 children.
Andrea joined K Partners in Feb 2022 bringing with her a wealth of knowledge and experience spanning a 10+ year career in the finance industry in both the banking and mortgage broking world.
Andrea takes great pride in ensuring that everything from the application process through to settlement runs smoothly to allow the K Partners clients an enjoyable journey in securing or refinancing their home loan.
In her spare time she loves to travel and spend time at their family farm in Gippsland.
Steve is the Director and Financial Advisor at K Partners, specialising in comprehensive superannuation strategies, investments, SMSF, retirement planning, insurance, finance and wealth creation. He has extensive experience and knowledge having worked in financial services for over 15 years.
Steve leads the team through integrity and transparency—helping clients prosper in their personal and business finances. With each client, Steve takes the time to understand his or her circumstances, needs and financial goals.
Steve is also passionate about enriching people through continued financial education. He takes pride in offering exceptional ongoing service through clear communication and quality advice.
Steve Kostovski is an Authorised Representative No. 330938 of InterPrac Financial Planning Pty Ltd (AFSL 246638)
Prasanth has joined K Partners in March 2020.
Prasanth holds a Bachelor of Business from Monash University as well as a Diploma of Financial Planning. He has been an authorised financial planner since 2018.
Prasanth is passionate to ensure our clients are well looked after by providing exceptional service to enhance their financial outcomes. He has a strong interest in building relationships that are more than mere transactions and truly want to understand your whole situation to cultivate the best outcomes. It is in Prasanth’s nature to continuously improve, with genuine intentions on pursuing further education.
Prasanth is an advocate for the Lukeman Foundation and has been a guest ambassador for World Marrow Donor Day. He is also passionate about cricket and EPL supporting the Gunners.
Leigh has joined K Partners in January 2022
Leigh holds a Bachelor of Business (Accounting) from LaTrobe University as well as a Diploma of Financial Planning.
Leigh has been working in the financial planning industry for 7 years, and during this time has had a breadth of experience as a Client Service Office working on a wide range of clients, assisting with claims and preparing Statements of Advice. Leigh joins K Partners as a Paraplanner sharing his experience and knowledge in a wide range of product knowledge and client experience.
Leigh is also completing his Graduate Diploma of Financial Planning and maintaining his knowledge areas to keep up with the FASEA approved accreditations.
Dariyn joined the K Partners Financial Planning team in June 2019.
In her role she performs a range of administration tasks and corresponds with clients. She brings a friendly and positive attitude to the team and the clients that she interacts with.
Dariyn is enjoying learning new skills and being part of this environment.
Dariyn is an enthusiastic member of her local church – being involved in the leadership team for children and youth; she also loves going for long walks and spending quality time with family