Our Accountants


Jared Balkin

Jared Balkin

B.Com (Acc), CA, CTA
T: 0414 237 762

Jared has gained extensive experience providing business consulting, financial accounting, and taxation services to small and medium sized businesses. His knowledge and skills were acquired while working for Grant Thornton in their business consulting group. Jared has successfully supported various clients in growing and improving their businesses.


Emilia Canta

Business Services Manager
B.Bus, CA, FTI
T: 02 8064 5362

Emilia is a passionate accountant who is experienced in managing privately owned business clients and high net worth individuals. She is a dedicated trusted business advisor who has also successfully started and operated her own small business. Emilia joined Catalyst in 2017 to support the growth of our firm as a business services manager.

Irene Leung

Irene Leung

Senior Accountant
B.Com (Accounting & Marketing), CPA
T: 02 8064 5362

Irene graduated from UNSW in 2005 with a Bachelor of Commerce majoring in Accounting & Marketing. Irene became a registered CPA in 2013.  Before joining Catalyst in 2011, she spent five years working in various accounting roles in retail and finance businesses. Irene is continuously improving her accounting and taxation knowledge by undertaking various courses.

Kevin Joffe

Kevin Joffe

Bachelor of Commerce (Accounting)
Bachelor of Business Information Systems
T: 02 8064 5362

Kevin Graduated from the Australian Catholic University in 2015 with a Bachelor of Commerce majoring in Accounting and a Bachelor of Business Information Systems. Kevin Joined Catalyst in December 2015 commencing the CA Program to become a Chartered Accountant. Kevin successfully completed all requirements of the CA Program as of 1 December 2018 and is in the process of being recognised as a Chartered Accountant by Chartered Accountants Australia & New Zealand. Kevin is currently supporting various types of clients with their compliance and strategic accounting requirements.

Louise Cajucom

Graduate Accountant
Bachelor of Accounting
T: 02 8064 5362

Louise graduated from Charles Sturt University in 2017 with a Bachelor of Accounting. Before joining Catalyst Financial, she worked for a small business advisory and tax firm for one year. Louise joined Catalyst in October 2018 as a provisional member of CAANZ and will be commencing the CA program in December 2018. Louise enjoys attending various accounting conferences to continuously learn and keep herself updated.

Chrisna du Preez

Chrisna du Preez

Bookkeeper / Cloud Accounting Consultant
T: 02 8064 5362

Chrisna’s long standing career in the financial accounting field along with her knowledge of various commercial industry processes enables her to provide a rare insight and high quality service to our clients. She assists our clients in developing and maintaining efficient accounting procedures and integrated business systems.

Our accountants are supported by our friendly and efficient administration team, headed by Fiona.

Contact Catalyst Financial

T +61 2 8064 5362

F +61 2 8064 5364

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