We are a Chartered Accountancy practice acting for all sizes of businesses and for individuals preparing Annual Accounts, Taxation Returns, Rental Statements, Cashflows, Budgets and Business Plans. Established over 30 years ago, our roots go back more than 40 years with many of our clients have been with us for over thirty years.
We advise on the best structures (Partnerships, Trusts, Companies, Special Partnerships, LTC etc) for your undertaking in regard to the type of business or venture you are entering, the taxation implications and how to minimize the cost of taxation within the law.
We use the latest computer technology and are providers and supporters of some of the common bookkeeping systems such as Quick Books, MYOB, Banklink, Xero and others. We are also happy to use manual systems if that is your preference. Banklink is our preferred computer package for completion of GST. We use in-house APS Reckon which is used by most of the larger Accounting Practices.
We, ourselves, have owned and/or rented a number of investment properties, as we believe that it is a great form of investment. We run a share club for a number of our existing clients. We have a large amount of expertise and experience with rental properties and have given seminars on the subject. Most of us have been involved in running our own business outside of the Accounting Practice.
Meet the Team
We have eight team members. Four of those team members are qualified Accountants, and three members of the accounting team are as good as most qualified Accountants. The other member of our team is our receptionist/office manager and accounts lady.
Bruce is the founder of Webster & Co Ltd, he is also a Chartered Accountant and is a Member of CAANZ and CPA Australia.
Having become a Partner at the age of 24, Bruce has been involved in helping all types of businesses with their Financial And Taxation matters over the past 40 years. Being a mad keen yachtie until switching allegiance to fizz boats, he was Treasurer of Yachting New Zealand for ten years serving on their Board throughout this period together with being Treasurer of Royal Akarana Yacht Club at the same time.
Having owned and run three Pubs during this period he is well aware of the stresses that business owners face when it comes to staffing, cash flow and the essential issue of making a profit while at the same time trying to maintain a life/work balance with Family.
Steven holds a Bachelor of Business from Manukau, has 22 years accounting experience of which 18 were with Webster & Co Ltd. Steven is proficient in accounting software such as MYOB, Bank Link, Xero and Reckon APS.
Karin is a Qualified Accountant and graduated from Auckland University with a Bachelor of Commerce degree in 1995. She also holds a Bachelor of Social work from Sweden. Karin is also able to fluently speak Swedish.
Karin joined Webster & Co Ltd in March 2008, 11 years ago. Since her graduation, she has mainly worked in the Chartered Accounting environment.
Her interests outside of work are reading, travelling and an occasional game of golf. She also enjoys outdoor activities such as bush hikes but above all, she enjoys a good laugh. Karin is proficient in accounting software such as MYOB, Bank Link, Xero, APS.
Joshua Webster (The younger better looking Webster AKA Bruce’s son) is a Chartered Accountant and member of CAANZ. Having graduated from the University of Auckland with a degree in Accounting and Health Science he has been working full time for the past 5 years as an Auditor and Accountant for KPMG and Walker Wayland Accountants. Prior to this he worked part time with Webster and Company for 10 years through high school and university. Josh has also operated as an uber eats deliverer and an air bnb host. Josh is proficient with Xero, MYOB, XPA and has been exposed to a plethora of other systems during his career as an Auditor.
Josh loves traveling and has recently returned to New Zealand after a year living abroad in Copenhagen, Denmark with his partner Nadia. He is a keen indoor netballer, snow boarder and recently an electric skate board rider.
Han Toh is an Associate at Webster & Co Ltd and holds a Bachelor of Commerce majoring in Accountancy; Finance & Information Systems from the University of Canterbury. Han has been with Webster & Co Ltd for 14 years and worked at a small chartered accountancy firm for 7 years prior to that. She is proficient in accounting software such as Bank Link, Xero and Reckon APS. Han also has a background in the family business of restaurateurs in Christchurch. Han enjoys Sunday walks to her local café.
Christine is a qualified Chartered Accountant, she holds a Bachelor of Accountancy and a Certificate in Arts, both from Massey University. Christine has worked at the top levels of Commercial Accounting and has worked in public practice accounting for the past 10 and a half years. Alongside, Christine and her husband have owned and run a Hot Rod Fabrication shop since 2002. With her prior experience, she understands the needs of large international manufacturing companies, specialist and boutique market businesses.
Christine is proficient in MYOB, Bank Link, and Xero and has also worked with custom manufacturing developed software programs.
Outside of work, Christine is anything but your ‘ordinary bean counter’. Being heavily involved in Hot Rodding, drag racing, and motorcycling and with a love for travel. You will see her either on the road in her Hot Rod, Harley Davidson or at a Drag racing event in the USA.
Charlie is a qualified Chartered Accountant (CA). Charlie graduated with a Bachelor of Business degree from Unitec in 2011 majoring in Accountancy and Finance.
Charlie has worked in Public Practice within the CA environment for approximately 10 years. He is proficient in accounting software such as Xero, MYOB and BankLink.
Outside of work, Charlie enjoys spending quality time with his young family (wife and three children), playing football and cycling.
Charity is the well-loved Office Manager at Webster & Co. She has a bachelor’s degree in Finance and Economics and a post-graduate diploma in International Hospitality Management.
Charity is naturally outgoing and is an avid foodie. She loves planning and going to social events and you will often find her at various restaurants/bars in Auckland sipping on champagne and having a feast.
Charity undertakes a number of Accounting and Taxation assignments on top of her Office Manager role and is proficient in APS software.