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Meet our team

Kelly-Jane Pryde - Senior Accountant

Kelly-Jane joined the Coombe Smith team in 2015 and is a member of the Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand.  Kelly-Jane has considerable experience in small to medium business accounting across a wide variety of industries and is also a Xero certified adviser.

 Outside work she is kept busy with the activities of her children and also enjoys spending time at the beach, yoga and cake decorating.

You can email Kelly-Jane on kelly-janepryde@coombesmith.co.nz

Barbara McConaghty - Accounting Team

Barbara joined the Coombe Smith team in 2002 having had previous experience in Chartered Accounting practices and as a Company Accountant.  Barbara has a varied knowledge of accounting services and financial statements preparation.

Outside work she enjoys reading, walking, gardening, occasionally watching sport, relaxing in Taupo and a good cup of coffee.  

You can email Barbara on barabaramcconaghty@coombesmith.co.nz

Deanna Anderson- Accounting Team

Deanna joined the Coombe Smith team in 2004 after studying at Massey University.  Deanna has a varied knowledge of accounting services and financial statements preparation together with experience with Banklink & MYOB.

Outside work she is kept busy with a young family.

You can email Deanna on deannanandersen@coombesmith.co.nz

Stephanie Horne- Accounting Team

Steph joined the Coombe Smith team in 2016 after many years experience in the accounting and retail industries.  Steph has a sound knowledge of accounting services and financial statements preparation and manages the taxation in the office.

Outside work she enjoys spending time with her family and is involved with Pony Club with her daughter.  

You can email Steph on stephaniehorne@coombesmith.co.nz

Trudy Plaisted- Administration & Payroll

Trudy joined the Coombe Smith team in 2011 with many years of experience in managerial, administration, payroll and credit control industries.  Trudy specializes in payroll and administration services for the firm, is a Xero certified adviser and has extensive experience with Banklink and ACE payroll.

Outside work she enjoys shopping, eating out, travelling, home decorating and keeping fit..  

You can email Trudy on trudyplaisted@coombesmith.co.nz
           

Alessia James- Client Services Administrator

Alessia joined the Coombe Smith team in 2017 with many years experience in the HR, finance and office administration industry.  Alessia looks after all the collation of client records and administration for the financial statements preparation, together with records for the Companies Office.

Outside work she enjoys a gripping read, watching her kids play sport, spending time with family and friends usually over food, wine or a good coffee.

You can email Alessia on alessiajames@coombesmith.co.nz

Jude Dickins - Business Host / Office Manager

Jude joined the Coombe Smith team in 2004 after many years in the banking industry.  Jude is the face of Coombe Smith at reception together with looking after the companies administration.

Outside work she enjoys spending time at the lake, travelling, shopping and spending time with family & friends.  

You can email Jude on judedickins@coombesmith.co.nz