About

Carrazzo Consulting

We are a boutique accounting firm that provides high-quality accounting and tax advisory services for successful, ambitious individuals. People value our smart, practical advice and trust us to safeguard their interests and assets.

At the helm of Carrazzo Consulting is our seasoned Managing Director, Paul Carrazzo with a wealth of knowledge and experience, Paul possesses a 360-degree understanding of tax, wealth management and the complexities within the accounting world.

Paul and the team at Carrazzo Consulting have been providing impeccable accounting services for over a decade. We have served satisfied clients across various industries, including thoroughbred industry, property, start-up businesses and high-net wealth individuals.

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Meet the Team 

Paul Carrazzo CA

MANAGING Director

Paul Carrazzo CA is the principal of Carrazzo Consulting CAs. Paul has over 25 years of experience in taxation and business consulting, including three years with the international accounting firm, “Arthur Young” (now “Ernst & Young”).

Paul’s professional achievements include:

  • Feature tax writer for Australia’s leading breeding magazine, “Bluebloods” (nee “Australian Bloodhorse Review”) for over 20 years. Paul’s articles go under the title “The Tax File”;
  • Regular contributor of horse tax updates to “NSWROA”, “TROA”, “TBNSW”, “Racing NSW Magazine”,, “Stallions Weekly Bulletin”, “Stallions.com”, “ANZ Bloodstock News”, “Breednet” and “Magic Millions”;
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Maria Coleman

Principal

Maria grew up on a farm in East Gippsland: her family are fourth generation farmers in the area.  Her family’s hobby was horse breeding and Maria attended Pony Club when at school. She moved to Melbourne to study at Monash University where she completed a double degree in science and commerce. 

Maria is a Chartered Accountant who has obtained excellent broad-based experience working in top tier chartered accounting firms (Deloitte, PKF & BDO), in large Public companies (PBL, ANZ) in their Finance area, with SMEs as a FC in a medium sized retailer and with SMEs and individuals in boutique accounting practices.

Maria has developed strong technical skills and experience in tax consulting and business advisory over the course of her career.  She particularly likes to help businesses with their long-term strategy and to grow in value.

When Maria is not at work, she spends her time with her family: her three children, husband and border collie dog (bred in East Gippsland).

Molly Abuli

Senior Manager

Molly completed a Masters in Accounting and Commerce Double Major at Deakin University and holds a bachelor of Information Technology. She was on the 2013 Dean’s Merit list of awardees due to her overall academic result. Molly worked as a coordinator at Deakin University for two years while studying her masters. She was a vice president of the Deakin “Toastmasters” club for a year. Molly has a diverse range of interests and served as a volunteer at the 2008 Beijing Olympic Games.

Molly started with Carrazzo Consulting as an intermediate accountant in 2013 and now has nine years’ experience as a qualified CPA accountant. She is passionate about helping clients in fulfilling all facets of their business and financial goals, with a particular focus on taxation implication of trusts, partnership and companies, SMSF, fringe benefit tax and capital gain tax. As a Client Service Manager, she manages a diverse group of clients and currently she is using her past years’ experience to helping junior staffs in various projects.

Molly spends her spare time indulging her love of dancing, volunteering, travelling and exploring. Molly is a tragic “foody” and is the go girl if you want to try Melbourne’s best cafes and restaurants.

Rachel Gao

Client Services Manager

Rachel is an experienced Certified Practising Accountant(CPA) and has served in the accounting service industry since 2013.

Rachel holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree (majoring in Accounting and Finance) and a Master of Applied Finance degree from Monash University.

Since joining Carrazzo Consulting, Rachel has contributed her expertise and expanded our capability in handling clients from a wide range of industries. With her meticulous attitude, excellent interpersonal skills and number sensitivity, topped with 9 years of professional experience as a Business Services Accountant, she is keen to provide her clients with the finest resolution. Like many of our team, Rachel is fluent in Mandarin.

Mai Phung

Senior Accountant

Mai Phung (Senior Accountant) is an experienced accountant and currently a CPA who has more than 9 years working in public practices.

Mai has gained an extensive knowledge in taxation and accounting services across a range of small to medium size businesses in various industries.

She is thrived to provide clients with better tax advice and value-added service tailored to each client’s circumstances to ensure best outcome.

Yin Yue

Senior Accountant

Yin is an experienced professional accountant and worked in the business service area since 2014. Yin graduated from The University of Birmingham with Master Degree in Accounting and Finance and achieved ACCA certificate in UK. Yin currently is member of CPA Australia and Fellowship of ACCA .After many years of working experience including KPMG China, Sino-Chem Corporation and 6 years of business service accountant in Australia, Yin is keen to provide professional service according to clients’ expectation. In addition, Yin is fluent in Mandarin. 

Alexander Slot

Intermediate Accountant

Originating from north-east Victoria in the small town of Benalla, Alex joined Carrazzo in March 2021. He holds a Bachelor Degree in Accounting and International Business from RMIT in Melbourne. Entrepreneurial in nature, he founded a small app that targeted a niche market helping doctors track the services they provide in rural hospitals.

Alex loves the Australian countryside and enjoys outdoor activities like hiking, camping, and fishing. Although coming from Benalla he has never rode a horse. This is an activity very high on his bucket list to correct.

Looking towards the future, Alex desires to pursue a specialisation in primary production accounting and wants to provide services for primary production clients. This will be his focus after completing his CA certification.      

Andrew McGuinness

Graduate AccountANT

Andrew is a recent Graduate of RMIT university where he completed a Bachelor of Business (Economics and Finance) with a minor in Accounting.

Andrew joined the Carrazzo staff in October 2021 after graduating in June and has already learnt a lot working at Carrazzo and plans to begin his journey to be a Chartered Accountant in 2022.

When Andrew isn’t working, he’s usually playing recreational sports like basketball, indoor soccer or volleyball with his friends.

Fay Huah

Practice Manager

Fay started with Carrazzo Consulting as a graduate accountant in 2009, moved to the industry in 2018 and has recently re-joined the Carrazzo family.  

Fay is a Certified Practicing Accountant and holds Bachelor and Masters of Business (Accounting). She has worked with a diverse range of clients, includes the Manufacturing, Education, Service, F&B, Music and Entertainment Industry. She has been involved with various grants applications and R&D Rebates in the past.

In her pass time, Fay enjoys cooking, catching up and entertaining friends and family.

Katherine Harrigan

ADMINISTRATION

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