James – CPA Senior Accountant  

James is the business owner & Principal of the firm. James graduated from Monash University in 1999, obtained his CPA in 2001 and CPA Public Practice in 2003. After nine years working in a mid-sized accounting firm he decided the time was right to set up his own practice on the Mornington Peninsula. Carroll Accounting Services opened in June 2008 and has become an integral part of the professional environment in Rosebud since then. As a business owner James can readily identify with other small business owners and is always up to date with issues that affect small business. James, his wife Catherine and their four children enjoy being part of the Mornington Peninsula community.



Joan Colbert    Practice Manager

Joan has been with Carroll Accounting since 2008 and has 17 years’ experience in the accounting industry.  As Practice Manager Joan’s key role is the smooth running of the practice - assisting James, our clients and our team to achieve positive outcomes.  Having lived on the Mornington Peninsula for over 30 years Joan loves the lifestyle it offers and being able to spend downtime with her family in such a beautiful part of Victoria.


John Carroll – CA – Senior Accountant

John is a fully qualified Chartered Accountant (CA) with over nine years of experience in the Accounting Industry. John climbed his way up the corporate ladder from Graduate to Manager with a mid-tier accounting firm in the CBD before moving to Rosebud back in 2016. John’s specialities are business advisory for SME’s, tax planning, superannuation and maximising the potential of technology for his clients.

Since moving back down to the Mornington Peninsula with his wife, Tiffany and two year old son, John has been a welcome addition to the team. In his downtime John is a passionate supporter of the Carlton Football Club and family man.




Joshua McConchie – CPA – Accountant

Josh joined the Carroll Accounting team in 2013 after graduating from Monash University with a Bachelor of Business & Commerce majoring in Accounting.  Since joining the team Josh has gained the knowledge & experience to complete his CPA. He is also Xero certified and happy to help with your Xero questions. Outside of the office Josh enjoys keeping active by playing tennis, golf, and hitting the gym.


Maddison Walters – Accountant

Maddison joined our team in 2015 after completing her Bachelor of Business and Commerce (Accounting) at Monash University Peninsula and is currently an Associate Member of CPA Australia. Whilst completing her university studies, Maddison gained workplace experience in bookkeeping and tax preparation before joining our team.

Having grown up on the Mornington Peninsula, Maddison is excited to have recently bought her first house with her husband Derek and doesn’t plan on leaving the Peninsula lifestyle behind anytime soon except for those weekends away camping. Maddison enjoys going to the movies weekly and doting on her two cats Koonya & Zero.




Alex Trevaskis – Accountant

Alex is a young, enthusiastic accountant. She obtained her Bachelor of Commerce from Monash University in 2014 and is due to complete her CPA studies by the end of 2017. Alex has 4 years experience working in tax and business services, 3 of which have been with Carroll Accounting. As a new mum Alex enjoys her work life balance and spending quality time with her family.




Aleisha Corr – Administration

 Aleisha completed her Business Administration qualification in 2008 and has gained 8 years’ experience in administration, joining the Carroll Accounting team in 2014.

 Aleisha moved to the Mornington Peninsula in 2013 and is currently renovating her first home with her partner Dave. Aleisha enjoys overseas travel and playing with her dogs Lola & J.




Zoe Iredale – Accountant

Zoe completed her Bachelor of Business in 2017 at Monash University (Bachelor of Business, majoring in accounting and management.) She began her employment at Carroll Accounting in early 2017 and has worked in the industry since 2015. Zoe has lived on the Mornington Peninsula her whole life, and enjoys walking and taking her beagle, Stanley and Rottweiler/German Sheppard, Tasha, to the dog beach with her partner Simon.

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