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Rob Priestley

After qualifying, Rob gained several years’ experience in the Business Services division of a multi-national CA firm in Auckland. He returned to the Far North and joined the firm in 1990. He is a Team Manager as well as being our Audit Manager. Rob enjoys rugby and reading in his spare time.

The professional work he is engaged in includes:

  • Annual accounting and taxation
  • Taxation planning
  • Audit

Rob's Industry specializations include livestock farming

Email: Rob.Priestley@pkffn.co.nz

Sharon Olsen

Sharon joined the firm in August 2007. She completed her Bachelor of Business Studies (in Accountancy) in April 2003 and became an Associate Chartered Accountant in January 2021.  Her role as team manager involves training and supporting team members, driving workflow and building strong client relationships.  

Sharon lives at the beach and enjoys the odd glass of chardonnay in the sun and scuba diving.

The professional work she engages in includes annual accounting and tax planning.

Email: Sharon.Olsen@pkffn.co.nz

Kayla Dean

Kayla joined the firm in November 2009 after returning from Auckland University part way through a Science Degree. She completed her Bachelor of Accountancy with Massey University in 2017 and became a Chartered Accountant in 2021.  Kayla progressed quickly to a senior technician role and then became a Manager in 2023. Kayla's strength is training and supporting staff members and working with complex businesses and Audit clients. Kayla cares about her clients and has built strong relationships helping them succeed in business. Early 2024 Kayla became an Associate.

The professional work Kayla is engaged in includes:

  • annual accounting and taxation
  • audit

Outside of work Kayla enjoys the outdoors and cooking.

Email: Kayla.Dean@pkffn.co.nz