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Welcome Claire Smith, Senior Consultant

Synectic are excited to introduce Claire Smith, who joined our Business Advisory and Consulting team in November. Claire specialises in business performance advice, management consulting, risk & governance, and internal audit.

Claire is an experienced senior executive and accountant with almost 20 years’ experience across the private and public sectors, including almost seven years with Cradle Coast Authority as the Deputy CEO. She has a diverse work history which goes beyond traditional accounting and finance roles and spans the hospitality, recruitment, resource consulting and local government sectors.

Highly driven, Claire is a fellow of CPA Australia, has a Bachelor of Commerce (Accounting), an Advanced Diploma of Business Management and is a graduate of the 2019 Tasmanian Leaders Program. She is an active contributor to her professional body, CPA Australia, as a Tasmanian Divisional Councillor and Chair of the North West Regional Member Network. Claire an independent member of the Department of Treasury and Finance Risk Management Committee and a volunteer board member and Treasurer for the Devonport Football Club.

Claire’s key strengths include leadership, strategy and business development, stakeholder engagement, project management, financial reporting, management accounting and governance. She also has an extensive background in risk management, quality assurance, compliance, human resources, workforce development, economic development and digital transformation.

Claire is passionate about business performance and improvement and building lasting relationships which add value to businesses and the community. She cares deeply about strong, effective and empathetic leadership and is committed to enabling positive change while supporting and inspiring others to reach their potential.

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Welcome PJ Cameron, Financial Adviser

Synectic are thrilled to introduce Financial Adviser Peter-James (PJ) Cameron, who joined our Synectic Wealth team last October.

PJ provides proactive, strategic advice to help you invest with confidence, structure your affairs intelligently, and get the most out of your unique circumstances.

Previously based in Sydney, PJ moved to Launceston with his young family in 2021 to join Synectic as a financial adviser. He has been in the financial  services industry since 2014 and brings with him a range of experience gained in leading institutional super funds, boutique advisory firms, and funds management. PJ’s previous corporate roles provide him with valuable insights into the investment solutions he delivers to help his clients achieve their financial goals.

PJ is passionate about the intersection of people and financial markets. His focus is on delivering high quality, empathetic advice that helps his clients achieve their goals. He enjoys building lasting relationships with people and working with them to develop clear financial plans, structure assets intelligently, and invest with confidence.

Working with a wide variety of people and their financial needs, PJ’s areas of expertise include wealth management, superannuation, retirement planning, self-managed super funds (SMSFs), direct equities, structuring, and personal insurances.

Together with Synectic’s other financial advisers, PJ works alongside our talented team of accountants and business advisers to bring a focus on long-term investments and financial planning. The team’s work involves understanding your goals, putting a long-term plan in place, researching and recommending suitable investments, and managing risk along the way.

PJ is driven to make a difference to people and his community. He is looking forward to the opportunities ahead as he and his family embrace life in Tasmania.

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Peter-James Cameron is a Sub-authorised Representative (#1266801 ) of Synectic Wealth Pty Ltd (ABN 24 615 317 194) which is a Corporate Authorised Representative (#1250871) of Alliance Wealth Pty Ltd (ABN 93 161 647 007 | AFSL 449221) www.centrepointalliance.com.au. Synectic Wealth Pty Ltd is the financial services division of Synectic. Learn more here.

This information has been provided as general advice. We have not considered your financial circumstances, needs or objectives. You should consider the appropriateness of the advice. You should obtain and consider the relevant Product Disclosure Statement (PDS) and seek the assistance of an authorised financial adviser before making any decision regarding any products or strategies mentioned in this communication.

Celebrating lasting relationships at Synectic

In 2019, three of our valued staff celebrated a combined 45 years with Synectic! Thank you and congratulations to Naomi, Kim and Vaughn.

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Welcome to the team Kernan & Co Chartered Accountants

We are delighted to announce that Wayne and Fiona Kernan and their staff at Kernan & Co Chartered Accountants have merged with Synectic.

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February 2019 Newsletter

This month we have some simple tips to get the cash flowing in your business, and an update regarding Single Touch Payroll. Vaughn shares his thoughts on Artifical Intelligence and how it might impact our personal lives, and we ask you to think about where your superannuation death benefits will go when you pass away (it’s probably not your favourite topic, but it might be simpler to deal with than you think).

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December 2018 Newsletter

In our last newsletter for the year, we offer simple ways to get your bookkeeping on track (with some great ideas for your New Year’s resolutions!), and discuss the risks of switching or consolidating super funds on your own. Danny shares his thoughts on the significance of your business’ purpose, and we check in on what #teamsynectic are up to in our community.

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October 2018 Newsletter

In this month’s newsletter we share the first in a series of highlights from our team’s attendance at Xerocon2018. Always an exciting conference for industry innovation, this year gave us some particularly thought-provoking takeaways. We also discuss an interesting strategy for business owners who have an SMSF. And we dig into how one organisation is adapting to the NDIS.

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Welcome Lynette Broomby and Linda West

It’s been five years since Synectic opened in Launceston and our team has continued to grow. Now we are delighted to welcome two well-known and respected local advisers, Lynette Broomby and Linda West, to our Launceston-based team. Read more

New Director Matthew McConnell

With great confidence and excitement we are pleased to announce that Matthew McConnell has joined Gareth Atkins and Ben Coull as the third director of Synectic Accountants & Advisers.

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June 2018 Newsletter

In this newsletter we want to make sure employers are ready for Single Touch Payroll (STP) and that small businesses are ready for EOFY.  We discuss some great tax planning opportunities for primary producers and outline developments in personal superannuation. Plus, check out what #teamsynectic have been up to lately.

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