Why our clients choose us

You’ll have a trusted advisor with a passion for your success

Many accountants say they are trusted advisors, but do they really live up to that title? At JW Chartered Accountants, we live and breathe honesty, integrity, reliability and technical excellence. Our passion is helping businesses, families and individuals reach their full potential. We’ll put your interests and concerns first so we can focus on the relationship with you. You’ll get a trusted advisor, a mentor, a coach and a friend.

We’re knowledgeable experts

Our commitment to technical knowledge means we’re always studying the latest developments to find the best opportunities for you. We’ll explain the issues in simple language so you understand the best strategy to meet your goals. Combined with our years of business insight and attention to detail, you’ll get the best solution for your unique problems.

We take the time to truly listen

We take the time to truly understand your unique business and situation. Our curiosity drives us to ask the questions that help both of us understand what’s most important to you. This clarity enables us to solve your problems at a deep level that paves the way for higher levels of future success.

Here’s what a client said about Joan:
“I have never failed to be impressed by her ability to identify what is likely to be of value to me as a client and then to follow through and act on that information…Both her strategic insight and her attention to detail make her an indispensable source of value to my businesses.”

We keep our promises

You can depend on us to do what we say we’ll do and to deliver on time. We’re efficient, cost-effective, and reliable. We delight in exceeding our clients’ expectations.

We’re experts in international taxation

Whether you run an overseas business or own foreign shares, we can help you succeed in the international marketplace. You’ll benefit from tax planning that mitigates taxes while supporting your long-term financial and business goals.

Here’s what a client said about Joan:
“She has an excellent knowledge of income tax matters including the very complex issues relating to New Zealand tax on offshore income.”

We’ll build an integrated and automated platform for your accounts in the cloud

The future of accounting is in the cloud, and it’s here now. When your accounts are in the cloud, you have real time information so you always know what’s happening in your business. Real time information means better decisions. Automation puts an end to tedious data entry so you have more time to spend on what you do best.

Here’s what a client said about Joan:
“Her ability to integrate online accounts management tools like Xero ensures that she is well prepared to lead them into the next phase of business automation. I seriously struggle to imagine what life in business would be like without Joan’s powerful and personable support. She converts the biggest chore of business into a heartfelt pleasure.”

You’ll get insights into your numbers to move you ahead

If you don’t know what the numbers mean, it’s hard to know what to do. We look deep into the numbers for the opportunities and challenges that lie ahead. Then we explain the numbers in simple language so you understand what they mean and what options you have. You’ll have the information you need to make better decisions.

I’m bilingual in Chinese

Tax and accounting is challenging enough without the added difficulty of a foreign language. I’ll work with you in your language so you can be sure you understand everything you need to do to make your business successful.