About Us

Based in Maryborough, servicing clients throughout Queensland and nationally.

Our History.

Optimal Chartered Accountants is a locally owned and operated accounting and business advisory service. The firm, previously known as Andrew Bell & Associates, was established in 2006 by Andrew Bell, a local professional with a passion for business. Andrew developed a business based on the highest quality of advice delivered in a friendly and personal manner.

In 2014, the business changed ownership with Rachelle Doyle becoming the new director of the company. Rachelle has continued to enhance this reputation of genuine interest in our clients beyond the specifics of the task or engagement.

Our Commitment.

We recognise that every client comes to us with a unique set of goals, dreams and circumstances. We are committed to understanding your specific needs so that we can deliver the perfect solution for you.

Whatever your financial situation, whatever your taxation circumstance, we’ll help you make the best decisions to achieve your goals. It would be our pleasure to attend to your taxation, business and accounting needs.

Our Services.

We offer a comprehensive range of accounting and taxation services, including business accounting, business development advice, tax planning, income tax returns, SMSF administration and more. Our goal is to provide quality services at affordable prices.

Read more about the services we provide on our Services page.
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Meet the Team

Our dedicated team of professionals strive to maintain the highest level of service to our clients.
Rachelle Doyle

Rachelle Doyle

Principal

Rachelle commenced her accounting career over 10 years ago gaining experience in various accounting and taxation advisory firms throughout Queensland. She is a member of Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand, is a registered tax agent and holds her certificate of public practice. Rachelle is also registered to provide advice and services on self-managed superannuation through the new financial services licensing requirements.

Being born and bred on the Fraser Coast, Rachelle has a thorough understanding of the region and the issues particular to it. Her broad industry experience extends across many sectors – from primary production to retail, hospitality, property, medical, construction and development.

Tammy Rice

Tammy Rice

Client Manager

Tammy joined Optimal Chartered Accountants in May 2017 after working in small-medium sized business management.

As client manager, Tammy is experienced in all bookkeeping aspects – from payroll and accounts to financial statement preparation, BAS lodgement, and taxation matters. She is also experienced in Human Resource and OH&S management. Combining these skills, Tammy has the confidence to help her clients achieve their goals.

Maddy Watson

Maddy Watson

Assistant Accountant

Maddy has been working with the Optimal team since January 2017. Maddy is a familiar face to clients, having worked in the Administration Officer role until early 2019, when she moved to the role of Assistant Accountant.

Maddy is working towards attaining her Accounting and Bookkeeping qualifications. She enjoys working with a variety of clients from varied industries and is expanding her knowledge in all bookkeeping aspects and software accounting programs.

Georgia Lynch

Georgia Lynch

Accountant

Georgia commenced with Optimal in June 2019. Since completing her Bachelor of Commerce with a major in Accounting in 2016, Georgia has been working on the Fraser Coast in the accounting industry. She has a special interest in Business Activity Statement obligations and reporting. Georgia has experience in managing a large client base from a variety of industries and is proficient in an array of accounting software programs.

Neisa Rasmussen

Neisa Rasmussen

Administration Officer

Neisa joined the Optimal team in May 2019 as Administration Officer and is responsible for the daily operations of the office. With a Diploma in Accounting and previous industry experience, Neisa is well equipped to respond to client queries. Her attention to detail, positive attitude and friendly nature ensure a positive experience for clients upon contacting the office.