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Introducing the team at ACCRUE

ART_2699ACCRUE is pleased to announce that on 1 July 2014 we added to our business the Chartered Accounting firm of Tino Di Placido & Associates.

Tino is a Chartered Accountant and has had his own practice for 18 years. He brings with him an extensive client portfolio and additional team members which will expand our services and expertise across a wide range of sectors, notably construction, transport, retail and civil engineering.

There are natural synergies with our businesses – we each have long established track records, sound reputations and the same focus on delivering quality service to our clients.


Don Di Placido

Don Di Placido BEc CA CTA is a chartered accountant with over 29 years’ experience dealing with small to medium size businesses.

Don co-founded Accrue in 1988.  Prior to that, he was with the Australian Taxation Office where he spent 9 years working in assessing, investigations and appeals.

Don specialises in corporate structuring, superannuation, succession and estate planning, business sales and acquisitions together with providing general business and taxation advice.  His business knowledge and experience spans a number of sectors including, building and construction, professional services, R&D, property development and retail.

A career highlight was his role as a non-executive director for a large professional services engineering company.  Don was heavily involved in the sale of the business to a listed mining services company resulting in a highly successful outcome for its shareholders.

In working closely with businesses Don assists with the development of cash flow management practices, financial reporting templates, profitability targets and tax management strategies.  Don attends a number of client board meetings and as a consequence is able to draw on his experiences with a range of successful business owners to help businesses achieve their maximum performance and in so doing generate wealth for their owners.

Mark De Bortoli

Mark De Bortoli BCom LLB FCA has 29 years’ experience as a chartered accountant in providing advice to business owners to maximise their financial outcomes.

In the 10 years prior to joining Accrue, Mark worked in the taxation consulting divisions of the Big 4 and other large accounting firms both in Sydney and Canberra, providing specialised taxation advice to an extensive range of businesses across a wide variety of transactions involving all aspects of taxation including income tax, capital gains tax, fringe benefits tax, and various state imposts.  Mark joined Accrue in 1998 bringing this experience in servicing the broad financial needs of the business sector.

Since an early age, Mark has had a lifelong learning passion for business and what makes it work.  He regularly assists clients strategically with the growth and profitability of their businesses as well as cash flow and taxation management.  He takes a holistic approach in assisting clients achieve best practice outcomes in structuring their affairs, protecting their assets, extracting wealth from the business and maximising superannuation available.

His business knowledge and experience extends across a number of sectors in particular, the medical industry, professional services, R&D, building and construction as well as property development.

Tino Di Placido

Tino Di Placido BA CA has over 29 years’ experience as a chartered accountant.

Tino spent a number of years with a large private chartered accounting practice. He then decided to move on and take on the position of CEO of several large retail/wholesale corporations throughout Canberra and NSW. This enabled Tino to put into practice his extensive knowledge of business management, cash flows, company ratios, benchmarking and implementing systems , controls and Key Performance Indicators for operations employing 100 plus people.

In 1990 Tino started his own accounting practice so his clients could benefit from his extensive business skills.


Our Team
Peter Roberson
Marko Kokic
Allison Armstrong
Helen McKenzie
Nurchia Sim
Matthew Carswell
Senior Accountant
Marina 3
Marina Dai
Senior Accountant
Liana Wong
Paul Sartor
Yuki Li
Monique Meacham
Chloe Cooper
Beth Schiller
Laura Goodfellow
Ivy Feng
Dawn Stone
Practice Manager
Carolina Park-Martinez