Firm Profile

At Osborne Group we are committed to forming close partnerships with our clients, enabling us to understand your unique situation and customise the assistance we provide to suit your requirements. Our commitment to excellence is evident in our hardworking team and the exceptional service we offer.

Our enthusiasm for our work means you get a friendly team of professionals eager to use their expertise to help you succeed!

Jason Osborne

Managing Director 
FCA, BBS (Acct), Dip Bus Stud (Finance)

jason@osbornegroup.co.nz

Born and bred in the Wairarapa from a farming background, Jason has many years experience providing specialised accounting advice to Wairarapa clients including the rural community, investors and small business.

Prior to establishing Osborne Group in 2007, Jason spent 7 years as Executive Officer with sole financial charge of a multimillion dollar Wairarapa organisation and 4 years specialising in farm accounting with a Masterton accountancy firm.

Jason derives satisfaction from being able to add value when providing accounting and related services of the highest quality.

Gavin Hodder

Associate Director
MInstD

gavin@osbornegroup.co.nz

Gavin joined forces with Osborne Group in January 2012. Born in the Wairarapa and from a family background of farming in Carterton, Gavin has had extensive business experience in both Chartered Accounting firms and large corporates at a multinational level and local New Zealand level.

Roles that he has previously held include Accounting Manager, Finance Manager, Corporate Services Manager, and Chief Financial Officer.

Gavin's focus is on delivering high quality business solutions to both Osborne Group and our clients and offering his experience that has been gained over the years.

       
Melanie Edwards

Senior Accountant

melanie@osbornegroup.co.nz

Melanie has a Bachelor of Business, majoring in Accounting and Management and is currently studying towards her Chartered Accountancy. Mel has 12 years' experience in accountancy firms and has been with Osborne Group for over six years. Born and raised in the Wairarapa, Mel enjoys spending time with her family on their lifestyle block outside of Masterton.

 

 

           

           

 

       
 

 Aleishia Redfern

 Client Services Administrator

 aleishia@osbornegroup.co.nz

Aleishia joined Osborne Group in November 2019, having returned to Wairarapa to be closer to family. She was raised here and attended Chanel College. Aleishia is the first point of contact in the Masterton office.

 

 

 

Clementine Kumeroa

Chartered Accountant 

clem@osbornegroup.co.nz

Clem joined Osborne Group in July 2020. Originally from the Wairarapa she gained her Bachelor of Commerce at Victoria University in 2012 and became a Chartered Accountant in 2015. After many years' experience in Wellington accountancy firms she's made the move to work locally in our Greytown office. She lives in Martinborough with her husband and new baby.              

       
  

Emma Howard

Accountant

emma@osbornegroup.co.nz

Emma has been with Osborne Group for 6 years and is currently working towards her Bachelor of Accountancy. Emma grew up in the Wairarapa and outside of work enjoys time spent with her family and friends.

 


Enisa Guranda    

Accountant

enisa@osbornegroup.co.nz

Enisa joined us in November 2019. She grew up in Romania and Spain then moved to New Zealand when she was 15. She speaks fluent Spanish and Romanian and is studying towards her Bachelor in Accounting.

 

       

Heidi Lawson       

Accountant

heidi@osbornegroup.co.nz

Heidi joined the team in 2017 after three years in the accounts team at Tranzit Coachlines. She gained her Bachelor in Accounting from Massey University in 2015 and is aiming towards becoming a Chartered Accountant. Heidi lives in Masterton with her three children.

           
 

Jacqui Morland

Accountant

jacqui@osbornegroup.co.nz 

Jacqui grew up in Wairarapa and was the resident Financial Controller for Pain & Kershaw in Martinborough, before joining Osborne Group in 2017. She is based in the Greytown office, and lives in Greytown with her husband and two boys.
          

       
 

Jade Williams 

Accountant

jade@osbornegroup.co.nz       

Jade joined Osborne Group in October 2019 with four years of experience working in a local public accounting firm while gaining her Bachelors' degree majoring in Accounting. She is studying towards her Chartered Accountancy. Jade enjoys getting into nature with her two young children and husband.

 

 
           

Jane Grabham

Practice Administrator

jane@osbornegroup.co.nz

Jane is based in our Greytown office. Jane worked in the public sector in Wellington for many years before moving with her husband to Wairarapa in 2014. They live in Featherston and have two young sons.

       
           Melvin John           

Accountant

melvin@osbornegroup.co.nz

Melvin joined the team with 10 years experience in the corporate world working for MNC's while in India. He is in the process of completing his Bachelors in Accountancy from Massey in 2019 and aims to  pursue Chartered Accountancy in the future.

He moved to Pahiatua from New Delhi, India, in 2012, where he lives with his wife and their son, who has recently started school. Melvin enjoys playing squash during his spare time, and is on the committee at Tararua Squash Club.         


 
       
 

 

   

 


 

 

 


            
        
 
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