Our Team

Welcome to Hemisphere
Accounting Services!

Come and meet our
friendly team…

A boutique accounting practice based in Sydney & London giving you personalised service and helping you bring your business into balance.

At Hemisphere Accounting, we don’t operate like a traditional accounting firm.

We are a firm that is cloud based, forward thinking, and who consistently strives to improve our systems and processes. This is to ensure that our clients find it easy to work with us, no matter where they are in the world, and what they are doing.

As your qualified accountants, we are here to ensure that all of your financial decisions are made carefully and with your best interests in mind. We are at the forefront of technology enabling efficient and cost-effective accounting.

Geraldene Dobson

Founder & Managing Director, Chartered Accountant, Xero, MYOB & Quickbooks Certified Adviser

Hemisphere Accounting was founded by Geraldene Dobson in 2009. A Chartered Accountant originally from South Africa, she spent 14 years in the UK and is now based in Sydney, Australia. She is qualified as a chartered accountant and tax agent in the UK and Australia and has over 25 years of experience dealing with all sizes and types of businesses and individual finances.

In her leisure time Geraldene enjoys training for triathlons, skiing and getting out into nature.

Robin Dobson

Director, Chartered Accountant

Robin joined the business in 2019 after spending over 20 years in corporate, working for various banks and insurance companies in London and Sydney. Robin brings a wealth of knowledge to Hemisphere, particularly around the financial planning and analysis of businesses and offering virtual CFO services.

Robin loves to run, swim and cycle and play golf.

Kim Parker

Accountant, Xero Certified Advisor

Kim joined Hemisphere Accounting in 2017 after working for various companies in Sydney. Kim has extensive experience in the set-up and implementation of accounting systems and processes within a business and is known for her ability to connect with people and build and maintain long lasting relationships. Kim moved to Sydney from Cape Town in 2009.

Fun Fact: Kim was born in the Notre-Dame De Bon Secours Maternity Hospital in Paris, France.

Anam Laskor

Accountant;  Xero Certified Advisor

Anam studied Bachelor of Accounting and Marketing followed by a Master of Professional Accounting (MPA) from Latrobe University, Australia. He is an associate member of CPA Australia and a certified Xero and Xero Payroll Advisor. Anam has been working in this industry since 2018 working for Hemisphere Accounting for the majority of this time as a Bookkeeper and Accountant dealing with various sizes and types of business. He love to learn new things, and embrace his inner nerd.

Rachelle Garcia

Assistant to Geraldene, Bookkeeper, Xero Certified Advisor

Rachelle joined Hemisphere in 2021 and has become an integral part of the team. Rachelle has seven years of experience in corporate accounting – handling general accounting, bookkeeping and preparation of financial statements. Rachelle is a Certified Bookkeeper and member of National Institute of Accounting Technicians of the Phils.

In her spare time Rachelle bakes amazing cakes!

Kate Johnston

Cert IV Bookkeeper, Xero Certified Advisor

Kate is originally from South Africa and moved to Sydney in 2008. Kate has a Bachelor of Commerce degree in Business Management and Marketing and has an extensive background in project management and project office management, specifically in IT software implementations. After having children and looking for more flexible work options, Kate completed a Certificate in Business Bookkeeping and commenced her career as a bookkeeper. Kate has recently completed her Certificate IV in Accounting and Bookkeeping.

Daisy Nguyen

Accountant, Bookkeeper, Xero Certified Adviser

Daisy’s career spans 7 years in tax and compliance for Australian businesses where she has had exposure to a number of industries (Pharmacy, e-Commerce, Retail, Equipment Rental Shop, Grocery Store, Health Clinic, and other Australian SME’s). Daisy holds a Bachelor of Accounting from the Academy of Finance and intends to further her studies with CPA Australia.

Outside of work, Daisy enjoys spending time in the kitchen trying new recipes by cooking up a storm for her family and friends. She also loves to keep active by spending time in nature.

Vivian Vocalan

Accountant, Bookkeeper, Xero Certified Advisor

Vivian joined Hemisphere Accounting in early 2022 as a bookkeeper and has grown from strength to strength. She holds a Bachelor of Science (B.S.) in Accountancy from New Era University and is a Certified Public Accountant.

Vivian loves adventures, foods and cats!

Adél Steyn

Bookkeeper, Xero Certified Advisor

Adel is Hemisphere’s longest running employee! She joined Hemisphere Accounting back in 2010 and is based in the UK dealing with the majority of Hemisphere’s UK business clients. Adel has been working in accounting for almost 20 years. She has an accounting degree from the University of Pretoria, South Africa. Prior to working at Hemisphere Accounting, she spent eight years working in the accounting sector assisting with tax refunds, self-assessment returns, providing accounting services for SMEs, assisting them with their financial requirements and compliance with HMRC , managing a high performing team and ensuring good client relationships.

Adel loves to travel and visit new places, she also likes to read suspense books and trying out South African recipes.

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Geraldene Dobson

Founder & Managing Director, Chartered Accountant, Xero, MYOB & Quickbooks Certified Adviser

Kim Parker

Accountant, Xero Certified Advisor

Robin Dobson

Director, Chartered Accountant

Anam Laskor

Accountant;  Xero Certified Advisor

Rachelle Garcia

Assistant to Geraldene, Bookkeeper, Xero Certified Advisor

Kate Johnston

Cert IV Bookkeeper, Xero Certified Advisor

Daisy Nguyen

Accountant, Bookkeeper, Xero Certified Adviser

Vivian Vocalan

Accountant, Bookkeeper, Xero Certified Advisor

Adél Steyn

Bookkeeper, Xero Certified Advisor