Taxation can be a major cost to your business. We will work with you to minimise your tax and help you achieve your key objectives.
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6 Todd St, Port Adelaide SA 5015
61 Carrington St, Adelaide SA 5000
213 Greenhill Rd, Eastwood SA 5063
Ph (08) 8440 2496       Fax (08) 8440 2490

Firm Profile

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!

  Key People

Jim Handley FCA BCom (Acc) 

Jim trained and qualified with KPMG in Adelaide/Sydney, where he worked on the audit of major corporate and professional clients. At Handley Accounting he is responsible for a portfolio of the firm's larger and more complex clients, including clients subject to specialist audit requirements.

In addition, he provides in house technical support to colleagues and technical assistance to other external practitioners.

With 30 years' experience and his highly-regarded reputation and expertise Jim is a well suited Managing Director for Handley Accounting. Jim's manifesto is always to bring a fresh approach to everything Handley Accounting does and to deliver effective solutions with a first class service. This role is an ideal showcase for his business management skills and experience.

Away from the office, Jim enjoys travel and the outdoors.


Nicholas Handley CPA BCom (Acc) Ad Dip. (Acc)

Nicholas has focused his expertise on business consultancy, helping start-up, small and large businesses to ensure they have the right processes and plans in place to succeed in the future.

He believes management and communications, business structure are important for any growing organisation, and the application of effective management information systems is essential for achieving success. Nicholas believes measuring performance using Metrics that Matter and regular business modelling gives organisations the agility to innovate rapidly and meet challenges head on.

Nick has worked in both start-ups and established businesses in the retail, finance and manufacturing sectors where he was responsible for internal practice management and strategy; Nick relishes his role in business management and oversight as an ideal showcase for his skills and experience.

Nicholas also sits on a number of boards of Not for Profit and Charitable organisations, is the current treasurer of Rotary Club Adelaide and is a member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.

Away from his desk, Nicholas is a keen musician - enjoying sailing and following both cricket and football when time permits.


Adrian Selway CA BCom (Acc) BMgt (Admin)

Adrian specialises in advising on issues such as business development, tax, accounting and employee matters. He helps clients to understand their business and personal objectives, along with reaching satisfactory solutions that take into account any tax implications.

Adrian works with clients within his portfolio, as well as some fellow colleagues' clients, across of a range of sectors, but he has particular experience and expertise in working with 'technology' related businesses. He has a strong technology related network of contacts including the local academic and professional communities.

A science technology fan, Adrian holds a minor in Information and Communication Technology. Adrian ensures that the Handley Accounting team uses a paperless office approach to its work and is always looking for ways in which technology can help maximise revenue and efficiency both in house and for clients.

A keen advocate of the team approach, he ensures that if clients need advice on other specialist areas, they are introduced to colleagues who can provide the support and high levels of service they require.

Whenever he has the opportunity, Adrian enjoys playing sport and dining out.