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ABOUT STC
Our Team
Nicholas Lie
CPA, B Com
Partner
Bill G C Soon
BCA, FCPA, CTA, AGIA, ACIS
Partner
Michael Chai
CPA, MIA, B Com
Partner
Jackson Liu
CPA, B Com
Acountant
Wen Ou
ASA, B Eng, M Com, M PAcc
Accountant
Ardika Kharismageng
B Com, CA
Acountant
Sky Tran
CPA, B Com
Accountant
Jillian Yee
BA
Administrator
Abigail Suen
B Com
Administrator

Whether you are facing complex tax issues or just need your tax return Perth completed quickly, our consultants are ready to assist you. Call our office today to enquire about tax advice on (08) 9362 1000 or email admin@stcpartners.com.au

Nicholas Lie
CPA, B Com
nicklie@stcpartners.com.au

Partner
Nick’s experience spans across 16 years in accounting, financial analysis, and general business advice. Graduated from Curtin University of Western Australia with a Bachelor of Commerce degree. As well as being a member of CPA Australia, Nick is also a registered tax agent, registered SMSF auditor and registered migration agent.

He has been providing business and taxation advice to small to medium businesses (SMEs) across many different industries. His areas of expertise includes setting up business and advising on business structure, mergers and acquisition of business, strategies on succession planning, all taxation and capital gain issues, managing compliance issues for Self Managed Superannuation Funds including fund audit of SMSF.

With his business experience and entrepreneurial mind, he has the ability to work across different sectors, identifying areas of potential opportunities, improve internal controls, adopt new technology and build business strategy to help his client’s businesses grow and achieve client’s goals.

Nick loves travelling and spending quality time with his wife and 2 young children. Nick is a keen badminton player and he also believes life is too short to drink bad whisky.

Bill G C Soon
BCA, FCPA, CTA, AGIA, ACIS
bill@stcpartners.com.au

Partner
As a founder of STC, Bill has over 30 years of experience in the area of taxation and business services for a wide category of business. He graduated from Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand with a Bachelor of Commerce and Administration degree. He is also a registered tax agent, registered SMSF auditor and registered migration agent.

Bill’s current areas of specialisation include taxation, business valuation, business consulting, assurance services on self-managed superannuation funds, also succession & estate planning. He has been building his works with a range of business industries, varying from small to medium business entities as well as providing taxation advises to high net worth individuals and their current and future investments.

Michael Chai
CPA, MIA, B Com
michaelc@stcpartners.com.au

Partner
Michael Chai joined STC Partners, Perth Accountant in 2007. He graduated from Curtin University of Western Australia with a degree in Bachelor of Commerce Majoring in Accounting and Finance. He is also a Certified Practising Accountant with CPA Australia and also a Chartered Accountant with Malaysian Institute of Accountants. Michael is then admitted as a Partner in 2016.

Michael works with a range of business operators including manufacturers, developers, retailers and wholesalers, professional services, financial services and high net wealth investors. Through comprehensive understanding of all facets of his clients’ businesses, Michael offers expertise in the areas of business and entity structuring, GST, taxation and tax planning, business sale and acquisition, accounting system advisory and business consultation to support clients to guide their business towards achieving their financial dreams.

Outside of work, Michael loves to work on his project cars and enjoy quality time with his young family. He is also a keen beginner boxer and enjoys a good steak with whisky.

Jackson Liu
CPA, B Com
jacksonl@stcpartners.com.au

Accountant
Jackson (our client called him Jack) joined STC Partners, Perth Accountant in August 2011 as a graduate accountant. He graduated from Curtin University with a Bachelor of Commerce and he is associate member of CPA. He will complete his CPA program by December 2017.

He is an expert in cloud accounting specially XERO accounting and he had assisted many of our small medium business (SME) client in bookkeeping, compliance, taxation including GST and FBT, business improvements and general business advice.

Jack speaks fluent Mandarin and has been very instrumental in helping new business migrant settling in Perth. He has provided many new migrants advice on setting up business in Australia and all statutory & compliance work associated with running a business. He is also very active in his volunteer work with various Chinese community groups. He is currently serving as treasurer of Shandong Youth Association.

Wen Ou
ASA, B Eng, M Com, M PAcc
weno@stcpartners.com.au

Accountant
Wen completed a Master of Professional Accounting from Edith Cowan University in Western Australia. She also holds a Bachelor of Chemical Engineering and Master of Commerce, majoring in Information Technology and Electronic Commerce. She has previously worked with another accounting firm before joining STC Partners, Perth Accountant in 2011. She is currently completing CPA Australia program.

With over 7 years of experience, she assists many of our business clients on taxation, FBT, GST and general business matters. Wen also specialises in administration and assurance of Self Managed Superannuation Funds. She has worked with clients ensuring their SMSF comply with current tax rules and legislation. She also assist our Partner Bill Soon on advise on Self Managed Superannuation Fund pension strategies, borrowing to purchase investment property and other technical superannuation issues.

Outside work, Wen enjoys cooking and spending quality time with her 2 young children and searching for quiet time, which makes for a life packed with challenges and rewards.

Ardika Kharismageng
B Com, CA
ardikak@stcpartners.com.au

Accountant
Ardika (we called him “AK”) completed his Bachelor of Commerce (Accounting) at University of Notre Dame Australia. Prior to joining STC Partners, Perth Accountant, AK worked with another tax agent specialising in personal tax return and small business entity. AK has helped thousands of taxpayer lodging their tax return and receiving maximum tax refund.

Since joining STC, he has assisted many of our small & medium entity clients with all aspects of tax compliance, administration, and internal business improvement processes. He believes in efficiency & technology and he is a strong advocate of XERO accounting (cloud based accounting software). He is a XERO certified adviser and he is our client’s ‘go to guy’ with any XERO related question.

AK is a registered tax agent and he will be completing his Chartered Accountant Program (ICAA) at the end of the year. Escaping of being an accountant, Ardika is happiest doing his running track and listening to music. In his blood, he enjoys travelling and hanging out with his families and friends.

Sky Tran
CPA, B Com

Accountant
Sky completed her Bachelor of Commerce (Accounting and Finance) at Curtin University in 2016. Prior to joining STC Partners, Sky worked in an Engineering Consulting Firm as Finance accountant. Sky’s role and responsibility includes all facets of office administration management, preparation of monthly cashflows, budgets and Profit & Loss statement.

Sky’s completed her CPA Program in 2020 and she decided to challenge herself by moving her career to Public Practice. Since joining STC Partner, Sky has expanded her skills to include preparation of Individual, Trust and Company Tax Returns, Business Activity Statements and Financial Reports. She has also completed her training in accounting cloud software and she is now a XERO certified adviser.

Away from the office, Sky can be found catching up on the odd job around the house, watching movies or entertaining with friends and families.

Jillian Yee
BA
admin@stcpartners.com.au

Administrator
Jillian joined STC Partners, Perth Accountant in 2000 and has since become the face of STC Partners, Perth Accountant. She knows most of our client by their first names and some has become great friends. She has a degree in Bachelor of Arts of Business Studies majoring in marketing from University of East London.

She understands the demands of an accounting practice and the importance of accuracy, privacy and confidentiality among other things. Jillian is the first point of contact for our clients and keeps everything ticking over. She has been assisting our client with administrative taxation matters and corporate secretary matters.

Passionate at badminton and competes occasionally both locally and at national level. She has a cabinet full of trophy (although we have never seen it J 😊). She is also an active member of Badminton Association of Western Australia, supporting the association whenever needed. She also volunteered her time to manage the Under 19 team for Western Australia in 2014.

Abigail Suen
B Com

Administrator
Abigail joined STC Partners in October 2019 as an Administrator/Receptionist. She graduated from Curtin University with a Bachelor of Commerce majoring in Accounting & Banking in 2014.

Having worked for several years within hospitality industry, she comes from a strong background of customer services. Abby is passionate about meeting and building relationship with our clients. She works alongside Jillian to assist our client with all aspect of administration and compliance.

In her spare time, Abby enjoys catching up with her family and friends. She loves baking and she is super good (she is our in-house Master Chef!!)

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