Partners of Stones Sharp2018-02-20T05:03:28+00:00

The team at Stones Sharp Accountants are at the forefront of the continued growth of the practice and the ever-changing landscape of owning and operating a Business and Australian Taxation legislation.

Understanding the needs of clients and communication are the most important factors in all relationships. Shane provides this at a consistently high level.

Shane Borg FCPA – Partner

Shane Borg is a Fellow of the Australian Society of Certified Practicing Accountants, and a member of the Taxation Institute of Australia. He began in public practice in February 1992, became a member of the Stones Sharp team in February 2007 and became Partner in July 2009 Shane’s passion is to consider the clients, the clients business and the client’s taxation affairs with a holistic approach whilst providing business mentoring, business strategies’, systems development, taxation advice and taxation planning in order to assist his clients and their families achieve their goals.

Jean-Alain Jacquin CPA – Associate

Jean-Alain Jacquin joined Stones Sharp as a Senior Accountant in January 2014, and was introduced as an Associate of the Practice in July 2017.

Jean-Alain has over 15 years experience in public practice providing business, accounting and taxation services to a vast range of business types and sizes, with a depth of expertise in the operation of different accounting software across numerous industries.

Jean-Alain interests include business analysis and reporting, tax planning and consulting, software implementation, financial accounting and analysis.

Barry Stones FCPA– Consultant

Barry was admitted as a partner of the firm on 1 July 1971 aged 23, retired as a partner on 30 June 2005 but continues to consult to Stones Sharp Certified Practising Accountants and clients of the Practice.

Barry is a Fellow of the Australian Society of Certified Practicing Accountants, an Associate Member of the Governance Institute of Australia, an Associate Member of the Chartered Institute of Secretaries and Administrators, and a Registered Tax Agent.

Until recently Barry was also a registered Company Auditor.  His vast experience in Public Practice providing advice to businesses and individuals has and continues to be of lasting value.

As a consultant to Stones Sharp, Barry has continued to work in Estate Planning, Family Office Planning and general Taxation and Business advising matters.

Barry continues to consult directly to the Practice and clients.

Ken Sharp FCPA – Consultant

Ken Sharp is a consultant and former partner of Stones Sharp with more than 40 years experience and is a Fellow of the Australian Society of Certified Practising Accountants.

Ken’s experience in taxation, small business planning and structuring, management consulting, estate planning and superannuation enables a comprehensive service to small business clients.

Ken is also the President of the Richmond Cricket Club and has been since 2001.

To learn more about Stones Sharp Services and our people, please contact our office on 03 9853 0641.