Alex is one of our number crunching accountants who began working here at CHG in January 2018 after completing an Internship at another firm. Alex completed his studies at Southern Cross University in 2017, earning a bachelor of business, majoring in accounting. Being born and bred on the Gold Coast, Alex is passionate about the local community and area. He enjoys helping clients find clarity in what can often seem like a complicated world of tax and financial obligations. Alex will soon be embarking on the next stage of studies, beginning his CPA.
A man of many interests Alex loves staying active by playing his favourite sport (among many) soccer of a weekend. When he isn’t running around a soccer field he enjoys drinking the Gold Coasts best coffees and planning his next overseas adventure. He enjoys coming to work each day, working in a fast-paced environment surrounded by highly motivated and friendly people.
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Quick Questions with Alex
Are you messy or organized?
Definitely a bit of both, depends on what day it is.
What is the last joke you recall?
What’s the best thing about Switzerland?... I don’t know but the flag is a big plus
What do you like most about your job?
Continually learning and developing, helping clients and seeing them succeed more than anything.
Where is the best place you’ve travelled to and why?
Japan - extremely nice people, beautiful landscapes contrasting amazing cities, incredibly interesting culture and THE BEST FOOD
Which celebrity do you look like?
A young Brad Pitt (clearly)
If you were on death row, what would your last meal be?
Tough one, but I don’t think I could go past the healthy options of a chicken karrage burger or a traditional Italian pizza
If you were stuck on an island, what 3 things would you bring?
House, family, food – private island there you go.
What is your Motto or personal Mantra?
The measure of intelligence is the ability to change
Where is your favourite place to eat?
There are a couple of local favourites – Burgster and Francies are my two go-to’s
What would you likely tell your 13 year old self?
Buy some shares in AfterPay
What is your favourite movie?
Blade Runner and also Home Alone as a Christmas time favourite
What books are at your bedside?
Barefoot Investor, Dr Karl the Universe and Everything, Magicians of the Gods
How do you define success?
Making a difference in somebody’s life, being happy and proud of what you do.
What is your least favourite food?
Controversial as it is - I’m not a big fan of goats cheese – but that’s about it.
What is your greatest fear?
Spiders – those things freak me out. They look like they are from another planet or something. Yeh, no thanks.
What is your biggest pet peeve?