About us

CCS Partners was established 1992 and is a leading accounting firm with offices in Sydney CBD and Hurstville CBD. As a long established firm CCS Partners has built an enviable reputation by providing specialist professional advice and a highly personalised level of service. We work closely with our clients to offer taxation, accounting, audit & assurance, SMSF services and succession & estate planning. With a string of professional memberships & registrations, including a long term association with the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Australia, we continue to be at the forefront of our profession. CCS Partners provides services to a wide range of industries including: manufacturing, engineering, marketing & media, financial services, property development, construction and food.

Our five partners are highly experienced with many years in the accounting industry. They are supported by a dedicated team of professional support staff, many of whom are long term employees. Our clients always have ready access to partners and senior staff, and we pride ourselves in maintaining long term relationships with our clients.

Emanuel Calligeros

Partner of the firm since 1992 and has over 35 years experience in public practice.

Qualifications & Memberships

  • Chartered Accountant
  • Certified Practicing Accountant
  • Registered Tax Agent
  • Registered Company Auditor
  • Registered SMSF Auditor

Experience & Specialties

Commenced employment with an international CA firm in audit division and after 5 years moved to national firm to broaden advisory skills. After 4 years worked and joined the partnership of CA firm focussing on business advisory and tax services until initiating the formation of CCS Partners. The 40 years of professional activity in CA practice has allowed a wealth of experience to be provided in business advisory, tax and audit services to assist clients with changes in business conditions and legislation.

Personal Comment

Our practice team and diversity of clients has allowed us to supply practical solutions in the continually changing business environment.

 

Jim (James) Cassim

Partner of the firm since 1992 and has over 28 years experience in public practice.

Qualifications & Memberships

  • Chartered Accountant
  • Registered Tax Agent
  • Registered Company Auditor
  • Registered SMSF Auditor
  • The Law Society of NSW External Examiner
  • The Tax Institute – Chartered Tax Advisor

Experience & Specialties

Commenced employment with a CA firm in audit division. Within a short time moved to tax and business advisory, which also included appraisal of businesses for sale to prospective purchasers. Through 35 years of experience has seen a multitude of compliance changes, many requiring proactive advice. Experience in business appraisals and business structuring for the short and long term. Minimising tax and use of simple or complex structures.

Personal Comment

Our clients are confronted with issues as business develops and from changing legislation. We have a highly experienced team of professionals who are well-placed to tackle these issues.

 

Giorgio Manuli

Partner of the firm since 2005 and has over 12 years experience in public practice.

Qualifications & Memberships

  • Chartered Accountant
  • Registered Tax Agent
  • Registered SMSF Auditor
  • The Tax Institute – Chartered Tax Advisor
  • AFS Limited Licensee (awaiting for approval)
  • Diploma of Financial Planning

Experience & Specialties

Commenced employment with the NSW Government within a small accounting team. In order to expand my accounting skills I later commenced working for CCS Partners. With over 16 years of experience in public practice with CCS Partners I have been presented with a magnitude of challenges requiring expert tax and business advisory services. Over the years we have handled complex issues in the following areas:

  • Small business concessions including rollovers and retirement exemptions.
  • FBT
  • Business re-structuring
  • Tax planning
  • Capital Gains Tax

Personal Comment

Our highly personalised approach differentiates us from other accounting firms. We always strive to provide the best solutions for our clients.

 

 

John Tsoutras

Partner of the firm since 2009 and has over 15 years experience in public practice.

Qualifications & Memberships

  • Chartered Accountant
  • Certified Practicing Accountant
  • Registered Tax Agent
  • Registered SMSF Auditor
  • Chartered Tax Advisor – The Tax Institute
  • Master of Taxation
  • AFS Limited Licensee (waiting for approval)
  • Diploma of Financial Planning

Experience & Specialties

Commence as an intern with a CPA firm in Melbourne and quickly became a permanent member of the firm. Completed CPA, then Masters of Taxation while working for the firm. After 8 years of service, moved to Sydney and joined CCS Partners as a senior accountant. Completed CA and became partner in CCS in October 2009. 20+ years of experience in the SME sector, with focus on tax and SMSFs.

Personal Comment

The ever-changing taxation landscape makes it hard for businesses to meet their current and future obligations. Our team of qualified professionals are well-placed to meet our clients needs.

 

 

Roger Zande

Partner of the firm since 2005 and has over 18 years experience in public practice.

Qualifications & Memberships

  • Chartered Accountant
  • Registered Tax Agent
  • Registered SMSF Auditor
  • The Law Society of NSW External Examiner
  • The Tax Institute – Chartered Tax Advisor

Experience & Specialties

Commenced employment with a CA firm in audit division, moved to tax and business advisory, with a focus on business restructuring. 27 years of experience in the profession.

Personal Comment

Our team prides itself on being able to provide practical solutions to business so that they can meet changes in legislative requirements and the business environment.