Tony Croese - Proprietor

Tony is the proprietor of TJC Accounting and has been an Accountant in Raymond Terrace since 1996. He completed his Bachelor of Commerce degree at Newcastle University in 1999. He went on to complete his CPA qualifications in 2002.

Tony loves a renovation project when he not hard at work with the TJC team. He's constantly working on his next building project with his young family.

‘In the great words of YODA – Do or do not, there is no try’

Come to us for a guaranteed
personalised experience

TJC is an accounting firm that strives to provide a personal approach to business. We are a CPA accredited firm utilising the resources of other members throughout the country to ensure our clients are constantly kept up to date on the latest developments. Established in 2003 by Tony Croese, TJC is an accounting firm that strives to provide a personal approach to accounting.

The TJC office is located in Raymond Terrace NSW Australia and primarily services the areas of Port Stephens, Maitland and the Hunter Valley. As the team continues to grow, commitment to our clients remains the same. Get to know our team a little better by taking a look at their profiles below. 


We are thrilled to announce that Chris Roach
has joined the TJC team.

Chris has run her own successful practice for many years in the Terrace.Tony and Carrol have both enjoyed working with Chris in previous years.

Chris has years of experience and a wealth of knowledge to support both business and individual clients.The TJC team is looking forward to meeting all of Chris’s valued clients.

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Meet our team


Matthew Anderson

Matt is a Senior Accountant at TJC Accounting and has been with the firm since its inception. He has worked as an Accountant since 1997 and obtained his qualification as a Chartered Accountant in 2002. Matt is dedicated to providing accounting and tax advice to clients.

‘Matt is an active member of his local car club and enjoys cruising in his 1972 Falcon GT’


Carrol Lawrence

Carrol has been with TJC Accounting since 2006. With extensive experience in general accounting,Carrol provides business and taxation services to a range of small to medium clients.

Carrol loves to plan exciting and adventurous holidays in her downtime. Expanding her knowledge of the world around her and facilitating her lust for adventure.

‘Let your smile change the world, don’t let the world change your smile’


Kirryn Hardy

Kirryn is our individual tax return specialist. Joining our team in 2013 she is currently completing her CA qualifications.

Kirryn has valuable experience in a multitude of fields, enabling her to assist our clients with all taxation needs.
With a young family, Kirryn spends her very rare down time enjoying her love of all things fashion.

‘Be a pineapple, stand tall, wear a crown and be sweet on the inside’


Jess Smith

Jess joined our team in 2018, with a Bachelor of Business and extensive bookkeeping experience. Jess is a valuable addition to TJC Accounting, providing assistance for our individual and small business clients.

Jess enjoys her days off caravanning and making memories with her young family.

'Don’t count the days, make the days count’


Mandy Myers

Mandy joined our team in 2016 as our receptionist and accountant support. She now also manages client accounts with years of admin experience.

Mandy’s administration knowledge extends to corporate and ATO compliance which is a valuable support to our accountants and clients.

Outside of work her time is spent being a creative and talented artist, who enjoys spending time with her family and friends.

‘When it rains look for rainbows, when its dark look for stars’


Lisa Warden

Lisa joined the team in 2017. Becoming part of our friendly administration team on reception, Lisa is always happy to assist our clients.

Her weekends are spent with family, friends and attending her children’s sporting activities.

‘Love the life you live. Live the life you love’