Introducing the Schnelle Partners team. Your tax & accounting professionals...

At Schnelle Partners we are a dedicated team that works together to provide a complete accounting and tax service that helps our clients achieve their business goals.

We are highly professional, with the experience to guide our clients in making informed financial decisions promoting ongoing growth and profitability.

Each member of our team has a diverse range of skills allowing us to offer our clients an individual service tailored to their specific needs.

Roger Schnelle

Roger founded Schnelle Partners in July 2001.  Before that he was a partner in various Accountancy Practices around Albury.  He is a Chartered Accountant.

Roger has vast experience in helping clients set up, successfully run and sell their businesses.  This includes helping clients set up the correct structures to run their business and make sure they pay no more tax than legally required. 

When not at work Roger and his wife enjoy travelling overseas and in Oz.  He is a Rotarian, a single figure golfer and plays guitar and piano.

Cindy Willet

Cindy has been with Schnelle Partners since the 2011 merger with The Next Step.  Cindy started with The Next Step in 2003 and before that worked for an accounting firm in Bega giving her over 20 years experience in the profession.  Cindy holds a Bachelor of Business attained by studying part-time whilst working full-time.

Cindy is a senior accountant with Schnelle Partners and deals with a vast range of clientele including farmers, medical professionals, retailers, manufacturers as well as rental property owners.  She holds accreditations with Xero, MYOB, Quickbooks, Reckon One and is particularly proficient in MYOB, Xero and Reckon.

Outside of work interests include travelling, music concerts, gardening and frequent visits to her nephews in Melbourne.

Ryan Gilbert

Ryan joined Schnelle Partners as a senior accountant in May 2018. Before joining the team Ryan worked at Crowe Horwath Albury for over 5 years in the business advisory team. Ryan holds a Bachelor of Business (Accounting) which he completed at Charles Sturt University while working full time. He is currently undertaking further studies to become a Chartered Accountant.

Ryan has developed a strong drive for helping out clients and gets great satisfaction out of seeing how his work impacts their lives. Working in Albury has given Ryan great experience working on a large range of industries including small to medium sized family business operations and investments, primary producers, construction and car dealers.

Ryan has a keen interest in cloud accounting not only because of the efficiency gained from an accounting and bookkeeping perspective but from it's ability to create a start to end software solution. With many efficiency features cloud accounting gives clients more time to focus on other aspects of their business. Ryan holds accreditations with Xero, QuickBooks Online and MYOB. 

Michaela Adams

More about Michaela coming soon...

Matthew Wheaton

Matthew is a Chartered Accountant and has worked at Schnelle Partners for 5 years. Matthew holds a Bachelor of Accounting which he completed at Charles Sturt University and a Graduate Diploma of Chartered Accounting completed through Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand.

Matthew works across all areas of taxation, business advisory and self managed superannuation funds. Matthew has experience with individual taxpayers, investors and rental property owners along with small to medium sized entities in a range of industries including farming, building and construction, consulting, medical and retail.

He is passionate about cloud accounting and is a Xero certified adviser with a high level of experience in all areas of Xero.

In his spare time, Matthew enjoys getting outdoors including running, bushwalking, mountain bike riding and snowboarding.

Allan McLean

Allan joined Schnelle Partners in 2019 as a trainee accountant, working full time whilst studying a Bachelor of Business (Accounting) part time. He has previous experience working in the banking industry.

Allan works closely with the accounting team, gaining experience with individual taxpayers, investors, business entities and self managed superannuation funds. He is passionate about cloud accounting and holds accreditations with Xero.

Away from work Allan goes to the gym regularly, enjoys watching the AFL and likes travelling to Melbourne often.

Alice Schnelle

Alice joined the Schnelle Partners team in 2015 and has previous experience working in administrative/secretarial roles with local businesses. In 2017 Alice completed her Bachelor of Accounting at Charles Sturt University.

Alice is the office Practice Administrator, taking care of Schnelle Partners internal bookkeeping, payroll, HR and KPI monitoring.  Alice also supports and works with the rest of the admin team.

On the weekend Alice loves to spend time with her golden retrievers Lilly and Ari, go out for brunch with her husband and catch up with family and friends.

Dianne Wilson

Dianne has been receptionist in the front office with Schnelle Partners since 2009.

Previously Dianne has had various roles in Albury including office manager at a local jewellery store and administration assistant with GIO Financial Planning. Dianne studied business administration at Albury TAFE.

Dianne likes working in a busy office and particularly enjoys meeting clients and hearing stories about their families, travel and achievements. As well as reception Dianne assists the Admin team with their busy workload.

Shelly Damm

After 10 years in the banking industry, Shelly completed a Certificate 3 in Business and has since worked in administration and book keeping for small business.

At Schnelle Partners, she enjoys a part time role and also provides relief for the remaining administration team. Her specialty is communicating with the ATO to rectify issues on behalf of our valued clients.

Outside of work Shelly is busy with her family, enjoys being active and keeping up with her children. The family have a passion for outback travel and lots of camping.