About Hoc

About Us

Since 1978 when Hughes O’Dea Corredig Pty Ltd opened its first office, we have worked hard to develop a successful business that allows us to enjoy mutually rewarding partnerships with our clients. With an ethos of integrity and accuracy we are dedicated to helping you achieve your financial goals.

A respected accounting firm that caters to all your financial management needs, we are here to help you structure and streamline your finances so you can spend more time doing things that are important to you.

Our team has up-to-the-moment finance and taxation legislation expertise to ensure our clients always get the best outcomes, taking the complexity out of planning for your financial future.

We are committed to helping you make informed financial choices. That’s what we do and we do it well.

Awards & Recognition

Our Team

Partner - Client Business Advisor
Darren Jinkins
Darren has been a member of the team since 1999, consulting and providing quality tax advice that results in successful business outcomes. ‘In this environment, listening closely to our clients’ goals, having empathy, and strong general tax knowledge are essential.’ Darren is a CPA and holds a Bachelor of Business, Accounting.
Partner - Client Business Advisor
Michelle Grech
Michelle, who is a Partner at Hughes O’Dea Corredig, has been advising and assisting our clients since 2002. Michelle has detailed tax knowledge to assist businesses and individuals with their business planning, structuring and taxation issues at achieve their desired outcomes. “I’m always listening to client’s needs to help to develop and grow their business which is very rewarding.” Michelle is a member of Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand and hold a Bachelor of Commerce. Michelle is also an Authorised Representative under our Limited Financial Planning License and provides superannuation and estate planning advice
Partner - Superannuation Services
Lisa Papachristoforos
Lisa Papachristoforos is Partner of Superannuation Services at Hughes O’Dea Corredig, which was awarded the 2020 SMSF Firm of the Year. She has a Bachelor of Business (Accounting) and Bachelor of Business (Financial Planning) both from RMIT University, is a CPA, CA, AFP (Financial Planning Association of Australia), Registered Tax Agent, Authorised Representative listed on ASIC’s Financial Adviser Register, and SSA (SMSF Association Specialist SMSF Adviser). She holds positions on the FPA Professional Standards and Conduct Committee and the CPA Victorian Public Practice Committee. She is currently studying towards her CFP, was awarded the 2019 Superannuation Specialist Accountant of the Year and was a finalist within the same award category in 2020. Lisa enjoys spending time with her young family and contributing articles for the online platform Eureka Report as their SMSF expert.
Accountant, Client Advisor
Peter O’Dea
Prior to becoming part of the Hughes O'Dea Corredig team in 1987 Peter had many years’ experience with the Australian Taxation Office which included experience in complex audit assignments. As a result, his specialist areas include tax and accounting. Peter holds a Diploma of Business Studies and is a member of the National Tax Agents Association.
Accountant, Client Advisor
Denis Grant
Denis joined the Hughes O’Dea Corredig team in 1996, and is dedicated to the important details of all things tax and accounting related – and assisting our clients in maximising their offsets and deductions. ‘It’s really about helping people get the best results and making the complex accounting process as simple and efficient as possible.’ Denis holds a Diploma of Business Studies and is a Fellow of the National Tax And Accountants Association . He is an avid Western Bulldogs supporter and was awarded a Life member of the Western Bulldogs in 2019.
Accountant, Client Advisor
Kevin Memery
Manager - Business Services
Dominic De Pasquale
Dominic joined the team at HOC in early 2020, and is at his best when he is working side by side with clients to help them achieve success by providing accurate and timely taxation and business advice. Dom has extensive experience across many sectors including the Construction, IT & Rideshare industries. He believes that the role of an accountant is to be a business owner’s “right hand man” to help guide them through any issues they may face. He is an avid Western Bulldogs supporter and is currently in a tug of war with his father-in-law for his 3-year-old son’s footy allegiance.
Practice Manager - Private Wealth
Lisa Brockett
Lisa (B) has joined the team as our new Practice Manager at HOC Private Wealth. With passion and enthusiasm, Lisa oversees the day-to-day operations at HOC Private Wealth and is committed to providing the best possible customer service to HOC’s clients. Lisa comes to us with an abundance of experience not just within the financial services industry but also has worked in the Defence Force, Health and Ageing, Community Services, Hearing Services, as well as the Video Production Industry! Lisa holds a Bachelor of Economics (Honours), Diploma of Video Production, and Professional Certificate in Web Accessibility, and is currently pursuing a Graduate Diploma in Financial Planning. When she is not at the office, Lisa enjoys videos, and cooking and loves to spend time with friends and family. My favourite saying is “tomorrow is another day”.
Manager - Superannuation Services
Karlyn Read
Since 2013 Karlyn has created favourable tax and SMSF solutions, and from the multi-facetted perspectives of compliance, accounting, tax, financial planning and audit. She is an integral member of the 2020 named SMSF Firm of the Year. Karlyn holds a Bachelor of Commerce and Master of Accounting. Currently passing the highest standard for advice, FASEA Exam and an Authorised Representative listed on ASIC’s Financial Adviser Register.
Senior Business Services Accountant
Kimberley Hall
Business Services Accountant
Lee Muckian
Lee, has joined our HOC team in 2023. Lee is a member of CPA and holds a Bachelor of Business in Accounting. She has experience in small business and personal accounting and tax matters. Having great empathy skills, she enjoys working collaboratively with clients to meet their business and personal obligations and goals. Outside of work, Lee is a volunteer with Friends of Darebin Creek, a passionate supporter of the Sydney Swans and also enjoys listening to live music.
Superannuation Accountant
Rina Mahusay
Superannuation Accountant
Venus Bautista
Business Services Accountant
Sean Espinas
Receptionist & Client Services
A warm and professional first point of contact, Tina has well over 20 years of experience as a Receptionist and Office Administrator, providing administrative support to our team and clients.
Client Services Officer
Sandra Caruana
Sandra joined us in 2015 and brings impeccable organisational skills and attention to detail to her role as an invaluable member of the Hughes O’Dea Corredig team, delivering high-quality and efficient SMSF administration to our clients. ‘Working as part of a team and understanding the challenges of SMSF rules are really rewarding.’
Client Services Officer
Julie Cameron
Since joining the Hughes O’Dea Corredig in 2014, Julie has brought a keen-eyed organisational ability and thorough understanding of taxation and corporate compliance to the role. ‘I work closely with directorial staff to provide administrative support, ensuring effective time management.’
Client Services Officer - Private Wealth
Paul Grech


Cheryl Campbell

My husband and I have been using the company for personal and business advice and services for more years than I can recall. Always a pleasure to deal with such professional and caring people.

Robert Greer

O’Dea Corredig has been my accountant and business advisor for well over 10 years, I have found them excellent both in the effective advice offered and the diligent way in which they prepare my compliance work ...
also a lovely what a lovely hardworking company with Michelle, Lisa, Darren and the rest of the team

Bob Goatley

Always been very happy with the service and advice provided.

Clive Dwyer

A great lifelong service provider

Andrew Ong

Darren, Michelle and the team have provided fantastic service to us. Highly recommend.

Peter Papas

Always great service and technical knowledge

Kevin Carlisle-Stapleton

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Liana Johnson

Paul Rogers


We have been using Hughes O'Dea Corredig as our accountants for many years now, after a family referral. Denis Grant is our accountant - and you simply could not ask for more in an accountant, than Denis. He listens, he's knowledgeable, he's interested, he's professional, and he's a charming and terrific bloke. 5 stars, always recommended. Thanks.

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Hamish John Appleby

A scrupulous and honourable tax agency that I can only say great things about. I have been using Hughes O'Dea Corredig now for the last few years, they are fantastic at what they do. Communication with all staff - from reception to the tax agents is always a pleasure. They always get back to me promptly and most importantly - they provide a wonderful service! - Highly recommended
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