Rachel is an experienced administrator & Certified Bookkeeper - mainly working in small businesses across a range of industries including agriculture, technology, freight, engineering and automotive fields.
Rachel is a Xero Certified Advisor with previous experience using MYOB Essentials and FreshBooks. Rachel has implemented Xero and add-on apps including Tradify, Xero Projects, Xero Payroll, Receipt Stash, Flexitime and PayHero into businesses. Rachel loves working out the most straight forward administration processes for you to follow and will help you find the right application to make your day to day accounting easier.
Rachel's career has spanned a number of different organisations and industries. Starting in radio advertising and then moving to television advertising and finally advertising agencies over the space of 12 years.
At the same time, Rachel was a member of the Royal NZ Navy Volunteer Reserve training in the world of merchant shipping. When the opportunity came to fill a 12 month full-time contract with the Navy, she leapt at the chance to undertake a new career direction. After 3 years with the Navy, Rachel had achieved the National Certificate Level 4 in Adult Education & Training.
Rachel left the Navy to return to the private business sector. Her next roles included 12 months with a training design outsource company and 6 years with an insurance company where Rachel created in-house training materials, resources and learning systems.
During this time, Rachel also successfully ran a small automotive workshop with her late husband for 10 years.
Rachel's love of technology was a natural fit for her next role with a telephone software company creating and writing help guides for their software systems and mobile applications.
About 5 years ago, a friend asked for help setting up their business and dealing with the "books". This lead to another, then another and the birth of Conduit Bookkeeping in August 2017.