Steve Heller is our information technology and travel industry expert and specialises in business services and taxation for small & medium enterprises.
Inspired by his grandfather, Steve pursued his accounting qualifications straight after graduating from high-school. After many years in audit and business services within partnerships and as a sole practitioner, he joined DFK Laurence Varnay as a Partner in 2000.
Steve rapidly embraced new technology, including cloud accounting and revolutionised many of our existing practises. DFK Laurence Varnay offered Steve a challenge, a friendly atmosphere and diverse client base – allowing him to take his career to new heights, and work towards exceptional results for clients.
Clients warm to Steve quickly and trust his expertise to obtain outstanding short-term and long-term results for their businesses. His diverse knowledge base is an asset to every client, no matter the service being provided.
Steve has worked closely with the International Air Transport Association (IATA) and Australian Federation of Travel Agents (AFTA), and was Chairman of the AFTA Code of Compliance Monitoring Committee (ACCMC). With experience leading national committees and developing compliance frameworks, Steve is a strategic thinker that will always pursue the best outcome for clients.
That drive to deliver good outcomes for clients means that Steve is continually looking to build upon his knowledge and value-add for clients. He has national and global connections, which is a strong foundation for small & medium enterprise growth – no matter where you are in the world.
Steve is the family patriarch and enjoys spending time with his family, cycling and participating in local walking groups. He is passionate about current affairs, reads crime novels and enjoys heading for a night out at the theatre or out to dinner with friends.
A dynamic, friendly and enthusiastic person, Steve looks forward to the future and consistently seizes upon opportunities within the industry to make what we do more effective and efficient.