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Who We Are

MBP are so much more than just your old-school number crunching accountants. We look beyond the here and now of your numbers to breathe life into them and help to develop strategies that will set your and your business on a path to success.

Our Team

We become an extension of your business and assist with accountingbookkeepingbusiness advicetax advicehuman resources

Our team is guided by core values of Innovation, Community, Quality, Engagement, and Enjoyment.

With our strong focus on innovation, we leverage the power of cloud technology to reach and support clients nationwide. Besides our diverse range of services, we provide unparalleled remote and in-office support to our valued clients who need an extra hand without any additional charges.

We deal with issues proactively and even encourage our clients to get in touch with us as much as possible. With our friendly and accommodating approach, we manage to establish smooth client relationships built on mutual trust and respect.

Furthermore, we know that you hate nasty surprises on your bills, so we charge based on a fixed fee model through our service packages. This means our clients are never billed for 5-minute phone calls and they know exactly how much they will pay.

At MBP, our accountants and advisors have diverse skill sets and backgrounds, allowing us to help like-minded and equally ambitious small business owners from various industries. However, our current client base comprises of the following types of business:

  • Tradies and contractors
  • Real estate agents
  • Rental and investment properties
  • Hospitality businesses, restaurants, and cafes
  • Retail and service businesses
  • Medical and healthcare services

If any of these sounds like you, get in touch with us today! We’d love to partner with you so we can grow together!

Traditional accountants look backwards. Your business cant succeed looking in the rear view mirror. We built MBP to be forward focused. Our three F’s of best business practice (Forethought, Forecast and Follow-through) are designed to push your business forward. We deliver this through a range of fixed price packages and tailored business development services.

Our People

Chris Mercer

Managing Director

Chris has always had a passion for numbers and a real admiration for those with the entrepreneurial spirit, willing to risk it all and set up their own businesses.
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His passion for learning and numbers led him to complete his Masters Degree in Accounting and he is still a committed life long learner. He couples these skills in number crunching with his laid back and approachable manner to offer small business owners the advice and support they need in terms that they can actually understand.

Diana Mercer

General Manager & Senior Tax Advisor

Diana has thirty plus years of accounting experience behind her in roles ranging from the IRD to local tax firms and uses it all for your benefit.
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She is a friendly and approachable member of the team and enjoys getting to know the people behind the numbers so that she can ensure you are getting the best possible service and outcomes for your unique circumstances. Her insider knowledge of the IRD is a real asset to MBP and our clients.

Shaimaa Al-Ibousi

Assistant Accountant + Advisor

With a Bachelor of Accountancy, certification in Xero and a love for making a difference, Shaimaa is ready to support our clients and is a real asset to Team MBP.
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Outside of work, Shaimaa is the treasurer of the local Hilltop School PTA. she enjoys reading and exploring the outdoors with her family. Shaimaa has a creative flair and enjoys painting whenever she has the time.

Challenging the norms of traditional accounting

Accounting is so much more than just number crunching. Accountants are considered your most trusted advisors. We take the trust of our clients very seriously. This trust underpins our dedication to the success of our clients and is the driving force of our own success.

Better business practice leads to better business success. Our commitment to better business has led us to develop our 3 F’s of better business, Forethought, Forecast, Follow-through. We advocate these to our clients as we know from personal experience that this process will drive the achievement of your business and lifestyle goals.

We challenge our clients and ourselves to think differently about the same old tasks. A good business owner never stops learning or pushing their boundaries.

We partner with our clients for ongoing development and success. This is why we refer to our business clients as our MBP Business Partners. This partnership drives our engaged and proactive approach to working with our clients. We firmly believe that our success is firmly tied to the success of our clients. This mutual success underpins our drive to help you achieve more for the same or the same for less. Creating efficient, effective strategies for success.

Our values are at the core of what we do. They drive us on a daily basis in everything we do for our clients and for our own business. Our core values are:

Enjoyment. Approaching work and life with balance, passion and positivity.

Engagement. Open and friendly communication to inspire positive collaboration.

Innovation. Leading through learning, proactive development and challenging ideas.

Community. Sustainable commitments to our team, our clients and our environment.

Quality. Providing timely outcomes with integrity that are accurate and understandable.