Top small business advisors awarded

26 Sep 2016

Online technologies key to achievements

Small business advisors nationwide were honoured for their service to Australian SME sector at MYOB’s recent Partner Connect event in Gold Coast.

Each year MYOB recognises leaders in the business advisory and accountancy fields. There is a specific focus on the innovations and online transformations that are driving change in the industry, but also acknowledgement of the commitment to seeing their customers succeed that drives many partners.

The prestigious ‘Partner of the Year’ award went to Martine Hoosen from Western Australian based Bookwiz Bookkeeping. Martine has over 20 years of experience as a bookkeeper and has been part of MYOB’s partner network since she established her business management company in 2000 and is counted amongst MYOB’s most valued resellers.

MYOB General Manager James Scollay announced the award, complimenting Ms Hoosen on her positive contribution and activity to the SME community.

“Martine has a strong focus on ensuring her clients are educated in how to understand their business financial reports and also their understanding of compliance in the areas of BAS, Payroll and Superannuation,” says Mr. Scollay

“Martine is at the forefront of keeping up-to-date with the latest technologies that can really benefit her clients and her focus is always on helping her clients’ succeed; a vision that MYOB completely supports.”

Ms Hoosen was honoured to receive the top award.

“Working with MYOB for over 20 years has really helped me provide insightful and valuable solutions to my clients,” she says. “Being part of the MYOB community is a huge achievement and I am very proud to have the recognition of Partner of the Year”.

The MYOB Partner Connect awards also celebrated various partners for their innovation, growth and loyalty:

  • Newcomer of the Year - Jen Pryor – Pryority Office Management Services (WA)
  • Innovator of the Year - Kamara Wagstaff – Infinity Business Solutions (VIC)
  • Lifetime Achievement Award - Pam Chilman – Australian Management Control (ACT)


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About MYOB

MYOB (ASX:MYO) is a leading cloud based business management solutions provider. It makes business life easier for approximately 1.2 million businesses across Australia and New Zealand by simplifying accounting, payroll, tax, practice management, CRM, websites, job costing, inventory and more. MYOB provides ongoing support via many client service channels including a network of over 40,000 accountants, bookkeepers and other consultants. It is committed to ongoing innovation, particularly in cloud computing solutions, and in 2015 was awarded the BRW award for the most innovative large company for 500+ employees and placed 2nd in BRW’s Most Innovative Companies Award list across all categories nationally. For more information, visit or follow @MYOB on Twitter.