About us


The team at Sheila Ponting & Co have been providing friendly and affordable accounting assistance since 2000, specialising in supporting Small Business and those with more complex individual financial situations, including SMSFs. Our team believe in offering a personal service and we are happy to take the time to talk with you so you understand the work we do for you.

Meet the team

Sheila Ponting & Co has a wealth of experience in all facets of Public Practice accounting. Feel free to contact us to discuss your accounting needs. Our services include:


Sheila Ponting FCPA

As a resident of the northern end of the Gold Coast for over 30 years, Sheila is a well known and respected member of the local community. She holds a Bachelor of Business, is a fellow of CPA Australia and serves on the Board of Tamborine Mountain College. She is also a mother of 3 adult daughters and in her spare time, Sheila enjoys running, travel and catching up with friends.


Lin Puettmann
Senior Accountant

With over 10 years of experience as a tax accountant, Lin joined Sheila Ponting and Co in 2017. Moving to Australia from China in 2002, Lin is a Senior Accountant with our firm and a proud Gold Coast local. She holds a Master of Finance and Bachelor of Commerce, with a major in Accounting. Lin has experience in tax and BAS preparation, and knowledge of Xero, MYOB and QuickBooks. Away from work, Lin enjoys spending time with her family, travelling and reading.


Tanya Gray

You are likely to hear Tanya’s friendly voice on the phone and be greeted with her lovely smile at reception. The newest member of the Sheila Ponting and Co team, Tanya joined our practice in 2019 bringing with her, 20-plus years of experience working in accounting firms. She has called the Gold Coast home for over 15 years and outside of work, Tanya enjoys spending time with family and friends, strolling around the GC and taking time out with pilates classes.


Jo Douglas
Admin Support / Reception

Joining the practice in 2011, Jo is an instrumental part of our company, juggling her time between the front desk and providing crucial administration support to the accounting team. Jo certainly has the Gold Coast salt water coursing through her veins, calling the GC home for over 35 years! When she is not at work, Jo loves spending time with her family, camping and curling up with a good book.

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