Our People

Simon Cannington

Professional qualifications
B.Bus - Bachelor of Business (Accountancy) - RMIT
CA - Member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants

Simon is the founder of Strategic Accounting Solutions (SAS). He has more than 15 years’ experience in taxation advising as a manger and then partner in accounting practises before the commencement of SAS. This experience has seen him work with a wide variety of clients from all levels of income and business experience. Prior to working within the area of taxation he started his career with PricewaterhouseCoopers in the audit division and then also enjoyed some time in government departments and private enterprise as a financial consultant.

Outside of work Simon has always been a keen sportsperson, both actively and as a spectator, with particular passions over the years playing cricket, Aussie Rules football and many years of golf. His latest passion is reverting back to his childhood and riding his bike with his mates and racing whenever possible. He also loves his music and dabbles with cooking which is usually a good excuse for refreshing ale or a glass of red as well!!

Jocelyn Cannington

Professional qualifications
B.Comm - Bachelor of Commerce (Accounting and Commercial Law) - Deakin

Jocelyn grew up on her family’s grain farm in Saskatchewan, Canada and moved to Australia almost ten years ago. She has worked in a variety industries but finally found her passion as an accountant in public practise. Her accounting career in Australian Tax now spans over six years and includes working in both small and large practises including nearly three years within PricewaterhouseCoopers’ tax practise. After much thought she determined that the more personal nature and in particular the culture and values of SAS suited her best. This resulted in her joining the team full time in July 2011.

Outside of work Jocelyn is a keen cook which is often shared with friends and family, especially her husband and their two furry cat children. Since becoming an Aussie, she has also developed a passion for cricket, Aussie Rules (Essendon Bombers) and a cold beer in summer (who is she kidding beer = anytime ). Jocelyn may also be seen on two wheels as she attempts to master this thing they call cycling. She has also set herself a goal of getting some additional stamps in her passport sometime soon.

David Eaton
 Senior Accountant



Mia Thompson
 Office Administrator