Who we are:
It is our goal to help people take control of their accounting and business operations. We are passionate about empowering our clients to feel confident when running their businesses, no matter what industry they are in.
Our team is available to take your call whenever you need to talk. We understand small business isn’t just 9 – 5 as you juggle the many challenges of running a business plus the other demands of life. Next Steps is here to be your problem solvers and sounding board for any difficulties you encounter or questions you may have.
We value excellence, integrity, empathy and trust. Our passion for what we do coupled with our desire to see your business succeed drives us forward.
Amir Riahi – Managing Director
Phone: 0413 822 413
Amir is a passionate and dedicated Chartered Accountant who graduated from the University of Wollongong in 2007 with a Bachelor of Commerce – Accounting and Finance. Amir has lived in Iran and Dubai before moving to Wollongong and starting his accounting career in Sydney for mid-tier firms PKF and BDO.
Amir transitioned back to working locally in Wollongong in 2013 helping businesses of all sizes achieve their goals before founding Next Steps Accounting in 2020. Amir is also a specialist SMSF adviser who can establish self-managed super funds and help with all aspects of SMSF compliance as well as all other aspects of tax and accounting drawing on his vast knowledge and experience.
When he isn’t helping his clients, Amir is an avid adventurer who enjoys the outdoors, whether that be bushwalking, riding his mountain bike or having a swim at North Wollongong beach.
Alexandra Robinson – Manager
Phone: 0435 104 831
Alex started her accounting career by chance when taking an administrative role at a small Sutherland Shire firm. Finding a passion for helping people with their tax compliance and wanting to grow more in the industry she commenced her training at TAFE and transitioned to an accounting role. After moving to Wollongong Alex began working locally while completing her Advanced Diploma of Accounting – Alex is working towards obtaining her university degree in accounting.
Alex enjoys being the go-to person for her client’s day to day operations and dealings with the ATO to ensure their tax needs are being well looked after and they feel supported.
When she isn’t behind her desk, Alex enjoys taking her spoilt dog to Wollongong’s many beaches and travelling in her camper exploring the country.