The Bottrell Group team is made up of a group of professional individuals. We are one of the few remaining firms who do not outsource overseas for the services we provide. We are proud to support the local community, and we do this by sourcing the best local talent.

Our diverse team covers many facets of business, from web developers to accountants, and graphic designers to financial planners. No matter what your business goals are, our smiling team can get you there. Don’t hesitate to ask us how today!

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Gavin Bottrell

Founder & Partner

Gavin Bottrell is the CEO, Managing Director and founder of Bottrell Group, a firm encompassing all aspects of what it means to successfully run and profit from a business. Gavin established the first sector of the Group, Bottrell Business Consultants in April 2010.

Gavin’s Qualifications are as follows:

– Chartered Accountant (ICAA)
– Certified Practicing Accountants (CPA)
– Bachelor of Commerce degree (University of Newcastle)
– Registered Tax Agent
– Registered Legal Trust Auditor
– Registered ASIC Self Managed Superfund Auditor
– Justice of the Peace
– Diploma Financial Planning & RG146

Gavin was raised in Lake Macquarie and educated at the University of Newcastle. With over 20 years professional experience providing Accounting, Taxation & Business advisory solutions, Gavin has a talent for providing pro-active, timely advice and works closely with his clients to become an integral part in the management of their business.

Rebecca Bottrell


Rebecca has over 13 years public practice experience gained from working with mid-tier chartered accounting firms. Upon receiving a scholarship at University of Newcastle, Rebecca completed a Bachelor of Commerce, Majoring in Financial Accounting and is a Registered Tax Agent. Rebecca is also a certified Xero Trainer.

Rebecca has a passion for assisting to grow business through understanding the key drivers of their operation. Rebecca work with her clients not only to achieve their business performance goals, but also to help them achieve their desired lifestyle outcomes. Rebecca provides general business and taxation services to a wide range of small-to-medium enterprise, specialising in the hospitality, building, construction and legal industry.

Rebecca comes from a country background, being raised on a large cattle station in Tamworth. She appreciates the value of commitment to the local community and is actively involved in events situated throughout the Hunter Valley.

Andrew Howson


Andrew Howson has been an accountant for over 18 years. Previously he has worked at a large firm in Newcastle but moved to Bottrell’s for the opportunity to work in a progressive firm.

He specialises in the hospitality industry, audits for both legal firms and not for profit entities and enjoys assisting clients in reaching their personal and business goals.

Andrew is fully qualified and holds a CPA, Bachelor or Commerce and Justice of the Peace. He is also a member of several local sporting club boards.

Away from work he has 2 young daughters and a son which keeps him nice and busy.

Todd Holden

General Manager

Todd was appointed General Manager of Bottrell Business Consultants at the end of 2017.

He has 18 years worth of experience in Managerial positions for large companies. During his time in these positions, he as accumulated a reputation as an effective and efficient manager, with customer satisfaction a core focus.

Todd has graduated from the University of Newcastle with a Bachelor of Education, with his focus on Physical Education  and Fitness. His passion for sport and fitness is translated into his day-to-day life. Todd is on the board of the Maitland Rugby Club, with his kids all involved heavily within the game.

Rob Auer

Bottrell Wealth Partner

Steven James

Tax Manager

David Cooke

Tax Manager

Hannah Jacka

Marketing Manager