John Hantes

BBus & Com (Acc), GradDipCA, AdvDip Fin & Acc, ACA

John is an Educational Consultant with over 5 years experience in Training & Assessment of Accounting, Finance and Taxation domestic and international students at VET, Higher Education & Post Graduate levels. With over 12 years experience, John began as a Chartered Accountant specialising in Taxation and Public Practice Accounting for small to medium businesses. He then ventured out to contracting as a Private Accountant, as well as the Training and Education Sector teaching at various colleges & universities through face to face and online delivery modes in the areas of Accounting, Finance and Taxation, as well as the CPA Program for Professional Accountants.

John is very passionate about training and mentoring his audience, and enjoys sharing his wealth of knowledge and experience in Accounting and Taxation to assist learners to grasp these concepts and help them to develop a genuine interest in this area. His major strengths include his patience and ability to help translate the ever so foreign language of Accounting into ‘plain and simple English’ to those from a non accounting background, as well as international students with limited English exposure.

John’s areas of expertise include Individual & Business Accounting and Taxation including Capital Gains Tax, Superannuation, Fringe Benefits Tax and GST. He also specialises in the use of Accounting and Taxation software such as Xero, Handisoft, MYOB, Saasu and I-firm products.


  • Bachelor of Business and Commerce (Accounting), Western Sydney University
  • Graduate Diploma of Chartered Accounting
  • Advanced Diploma of Accounting and Finance, TAFE NSW
  • Certificate IV in Training and Assessment
  • Teaching English as a Foreign Language Certification


  • Member, Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand