Our firm began in 2010 with Sarah McCarthy operating as a Sole Trader, supporting just one client. Over the years, we have experienced a strong and continuous growth, attracting a quality client base predominantly through referrals. Today we are Trusted Advisors to over 150 clients, ranging from individuals right through to multi-national corporations.

Our Team

Our team comprises carefully selected qualified professionals, each experienced and specialised in one or more of the services provided. Our practice is built on a foundation where good ethics and integrity are paramount. At Sarah McCarthy & Associates, client satisfaction is of utmost importance to us. Priding ourselves on being Trusted Advisors, we like to know our clients feel that they can call on us any time for any level of business support.


Sarah McCarthy

BCom (Acc) CA

Sarah has a passion to work alongside small business owners and individuals to provide practical and strategic solutions to support them in achieving their financial goals. She is committed to educating and empowering business owners to gain a deeper understanding of the financial aspects of their business.

With over 15 years’ experience in the Accounting Profession, Sarah studied at the University of Tasmania and holds a Bachelor of Commerce with a major in Accounting, is a Registered Tax Agent and a Chartered Accountants ANZ Member.

Sarah lives in Richmond and is a wife and Mum to 3 young children. Having built this firm while raising her children, Sarah appreciates the need to provide clients with a flexible delivery of service.


Jessica Heenan


Jessica has a passion for mentoring businesses to reach their full potential. She has a commitment to building strong relationships with clients to ensure they receive the level of support they require in their business.

Jessica is in her final year of her Bachelor of Business degree majoring in Accounting. With quality experience in financial and management accounting, Jessica also ran a successful small business of her own which focused primarily on sales and marketing of products through both face to face and social media channels. Possessing exceptional leadership skills, Jessica has mentored over 150 other small business owners and provided training to others in the industry on an international stage.

Jessica is from Old Beach and is a wife and mum to 3 young children, understanding the need for flexibility and committed to supporting clients at a time convenient to them – whether that be during business hours or in the evenings – this flexibility is key to ensure we can meet the needs of clients who lead busy lifestyles.

Geoffrey Garrott


Geoffrey practiced as a Professional Accountant for many years as G.R.Garrott & Co. and later as Garrott & Ball. The Garrott name has been part of Tasmanian Chartered Accounting for over ninety years. Apart from income tax and accounting services, as a company director, Geoffrey has extended his professional range to experienced business advice.

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