About Us

Lynley Averis

B Com, Dip T, MYOB Certified Consultant, Approved Education Partner

Debbie Vihi

MYOB Certified Consultant

Heidi Marillier

MYOB Certified Consultant, Microsoft Certified Professional

Kathy Mitchell

B Sc. MYOB Certified Consultant

Lynley Averis

B Com, Dip T, MYOB Certified Consultant, Approved Education Partner

Lynley has been involved in training and computing in New Zealand and Australia since 1985. A qualified secondary teacher, she has written various accounting and MYOB workbooks used in Australia and New Zealand. She has consulted on all versions of MYOB Accounting, Retail and MYOB Payroll over the past 15 years and has been directly employed by MYOB NZ as Training Manager – Business Division.

Prior to MYOB, Lynley was a director of JumpStart Ltd which was acquired by MYOB in 2006.

Lynley is a member of the MYOB Certified Consultants (these are specialist consultants certified by MYOB to provide on-site installation, setup, training and customization). She likes to work with MYOB RetailManager, EXO and MYOB Payroll and MYOB AccountRight (in that order!)

She has worked with MYOB NZ to offer MYOB classroom courses, partner training and seminars. She co-authored “Bookkeeping for Dummies” by Australian writer, Veechi Curtis and Lynley Averis (published by Wiley, July 2010).

Key strengths: technical competence, problem solving, communicates in a language you understand, real world commercial experience and resourceful.


  • MYOB Certified Consultant
    1997-2006 & 2008-2016
  • MYOB Partner of the Year 2010
  • Special Recognition Training & Resources 2012
  • MYOB Partner of the Year 2013
  • Top Sales Performer
    2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016
MYOB Partner of the Year 2010
MYOB Partner of the Year 2013
Debbie Vihi

MYOB Certified Consultant

Debbie has been involved in Office Management for 20 years and MYOB software for 8 years working with all types of SME’s and prior to that for some of NZ’s Trading Banks. She has successfully set up her own bookkeeping/contracting business in which she utilizes her MYOB skills. Her down to earth approach to training and implementing new systems is what clients enjoy. Her customers have commented on how professional and accessible she is and that she is always willing to assist. Debbie enjoys a challenge and cleaning up MYOB files and set up office procedures. Added to that she has a great sense of humour.

Debbie can help with:

  • Bookkeeping requirements whether as a one off or on an ongoing basis.
  • Ongoing support for MYOB AccountRight, MYOB RetailManager, EXO (Commac), MYOB Payroll
  • Training/supporting staff.
Heidi Marillier

MYOB Certified Consultant,
Microsoft Certified Professional

Heidi moved to New Zealand from Zimbabwe in 2002 and has worked with MYOB software since 2003. She worked in Hawkes Bay with a medium sized Chartered Accountancy firm for 13 years and has a broad knowledge of both accounting and IT. While in Zimbabwe Heidi was involved in a large family business in the tourism industry based in Kariba which ran passenger ferries, fishing boat hire and a marina. She also owned a software consultancy company and provided bookkeeping, training and support for Pastel accounting software.

Heidi’s philosophy is to use technology and software to streamline administration and accountancy processes to ensure there is no duplication of work within a business or between the business and their accountant. With her experience in business and working with Chartered Accountants she understands the needs of both parties and uses that to structure the accounting software and administration procedures reflect this.

Heidi can help with

  • MYOB AccountRight, Essentials, Cashbook, Payroll, and Kounta setup, training and support
  • Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, Outlook etc.)
  • Accomplish CashManager, Accredo, Infusion, Moneyworks, Reckon (QuickBooks), Xero
  • PC, Server and network support
Kathy Mitchell

B Sc, MYOB Certified Consultant

Kathy has been working with MYOB software for 6 years. She completed her Certified Consultant training in 2009 achieving one of the top scores ever in the assessment. Kathy is our in-house Xero expert. She works with the Xero on a daily basis and knows this cloud based software like the back of her hand.

Originally qualified in science, with a background in research and development, Kathy has honed her analytical skills and ability to teach people during the years she has worked successfully as an accounts contractor. During this time she has managed a wide range of businesses, including two of her own, utilising the MYOB program.

Kathy is clear and concise in her training methods. Clients, and their staff, have commented on how supported they have felt under Kathy’s guidance. Kathy’s extensive practical business experience, teamed with her technical knowledge of MYOB ensures an excellent outcome.

Kathy can help with: 

  • Assessment of your requirements to provide a simple, user-friendly solution
  • Delivery of your software with minimal downtime
  • Customised training for management and staff – individual/group
  • Ongoing support for all aspects of MYOB and Xero including troubleshooting, payroll and year-end procedures