Meet the Team @ My Accounting Advantage

Meet the Team

Prathana Harris – Owner, Principal

Prathana (Mai) Harris is the principal accountant and founder of My Accounting Advantage.

She has a bachelor of commerce majoring in accounting and law. She is a qualified CPA with over 18 years experience in accounting and taxation. She is a Xero certified advisor and is an expert with this industry standard software.

Prathana started her career as a trainee accountant in Sydney and worked her way up to be in a senior manager’s position for a long-standing accountancy firm in Gosford. She specialises in business structures and business coaching and her aspiration is to help you achieve your personal and business goals faster and with ease.

She has two wonderful daughters who keep her on her toes when she is not working on the business. Her husband is a lead software architect for a major multi-national.

Her ambition is to give back to the community and make a difference.

Her passion for success will take your business to the next level!

Prathana Harris – Owner, Principal

Prathana (Mai) Harris is the principal accountant and founder of My Accounting Advantage.

She has a bachelor of commerce majoring in accounting and law. She is a qualified CPA with over 18 years experience in accounting and taxation. She is a Xero certified advisor and is an expert with this industry standard software.

Prathana started her career as a trainee accountant in Sydney and worked her way up to be in a senior manager’s position for a long-standing accountancy firm in Gosford. She specialises in business structures and business coaching and her aspiration is to help you achieve your personal and business goals faster and with ease.

She has two wonderful daughters who keep her on her toes when she is not working on the business. Her husband is a lead software architect for a major multi-national.

Her ambition is to give back to the community and make a difference.

Her passion for success will take your business to the next level!

Oksana Sidorkina – Senior Accountant

Oksana graduated from Belarusian State University (with Honours) in 2003 and was teaching languages and literature for 3 years before coming to Australia and pursuing her accounting career.

Upon completion of Advanced Diploma in Accounting (with Distinction) at Hornsby TAFE she then graduated from Macquarie University as Bachelor of Commerce-Accounting.

Oksana is a member of Charted Accountants of Australia and New Zealand with about 14 years of combined local experience in bookkeeping, accountancy, taxation and auditing.

She is a mum of three. After work you will often find her riding bike with the kids or at the local beach. Her other interests include table tennis, bushwalking and guitar playing. Her favourite energisers at work are green and herbal tea with dark chocolate mixed with sound of quiet piano or guitar at the background.

Oksana Sidorkina – Senior Accountant

Oksana graduated from Belarusian State University (with Honours) in 2003 and was teaching languages and literature for 3 years before coming to Australia and pursuing her accounting career.

Upon completion of Advanced Diploma in Accounting (with Distinction) at Hornsby TAFE she then graduated from Macquarie University as Bachelor of Commerce-Accounting.

Oksana is a member of Charted Accountants of Australia and New Zealand with about 14 years of combined local experience in bookkeeping, accountancy, taxation and auditing.

She is a mum of three. After work you will often find her riding bike with the kids or at the local beach. Her other interests include table tennis, bushwalking and guitar playing. Her favourite energisers at work are green and herbal tea with dark chocolate mixed with sound of quiet piano or guitar at the background.

Gillian Hobbs – Admin / Trainee Accountant

Gillian began her career by graduating in 2012 with a Bachelor Degree in teaching and a Bachelor Degree in Arts. She worked as a primary teacher for a short while before having children.

She then went on to complete a Certificate IV in Early Childhood to open her own Family Daycare to be able to work from home and look after her own family of three children.

Gillian was then offered a traineeship at My Accounting Advantage and is now studying a Certificate IV in Accounting and Bookkeeping.

She enjoys drinking coffee and making them for others. When not working, she is often taking her children to their various sports or continuing to work on her studies.

Gillian grew up here on the Central Coast playing soccer and was able to represent NSW as part of the Academy and also for indoor soccer. She loves the surf, snowboarding and spending time with family.

Gillian Hobbs – Admin / Trainee Accountant

Gillian began her career by graduating in 2012 with a Bachelor Degree in teaching and a Bachelor Degree in Arts. She worked as a primary teacher for a short while before having children.

She then went on to complete a Certificate IV in Early Childhood to open her own Family Daycare to be able to work from home and look after her own family of three children.

Gillian was then offered a traineeship at My Accounting Advantage and is now studying a Certificate IV in Accounting and Bookkeeping.

She enjoys drinking coffee and making them for others. When not working, she is often taking her children to their various sports or continuing to work on her studies.

Gillian grew up here on the Central Coast playing soccer and was able to represent NSW as part of the Academy and also for indoor soccer. She loves the surf, snowboarding and spending time with family.