Our People

Bonsella Business Solutions consists of accountants and support staff at various levels. We have a relaxed and very enjoyable working environment.

Our professional staff are encouraged to complete the CA program to become admitted as a Chartered Accountant and our administration staff further their education by way of business administration certificates and traineeships.

We have regular staff training sessions and attend conferences and seminars to stay abreast of legislation changes and strategy opportunities.

We encourage our staff to keep a good work/life balance. Many of our staff enjoy a range of sporting activities including rugby, cricket, soccer, triathlon, hockey, walking, basketball, touch football and general gym training.

Bonsella Business Solutions proudly partakes in various charitable activities such as the Cancer Council’s ‘Shave for a Cure’ and Kidney Health Australia’s ‘Kidney Kar Rally’ as well as supporting Oxfam and World Vision through our sponsorship child, Kwesi, from Ghana.

We hold regular team bonding activities, such as conferences, surfing lessons, lawn bowling, dinners and paintball and we enjoy the social side of life together.

Staff Profiles

Bernard Hardy FCA | Director
Registered Self Managed Superannuation Fund Auditor

Bernard HardyBern is a founding partner of Bonsella Business Solutions. He has international experience as the CFO of a large UK company as well as experience in other significant accounting firms in Australia. Bern can provide advice to both large and small businesses. He loves a laugh and believes in a very balanced approach to work and life. Aside from accounting, he is also passionate about sport, travel and spending time with his family, in particular his two young daughters.

Dion Cannell CA | Director
Registered Self Managed Superannuation Fund Auditor

Dion CannellDion prides himself on his ability to understand client requirements and exceed their expectations. A founding partner of Bonsella, Dion explains the most complex taxation issues in a non-intimidating manner. Dion also enjoys his appointment of treasurer on the board for Menslink, an association he is proud to have an affiliation with. His weekends are usually spent on a soccer field, however his soccer interest has been re-prioritised somewhat since the arrival of his two daughters with his primary interest now being “Frozen” sing-alongs.

Jae Seol FCPA| Director

Jae SeolJae has over 15 years experience in accounting. He holds a Bachelor of Economics with a masters in Accounting. He has worked in a number of firms ranging from small practices to Big 4 firms. He is passionate about small business and is an expert with small business taxation and accounting matters. Jae moved to Canberra from Brisbane in 2007 and enjoys living in Canberra with his family, including his 2 children.

Aaron Coddington CA |Manager

Aaron CoddingtonAaron is a qualified CA with 8 years experience in public practice. Aaron also holds a sports management degree but finds accounting far more exciting! Aaron has worked in big 4 firms as well as smaller accounting firms in Canberra and Perth. He plays a number of sports but is particularly interested in AFL, Basketball and Golf. Aaron is interested in working closely with small business owners to maximise their wealth and help achieve their business goals. He also has an uncanny skill at being able to recite the alphabet backwards..quickly!

Kirstie Hardy| Business Manager

Kirstie has over 9 years experience managing Bonsella Business Solutions. She is responsible for ensuring our systems and processes are all running as smoothly as possible. Her role includes HR management, marketing, internal accounting processes and general business improvement projects, as and when they come along. Kirstie is in the office 4 days a week and spends the rest of her time driving her kids around Canberra, trying to keep fit, and organising her next holiday!