Our Professional Accounting Team

Phillipa Lewthwaite

Chartered Accountant

Phillipa has over three decades of accountancy experience in public practice encompassing all aspects of business advice.

Her farming background enables her to assist many clients from Banks Peninsula - as well as various South Island locations to enable clients to make a living off the land. She has advised Christchurch Netball for many years and remains their financial advisor.

Enjoys dealing personally with clients and overseeing the growth of their businesses.

Her progressive outlook provides invaluable motivation and inspiration to both established and startup enterprises.

Has a great passion for all sports.

Amanda Long

Chartered Accountant

She joined Lewthwaite & Associates Ltd over 20 years ago and now holds a Public Practising Certificate with New Zealand Institute of Chartered Accountants.

Her client base covered a wide range of industries including farming, manufacturing and service industries.

Lewthwaite & Associates is extremely fortunate to have her invaluable experience in the team.

She is married with 3 children and enjoys playing and coaching indoor and outdoor netball as well as supporting her children's sporting activities.


Jackie Lee

Chartered Accountant

Jackie migrated to New Zealand in 2006. She is an Affiliate Member of The Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (England). Back in Malaysia, Jackie worked as Auditor in the banking sector. She also has been working in a Chartered Accounting firm in New Zealand since 2011.She enjoys working closely with clients to deliver accurate financial reporting to improve their business performance.   Jackie has been a valuable member of our team for over 3 years.


Benjamin Marshall

Accounting Technician 

Benjamin came to Lewthwaites in August 2019 after several contracts with large organisations dealing with conversions to the Xero Accounting System and advising directly with clients.  He is passionate about Xero and is an accredited partner.    Benjamin is an extremely capable young man and we are delighted to have him on board.  

Benjamin owns a drifting car and is on the track as often as possible.

Emily Eddy
Practice Manager/Receptionist

Emily joined Lewthwaite and Associates  in June 2019. She has worked for more than 10 years in Chartered Accountancy firms as a Receptionist and Tax Administrator. She has a warm and friendly manner and enjoys interacting with and meeting clients.  

She is married to Wayne, and has two grown up children. In her spare time, she enjoys reading, walking, going to movies and spending time with her family and friends.


Business Services

We offer a wide range of services to help you run your business as effectively and as stress free as possible.


Specialist Services

Our specialist services include business acquisitions & mergers, estate planning plus many more.


Tax Services

Need help with GST and tax returns? Our team can assist you with all your taxation needs.