About Us

Our Team

Meet Our Friendly Team

Our team has the skills and experience to service your business needs quickly and efficiently. Talk to us to see how we can help you reach your business and financial goals - it's what we do!

Lindsay McClean

PARTNER - BCOM CA PRINCIPAL

Lindsay has 30 years of experience in the chartered accountancy and business advisory sectors in the Otago/Southland region. Lindsay takes an innovative approach to business and accounting and is constantly looking at new systems, strategies and ventures that will benefit his clients. What Lindsay enjoys most about the Queenstown area is the variety of people and businesses he assists – from tourism, wine, movies, accommodation and retail, to trades and farming. One of his most interesting jobs was acting as receiver for the Kingston Flyer. Lindsay is excited about the opportunities in the Queenstown area and thoroughly enjoys seeing his clients succeed.

Thijs Hubber

SENIOR ACCOUNTANT

Thijs studied at The University of Canterbury and has been working in the accounting industry for 5 years. Thijs moved to Queenstown after the Christchurch earthquakes and has enjoyed working with local businesses and gaining a thorough understanding of new and existing business in the region.  He enjoys working on client business efficiency, processes and systems, as well as identifying opportunities so clients can achieve their business goals. In his free time he is a keen triathlete competing at a National and International level and loves training in the spectacular Queenstown environment.

Wendy Hawkes

SENIOR ACCOUNTANT

Wendy is a Chartered Accountant with a Bachelor of Business in Accounting & Finance. She brings a wealth of experience to our team from her previous position at Ernst & Young, Auckland in the Assurance division.She has previously lived in Queenstown and is excited to return to the growing region and assist our clients in their business operations.Outside of work she is a former New Zealand golfing representative and enjoys hitting the local running trails and exploring what this beautiful part of the country has to offer.

Katrina Benecke

ACCOUNTS MANAGER

Katrina manages client accounts and will help you get set up and going with Xero accounting. She has a Diploma in Business Management and has experience managing her own small businesses in the past. She has lived in Queenstown since 1988, is a keen skier and tramper and loves the great outdoors.  

Lynn Frew

OFFICE MANAGER

Lynn looks after all things administrative and is the friendly voice on the phone and warm smile at the front desk. She does all the little things around the office that keep it running smoothly and efficiently and our clients love her.

Our Values

WE FOCUS ON YOUR SUCCESS

Integrity

  • We do what’s right, not what’s easy.
  • We keep our word. We hold ourselves accountable to our clients and to each other.

Respect

  • We make and keep commitments.
  • We are empowered to go the extra mile for our community, clients, and fellow employees.
  • We communicate and connect in a thoughtful, personable manner.

Commitment

  • We know our people are our strength; we encourage collaboration, learning, innovation and creativity.

Expertise

  • We focus on continuous improvement to ensure we stay on top of emerging issues that matter to our clients.
  • Each of us is a knowledgeable resource—and together, we bring clients the benefits of our shared expertise and insight.
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Our Brand Promise

CHALLENGING YOU TO SUCCEED

To be an agile firm that is a valued asset to our clients all year round—anticipating needs, understanding their business, and providing the expertise and insight to help achieve goals.

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We'd love to talk to you about how we can work together to unlock your business potential.

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Our Address

Conveniently Located in Downtown Queenstown

The Chester Building
Cnr Shotover & Camp Streets
Queenstown 9300

Get in Touch

We can be reached easily

Phone: +64 3 442 7764
Fax: +64 3 442 7029
Email: admin@mcclean.co.nz

Operating Hours

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Monday - Friday: 08:30 - 17:00