Our Team

Meet the Giuntabell team

We value people, communities and relationships. When you work with Giuntabell you will find a team who want to solve problems and add value to your business. That’s because we know the difference that you can make.

Our team can provide a virtual CFO, a finance team, the best advice on governance and transparency or help you to prepare for audits.

You can scale up or down the services you require and have the assurance that the success and sustainability of your organisation is at the core of our decision making.

Nunzio Giunta CPA

Managing Partner

Nunzio Giunta is the Managing Partner and founder of Giuntabell and the driving force behind the expert care and CFO expertise it delivers. Passionate about enhancing the financial performance of charities and the non-profit sector, Nunzio cares for, protects and understands your organisation.  As a CPA qualified not-for-profit expert, Nunzio strongly believes that charities and not-for-profits that do good should be successful and he works to help your organisation succeed. His areas of speciality include financial reporting, systems implementation, revenue recognition, charity compliance, risk management, budgeting and forecasting.

Nunzio is Chair of the CPA Queensland Not-for-Profit Committee, a member of the Australian Tax Office’s Not-for-Profit Stewardship Group, and on the Australian Accounting Standards Board Not-for-Profit Advisory Panel.  In 2020 he won a Sage Finance Futurist award – one of ten finance leaders from a variety of sectors and backgrounds chosen from Australia, the UK, US, Canada and France, recognised for driving innovation and showing leadership across businesses of all sizes.  Nunzio also recently won the Not-for-profit Accountant of the Year at the Accountants Daily Australian Accounting Awards 2021.

Above all, Nunzio’s professionalism, integrity and genuine passion for the Giuntabell community translates to compassionate care and expert advice which will add value to your not-for-profit organisation.

Andrew Paton ASA

Partner Systems Implementation

With over 25 years’ experience in accounting, IT and systems implementation, Andrew Paton is an ambitious and driven systems accountant. Andrew is a Certified Sage Intacct Implementation Specialist and heads up the team of System Accountants and his key role and responsibility at Giuntabell include implementing Sage Intacct, and enhancing financial systems. Highly numerate with excellent attention to detail, Andrew drives continuous improvement in financial and system processes and builds and maintains excellent working relationships with key stakeholders.

Chris Emery CA GAICD

Consulting CFO

Chris is CA qualified with over 25 years of senior finance roles across a range of different charity and Not-for-profit organisations. Chris has significant experience and demonstrated capability in managing a wide range of strategic and operational responsibilities and providing growth strategies for Not-for-Profits. He has a track record of success in implementing financial processes resulting in improved productivity, compliance and efficiency involving a broad range of stakeholders and is passionate about applying these skills to assist Not-for-profits to achieve their strategic objectives.

Lara Bell

Operations Manager

Self-motivated and passionate about the work she delivers, Operations Manager at Giuntabell, Lara Bell brings more than 25 years industry expertise to the company. As the chief Operations Manager, Lara works on project management of special projects as well as high-level strategic planning and operations.

Lara assists in providing expert advice and superior value to all clients, delivering the expertise you need to do more, with less. Lara understands the charity and non-profit sectors and knows how to find operational efficiencies and improve financial systems and performance. When Lara isn’t in the office, she loves to volunteer at her children’s schools and be involved in local community projects.

Malcolm Godber CPA


With more than 30 years in the industry, Malcolm prides himself on driving client’s success in order to deliver change. Malcolm believes in building genuine client relationships, listening, taking on board feedback and continually improving the service he delivers.

By understanding your not-for-profit or charity, Malcolm can help to build your internal financial capabilities and improve risk management, thus helping you to make the best decisions. Always acting with integrity, valuing people and relationships, Malcolm will help his clients in celebrating their successes and embracing their challenges. Aside from his love of work, Malcolm enjoys spending time with his family and travelling.

Narelle Jensen

Executive Assistant and Customer Service Manager

Passionate about enhancing the financial performance of charities and the not-for-profit sector, Narelle is a highly experienced administrator and executive assistant in the finance industry.

Professional and friendly in her approach to work, Narelle’s key duties at Giuntabell are to support Nunzio and to ensure that customer projects are delivered on time. She provides support to the Giuntabell team while co-ordinating administration tasks for clients. Narelle ensures the day-to-day operations at Giuntabell run smoothly so that customers’ organisational financial goals are achieved. Narelle’s passions outside of work are photography and travel.

Joshua Nelson CPA

Assistant Accountant

Joshua is a fully qualified CPA as of July 2019 and has over 10 years of experience in accounting handling bookkeeping, tax accounting and financial statement preparation.

Joshua has strong organisational skills, excels in detailed work, and is a great asset to the Giuntabell team.  With personal values of honesty, clarity and integrity, Joshua is keen to assist with outsourced accounting for your not-for-profit or charity.  Outside of work, Joshua’s hobbies include reading, video games, and exercising.

Daniel Robinson

Systems Accountant

An experienced numbers and technology-focused person, Daniel is someone who strives to deliver the best results, quickly and efficiently. As a Systems Accountant and Certified Sage Intacct Implementation Specialist, he believes that if you train the user, you empower the user, and consequently the more confident they will become. He encourages clients to get the most out of their software by working with them and by providing business-building solutions through automation and enhanced reporting. When not online, you can find him bringing his Lego creations to life.

Ian Scarborough CPA

Senior Management Accountant

Offering his expertise and industry insight, spanning more than 30 years, Ian Scarborough is a skilled accountant with Giuntabell, passionate about enhancing the financial performance of charities and the non-profit sector. Ian’s technical knowledge and strong attention to detail delivers an exceptional service, specialising in financial, risk management and strategic support, ensuring clients make the best financial decisions.

By looking ahead and reducing potential risks, Ian is able to optimise his client’s finances to ensure they thrive. Ian genuinely cares about his clients, showing compassion and kindness to every case he assists with. When Ian isn’t in the office, his enjoys ballroom dancing, gardening and watching musicals.

Leon Smit

Systems Accountant

With more than 10 years of accounting and financial management experience in the education sector, Leon is passionate about numbers and continual learning to improve the service he delivers.

As a Certified Sage Intacct Implementation Specialist and a member of the implementation team, Leon is responsible for new system builds and technical support for Sage Intacct financial software.  Leon additionally provides systems support to the accounting team to enable accurate and timely monthly reporting for their clients.

Leon is a provisional member of CA Australia & New Zealand and is currently completing his mentorship to become a full member. After working in South Africa for the past 10 years, he has relocated back to Australia. He enjoys exercising and reading in his spare time.

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