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Our Team

Your Strategic Partner in Success.

Your trusted partners in your success.

We aim to go beyond traditional number-crunching to unlock the full potential of your personal and business positions. We understand that financial success is more than just balancing books. By combining our expertise with cutting-edge technology, we not only ensure accurate and compliant financial reporting but also offer optimised tax strategies and financial management advice. You are not just getting an accounting service; you’re gaining a trusted partner in your journey to success.

We focus not only on understanding the unique local economy and regional and national regulations but also on how they inter relate to interstate and international regulations, legislation and treaties.

Meet the team

Ron Gibson, CPA


Ron is an experienced business and specialist taxation advisor focusing on the small to medium business market and private clients. Ron has a passion for assisting his clients to grow and to maximise their business and personal wealth.

Ron has been a Certified Practising Accountant for 20+ years and holds a Bachelor of Commerce and Diploma of Management. Ron enjoys working through complex taxation issues and providing his clients with commercial and practical financial management and taxation solutions. Ron takes a holistic approach to his clients’ affairs, assisting with business growth, succession planning, superannuation as well as retirement and estate planning.

Ron has wide range of experience, with a particular interest in global trade, training organisations,
management rights, building and construction and the health industries. Ron also has a passion for assisting young people start their own businesses by helping to develop and implement sound business plans to achieve their business and financial goals.

Ron also enjoys football, running, surfing swimming, basketball, boxing, fishing and camping.

Ron has over 20 years of experience and his main areas of expertise are:

Susie Smith

Senior Accountant

Susie is our most senior accountant and is available to help you with your taxation queries and advice as needed.

Susie graduated from Griffith with a Bachelor in Arts (Japanese) and a Bachelor of International Finance. She began her career in Business Banking at the National Australia Bank and for over ten years gave her experience and professional analytical skills to efficiently assess credit and provide professional business advice across retail, private and business banking. She then moved into a part-time finance role as she became the mother of three boys, which keeps her very busy. During this transition, an opportunity arose to work in accounting.

Passionate for numbers and enjoying working with clients to assist in achieving their goals, the public practice has become her new passion, where she has developed exceptional skills over the last ten years.

Susie can also speak Japanese. In her free time, she enjoys spending time with her family and taking them to different social activities around the Gold Coast. Weekends are filled with football, cricket, and nippers.

Susie is dedicated to keeping up to date with the latest tax laws which ensures her she is an expert in all things tax and GST.

Susie can assist you with:

Camilo Munoz


Camilo joined the Gibson and Associates team at the beginning of 2020. He was born in Colombia and graduated from Cesmag University with a Bachelor of Business Administration.

Camilo moved to Australia in 2014 to study English with the view of securing a good job when he returned to Colombia. After becoming fluent in English, Camilo completed a Master of Professional Accounting (Advanced) in Australia. During this time, he fell in love with Australia and the Australian people and decided to stay. 

Camilo started in the accounting industry as a bookkeeper whilst undertaking his masters’ studies. 

Camilo likes to analyse businesses and think outside the box to help his clients continually develop their business strategies to be successful. Camilo is an associate of CPA Australia and is currently planning on working towards his Certified Practising Accounting (CPA) accreditation.

In his free time, you will find Camilo taking day trips to the mountains, going to the beach, travelling to new places in Australia, playing soccer and table tennis and catching up with friends.

Camilo can assist you with:

Kirsty McCloy


After two children, a decade as an Export Manager in the surfing industry and a move to the Gold Coast, Kirsty decided it was time for a career change. This change allowed her to spend more time with her children and pursue a career that involved some of the things she loves, organising, people and numbers.

Kirsty began working at Gibson and Associates in 2014 as a bookkeeper. With a great deal of encouragement and hard work, Kirsty went on to complete a Master of Professional Accounting.  Kirsty is an integral part of the Gibson and Associates team, and her smile is often the first thing you see when you walk into our office. Kirsty is a perfectionist, has an eye for details and excels at helping our clients get themselves organised. 

Kirsty’s role also encompasses office manager responsibilities along with assisting clients with all aspects of their accounting needs.

Kirsty is also our resident Xero software expert and gets much enjoyment from delivering our initial set up, training and support package. Kirsty is also a qualified Justice of the Peace.

Kirsty can assist you with:

Join the team!

Available Positions.

Executive Assistant / Book keeper

Key attributes are:

  1. Extremely well organised
  2. Great communication skills
  3. Sense of humour
  4. Book keeping experience
  5. Office admin experience
  6. Experience with Xero, MYOB, Handisoft
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We have been providing Independent, Personal, Professional Accounting Services to the local and wider community from our offices in Burleigh Heads on the Gold Coast for over a decade.

Gibson & Associates is a CPA Practice.
“Liability limited by a scheme approved under Professional Standards Legislation

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