Meet the Team

Michael Carbone
Designation : Managing Director, Financial Planner and Advisor

Michael practices in all areas of Accounting, Tax and Advisory & Wealth Management.

Michael’s career in accounting started in 1994 when he began as a 21-year-old Assistant Accountant. Over the next few years, he learnt the art of accounting and tax and progressed through the ranks at small to medium sized accounting practices in Perth.

By 1997 he began working as a Registered Tax Agent out of his home/office and quickly expanded his business into office premises by 2002. Since then, his firm has continued to grow into new offices and increased business in which he employs eight staff.

Michael has been a tax specialist for over 20 years. Throughout his career, he has been dedicated to the needs of small to medium sized businesses, particularly in relation to taxation, structural advice and business planning.

Michael has completed a Bachelor of Business from Edith Cowan University and has been awarded a Fellowship with the Institute of Public Accountant IPA’s.

As a Director and Responsible Manager of the firm’s subsidiary financial planning and finance broking company “Wiz Planning & Finance Pty Ltd”, he holds an Advanced Diploma of Financial Services (ADFP) and is an authorised representative of the SMSF Advisers Network Pty Ltd (ABN 64 155 907 681), Australian Financial Licensee (AFSL No. 430062) and also leads the Self-Managed Superannuation Fund (SMSF) division at Carbone Partners where he is RG146 compliant.

Michael has enjoyed watching his clients and their business grow and evolve over the years. Many clients have become great friends and consider Michael like family in their business.

Although owning your own business comes with its challenges, he enjoys the flexibility it provides. Having two young children, he is able to attend their school assemblies and sports carnivals, as well as after-school events.

Sport has and still plays a significant role in Michael’s life, outside of work he enjoys playing squash, golf and going on long bike rides. Michael is passionate about his Football and currently holds a Football Youth Certificate and AFC C Licence in coaching. He is currently part of the senior coaching staff in the WA State Football League.

Peter Cirillo
Designation : Senior Tax Accountant

Peter has been with Carbone Partners since 2007and holds a Bachelor of Business and Diploma in Accounting. He has over 20 years’ experience in both private practice and commercial accounting. Peter has a wealth of experience dealing with small to medium-sized enterprises, superannuation funds and high net worth individuals.

He always strives for excellence and is highly-motivated and results-focused. He has a good eye for detail, is efficient in all types of work presented and analyses all situations thoroughly. He has the ability to produce different scenarios for discussion with clients and therefore achieves great results which are reflected in a content client. 

His clients cover a range of industries including food, manufacturing, construction and engineering. Peter has become an integral part of the team as he is Michael’s right hand man and could almost say a partner in the firm.

To remain focused Peter enjoys keeping fit and participating in outdoor adventures with his family.

Jasmena Miloseski
Designation : Senior Accountant

Jasmena joined our accounting practice back in 2008 after being a client of ours for a number of years.  She holds a Bachelor of Business in Accounting and Information Systems.

Jasmena is a valued member of our team as she is always happy to help any one of our team members if they have a problem or if they just need help.   This helpful nature has enabled her to provide an exceptional level of assistance and expertise to all of our clients. 

Jasmena has a wide range of experience in different software packages including MYOB, Xero, Cashflow Manager, and Excel to name a few.  She has extensive experience in applying accounting principles and procedures to analyse financial information which in turn enables her to specialise in the preparation of monthly and quarterly Business Activity Statements, Financial Statements (general ledger clients), and Income Tax Returns for all entities, including Self-Managed Superannuation Funds(SMSF) and small/medium enterprises (SMEs).

Some of Jasmena’s interests include travelling, architecture, landscaping and exploring different cities.

Anna Silvi
Designation : Assistant Accountant/Bookkeeper

Anna has been with our Accounting Firm since 2004 as the initial employed employee. She first started out as our Receptionist and has been an integral part of our growth.

Previous to this she had worked in the banking industry, stock exchange and various government departments. Whilst being employed with Carbone Partners she has gained extensive hands-on experience in BAS preparation and tax accounting and to substantiate this has obtained her Certificate IV in Accounting.

In her current position she assists the principal accountant in preparing all financial and tax documents for our small and medium sized clients. Her day to day duties also sees her interacting with our clients which she enjoys.

In her downtime, Anna’s enjoys reading thriller and crime novels as well as cooking and motorbike riding when the weather permits.

Yuliya Stepanova
Designation : Personal Assistant

Yuliya has over 10 years’ experience in administration including secretarial and translating within engineering (EPCM) companies. She has worked on a number of the most significant minerals and oil and gas developments in Kazakhstan and Australia. Yuliya holds a Bachelor degree in Finance and obtained significant experience in Bookkeeping with her time in Australia.  

At Carbone Partners she maintains efficient bookkeeping services for client’s by recording and processing financial transactions of small and medium size businesses in bookkeeping software (such as MYOB, Quickbooks, Cashflow Manager and Xero), spreadsheets or databases, preparing and sending invoices and receipts to debtors, processing payroll and maintaining employee records, carrying out bank reconciliations, checking figures and reporting for accuracy.

In her spare time she enjoys playing the guitar, golf, and networking

Ylenia Fratti
Designation : Office Manager

Ylenia has been an employee of our firm since 2010.

She holds a High School Diploma from Italy in Accounting and she has a Bachelor Degree in Physical Education.

She has extensive experience in running an office environment and has the responsibility of ensuring that the organisation’s office duties are completed and coordinated efficiently.

She is positive and communicative and her role consist of, but is not limited to, reception, customer service, taking care of correspondence, reports and other documents, as well as planning meetings, updating databases and managing information flow to staff and clients. She also assists the accountants to ensure everything runs smoothly for the best interest of our clients.

Our firm has been able to utilise Ylenia’ s Italian translation skills to assist our Italian speaking clients with their business matters.

Out of the office she enjoys keeping fit, beach activities, travelling and reading.

Tamara Jelic
Designation : Receptionist/Administration Assistant

Tamara joined the team at Carbone Partners in 2015.

She holds a Degree in Japanese Language and Literature and also an Advanced Diploma in Marketing.

She is very positive and dedicated in providing the best customer service to our clients.

Her responsibilities are to assist the business, including setting appointments, filing, record keeping, processing payments, managing office supplies and other office tasks.

She is always happy to assist our clients with any general inquiry regarding our company or any services we are able to provide.

Her other interests are share trading, travelling and reading.

Domenic Forgione
Designation : Finance Broker

Domenic joined our team as an associate member 7 years ago. He is an Australian Credit Licensed Holder (AFSL 366302) via Australian Finance Group (AFG).

Whether you need a home loan, business loan, or advice on re-financing, Dominic will go above-and-beyond to tailor a package to suit your needs.

Domenic will also work hard to accommodate your busy lifestyle, and will happily meet with you at a time and place that fits in with your schedule.

Operating with your best interests in mind, Dominic leads our finance department and will keep you informed on the best possible interest rates available, as well as the product benefits for each lender.

Areas of Expertise:

  • Residential loans
  • Investment Loans
  • Commercial Loans
  • Car Loans
  • Business Loans
  • Truck & Equipment Finance
  • Personal Loans

Outside of work he enjoys playing squash, round of golf, taking his children to tennis and spending time with his family and friends. He has also sat as a committee member for local State League Soccer Clubs.

Jason Barnes
Designation : Insurance Advisor/Broker

Jason’s career in the insurance broking industry started in 1992 when he began as a 17-year-old Assistant Account Executive.  Over the next few years, he learnt the art of insurance broking and progressed through the ranks at various insurance brokerages. 

Jason began as Authorised Representative in 2004 (AFSL 331147). He obtained a Diploma of Financial Services and is a CIP (Certified Insurance Professional) with ANZIIF.  Jason joined our team as an associate member over 10 years ago and has been providing insurance services for our clients and their businesses.  He has enjoyed watching our clients and their business grow and evolve over the years. 

Outside of work he enjoys playing squash, Little Athletics (currently a committee member for South Perth Little Athletics), AFL Dream Team and spending time with his family and friends.

Yuliya Stepanova
Designation : Bookkeeping

Further to her role as a personal assistant at Carbone Partners, Yuliya heads the Bookkeeping Management Department within the firm. Her efficient bookkeeping skills, knowledge and understanding of software programs such as MYOB, Xero, QuickBooks and Cashflow Manager  has enabled the firm to give support to existing  and future clients requiring this service, in order for them to meet the BAS obligations and help them run their business efficiently and profitable.

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