As many of you are aware, Josh Huang recently joined the team at JBA. We welcome Josh to our company. Josh is a near qualified Chartered Accountant and has a particular interest in working with Xero software and our Xero-based Business-MatesTM services. His business background comes from both the commercial sector and previous Chartered Accountancy roles, so he is well versed in all aspects of accountancy, tax and business in general. Josh is very keen to make his mark within our firm and has the enthusiasm and abilities to be a real asset to JBA and to our clients. He will be working very closely with Jim and the firm's clients. Many of you will come into contact with Josh in the very near future if you haven't already. 

Josh came to New Zealand in 2003. Originally from China, he graduated in New Zealand with a Bachelor of Business degree in 2007. He has previously worked in the Chartered Accounting profession prior to joining JBA. He worked in the Business Advisory division of an Auckland firm of Chartered Accountants for a number of years, looking after various small to medium sized New Zealand local businesses within a wide range of industries. His wealth of knowledge and application in order to obtain a thorough understanding of the clients' issues and needs stands him in good stead in solving problems and finding practical solutions to all sorts of business and tax related matters. This is something he relishes.

Josh has also worked for a large group of companies as a Financial and Analytical Accountant, participating in large Property Development Projects and Dairy Product export businesses, providing vital advice to the board of directors of the companies to assist them with their final decision making.  

Outside of work, Josh likes playing basketball, and spending time with his family. He is married, with a baby girl due shortly. Josh can be reached at josh@jamesbell.co.nz.