Our mission is to provide affordable business and taxation services to business owners and individuals who appreciate a holistic approach to their financial lifestyle.

Using the latest technology (ie Xero and cloud computing) we are able to offer our clients fixed fee accounting packages that provide superior advice, services and understandable financial reports at an affordable monthly price. Technology = no barriers. We have clients all over New Zealand and can meet you in person or virtually.
We also offer a Xero Personal Training service at your workplace (or ours) that teaches:

  • how to get the most out of Xero
  • how to integrate it seamlessly into your business
  • how to cut your admin time by up to 50%

Our Xero Personal Training clients include all Green Acres franchisees and Hire A Hubby Franchisees.  We speak your language, not techno-babble. Talk to us today about how we can help you.

Michael McCook

NCB B.Bus G.Dip acc

Managing Director

Email: Michael McCook
PH: 477 2400

Michael founded AccountabilityNet in 1996. The practice has grown tremendously over the years, yet retains the personal, approachable character which is the cornerstone of the business.

Entrepreneurially minded, Michael understands the joys and frustrations of business ownership well and is a staunch advocate for small business in New Zealand.

He holds a Business Degree majoring in Accounting and is proud to act as a mentor to young entrepreneurs in the community.

Outside of work Michael is a a keen rugby supporter, Breakers fan and keen sailor.

Shigang Ma

B.Bus G.Dip acc

Senior Accountant

Email: Shigang Ma
PH: 477 2400

Shigang Ma is an extraordinary man of high intelligence. Originally qualified as a medical doctor in China, Shigang retrained as an Accountant in New Zealand, graduating with a Bachelor of Business degree in 2001. Fluent in English and Mandarin, Shigang’s wealth of knowledge, and thorough understanding of the issues clients face means he relishes solving problems and finding practical solutions to all sorts of business and tax related issues.

Shigang is our resident guru of accounting systems, particularly knowledgeable with Xero, Banklink, MYOB, as well as anything “techie”.

Outside of work, Shigang enjoys the spending time with his wife and two children and the wonderful lifestyle that living in NZ offers.

Patsy McCook

Client Services Manager

Email: Patsy McCook
PH: 477 2400

Patsy is a highly valued partner both in business and life to Michael. Her wealth of customer services and business development experience is reflected in AccountabilityNet’s extraordinary growth over recent years.

Patsy has held a senior management roles in other service industries, and she truly understands the importance of clear client communication and support. Her networking skills are legendary and she partakes in a number of business networking groups to not only grow AccountabilityNet, but to also support the local business community about which she is passionate.

The mother of two adult boys, Patsy is a talented marathoner and keen gardener.