We firmly believe that trusted relationships are the foundation of a good business. Your business and ours.

People are the centre of our business and we want our business to be at the centre of yours.

Leadership

Adam Falkenberg

Partner
  • Chartered Accountant
  • Graduate Australian Institute of Company Directors
Adam Falkenberg

Adam is a highly experienced Chartered Accountant who co-founded Humanee to create a nimble, cloud-based business that is relationship- and value-based and that puts people first.

Adam brings a balanced and empathetic approach to problem-solving, working with startups and large, multi-generational family businesses alike. As a former Account Director and Manager at Deloitte and mhm, Adam’s expertise spans business structuring, strategy development, governance, taxation, transaction support and family succession planning.

Whether it’s startups or cross-generational family businesses, Adam is dedicated to identifying improvement opportunities, facilitating growth, and helping clients achieve their business and personal goals. He brings significant experience as a facilitator and member of many private business Advisory Boards.

Hailing from a farm near Mannum, and attending high school in the Barossa Valley, Adam is a proud country South Australian who loves helping regional businesses thrive. He still often returns home on weekends to don the whites for the Cambrai Cricket Club.

John Hood

Partner
  • Chartered Accountant
  • Fellow Institute of Chartered Accountants
  • Fellow & GAICD Australian Institute of Company Directors
  • Fellow Taxation Institute of Australia
John Hood

John Hood is an accomplished Chartered Accountant with vast experience at PricewaterhouseCoopers, Deloitte, and Humanee across Australia, Papua New Guinea, Fiji, Hong Kong, and China.

He excels in business ownership, directorship, and advisory roles. John is passionate about helping organisations navigate disruptions, develop strategies, and foster positive cultures for sustainable success.

A creative thinker, adept at problem-solving and building strong relationships.

Leah Ivanovic

Partner
  • Chartered Accountant
  • Graduate Australian Institute of Company Directors
Leah Ivanovic

Leah is an accountant and trusted advisor for privately owned businesses. A Partner at Humanee, she works closely with her clients to identify opportunities for improvement, plan for future growth and help achieve financial and other goals.

What sets Leah apart is her proactive approach and commitment to delivering optimal results. Her dedication, enthusiasm, and deep understanding of business solutions make her an invaluable asset to her clients.

With a wealth of experience sitting on private business Advisory Boards, Leah has deep expertise in advisory and compliance around structuring, tax, and succession planning.

Leah’s accounting journey began in 2010 at a prestigious Big 4 firm and she combines her professional background with a personal touch. She takes the time to truly understand her clients, their families, and their businesses, to ensure they receive tailored advice that suits their unique situation.

As a people-person, Leah thrives on meeting new individuals. She has a particular passion for supporting women in business and understands the importance of keeping a healthy work-life balance to achieve success. Under her guidance, female entrepreneurs and business leaders can flourish in their respective industries.

Jade Crathern

Operations Manager
Jade Crathern

Jade is an integral part of our leadership team and is the driving force behind everything not related to accounting at Humanee. From tech to insurance and from bookkeeping to HR, Jade wears many hats to ensure that all aspects of our operations run seamlessly.

With a proven track record, as the former owner of IT management company Community Data Relations, Jade brings invaluable business acumen to Humanee.

Dedicated to empowering businesses through top-tier management and accounting support, Jade has a flair for Xero and streamlines reporting processes across diverse industries, ensuring maximum value for our clients.

Hailing from the scenic Adelaide Hills, Jade is President of Hills Montessori School and is a proud resident and advocate of her special part of the world, the traditional lands and waters of the Peramangk and Kaurna peoples.

Ben de Guzman

Manager
  • Chartered Accountant
  • Chartered Tax Advisor
Ben de Guzman

Ben is a highly experienced chartered accountant who has been providing peace of mind to his clients for more than 20 years. An adaptable and loyal advisor and virtual CFO, Ben is the heart and soul of our office with his good nature and infectious personality.

From strategic tax and business advice, accounting software choices to virtual CFO work, Ben works with a diverse range of clients in various industries at any stage of the business lifecycle. His deep problem-solving skills enable him to resolve technical taxation issues and overcome business challenges.

Ben has a passion for hospitality, the arts and creative industries, assisting in feature film, arts, and not-for-profit projects where he provides strategic business advice.

Careers

Are you interested in building a career in accounting and business advisory? Do you want to work in a progressive and people-focused business?

We want to hear from you if you’re seeking a workplace that is unusual by design, and with an enviable community of clients and opportunities.