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Dan Patel


With over 15 years’ experience in Accounting, Finance and Taxation, Dan Patel founded Top Order with the goal of creating a seamless client experience for managing all aspects of finance.


Dan is highly qualified in the finance sector, holding a Bachelor of Accounting, as well as an intimate knowledge of commercial law, business and individual taxation requirements, and accounting standards and payroll. 


Looking after individuals and businesses, both local and across the globe, Dan provides a holistic financial picture, incorporating his vast experience in all facets of tax and accounting. 


With a focus on accuracy, service-based excellence and communication, Dan and his experienced team provide advice and best practice standards for the unique needs of each client. 

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Sam Cummins

Office Manager and Accounts Assistant

Born in the small town of Echuca, Victoria, Sam's journey into business began at Swinburne University, where he earned a Diploma of Business through online studies. It was here that his fascination with business and accounting ignited, eventually leading him to embark on a career with Top Order in May 2021.


Starting as an Accounts Assistant, Sam's dedication and expertise quickly propelled him into the role of Office Manager.


His professional journey has been marked by a diverse range of responsibilities, from managerial roles to crucial administrative support. Sam has played instrumental roles in optimizing business operations, managing staff and resources, and implementing systems to enhance overall efficiency.


His ambitions are to contribute to the development and growth of businesses while assisting individuals and organisations to achieve their financial and professional goals.


Outside the office, you'll find him exploring new destinations, embracing the great outdoors through camping adventures, or enjoying quality time socialising with friends and family.

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Rebekah Pappas

senior bookkeeper

Bek joined the Top Order team as Senior Bookkeeper in March 2023.


She was born and raised in a small town south of Adelaide, SA. She moved around Australia and overseas before settling down in Melbourne, VIC in 2017.

Bek holds a Diploma of Accounting, as well as a Certificate IV in Accounting and Bookkeeping. She also has over 4 years’ experience in bookkeeping for small and medium sized businesses.

Bek has a passion for bringing order to messy books, and loves helping our clients' businesses grow by allowing them to focus on the aspects of business they're passionate about.

In her spare time, you’ll find Bek outside tending to her plant babies, or running around after her human baby!

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Jeffrey Maher

Accounts & Administration Assistant

Born in Shepparton, Jeff has journeyed through various jobs, including a 26-year career as a monumental stone mason.


Jeff is an accounting enthusiast with over 25 years of client-based business experience.


In 2020, he pursued his passion for accounting, and joined the Top Order team in 2022 as a trainee while completing his Certificate 4.


Jeff brings real-life experience, a keen mind, and a commitment to delivering friendly, personal, and professional service.


Away from the office, he is the proud father to 8 children, and cherishes his spare time spent with them. Jeff also enjoys various sports, either as a spectator or a participant.

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Manpreet Osan

Senior Accountant

Manpreet brings the perfect balance of expertise and personal touch to your accounting.


With a Master’s Degree in Commerce and a Bachelor’s Degree in Law, Manpreet moved from India to Australia in 2016. Boasting over 7 years of experience in advising Australian businesses on accounting and taxation matters, she is a trusted advisor in the field.


A member of CPA Australia and the Tax Practitioners Board Australia, Manpreet is passionate about providing clients with top-notch service, allowing them to focus on what matters most to them. Her extensive experience in both commercial and tax accounting ensures comprehensive solutions tailored to your needs.


Beyond the financial world, Manpreet enjoys expressing her creativity in the kitchen and unwinding with a good movie.

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