Meet the team
LESLEY WALKER - DIRECTOR
Lesley has a Bachelor of Science, a Bachelor of Commerce and Administration and a Diploma of Teaching. She became a member of the New Zealand Institute of Chartered Accountants on 22 February 1985 – Membership Number 21281.
Lesley taught at secondary schools for 4 years before embarking on a career in Chartered Accountancy by joining her father (Arthur Sparkes – Fellow Chartered Accountant) in public practice in 1980. Lesley enjoys helping people realise their full business potential and is widely respected for her energetic and enthusiastic know-how, and can-do attitude to business and life.
TANIA FLOWERS - Account Manager
Tania began working for Sparkes Walker Chartered Accountants in 2001 and has gained invaluable practical experience due to her involvement in the business. Prior to this she had a variety of administration and accounting roles in an Engineering company, Veterinary Practice and a Racing Club. As an Account Manager, Tania’s role is to manage clients’ accounting and taxation requirements efficiently through the practice. She is currently working towards the CAANZ Accounting Technician qualification.
JILL WALKER - Accountant
Jill has a Bachelor of Commerce and Administration in Accounting and Commercial Law and a Bachelor of Arts in English Literature from Victoria University. Jill intends on becoming a member of the New Zealand Institute of Chartered Accountants.
BEN WALKER - Account Manager
Ben began working at Sparkes Walker in 2009. As an Account Manager, Ben's role is to manage clients’ accounting and taxation requirements efficiently through the practice. He is currently working towards the CAANZ Accounting Technician qualification.
Sparkes Walker provide Accountancy Services for individuals and companies throughout the Wellington region - Upper Hutt, Lower Hutt, Porirua, Wellington City and suburbs, Paraparaumu and Kapiti.