Our Team

Our Expert Team working for You

Our team are dedicated to providing you and your business with personalised professional services.  All our team members are committed to ongoing professional development so you enjoy the best technical tax and accounting advice available. Below are the profiles on our team members.

Joe Santomartino


Joe established JAS Accountants in 2000 following twelve years of working at both a medium sized chartered accounting firm and CPA Firm. He primarily works with small and medium sized business owners to help them grow their revenues, profits and business value.

Joe’s objective with his clients is to solve their tax and financial problems, help them to capitalize on opportunities and ensure they avoid the pitfalls through the life cycle of their business. “Our firm goal is to be very knowledgeable about our clients’ businesses,” he says. “We want to understand their business and their specific industry issues. This helps us develop strategies and select the right tools to help them with financial reporting, tax planning, wealth creation and other business issues.”

Darius Efstathiadis


Darius has more than 4 years of experience working with different accounting firms developing his skills. Darius has recently obtained his CA certification and is a member of the Chartered Accountants Australia & New Zealand.

 Darius works alongside Joe and Chris with completing tax returns, financial statements and assisting with self-managed superfund compliance.

Darius has proven to be a valuable member of the team and enjoys developing lasting relationships with our clients.

Chris Fermanov

Senior Accountant

Chris is our senior accountant with over 10 years’ experience having worked across Melbourne in public practice accounting firms. Chris is CPA Qualified, and Xero Adviser certified.

With a vast array of Tax, Advisory & Accounting knowledge & skills, Chris aims to assist clients with the achievement of both their financial and nonfinancial goals by providing personalised advice to individuals and businesses. Chris is also a self-managed superfund compliance specialist.

Our Administration Team


Soledad (better known as Sole) is our Office Manager / Finance Assistant and has over 15 years of experience in the Accounting field working within reputable Accounting firms in Melbourne.

She holds an Advanced Diploma in Accounting and her responsibilities include (but are not limited to); financial accounting, bookkeeping and the general running for all Office procedures.

Her focus is predominantly on delivering exceptional service to clients and building strong, lasting relationships.


Sarah has a background in management and has worked with several multi national companies.

Sarah assists clients with their bookkeeping enquiries and training.  She is XERO Payroll and XERO Advisor certified and is our Corporate Secretarial specialist.

Sarah can also assist with all your general administration enquiries.


Ana provides administration and accounts support across the board with a variety of tasks to help the smooth running of the office.

Often as the first point of contact, Ana knows how to make our clients feel at home with her friendly hospitable nature.

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Got a taxation or question regarding your Business? Why not request an appointment to speak with one of the team from JAS Accountants.

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