A1 Accounting & Taxation Services Ltd can assist you with your financial and accounting operations. We also use our business advisory expertise to monitor your business, giving you proactive advice on how you can improve your bottom line and net worth.

When you engage the servics of A1 Accounting & Taxation Services Ltd, you can look forward to:

  • Quick turn around of work
  • Friendly and personal service
  • Easy acccess to the firm’s partners
  • Competitive fees
  • 24/7 availability

Firm History

A1 Accounting & Taxation Services LtdĀ was founded in Lower Hutt, Wellington, by John O’Connell in 1990. Since its establishment, the firm has enjoyed steady growth and expanded to service the Wairapapa.

A1 Accounting & Taxation Services LtdĀ continues to be heavily committed to the ongoing development of their accounting team.


John O’Connell
BCA, ATAINZ, MYOB Consultant

John has been involved in public practice existing sole trade and SME for 30+ years. Prior to entering in public practice, John had 18 years of experience working for a variety of commercial firms, including holding senior positions in several large national companies. He holds a University degree, majoring in Accounting and Auditing.

John’s current specialisations include MYOB Software, business development and profit maximisation.

John has been very active in the community, firstly through Lions International and currently Rotary International. John is a Rotary Paul Harris Fellow.

A strong advocate of work life balance, John is a keen fly-fisherman and plays the occasional game of golf.