Darren started Parlato & Associates Ltd 1 April 2010. Since starting work for an accounting firm back in 2000, it has always been Darren's ambition to own his own CA firm.
Darren qualified as a Chartered Accountant in June 2004.
Darren has worked in Palmerston North and Levin before his return to Foxton to set up Parlato & Associates Ltd.
Darren has a Bachelor of Business Studies, majoring in Accounting (2001), and a Graduate Diploma in Business Studies (1987), both from Massey University Palmerston North.
Iona joined Parlato & Associates Ltd at the beginning of March 2018. She is the office manager working Monday to Friday, 9am to 2:30pm. Iona has an administrative and tax background. She performs a number of functions around the office including:
- Administrative work - billing, control of debtors, accounts payable, all ICT work, website maintenance, software upgrades, front office, reception, and Banklink.
- Accounting work - Payroll, PAYE, GST returns, rental accounts, preparation of financial accounts, new company set up, and annual company returns.