Our Team

We are committed to forming close working partnerships with our clients. This way we can understand your unique situation and customise the assistance we provide to suit your needs.

Our enthusiasm for our work means you are provided with a friendly small team of professionals who are eager to use their expertise to help you succeed.

Sarolta Bernhardt,

Accountant, Business Owner

  Sarolta started Bernhardt & Assoc in 1993 because she believed that the personal service she could offer would make a difference to the success of your business. This continues to be her mantra today.

In her 30+ years of Accountancy experience Sarolta has acquired a formidable range of expertise and experience. Her 4 years with the Inland Revenue Department at the start of her working life still gives her a good understanding of how that system works and can be worked at certain times.

Sarolta has always specialised in small to medium sized business, helping them to make money and helping the owners to recover or retain some balance in their lives. She has always ensured that her firm's services are of the highest possible quality.

Outside of the firm Sarolta has been a very active member of the Lions Clubs organisation, holding many club, district and national roles over 30 years, Her highlights have been her year as District Governor in 2001/02 and her 2 1/2 years chairing the international Campaign Sightfirst programme for the Auckland Northland area which saw her region raise over $164,000 out of a national total of over $580,000.

She has also always been an active member of the Auckland branch of the NZ Institute of Chartered Accountants.

During her free time her favourite hobbies are scrapbooking, fishing, travelling and reading.


Kay Hutson

Accountancy Assistant

For the past 14 years Kay has worked part time as Accountancy Assistant to Sarolta. Kay has over 25 years accounting experience so is very knowledgeable and competent.

With two children being a mother is first priority, hence the choice to work shorter hours.

Kay's interests outside of the office are family, scrapbooking, gardening and watching sport. 

Business Services

We'll help you manage every aspect of your business, and because we establish a one-on-one relationship with each of our clients, our advice will be tailored for your business.


Specialist Services

Our specialist services include Retirement planning, Succession planning, estate planning plus many more.


Tax Services

Need help with GST and tax returns? Our team can assist you with all your taxation needs.