JDFA is a family business with shared values.

We care about our clients and treat them as if they were family or friends.
Our employees are friendly and fun-loving, who enjoy answering your calls and responding to your questions.
We look forward to you joining our family.

JDFA Accountants


At JDFA we offer a range of services that are designed to offer financial benefits to our clients.

JDFA Financial Reporting
Financial Reporting
We help clients understand how their businesses are performing, and how to improve the profitability of their businesses.
JDFA Tax Compliance
Tax Compliance
We prepare and lodge tax returns for individuals, partnerships, companies, trusts and SMSFs.
JDFA Tax Planning
Tax Planning
Let us understand your tax position before the end of the financial year, so we can implement any tax saving strategies before the year end.
JDFA Structuring Advice
Structuring Advice
Partnership, company, trust or SMSF? There is no right structure for your business, only the best structure for your business. It is vital that we continually assess whether your current structures are still the best structure for your business.
JDFA Cash Flow and Budget Analysis
Cash Flow & Budgeting Analysis

The key success for any business is cashflow. Let us help you match your cash flow to your debts when they fall due.

JDFA Office Automation
Office Automation

Covid 19 has shown all business the importance of technology. Let us help you investigate how we can improve the efficiency of your business by implementing new technology ideas.


We work closely with our clients, most of whom are small to medium businesses and self-managed super funds. Our clients have a diverse range of businesses, including:

  • Commercial property investors/managers
  • Residential property investors/managers
  • Medical
  • Electrical contractors
  • Commercial & residential landscapers
  • Travel agents
  • Hospitality
  • Website developers
  • Marketing consultants
  • Print design, production and distribution
JDFA Clients

Our clients

Business Structures

Our clients have several different types of structures, for their businesses, employment and/or investments, including:

JDFA Companies
JDFA Trusts
JDFA Partnerships
JDFA Sole Traders
Sole Traders
JDFA Self Managed Super Funds
Self Managed Super Funds

We also independently audit the financial accounts of self-managed super funds for other non-related accountants

JDFA Business Accounting

Who are we

Meet Our Team


Daryl Forge

Daryl has been a qualified Chartered Accountant (CA) for over 30 years.

His particular interest is helping small businesses to succeed by focusing on improving cash flow & profitability, and improving business systems.

In his spare time, Daryl wears the orange uniform of the Victorian SES, helping our local community to remove trees and repair roofs.

Haley Forge

Haley Forge

Haley is a qualified CPA, with over 5 years of experience. She is our resident XERO expert and in-house technology wizard, implementing many time-saving technology solutions into our clients’ business.

On weekends you will find her baking her latest cake decorating creation and during winter she will be at the MCG watching Collingwood play.

Jennifer Forge

Jennifer Forge

Jennifer is a qualified Certified Practising Accountant and has been a member of CPA Australia since 2000.  She is a registered Tax Agent, SMSF auditor and SMSF specialist.  She is very approachable and friendly and a mad Collingwood fan. 

She also loves to hit a golf ball around the golf course, usually with little success.

Nicole Daff

Nicole Daff

Nicole is a qualified CPA, with over 20 years of experience. She thrives on the jobs in the ‘too hard basket’.

A mother to a very active teenager, she spends most weekends between basketball courts, footy fields and skate parks.

Favourite things are: son, ginger cat named Jeff, Oodie and uggies. Escaping the city, driving for hours in the country. She always looks forward to sporting events including Bathurst supercar V8 calendar events.

Nick Martin

Nick Martin

Nick graduated from Victoria University with a double degree in Accounting and Banking & Finance. He joined the JDFA team in 2011, becoming a CPA in 2016.

Nick has developed into a specialist in Self Managed Super Funds (SMSF).

He is dedicated and easy going. With an avid interest in many sports he pursues these passions by regularly participating in various sporting endeavours. On the weekends you are most likely to find Nick at the MCG enjoying the sport Melbourne has to offer.

Alison Foulds

Alison Foulds

Alison emigrated from England in 2004 with her young family.
Alison was our first full time employee. She initially joined JDFA in 2009 working through to late 2011. After spending time in Sydney she returned to JDFA in January 2015.

She manages our individual clients with their personal income tax returns.

Alison is a busy mum of two teenage girls. She enjoys walking her dog Koko and spending time on the beach during the summer. Her highlight of the sporting calendar is the Australian Open tennis in January.

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JDFA Accountants

The team members at JDFA are friendly and fun-loving, and each of them enjoys coming to work. This enthusiasm for work and life is reflected in the way they answer your calls and respond to your questions.


Suite 79A Asling Street, Brighton, VIC 3186
PO Box 2099, Brighton, VIC 3186


Ph. 9596 2891
Fax. 9596 2899

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