Peter Caddy

Peter Caddy

Accounting & Tax Partner

Peter joined Carbon in 2022 after partnering with his accounting firm, Symes Accountants.

After gaining extensive experience working at the ATO for 12 years, Peter joined Symes Accountants in 1998 and has been Partner since 2001. Peter has a love for Self-Managed Superannuation Funds (SMSFs) and is our go-to man for all things related.

When the opportunity to join forces with Carbon arose, Peter and his business partner, Hans van Heuven, saw it as a chance to expand their service offering in Gawler and surrounds in South Australia.

Business tips from Peter

You need to invest money in order to make money.  This was shown initially to me by my parents in their business, and then the more I have dealt with other businesses, the most successful ones invest in both their business and themselves.  The investment can be in up to date plant and equipment, good team members and their training and development, and especially your own development and getting and listening to good advice.

Building your wealth will take time, and running a good business and generating profits is the first step.  And don’t forget, real wealth is discretionary time.

Get to know Peter

Having grown up on a family vineyard in the Riverland area of South Australia, Peter’s been around small businesses his whole life and understands the day-to-day struggles business owners go through and the vital role that each family member plays in the success of the family business.

Peter has always been a strong advocate for an ideal work/life balance and has an outside passion for cycling, woodturning and wooden toy making.  On the weekends, you can find Peter spending time with his grandchildren or out in the garden tending his flowers and fruit trees and vegetable garden.  Peter also has a client that runs camel treks out in the Simpson Desert, and he has enjoyed trekking with them a number of times.

Life is about being able to do what you want, when you want to do it, and in whatever manner you want to.

Peter Caddy

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