Robert Scott-Howarth

Senior Accountant/Co-Owner




Robert is a local who returned from working overseas in 2004 and started at EMS with a view of taking over the busy practise from his father and completed an Advanced Diploma of Accounting at Chisolm. After 5 years in the industry he became a registered tax agent and has since completed various other courses in advanced taxation law, corporate law, trust law & SMSF structures.

He has a very down to earth practical approach to finding solutions for all his tax and small business clients and is not easily scared off by a challenge always looking for the simplest and most cost effective method to solving problems.

Christie Gunn

Bookkeeping Specialist/Co-Owner

Christie completed an Advanced Diploma of Accounting at Swinbourne University in 1996 and has been a bookkeeping specialist and MYOB authorised representative for past 20 years working for and assisting many accountants across Melbourne. She is a registered BAS agent and member of ATAA  and heads the EMS team of bookkeepers.

She specialises in MYOB training and set up of cloud based solutions and various payroll issues as well and has also completed an advanced tax preparation course in 2011.

Julian Robertson

Accountant, CPA

Julian's Robertson joined EMS in 2017 and brings with him a wealth of experience. He completed a Bachelor of Business (Accounting) in 1998 receiving a high distinction for tax.


He comes to EMS with 18 years experience in Chartered Accounting environments and specialises in all forms of tax accounting for all entity types. 

He lives locally and enjoys overseas travel, running in his spare time and is a very loyal Essendon supporter.

Matthew Mifsud


Matthew joined EMS in 2015 after working in the city for a mid-tier firm.

He has completed an Advanced Diploma at RMIT in 2012 and more recently an Advanced Taxation Course and has fitted right in at EMS with his eager attitude and attention to detail. Matthew assists Robert daily with his work load and is very fast and proficient.

Outside of work hours he is plays football and is an active volunteer and guitarist.