21 Nov 2017

5 minutes with Annie Henshall

Meet Annie: Ipsum Advisors all-star, avid Bombers fan and Bendigo local in the know when it comes to picking the perfect spot for a lazy Sunday brunch.


Why accounting?
Why not? It’s a challenging and forever changing profession which means my responsibilities can change every day. I get to experience a variety of tasks, wear different hats, and meet interesting people, all whilst continuing to learn.

What do you love about your job?
Interaction with clients, problem solving and helping people achieve financially successful businesses.

What’s the best advice you’ve ever been given?
The sky’s the limit; it’s there for the taking… but you’ve got to go and get it.

How would you describe what you do in three words?
Analysis, evaluation and reporting.



Where’s the best place to enjoy a Sunday brunch in Bendigo?

Spring Gully Corner Store or Old Green Bean

How would your family describe what you do at Ipsum?
“deal with customers and look after their finances and tax returns” – little sister
“you’re an accountant…you manage accounts” – husband

What’s your favourite thing to do on the weekend?

Spend time with my family and friends, not looking at a computer screen, and watching the mighty Bombers have a win!

If you could witness any historical event, what would you want to see?
Martin Luther King Jr’s “I have a dream” speech

Any pets?
I have a Miniature Wirehead Dachshund (sausage dog) called Frankie