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Jessica Tenace

Jessica Tenace

I pride myself on giving pragmatic, timely and commercial advice for clients in all industries, but particularly within the Life Science and Manufacturing sectors. I am passionate about helping my clients through complex accounting issues which go beyond statutory requirements and compliance. Having worked in industry, I have a true appreciation of financial statement audits carried out from my clients’ perspectives, and tailor my approach to meet each clients’ needs.

Director - Audit & Assurance

Jessica has over 9 years of accounting experience, including 7 years of experience in providing audit and assurance services. Jessica currently manages a portfolio of companies publicly listed on the ASX and NASDAQ, and private entities in a broad range of industries. 

Having worked out in industry in the United Kingdom for 2 years, Jessica can appreciate the audit process from her clients’ perspective and is passionate about her clients and providing exceptional client service.

Jessica has strong commercial experience in the Life Science and Manufacturing space through knowledge gained from working with a range of businesses in these sectors, her involvement in their industry teams at Grant Thornton and her participation in industry events and associations. She supports the strategic ambitions of Life Science and Manufacturing organisations across all stages of the development life cycle.

Jessica has valuable experience in ensuring businesses manage internal controls effectively, including with Public Company Accounting Oversight Board (PCAOB) audits.


  • Statutory financial statement audits of privately-owned and publicly listed entities (including ASX-listed entities and entities listed on the NASDAQ)
  • Internal Control over Financial Reporting (ICFR) audits 
  • Public Company Accounting Oversight Board (PCAOB) audits

  • Bachelor of Business (Accounting), Monash University
  • Member of Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand (CAANZ)
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