Experienced Accountants that really understand business. Addition Accounting provides accounting advice across the  Sunshine Coast.

deborah Riddiford accountant

“It’s the choices you make and the actions you take that determine your destiny”


Deborah Riddiford Bachelor of Business, CPA, FIPA


Accountant/Business Advisory/Business Coach


Deborah is a Certified Practicing Accountant (CPA), a Fellow of the Institute of Public Accountants (FIPA) a member of the National Tax and Accountants Association Ltd. holding her own Public Practice Certificate.  Deborah has over 30 years’ experience as an Accountant in Chartered Accounting Firms, Business Advisor/Consultant/Coach and as a Chief Financial Officer in a Public Company.


Deborah's prides herself on remaining a life-long learner, she has gained a vast majority of her expertise through her professional experiences in various different industries, such as building and construction, farming, fabrication, manufacturing, retail, hospitality, labour hire, property management, professional services and education, to name a few.


As an enthusiastic and highly motivated professional she has always taken responsibilities seriously and is passionate about helping people achieve their intentions/goals.

Deborah’s ability to relate to her clients include:

  • actively listening to clients

  • ensuring that she understands the clients’ individual situations

  • being non-judgmental

  • being present when with a client

  • always’ using open & honest communication. 

Having a positive, flexible and adaptable attitude, has assisted Deborah in gaining positive results and motivating clients.




Deborah's Memberships 


  • CPA Australia member for almost 30 years

  • Fellow Member of - Institute of Public Accountants

  • NTAA member

  • IICT member

  • Qualified for inclusion in the Stanford Who’s Who registry of Professionals and Entrepreneurs

  • Certified Xero Consultant