With a love for the region and the Douglas Shire community, Williams Cete & Co is the brainchild of two dedicated principals, who aspired to bring ownership of a renowned, long-standing practice back to Port Douglas and Mossman.
Mission and Vision
To provide high-quality accounting services to our local community and the broader region. We do this through developing trusted relationships with our clients and advancing the skillsets of our staff.
To be an integral part of the success of our local community. We will do this by supporting our clients to achieve financial freedom through highly successful businesses, strong asset protection and tax minimisation.
Meet the team
Owners, Mitch Williams and Greg Cete, alongside their team of qualified accountants and well-versed administrators, are committed to supporting the region’s businesses and families to succeed financially. Find out more about us and what makes us tick, here.
With a history stretching as far back as the 1930s, we know that through genuine care and understanding of our clients and the community, we all succeed. Take a moment to scroll through our history and discover just how deep our connection is to the region
Mitch Williams & Greg Cete acquire the practice from SIDCOR and establish Williams Cete & Co
Mitch Williams becomes a partner and Managing Principal.
Greg Cete joins the practice
Both Marg Everett and Kevin Roe retire. The practice is then sold to SiDCOR, a top 50 accounting firm in Australia.
Mitch Williams joins the practice.
MGI Cairns and Nick Watson separate from the Practice.
Lex Cockrell Retires.
Marg Everett and Nick Watson are admitted as Partners.
Practice in Port Douglas purchased from Peter Froelich.
Marg Everett joins the practice.
Kevin Roe and David Vinicombe become partners.
Kevin Roe joins the practice.
Mossman office relocates to 53 Front Street. The same address we are still at today.
The practice joins the worldwide MGI network and is renamed to MGI Cockrell Reese
The Port Douglas office is opened and run by Joan Murday.
An office in Cairns is opened.
Lex Cockrell joined the practice with Mr Reese retiring not long after. The practice is renamed Cockrell Reese.