Janessa Smit

Specialisation: Accounting Support, Business Support
Company Position: Team Leader
Email Address: Janessa.Smit@accountability.com.au
Phone Number: +61 03 8629 1046
Location: Melbourne

Area of expertise:

Janessa started her recruitment career in 2014 with a boutique agency in Sydney, specialising in Retail and Hospitality. In late 2015 she was given an internal opportunity to move into the Melbourne market to help build their presence. Following that, Janessa moved to a global agency before realising her passion lay within a more specialised/boutique environment. Enter AccountAbility….

Janessa came on board with AccountAbility in 2016 as a Talent Advisor in the Business & Accounting Support division and after showing her dedication and passion for the transactional space, she was promoted numerous times to now manage and run the AccountAbility team.

Janessa is an enthusiastic consultant who values honesty and transparency in her approach. She is dedicated to helping job seekers find their perfect role and building lasting relationships within the Melbourne Market.

Top candidate tip:

It is just as important to make an impact on a business from a cultural aspect as much as it is to prove you have the relevant experience for the role. Remember to let your personality shine through and turn the interview into a conversation.

Outside of work:

Outside of work you can find Janessa enjoying Melbourne and discovering all of the tourist spots, which include road trips, delicious food, coffee that only Melbourne can produce and all of the shows and sporting events on offer.


"Janessa is a strong and exceptional Consultant. Her professionalism, passion and drive is what makes her stand out in the industry. Janessa is quick at sourcing high calibre staff and continues to care throughout their career. Highly recommended and pleased to have had the opportunity. " - Ricky Forster