Liam Murphy
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Liam Murphy
Managing Partner

Our clients leverage our expertise to help solve complex accounting issues, provide advice on governance matters and strengthen internal controls to manage risks and improve efficiency. Liam Murphy
Partner – Audit and Assurance

Professional experience

Liam has the unique combination of commercial and professional practice experience. He has been the Financial Controller of the Bank of Queensland Limited, and prior to that role, he held the position of Head of Internal Audit. Liam has had over seven years of external audit experience with the international accounting firm Coopers & Lybrand in Brisbane and London where he worked with clients from a large range of industries. Since early 2001, Liam has overseen the successful expansion of the PKF Brisbane audit and assurance practice.

He provides growing clients with comprehensive audit services and advice on related issues such as system selection and implementation, risk management, internal systems and controls. Having been a senior financial manager in the commercial sector, Liam has a unique understanding of a client’s needs and can work effectively with internal resources.

He is also an Executive member of PKF Australia and an International Liaison Partner for PKF International.

Recent examples of work include:

  • Managing the audit engagement for a number of ASX-listed public companies with a particular focus on the mining and technology sectors
  • Successfully led the audit engagement for a number of start-up clients from their establishment, through the IPO process and following as a newly listed entity. This includes helping them navigate the regulatory environment of an IPO and preparing them for the reporting requirements of a listed entity
  • Assisted with the development of a risk management framework for a large mining company, helping them to safeguard assets and protect their business.

Notable clients Liam has Audited include:

  • Collection House Limited
  • Pipe Networks Limited
  • Over the Wire Limited
  • Oventus Medical Limited
  • Altura Mining Limited
  • Palladium International Pty Ltd
  • Greyhound Australia Pty Ltd
  • Burrell’s Stockbroking
  • Westlawn Property Group.

Qualifications and memberships

  • Bachelor of Commerce – University of Queensland
  • Registered Company Auditor
  • Fellow of Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand (CA ANZ)
  • Registered Self-Managed Superfund Auditor

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