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Shane Mays

Shane has helped me through the start-up phase to financially spring boarding my business over the last 5 years. He possesses both the financial acumen and genuine care factor to give me financial peace of mind. Steven Singh
Director and Podiatrist, Melbourne Sports Podiatry

Professional experience

Shane is a Partner in the Business Advisory team, working as a chartered accountant with PKF since 2011.

Over time, Shane’s extensive experience has enabled him to develop a strong knowledge base to serve a diverse range of industries including digital assets and cryptocurrency, hospitality, retail, manufacturing, film and entertainment, and professional services firms. Shane’s experience over these industries has enabled him to gain expertise in various accounting and business advisory fields including tax, structuring, compliance services and internal management consulting.

With a customer centric approach, he is valued by his clients for his ability to guide them through their business issues, and provide them with personalised solutions for their accounting, taxation and business needs.

Recent examples of work include:

  • Restructure of cryptocurrency and digital asset holdings ensuring:
    • Greater asset protection
    • Saving of income tax through more tax efficient structures.
  • Engaged as an outsourced CFO
  • Budgeting, forecasting (Profit & Loss, Balance Sheet and Cash Flow), preparation of management reports
  • Advising clients on strategic direction.

Shane's industry expertise includes:

  • Cryptocurrency
  • Digital Assets
  • Film and television
  • Financial Services
  • Hospitality.

Qualifications and memberships

  • Bachelor of Business (Accounting) – Swinburne University of Technology
  • Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand (CA ANZ)

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