A shared commitment to the community drove the nib Newcastle Knights’ partnership with the leading Australian multi-disciplinary accounting and advisory firm, PKF Sydney and Newcastle.
PKF, originally founded as Lawler Partners in Newcastle in 1977, is one of the pre- eminent firms in the Hunter Region.
With a Newcastle-based team of specialists and deep local knowledge and experience, the Knights partnership has been a great example of PKF’s absolute commitment to the Newcastle community.
“We are proud of our partnership with the Knights for the 2023 season,” said Bob Bell, Managing Director of PKF Sydney and Newcastle.
“Our connection to Newcastle dates back to 1977 and this partnership represents our ongoing commitment to the local community and the Hunter region.”
Praising PKF’s commitment to Newcastle and the Hunter, the Chief Executive Officer of nib Newcastle Knights and Wests Group Australia, Mr. Gardner, regarded the partnership as yet another example of an organisation solely dedicated to strengthening the community.
“As a Club, we learnt a great deal from PKF’s long-term approach,” Mr. Gardner explained.
“We have a deep and enduring connection to our community and we exist to give back to the people who give to us – and that is exactly what PKF does in business and in life. I thank Bob, Andrew and the entire PKF team for the trust and endorsement that is inherent in linking their brand to ours. We are delighted to be in this partnership and look forward to a long-lasting collaboration with PKF.”
PKF’s partnership with the Knights represents an expansion of its portfolio and joined well-established grassroots partnerships with events like the annual Breast Care Breakfast for Hunter Nurses, Hunter Rugby Union, and Merewether Carlton Rugby Union Club.
“A pillar of PKF is community and giving back in a meaningful way, and it means much more than words,” Andrew Beattie, Partner at PKF Sydney and Newcastle said.
“Our firm started over 45 years ago as a humble local accounting business here in Newcastle and those humble beginnings and a strong tie to the community continue to drive us today.
“The Newcastle Knights are so much more than a rugby league team, they reach and inspire the whole Newcastle region. And our firm has been proud to be connected to the Knights, in one way or another, since their inception.
“We are proud that our two brands have been shoulder to shoulder once again and giving back to this wonderful, loyal and passionate Newcastle community.”