It all about building genuine relationships with clients, understanding their objectives, and helping them navigate the issues and achieving successful outcomes.

George Diamond
Managing Partner Canberra

George Diamond

Managing Partner Canberra

George is a Partner in the PKF Canberra Office and has over 30 years experience providing business advisory, taxation, audit and assurance services to clients.  Prior to joining PKF Canberra in 2002, he gained extensive experience with KPMG and EY.

George works closely with his clients and is aware of the need to provide relevant and timely advice.  He is always available and responsive to client needs and strongly endorses this philosophy with the firm. 

George has built up significant knowledge and experience in accounting and business advisory services and has worked with a diverse group of small to medium privately held businesses across multiple industries. His clients range from start-up to mature companies and high net worth family groups.

He maintains regular contact with his clients to understand, not only their tax and accounting needs, but also their business and commercial needs.  He has developed diverse industry and technical expertise and has a hands-on approach in working with clients and is able to identify issues, propose strategies and find solutions that meet their needs.

In addition to business advisory services, he provides audit and assurance services with particular focus in the not-for-profit sector.

Recent examples of work include:
  • Restructuring of significant private family group to facilitate succession to the next generation.
  • Successfully resolved a long running tax office audit of a large SMSF without any adverse findings.
  • Providing taxation advice on the application of double tax treaties to a foreign company who has significant business interests in Australia to minimise the impact of double taxation of earnings..
  • Audit of not-for-profit organisations including companies limited by guarantee, incorporated associations, Clubs, and peak industry bodies.
Qualifications and memberships:
  • Bachelor of Economics
  • Fellow, Chartered Accountants Australia & New Zealand
  • Registered Tax Agent
  • Registered SMSF Auditor

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