“My world centres around helping the people around me to grow and thrive. That can be achieved in a formal client relationship, through formal and informal mentoring and sometimes just being someone to lean on when times are tough”
John is larger than life, authentic in his approach and warm. He talks the same language as his clients and puts them at ease with the knowledge that there is no question they can’t ask.
As an accountant he looks beyond the numbers to the strategy of the business, delving into every aspect to ensure commercial success and risk reduction. His hands-on-approach is appreciated by clients who have confidence that he knows their business well and that he will tailor his approach to each engagement to suit.
For John, the worst thing he can do is let a client or his team down. He invests time in managing expectations, having upfront and honest conversations and ensuring that people around him are clear and really understand that task in front of them.
He has extensive experience in the preparation of financial reports and maintaining clients accounting, IT related and financial recording systems.
He is frequently called upon to use his strength and knowledge in assisting various clients with accounting and IT solutions.
John’s industry experience has been developed through extensive experience with corporates, SME’s and high net worth clients.
Recent examples of work include:
- Provision of due diligence services supporting the ultimate sale of majority ownership to Private Equity Group for a large construction client.
- Providing advice and direction in relation to the sale of a separate business division in a training organisation, with application of the CGT small business concessions to minimise taxation consequences.
- Delivering financial modelling including budgeting and cash flow forecasting with detailed analysis and review for businesses looking to obtain finance, for expansion.
Qualifications and memberships:
- • Bachelor of Commerce in Accounting (University of Canberra)
• Registered Tax Agent
• Registered Self Managed Super Fund Auditor