The environment our clients operate in is changing, risk is increasingly multi-dimensional, and there is a constant need to evolve. It is incumbent on the assurance process to objectively guide business through these issues.

Shane Cross
Audit and Assurance Partner

Shane Cross


Shane has over 30 years' experience in the assurance profession including external statutory audit assignments, due diligence reviews, financial accounting advisory and Independent Accountant reports.

Shane specialises in providing assurance services to both listed and private sector clients, providing advice in the interpretation and application of the relevant accounting standards and preparation of Independent Accountant Reports for initial public offerings on the ASX. He provides these services to clients across a wide range of industries including mining and energy, life sciences, education and not for profit sectors.

Shane qualified as a Chartered Accountant in April 1994, after commencing in the profession in 1990 working for a national accounting firm. Shane became a Partner of PKF Mack (now PKF Perth) in 2013. He is a Member of Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand (CA ANZ), a Fellow member of FINSIA, a member of the Governance Institute of Australia and a Registered Company Auditor.

Away from the desk, Shane likes to spend time with his family and friends, particularly, watching an Eagles game or wining and dining.

Qualifications and memberships:
  • Bachelor of Business, Curtin University
  • A registered Company Auditor
  • A member of Chartered Accountants Australia New Zealand
  • A member of the Governance Institute of Australia
  • A member of the Financial Services Institute of Australasia (FINSIA)


Audit & Assurance

How to identify intangible assets

AASB 3 ‘Business Combinations’ requires an extensive analysis to be performed, in order to accurately detect, recognise and measure at fair value the tangible and intangible assets and liabilities acquired in a business combination.

19 August 2021
New Changes To Asx Listing Rules
New Changes to ASX Listing Rules

The Australian Stock Exchange (ASX) is always reviewing and implementing continuous improvement to their Listing Rules and Guidance to ensure that adequate information is being provided within the market to provide transparency.

06 February 2020
Interim Reports – New Disclosures For AASB 9 & 15

There are a number of disclosure matters that you need to consider in relation to their impact on the interim half-year financial report.

22 January 2019