New Zealand

With the education sector facing increased accountability, new funding requirements, corporate governance, financial management and risk management, you need the right support to meet these demands and take advantage of opportunities as they arise.

Our education specialists provide timely and valuable audit services in addition to strategic, financial and management advice that is technically accurate and reflects a thorough understanding of the sector.

Early Childcare Education (ECE) Audits

The Ministry of Education (MOE) requires early childhood education (ECE) services to file a copy of their audited Financial Statements or Special Purpose Financial Report (SPFR) annually.

As auditors of over 250 early childhood services and a preferred supplier to the Early Childhood Council (ECC), our specialist ECE team can audit your financial statements or special purpose financial report – a service your regular accountant cannot perform.

We have specifically designed guides and templates designed to make the experience as simple as possible for you.

We can assist you with :

  • Private Tertiary Education (PTE) Audits
  • Accounting and tax compliance
  • Management reports and dashboard reporting
  • Budgets and cash flow forecasting
  • Strategic and business planning
  • Performing a financial health check
  • Reviewing and improving internal controls
  • GST reviews
  • Assisting with financial reporting to TEC, MOE or other statutory authorities
  • Salary packaging for principals and executives
  • FBT returns
  • Assisting with grant applications and private funding.

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Agribusiness

A diverse industry that contributes significantly to New Zealand’s economy, Agribusiness is up against an increasing number of challenges to operating profitably. We can help you navigate the impacts of shifting tax legislating, a fluctuating economy and variable commodity prices to reach results at each stage of your business’ lifecycle.

Health

Rapidly accelerating technological developments, a growing and ageing population, increasing demands from patients for affordable and remote services, a lack of substantial funding and impacts of a continuing pandemic are just some of the challenges this vital sector is up against. Despite the potential issues caused by these challenges, they also present opportunity.

Hospitality & Tourism

Acute workforce shortages and unstable supply chains continue to threaten our hospitality and tourism industries, which bore the brunt of New Zealand’s response to the pandemic. Nevertheless, the sectors are demonstrating considerable resilience and face a prosperous future as borders reopen and consumer confidence improves.

Not for Profit

Good corporate governance, flexibility and an understanding of changing regulatory requirements are the keys to success in New Zealand’s purpose-driven not for profit sector. Highly collaborative organisations work with government entities and private businesses to make long lasting impact and deliver for New Zealanders.

Professional Services

A strong and emerging industry in New Zealand, professional services practitioners operate in franchising, legal and accounting, advertising, engineering, business consulting and many more. Key concerns for the sector are skilled workforce shortages, staff retention and changing regulations.

Property & Construction

Enhancing the strain of permeating supply chain issues are complex regulatory challenges, project delays, labour shortages and reduced demand for commercial spaces. However, rising house prices are driving an increase in construction as are low interest rates and inbound investment.

Retail & Wholesale

Largely consisting of SME businesses, New Zealand’s highly competitive retail and wholesale industry attracts players from many overseas markets. While the pandemic had markedly different impacts on the various subsectors of the industry, eCommerce benefitted from the temporary shutdown of physical stores and increased online shopping – a trend which has continued.

Manufacturing

Government incentives, industry reforms and the emergence of Advanced Manufacturing are all driving a revived manufacturing industry with vast opportunities. Meanwhile, an increasing number of industry associations aim to support the sector by boosting productivity, improving competitiveness and enhancing sustainability.

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