New Zealand

“For me, accounting is the language of business.”

Umesh Naicker

Associate Director, Business Advisory

Finding the best tax and business solutions to assist clients with achieving their commercial and strategic goals is what drives Umesh. With over 17 years of experience in tax and business advisory, he works with a diverse range of clients from individual investors to large organisations across various industry sectors.

His expertise in financial and management accounting in the public sector has seen him recently elected to serve on the CIPFA Council (Chartered Institute of Public Finance and Accountancy), the UK based professional accountancy body for the public sector.

Umesh also has a particular interest in assisting clients to streamline their accounting needs using cloud technologies and integrated IT systems.

Umesh joined William Buck in 2016 and was promoted Associate Director in 2020. Originally from Fiji, he is fluent in English and Hindi.

He has a passion for going the extra mile for clients and enjoys meeting people from all walks of life.


The Facts:

Core Expertise

  • Financial & management accounting
  • Financial forecasting
  • Business valuations
  • Tax advice and planning


  • Member of Chartered Accountants Australia & New Zealand (CAANZ)
  • Member of the UK CIPFA Council (Chartered Institute of Public Finance and Accountancy)
  • Bachelor of Commerce (double major)


  • Agriculture
  • Individual investors
  • Privately owned businesses
  • Professional services
  • Retailers/Wholesalers