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Geoff Potter, Audit & Assurance Partner

Geoff Potter

Audit & Assurance Partner

BDO Wellington

04 472 5850

04 498 3864

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Qualifications

Chartered Accountant (Chartered Accountants Australia & New Zealand)

Certificate of Public Practice (Chartered Accountants Australia & New Zealand)

Licensed Auditor (Financial Markets Authority)

Approved Auditor (Office of the Auditor General)

 

Executive Summary

Geoff is an Audit & Assurance Partner in our Wellington office with 15 years of experience in providing audit and assurance expertise to a wide range of organisations.

A former career in the hospitality sector involving a diverse range of roles ensures he maintains a strong customer service orientation about everything he does. Through this career, Geoff also has first-hand experience of some of the challenges small and medium enterprises face. In particular, dealing with fraud, business restructuring, employee management, strategic planning and management reporting.

While Geoff specialises in the Not-For-Profit sector his audit experience is with a diverse range of clients including credit unions, health insurers, multi-national corporations, local companies, unions, national associations, charities and member benefit entities among others. Industries of specialisation include horticulture, manufacturing, distribution, retail, hospitality, national associations and trade unions. Primary service expertise includes external audit and assurance, operating and internal controls reviews and fraud investigations.

 

Professional Affiliations

Member of Chartered Accountants of Australia & New Zealand

 

Education

Bachelor Commerce and Administration

Graduate Diploma in Accounting

 

Community Involvement

Past Chair, West Park School Board

Supporting coaching role at North Wellington Football Club & the Johnsonville Cricket Club