Michael was born, bred and schooled in Melbourne, Australia. He gained his Chartered Accounting Experience in Big 4 accounting in Melbourne, specialising in audit, before embarking on his OE to London. He gained 4 years commerce and industry experience contracting as a Finance and Commercial Business Partner, before returning to Melbourne in 2017.
Following his family orientated move to Invercargill in January 2019, he joined the BDO Invercargill team, taking a leading role in providing Consulting and Advisory services to clients. His specialty is the provision of virtual CFO (vCFO) and Information Systems services.
Specifically, Michael provides:
- Business and Information Systems reviews, including Xero and related app advisory.
- Preparation and review of cashflows, 3-way forecasting, monthly management accounts and business plans.
- Business development and general business process improvement, including reviewing possible internal automation.
- Growth strategies.
- Taxation compliance and annual financial statement preparation.
Michael has broad professional commerce and industry and auditing experience involving a diverse range of client businesses, covering various sectors including constructions and trade, professional services, retail, manufacturing, wholesale importation and distribution, facility management, Not-for-Profits, charities, property developers and education providers.
Member of Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand
Bachelor of Commerce, Monash University