Michael Lim, Associate


Chartered Accountant (Chartered Accountants Australia & New Zealand)


Michael is an associate in the Audit and Assurance division of BDO in Tauranga.

Michael has been with BDO since 2013 and during this time has completed one international secondment to Canada (Vancouver). Michael has 10 years professional experience working with a range of clients from not-for-profit entities to public and private companies. He has  experience in various sectors including  distribution, manufacturing, education, not-for-profits, charities, health providers and Maori Authority entities.

With exposure to a range of clients, Michael has extensive knowledge for entities reporting under New Zealand International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS), Public Benefit Entity reporting for both for-profit and not-for-profit entities, Public Sector Reporting and Special Purpose Framework.

Michael is passionate about providing the following key services to our client: Assurance services such as internal and external audit, reviews and agreed upon procedure engagements, providing technical/financial accounting advice, reviewing regulatory requirements, assessing system control and making appropriate recommendations for improvement.

Michael takes a “no surprise approach” and keeps an open relationship with our clients to ensure issues are worked through in a constructive manner. He believes that these are key factors to ensure a successful outcome.


Member of Chartered Accountants Australia & New Zealand


Bachelor of Management Studies majoring in Accounting (Hons)