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Philip Nguy

Philip Nguy

Philip is a Manager in the Audit and Assurance division at Nexia Australia - Sydney Office.
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Professional experience

Philip has been providing audit and assurance services to clients for over 10 years, including a secondment in the UK, and has extensive experience in managing, planning, and conducting financial statement audits to both private and public sector entities in Australia.

Philip’s area of expertise includes the provision of financial audit and assurance services to SMEs, large proprietary companies, multinationals, local government councils, and various member-based and not-for-profit organisations.

Philip has a strong desire to understand his clients’ needs and the environment in which they operate so that he can deliver customised and practical solutions. He maintains close client relationships by being open and approachable with a keen sense of humour, and actively involved in all his engagements, allowing him to provide a personal and tailored service to all his clients.

Qualifications

Bachelor of Commerce

Bachelor of Economics

Chartered Accountant (CAANZ)

Skills

  • Audit and Assurance

  • Financial Reporting

  • Local Government

  • Not-for-Profits

  • Member Based Organisations

  • Independent Schools

 

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Nicholas Bennett

Nicholas Bennett

Nicholas is an Audit Manager of the Audit and Assurance division at Nexia Australia - Sydney Office.
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Professional experience

Nicholas specialises in audit and assurance services and has over 6 years’ experience as a professional in audit and accounting. He has experience in providing complete audits to both local and international clients.

Nicholas enjoys providing innovative solutions to his clients in order to see their businesses grow. His ability to identify issues and provide solutions to improve business processes and outcomes for his clients ensures he provides a comprehensive service beyond the agreed compliance deliverables.

His specialist industry experience includes auditing not-for-profit organisations, education, manufacturing, agribusiness and property and construction.

Qualifications

Masters of Professional Accounting

Chartered Accountant

Bachelor of Applied Science (Exercise and Sport Science)

Skills

  • Audit and Assurance

  • Not-for-Profits

  • Education

  • Agribusiness

  • Wine and Manufacturing

  • Property and Construction

 

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Bob Lu

Bob Lu

Bob is a Manager within our Business Advisory division within the Nexia Australia - Sydney Office.
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Professional experience

Bob has worked in business advisory for over 15 years. His specialist areas include Taxation Advisory, Business Advisory and Business Solutions.

Bob maintains an easy-going and approachable manner with his clients and aims to build a strong relationship with his clients. He prides himself on his ability to provide beneficial and tailored advice based on his clients’ wants and needs.

Bob was also the recipient of the Advanced Tax Dux Awards presented by the Tax Institute in 2010.

Qualifications

Bachelor of Commerce (Accounting)

Member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants Australia & New Zealand

Chartered Tax Adviser of the Tax Institute

Skills

  • Business Advisory

  • Fringe Benefits Tax

  • Tax Advisory

  • Business Solutions

 

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Cheryl-Anne Szanto

Cheryl-Anne Szanto

Cheryl-Anne is a Senior Manager in our Business Advisory division within the Nexia Australia - Sydney Office.
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Professional experience

Cheryl-Anne has worked in business advisory for over 35 years. During this time, she has developed her specialities in tax compliance, tax planning, and structuring.

Cheryl-Anne enjoys working closely with her clients and connecting with them on a personal level to ensure they achieve the best outcomes for their businesses. Known for her tenacious spirit and ability to make things happen, she is always looking for ways to work smarter and more efficiently.

Qualifications

Bachelor of Economics

Fellow of CPA Australia

Registered Tax Agent

Justice of the Peace

Skills

  • Business Advisory

  • Tax Advisory

  • Tax Compliance

  • Asset Protection

  • Tax Planning

  • Structuring

 

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Darren Steedman

Darren Steedman

Darren is an Audit Manager of the Audit and Assurance division at Nexia Australia - Sydney Office.
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Professional experience

Darren has worked in the Audit and Assurance industry for over 13 years, including 10 years of experience working in South Africa. This is where Darren began his career and at his time of resignation, he had progressed to a Director role.

Darren has and continues to work with a broad spectrum of clients including family businesses, manufacturers and not-for-profit organisations. His experience has allowed him to build a great depth of specialised knowledge and strong market insight.

Darren is committed to maintaining close client relationships through his open and approachable demeanour. He is always working to exceed his client’s expectations through developing a genuine understanding of their needs. With a keen sense of humour and willingness to go the extra mile, he is always able to meet the needs of his clients.

Qualifications

Bachelor of Accounting

Chartered Accountant (CAANZ)

Post Graduate Diploma in Applied Accounting Sciences

Skills

  • Audit and Assurance

  • Not-for-Profits

  • Family Businesses

  • ASX Listed

  • Manufacturing

  • Retail

  • Financial Services

 

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Michael Johnston

Michael Johnston

Michael Johnston is a Senior Manager specializing in Superannuation and Financial Advisory.
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Professional experience

Michael joined the team in 2014 and has over a decade of experience as a superannuation accountant. He is skilled in all aspects of self-managed superannuation compliance and administration. 

Michael is a Financial Planner and authorised representative of Nexia Canberra Financial Solutions Pty Ltd. 

 

Qualifications

Bachelor of Business (Accounting), Charles Sturt University

Diploma of Financial Planning

RG146 in Superannuation

Member of Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand

Skills

  • Superannuation planning and strategies
  • SMSF compliance
  • Financial planning for retirement

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Rajesh Das

Rajesh Das

Raj is a Senior Manager within the firm's Audit & Assurance division.
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Professional experience

Raj is a Chartered Accountant with 22 years of internal and external auditing experience in the private and public sectors. He has been a member of the Nexia Canberra Audit & Assurance team since 2007.

Prior to joining Nexia Canberra, Raj worked as an internal auditor for the Reserve Bank of New Zealand and the National Audit Office in Canberra. 

Raj has extensive experience in the audit of clients across various industries, managing the audit approach and the key stakeholders to ensure smooth, efficient and on-time delivery.

 

Qualifications

Bachelor of Arts (Accounting), University of the South Pacific

Member of Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand

Skills

  • Financial Statement Audits.
  • Compliance audits including contractual, policy and legislative requirements.
  • Internal control and process reviews.

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Karen Gregor

Karen Gregor

Karen is a Senior Manager in Nexia Edwards Marshall’s Business Consulting and Taxation divisions.
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Professional experience

Karen joined the firm in January 2000. She has experience in providing taxation and accounting services to small and medium-sized businesses and professionals.

Karen’s sharp eye for detail and close relationships with clients are key factors in her exceptional level of service. She works with clients throughout the life cycle of their business by advising them during its establishment and operation, then, if necessary, working on exit strategies and winding up. 

Karen has advised clients across many areas and is always seeking the most tax-effective approach, depending on individual circumstances. She undertakes taxation planning, followed by execution and implementation.

She has helped many clients deal with difficult areas of taxation law, including GST and CGT, working with them to find a solution, even when the legislation is ambiguous. Beyond taxation, she helps clients with their management reporting, cash flow forecasts and budgeting. Karen also has extensive experience with training and use of Reckon Accounts (formerly QuickBooks) and experience with MYOB.

Karen enjoys working with clients to structure their businesses to achieve the best outcomes. She helps establish tax-effective structures for new business as well as advising on business acquisitions and sales. As business groups grow and change, so must their structures – and Karen can assist in this area too.

Karen excels in advising clients on difficult areas of taxation law, working with them to achieve the best possible outcomes. 

Qualifications

Bachelor of Commerce

Chartered Tax Advisor

Associate of Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand

Fellow of The Tax Institute

Skills

Taxation Planning

Taxation Law

Management Reporting

Cash Flow

Budgeting

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Megan Odgers

Megan Odgers

Megan is a Manager within Business Consulting and Taxation at Nexia Edwards Marshall.
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Professional experience

By working closely with her clients Megan ensures that they are meeting their business objectives whilst integrating this with their private affairs, for the optimum financial result.

Megan works with her clients to ensure income and assets are maximised and smart structures are in place to protect these valuable assets. Megan achieves this by regularly meeting with and monitoring her client’s operations and net worth on a regular basis. In addition to the compliance requirements Megan assists clients with budgeting, management reporting and cash flow.

Megan has considerable experience with the provision of management and business consulting services. She is able to assist her clients with any aspect of their business needs by providing practical, well thought out advice. 

Qualifications

Bachelor of Commerce (Accounting)

Member of Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand. 

Compliance

Budgeting

Management Reporting 

Cash Flow

Skills

Management and Business Consulting Services

Business Advisory

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George Wilcox

George Wilcox

George is a Business Advisory Manager within the Nexia Australia - Sydney Office.
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Professional experience

George understands that no two business are the same and has a strong desire to understand his client’s individual needs. He enjoys providing his clients with timely and personalised business advice to see them achieve their goals.

He has experience working in taxation and management consulting, group structuring for tax purposes, cloud accounting software knowledge, international subsidiary advice and financial statement preparation.

He aims to build strong relationships through open communication and maintains an easy-going and approachable manner with his clients and fellow team members.

Qualifications

Bachelor of Business

Member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants Australia & New Zealand

Skills

  • Business Advisory
  • Taxation Advisory
  • Business Consulting
  • Tax Compliance
  • Group Structuring
  • Management Consulting

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