FCA | DIRECTOR
Qualified with a Bachelor of Economics and a Graduate Diploma in Accounting, Phil has experience in both commerce and the profession. His experience includes positions at KPMG, Horwath & Horwath, as Financial Accountant with Motorola Communications based in Melbourne, and as General Manager with Film and Television Associates Limited in Adelaide. The mix of experience places Phil in a unique position to advise clients in a wide range of areas.
Phil's approach to engagements is results oriented, with a strong emphasis on clearly defining a client's needs and then delivering tailor made solutions to satisfy those needs. Taking a hands-on role, Phil is closely involved in the conduct and review of all engagements. He advises clients on tax issues, finance, business sale and purchases, superannuation, IT/reporting systems and project management.
Phil is Treasurer of Mary Potter Foundation, providing palliative care services in South Australia, and of Sight for All Foundation, which is a charity whose purpose is to prevent blindness in Aboriginal communities in Australia and in our South East Asian neighbours.
Phil is President of the Philippines Business Chamber of South Australia, and since 2008 has regularly conducted study missions to the Philippines, to assist Australian businesses establish operations offshore. He is also a member of the Australia China Business Council and manages the firm's China engagements.
"With many years of experience in assisting a range of businesses and individuals, across issues such as profitability, superannuation, technology, international trade, estate planning and business succession – I love being able to take this experience and use it to holistically achieve desired outcomes for my clients. My satisfaction comes from being able to confidently and comprehensively assist clients to achieve the personal and business goals."