Dave Sawers

Business Advice, Director, Hawkes Bay

Dave is an Otago University graduate and following graduation worked for a number of years with the chartered accountancy firm of Deloitte.

A director of Baker Tilly Staples Rodway and its predecessor firms since 1989, Dave has developed a large and diverse base of commercial and farming clients.

Dave is Managing Director of Baker Tilly Staples Rodway Hawkes Bay Limited and on the board of Baker Tilly Staples Rodway New Zealand Ltd.

Specialist areas

  • Annual statutory financial statements and related tax returns
  • Management financial statements
  • KPI development and reporting
  • Financial modelling and cash flows
  • Business structuring - to balance the commercial, taxation, asset protection and succession needs of a family owned business
  • Individual, company and trust income tax returns
  • Returns for other tax types
  • Succession planning
  • Estate planning
  • Government financial assistance criteria
  • Accounting software support

Industry experience

  • Agriculture and viticulture
  • Construction and trades
  • Professional services
  • Property

Memberships & qualifications

  • Member of the Chartered Accountants College of CAANZ
  • Bachelor of Commerce Degree
  • Certificate of Public Practice of CAANZ