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Emma Steer

Business Advice, Manager, Taranaki

Emma started her accounting career at KPMG in Palmerston North where she worked for over 4 years during which time she completed her Chartered Accountants qualification. She then moved to London where she worked for a private property company, gaining commercial experience initially as a Management Accountant then moving her way up the ranks to the role of Financial Controller. When her 7 years in London came to an end, Emma moved back home and in June 2015 began her role as Senior Accountant here at Baker Tilly Staples Rodway Taranaki. In January 2017 she was promoted to Assistant Manager, and then to Manager in December 2017, in recognition of both her extensive commercial experience and technical knowledge.

Emma has a wealth of experience in business planning, commercial accounting and is involved in the tax team working with investment and portfolios. Her calm nature and attention to detail make her a great Manager, in charge of a team of 5, but the thing she enjoys most about her job: “working closely with smaller businesses to help them understand the numbers and improve their processes.

Specialist areas

  • Monthly management reporting
  • Budgeting and cash flows
  • Business planning
  • Taxation – Investment and Portfolios

Memberships & qualifications

  • Member of Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand
  • Post Graduate Diploma in Professional Accounting
  • Bachelor of Business Studies majoring in Accounting