Kirsty joined Baker Tilly Staples Rodway in November 2004, after six years experience in a national chartered accountancy practice in Invercargill, in both audit and accounting roles.
Choosing to focus on audit services on joining Baker Tilly Staples Rodway, Kirsty was appointed as Audit Manager in September 2008 and continued in this role until late 2018 when she returned to Business Advisory.
In early 2008 Kirsty spent three months working in the Financial Services Division of Eisner LLP, a Baker Tilly member firm situated in New York, gaining experience in auditing of large-scale investment groups under the stringent US auditing requirements.
Kirsty's combined experience in Business Advisory and Audit provides a good background for understanding and reviewing clients business systems, practices and internal controls.
Statutory financial reporting of for-profit & not-for-profit entities
Interpreting of and advice on application of IFRS & IPSAS accounting standards
Internal audits iIncluding review of design and implementation of internal controls, & fraud & risk procedures
Charitable & not-for-profit entities
Investment groups & commercial property syndicates
Manufacturing entities & other privately owned companies
Ministry of Education funding requirements
Memberships & qualifications
Bachelor of Commerce (Accounting), University of Otago
Diploma for Graduates, University of Otago
Chartered Accountant, (Member of Chartered Accountants of Australia & New Zealand)