Michelle Sinclair

Business advisory, Senior Tax & Development Manager, Tauranga

Michelle joined the firm in 2019 and has over 25 years’ experience working in both the commercial environment and public practice as a Chartered Accountant.

Her commercial roles have included Chief Financial Officer and Financial Controller and she has considerable experience with successfully establishing and growing privately owned businesses, both in New Zealand and Australia.

Michelle has a specific interest in tax and has completed her Master of Taxation Studies with the University of Auckland, gaining first class honours. She has also taught accounting at a tertiary level.

Outside of work Michelle enjoys spending time with her husband and two teenage children. She also loves fitness related activities and dedicates a lot of her spare time to running, Pilates, CrossFit and cycling.

Specialist areas

  • Specialist income tax and GST advice
  • Virtual CFO and executive services
  • Business start-up and growth management
  • Business financial management including management reporting, budgeting, forecasting and KPI analysis
  • Accounting systems and workflow process design and implementation

Industry experience

  • Information Technology (specifically, Internet Service Provider and related services)
  • Wholesale and Retail
  • Commercial property development and management
  • Early Childhood Education

Memberships & qualifications

  • Over 25 years’ experience pre and post qualification
  • Member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Australia and New Zealand
  • Member Institute of Directors in New Zealand
  • Master of Taxation Studies with first class honours (MTaxS (hons)), University of Auckland
  • Bachelor of Management Studies with honours (BMS (hons)), University of Waikato
  • Certificate in Company Direction, Institute of Directors in New Zealand
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