Philip Pinckney

Audit, Director, Hawkes Bay

Philip is one of two audit partners in Hawkes Bay and has been with Baker Tilly Staples Rodway since 2007. Philip is a Licenced Auditor and started his career with a 'Big 4' firm in Wellington. Philip's previous experience working in industry from 1999 through to 2007 enhances his ability to empathise with clients and understand their issues. The wide variety of clients of the Hawkes Bay audit practice give the Hawkes Bay audit team breadth of experience which allows them to provide benefit to their clients.

Philip is also a voluntary treasurer of a cricket club and school alumni association.

Specialist areas

  • Financial statement audit
  • Financial statement reviews
  • Agreed upon procedures
  • Wine Act verifications
  • Internal controls reports
  • AML/CFT audit
  • Compliance engagements
  • Service sector (ISP provider, share broker, software)

Industry experience

  • Not-for-profits
  • Charitable trusts
  • Financial institutions
  • Viticulture and horticulture
  • Retail
  • Manufacturing
  • Tertiary training institutions
  • Retirement villages
  • Industry associations

Memberships & qualifications

  • Bachelor of Commerce (Otago)
  • Bachelor of Arts (Honours) (Otago)
  • Member of the Chartered Accountants College of NZICA
  • FMC reporting entity Licensed Auditor
  • Staples Rodway Hawkes Bay is a registered audit firm
  • NZICA Qualified Auditor
  • NZICA Certificate of Public Practice