Audit, assurance & risk management

Audit, assurance & risk management

Our dedicated team of auditors are committed to maintaining the highest levels of quality and professional standards in the provision of audit, assurance and risk management services.

We use an internationally recognised audit methodology and prepare paperless audit files. All Baker Tilly Staples Rodway firms are registered under the Auditor Regulation Act 2011 to audit issuers.

Baker Tilly Staples Rodway has a dedicated accounting technical team that is able to advise clients on complex financial reporting issues, such as those that arise when reporting under New Zealand equivalents to International Financial Reporting Standards. Our technical team also runs financial reporting update seminars for clients and publishes regular technical updates.

Baker Tilly Staples Rodway utilises a risk based audit methodology that requires a thorough understanding of our client’s organisation, its goals and objectives, key business risks, operations and financial processes. This understanding not only provides the foundation for a highly effective audit, but also gives us insights which we use to provide further value to our clients.


Licensed auditors providing all types of audit services.


Specialist assurance engagements.


Lease accounting and specialist services

Risk management

From fraud prevention to technical assistance.
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01 Sep 2021

Hawkes Bay Firm congratulates new Associate

Our Hawkes Bay Firm is delighted to confirm the promotion of Vipin Thomas to Associate. Here's an opportunity...

26 Aug 2021

Service Performance Reporting – Going for Gold

Just like the Olympics, the ‘go live’ date for PBE FRS 48 Service Performance Reporting, has been...

11 Mar 2021

Carolyn Jackson Appointed to National Board

Baker Tilly Staples Rodway is proud to congratulate Carolyn Jackson on her appointment to the network’s...

20 Nov 2020

Payroll fraud within entities

What is payroll fraud?In recent years there has been an unfortunate marked increase in payroll related...

17 Sep 2020

International Success for Director David Goodall

We’re thrilled to announce Taranaki audit specialist David Goodall has been recognised internationally...

07 May 2020

Decoding audit reports in the COVID-19 world

There is no doubt this is one of the most uncertain times most of us have experienced. The corporate...

05 Feb 2020

Growth spurs six senior appointments at Baker Tilly Staples Rodway

Reflecting strong growth across the business in recent years, we have appointed six new directors to...

02 Jul 2019

Safeguard your business from fraud and theft

Fraudulent business activities are on the riseThe New Zealand Crime and Victims Survey (May 2019) highlighted...

28 May 2019

Review of the Charities Act – Accumulation of Funds

This article is in continuation to our last article regarding the post- implementation review of the...

31 Mar 2019

Accounting standards: The latest (and greatest) changes

There’s a first time for everything and that includes two new accounting standards which will soon...

20 Feb 2019

Current Requirements Imposed on Incorporated Societies

Can the society make a profit or is this considered a financial gain?Even though an incorporated society...

19 Dec 2018

New Zealand Charity Reporting Awards 2019

The 2019 New Zealand Charity Reporting Awards is an event run by Chartered Accountants Australia and...

20 Jun 2018

Does your Charity Control Other Organisations?

This article will help charities, with annual expenditure under $2m, understand their obligations with...

23 May 2018

New Related Party Disclosure Rules for Tier 3 and 4 Charities

In addition to the other mandatory reporting changes I’ve discussed in previous articles, which...

08 May 2018

What's Changed with Charity Reporting

What changes have taken place 

For accounting periods commencing on or after 1 April 2015 all registered...

20 Apr 2018

Revenue Recognition for Tier 3 Charities

In addition to the other mandatory reporting changes that have taken place for charities with annual...

20 Mar 2018

Accounting Standards for Tier 3 and 4 Charities - Cash v Accrual Accounting

For accounting periods commencing on or after 1 April 2015 all charities, must prepare financial statements...

09 Aug 2017

Are you Ready to Change How you Account for Revenue?

NZ IFRS 15 Revenue from Contracts with Customers is the new accounting standard that will replace existing...

15 May 2017

Registered Charities - Statutory Audit or Review

For balance dates commencing from 1 April 2015, the Charities Act 2005 requires that all registered charities...

03 Apr 2017

New Service Launched to Assist in Identifying Fraud

When was the last time you performed a review of the underpinning data within your finance system?

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