Nexia A & NZ Tax Conference
From 2 to 3 August 2018, our Nexia Australia and New Zealand Tax Group held their annual Tax Conference in Melbourne to discuss different ways to apply the tax law in order to help our clients as well as consider recent tax developments and how they may impact clients.
Adelaide mid-year promotions
We are proud to announce the following promotions of our great people:
- George Whitington, Director – Forensic Accounting
- Megan Odgers, Manager – Business Consulting and Taxation Services
- George Papanicolaou, Manager – Business Consulting and Taxation Services
- Jayme Watson, Manager – Business Consulting and Taxation Services
This follows the news in June of the promotion of Sarah McEachern to Partner.
2018 Corporate Games
Both our Brisbane CBD and Brisbane South offices competed together in the 2018 Corporate Games in late April. We find that our annual sporting events create a great opportunity for each division to bond outside of the office.
Our Brisbane South office has been working with the co-founders of Oktoberfest Brisbane Pty Ltd for the last 6 years. It has been voted as one of the world’s top ten Oktoberfest’s outside of Germany – being hosted on the first and second weekends of October. They offer a team building experience for anyone who’s interested. To find our more please refer to: https://oktoberfestbrisbane.com.au/tickets/bavarian-vip-tables/
Sydney Disability Expo
The Ideal Plan Management team from the Canberra office attended the Sydney Disability Expo on May 25 & 26 at Olympic Park. The team spent time meeting with providers in the disability sector and educating them about our firm’s plan management services. For further information on NDIS plan management, please visit www.idealplan.com.au
The Nexia Games
On the 10th of April, Nexia New Zealand hosted ‘The Nexia Games’ which was a firm wide event that took place in conjunction with the Commonwealth Games. Four teams competed; Team Rotoiti, Team Wakatipu, Team Pukaki and Team Tekapo, each team choosing a commonwealth country that they wanted to represent and wearing a costume to represent it.
The Nexia Games included four separate events. The first event was ‘Indoor Office Games’ comprising of; mini indoor tennis, indoor bowls, hoola hoop and mental challenges – just to name a few. The second event was an early morning bootcamp challenge with an afternoon of athletics on the following day. On the final day, the teams were put through their paces with a multitude of team challenges hosted by Sports Canterbury, which was then followed by a fun filled synchronised office chair swivelling event. This was wrapped up with a closing ceremony and the winning team was announced. The Nexia Games were a huge success and an abundance of fun for all involved.
Bell & Moir Toyota, Mt Isa – Business Excellence Awards
In recognising one of our GREAT clients - Nexia Sydney are pleased to congratulate long standing client, Bell & Moir Toyota, Mt Isa, Qld, for once again winning the Toyota Dealership Business Excellence Award. The Toyota Business Excellence Awards are bestowed on Toyota dealerships based on the strength of their financial and accounts team. This is the second time in three years that they have received the award and it is a direct reflection of the hard work that their staff have put in to efficient accounts practices; overseen by Nexia Sydney Client Services Director, Dominic Speranza, who has worked as their remote financial controller for many years.
Sydney mid-year Promotions
We are excited to announce the appointment of Mark Boyle (Audit & Assurance) and Sylvia Liang (Financial Services) as Directors of Nexia Sydney. These Director appointments come as a result of both Mark and Sylvia’s dedication to their clients as well as years of establishing themselves as industry leaders in their respective fields.
We are also proud to announce the following staff promotions; Michelle Xerri – Manager, Business Advisory, Surein Watson – Senior Tax Manager, Chris McLaren , Richard Ball and Nick Bennett – Supervisors and Natalie Viney to Advisor in Financial Services.