Why choose a Chartered Accounting firm?                           

A Chartered Accounting firm is controlled by Chartered Accountants.  This means that they are bound by the professional and ethical standards required by the New Zealand Institute of Chartered Accountants (NZICA).  
The structure and operation of the firm must comply with the rigorous standards determined by the Institute and is regulated by the disciplinary processes of the Institute, which are ratified by an Act of parliament.

Chartered Accountants are professionals and are up-to-date on the latest business issues and are committed to on-going education to maintain the level of expertise required of them.

Anyone can call themselves an accountant, but only a Chartered Accountant is:

  • a member of the New Zealand Institute of Chartered Accountants
  • required to undertake mandatory professional development training
  • bound by our code of ethics and is required to adhere to professional standards
  • subject to our disciplinary procedures
  • trained for a minimum of seven years to achieve this professional qualification
  • subject to three-yearly review of their professional practices where they offer services to the public
  • eligible to hold a Certificate of Public Practice to offer services to the public.


Business advice

Quality financial advice from an impartial professional can help you grow your business and increase your profits. Make a Chartered Accountant your most trusted business adviser and get practical advice that works.

NZICA members' areas of expertise include:

  • business plans and strategic plans
  • budgets and cash flow projections
  • financial statements and management reports
  • obtaining finance for business development
  • financial structuring of businesses and capital requirements
  • purchase or sale of existing businesses
  • information systems

Read more about the New Zealand Institute of Chartered Accountants 
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