Philip has been with the firm since September 2007. He had
previous audit experience at Ernst & Young in Wellington (4
years) where clients included a wide range of manufacturing,
financial services and service companies, as well various due
diligence projects and a secondment to AMP in Sydney.
Following three years contracting in various project roles in the
UK and Ireland, Philip had four years as the Financial Accountant
at Housing New Zealand Corporation in Wellington. His experience
there included systems implementations and the implementation of
IFRS. Prior to joining Staples Rodway he spent one and a half years
at NZ Aerial Mapping in Hawkes Bay as the financial controller.
Philip, as a partner in the audit division, specialises in
auditing (including financial statements, internal auditing, trust
account auditing and wine verification audits), but also deals with
financial accounting issues (including NZ Equivalents International
Financial Reporting Standards) for the firm.
Philip has two young children, and is enjoying the Hawkes Bay
lifestyle, having moved here from Wellington to be closer to
family. Philip enjoys playing in the firm's indoor netball team, as
well as participating in social cricket, tennis and bowls.