Services for Accountants

Hayes Knight has been servicing other accountants for over 25 years. We know what accountants are after, and have experts that can assist your clients across a range of specialist areas.

SMSF AUDIT SERVICES

7 DAY TURN-AROUND

Our refined and streamlined audit process ensures that quality and efficiency is maximised, both in the final product and our communication with your clients. We guarantee a 7 day turn-around for all SMSF Audits, no matter what the size or difficulty.

SMSF AUDIT SERVICES

NO ONE SIZE FITS ALL

We understand the 'problem funds' and the level of complexity associated with completing the tax return and audit for these funds. We pride ourselves on the quality of our audits and the level of protection we provide for trustees and the accountant.

SMSF AUDIT SERVICES

TRAINING & HELP DESK SUPPORT

We provide accredited quarterly webinar training to keep your staff up to date with all the changes and any trends we are witnessing. Your SMSF staff will also have access to our SMSF expert help desk for any questions.

Hayes Knight provides a transparent audit process with constant communication & practical solutions for your audit issues.

Valuation & Corporate Advisory

If you are contemplating a transaction or a restructure, then it is likely that you will need valuation or due diligence support.

Hayes Knight has an experienced team who have completed hundreds of valuation and due diligence assignments.  And, when you are in the middle of a transaction, experience counts.

Situations in which your clients can benefit from Hayes Knight's experience:

  • Sale of business and succession;
  • Assessing a business opportunity or merger;
  • Strategic planning;
  • Capital raising and other financial requirements;
  • Where there has been a death or family law dispute;
  • Tax requirements
  • Shareholder disputes.

Our corporate advisory services at Hayes Knight extend beyond valuations to include: 

  • Strategic and business planning
  • Cashflow and funding advice
  • Mergers and acquisitions
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Tax

Our Tax advice is there for your clients when they are:

  • Contemplating a major transaction
  • Looking to restructure their business to maximise their commercial and tax position
  • Operating across borders
  • In a taxation dispute or needing advice to avoid a dispute
  • Selling a business, or
  • Involved in succession or estate planning

Capital Gains Tax (CGT), transfer pricing, Goods and Services Tax (GST), international taxation – there are thousands of pages of legislation and a myriad of traps that you can get caught in if you don’t get it right the first time.

Your clients might need specific advice or simply want to talk to someone about the tax strategies available. Our team can help clients better understand their position, identify the options available, and deliver the best possible outcome.

Audit

Whether it is a public company, corporation (either in Australia or globally), union, or not-for-profit, we can help with a broad suite of audit & assurance services:

  • Financial statement audits
  • Due diligence and risk assessment
  • Forensic accounting
  • Internal audit
  • Internal systems reviews
  • Audit of prospective financial information
  • Trust account audits

We take a constructive approach to our audits.  Our planning process avoids surprises or uncomfortable situations by managing issues upfront rather than during the audit.  During audits our Directors and senior managers maintain an ongoing discussion with your clients about our work, its progress, issues, and improvement opportunities.

Our global affiliations through Morison Global mean that we can manage and co-ordinate your clients audit requirements seamlessly almost anywhere in the world.

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Financial Advice

Our advisory team work with your clients best interests at heart. We are here when they need us, to keep them informed of any important changes that are likely to affect their position or in a volatile marketplace, to let them know if they need to act. We’re here to help give your clients control.

Our Financial Advice service is not just about building wealth but also about ensuring that your clients make the right decisions with the guidance of our team, who can advise on the implications of every decision made by your clients.

Financial Advice services is a complete service offering that includes:

  • Investment advice & strategies – Licensed through Merit Wealth (AFSL No. 409361)
  • Superannuation advice and structuring
  • Insurance and income protection
  • Business succession and wealth transfer
  • Retirement planning
  • Interaction with Government services and benefits for your clients and their families
  • Estate planning

Hayes Knight (NSW) Pty Ltd (ASIC No. 415 617) ABN 25 125 243 692 is a Corporate Authorised Representative of Merit Wealth Pty Ltd ABN 89 125 557 002, Australian Financial Services Licence Number 409361.

Ray Itaoui (ASIC No. 1267767) is a Limited Authorised Representative of Merit Wealth Pty Ltd ABN 89 125 557 002, Australian Financial Services Licence Number 409361.