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Philip Goodman

Partner , Christchurch

Philip is a Partner in our Business Advisory division.

+64 3 379 0829

Nexia House, Level 4, 123 Victoria Street, Christchurch 8013

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Professional experience

Promoted to Partner in 2023, Philip works in the Business Advisory division at Nexia New Zealand. He joined Nexia in 2015 after starting his professional career at another global accounting and advisory firm.

Personable and pragmatic, Philip enjoys the challenge of getting to know a business, understanding its performance, and developing a plan to achieve the desired objectives. He works with businesses operating across a wide range of industries, and he has numerous clients in the construction and manufacturing sectors.

With expertise in transaction advisory services, Philip steers clients through the process of buying and selling a business. In addition, he can help with the interpretation and application of International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS).

Originally from the UK, Philip emigrated to New Zealand while he was at school. Before beginning his career as an accountant, he spent five years serving in the NZ Defence Force both on home soil and overseas.

Outside of work, Philip likes to spend time with family and friends, he is a passionate football supporter and he enjoys hiking, hunting and fishing.

Philip has specialist expertise in:

  • Business advisory
  • Management reporting
  • Succession planning
  • Budgeting and cashflow forecasting
  • Systems and process reviews
  • Transaction advisory
  • Tax consulting
  • International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS)

Qualifications and memberships

  • Public Practice Certificate, New Zealand Institute of Chartered Accountants
  • Chartered Accountant, Chartered Accountants Australia & New Zealand
  • Bachelor of Commerce (Accounting and Taxation), Canterbury University
  • Member, Institute of Directors