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Sam Naylor

Partner, Christchurch

Sam is a Partner at Nexia New Zealand and he leads the Audit & Assurance division.

+64 3 379 0829

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

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Professional experience

With over a decade of audit and assurance experience, Sam has audited a broad spectrum of clients in both New Zealand and the United Kingdom, ranging in size from small companies and trusts to large public sector entities.

Sam is pragmatic and enjoys working closely with his clients to support them to achieve their strategy. He has an in-depth understanding of best practice controls and processes which has been developed through his career with Audit New Zealand.

This coupled with his industry experience which includes for profit and PBE companies, holding companies, airports, ports, health, education, local authorities, and trusts, provides you with an exceptional audit specialist.

Outside of work, Sam enjoys spending time with his young family, as well as playing golf and squash, and enjoying the social side of both of those sports!

Sam has specialist expertise in:

  • External audit
  • International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS)
  • Financial statement audits
  • Management accounting

Qualifications and memberships

  • Public Practice Certificate, New Zealand Institute of Chartered Accountants
  • Qualified Auditor in New Zealand
  • Bachelor of Commerce (BCom) with Honours (1st class), University of Canterbury