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Findex Hastings

Address

211 Market Street Farming House, level 1
Hastings 4122 NZ

Phone

06 872 9200

Hours

Monday - Friday
8:30am - 5:30pm

Advisers in this office

Bill Amner

Associate Principal

Phone

06 872 9200

Biography

With over 20 years experience as a chartered accountant, Bill specialises in business development, liquidations and bloodstock, and works predominantly with clients in horticulture, manufacturing and investments.

Chris Guillemot

Partner

Phone

06 872 9200

Biography

Chris has a varied client base that includes farming, manufacturing, and construction and is a specialist in agri business and company structures. Prior to Crowe Horwath Chris was an investigator for the IRD and is an expert in benchmarking, forecasting and profitability analysis.

Greg Neill

Partner

Phone

06 872 9200

Biography

Greg is a partner in the tax advisory group at Findex and advises on a broad range of New Zealand tax matters for individuals, SMEs and corporates. Greg has a legal background and previously worked for Russell McVeagh in Auckland and Linklaters LLP in London. Greg has particular experience with land transactions including emissions trading, business acquisitions and disposals, co-investment structures, employee share schemes, and general corporate tax.

My Specialties

Tax Advisory

Paul Kerins

Partner

Phone

06 872 9200

Biography

Paul works with a large number of farming clients, advising them on livestock valuation options, benchmarking and succession planning. Paul enjoys working with farming clients and helping them manage their business and the every day risks the farming community faces.

Rachel Bashnick

Associate Principal

Phone

06 872 9200

Biography

Rachel works with clients across a wide range of industries including engineering, health, retail, marketing and design. She is a specialist in support small to medium sized businesses through their growth phase, ensuring her clients have the right software, systems and structure in place.

Steve Alexander

Partner

Phone

06 872 9200

Biography

Steve specialises in business advice, valuations and negotiations for SME clients, working across a variety of industries. Steve is proactive and ensures his clients’ business structures are tax efficient assets are protected and opportunities to grow wealth are explored.

Tim Ewen

Adviser

Phone

06 872 9200

Biography

Tim understands the risks his clients face and how he can accurately measure and protect those risks. With specialist risk management training in the agri sector, Tim works with clients to analyse where their business could be vulnerable, developing safeguarding plans with you to help mitigate risk.

My Specialties

Risk Insurance

Matt Tod

Adviser - Wealth Management

Phone

06 872 9200

Biography

Matt has worked in the financial services industry since 2000. He has 18 years of experience advising a broad spectrum of private clients including retirees, medical specialists and high net worth individuals and their families. Matt enjoys developing long-term partnerships with clients based on a clear understanding of their objectives, values and needs.

My Specialties

Wealth Management

Michelle Knox

Consultant

Phone

06 872 9200

Biography

Michelle has over 10 years experience in Human Resources. She specialises in recruitment, employment relations and health and safety.

My Specialties

HR Consulting

Paul Walker

Senior Manager

Phone

06 872 9200

Biography

Paul specialises in providing audit and assurance services and technical accounting advice across a number of industries. He is part of the wider Australasian accounting advisory team and delivers training and practical solutions for our teams and clients. Paul has been with Findex since 2009 and has built up his knowledge working with clients from a range of industries and locations throughout New Zealand.

My Specialties

External Audit

Les Foy

Senior Partner

Phone

06 872 9200

Biography

Before joining Crowe Horwath Wellington in 2000, Les developed his own management consultancy practice. Prior to this, Les gained substantial financial management, external audit and internal audit experience as a partner in KPMG and Arthur Andersen. He has extensive audit and advisory experience both in New Zealand and overseas.

My Specialties

External Audit

Michelle Turfrey

Partner

Phone

06 872 9200

Biography

Michelle has developed a reputation for improving businesses in a variety of industries through strategic planning and developing measurable KPI’s. She has worked in commercial business roles in the past, this experience gives her an understanding of the challenges and opportunities faced by businesses today. Michelle also works with a number of clients in the Agricultural sector and is involved in area’s such as farm restructuring and succession as well as general tax advice.

Chris Welch

Adviser

Phone

06 872 9200

Biography

Chris joined Findex in 2018, and has operated in the financial services industry, both locally and internationally, for the past six years. Chris specialises in assisting individuals, businesses and investors with all residential lending requirements. Chris has strong relationships with a wide range of lending providers. This network enables Chris to proactively source the best deal possible for his clients. Whether you’re a first home buyer or seasoned investor, looking to build, consolidate debt or simply refinance, Chris can assist with finding, securing and managing the loan that’s tailored to you. As a Registered Financial Adviser, Chris prides himself on putting his clients’ best interests first. Borrowing money is a big and, at times, stressful decision. Chris understands the importance of working closely with you, communicating clearly and ensuring you make an informed decision.

My Specialties

Lending and Finance