Andrew Smith 

Email: andrew.smith@crowehorwath.co.nz    Website: www.crowehorwath.co.nz

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Company: Crowe Horwath


Personal Profile:
Andrew is a Principal of the firm and joined Crowe Horwath in 2011. He obtained his Chartered Accountant qualification in 1994 after spending four years in audit and assurance with KPMG in Wellington. He then worked in a variety of roles both in New Zealand and offshore (London and Kuala Lumpur) principally around banking, finance and accounting systems. Andrew returned to New Zealand in 2004 and prior to joining Crowe Horwath, was the CFO for a group of local companies. This has given him the hands-on experience to really understand local businesses. Areas of expertise include: Strategic and business planning, business growth, governance and risk,management and buying and selling businesses. Andrew brings a personable, practical approach to helping clients run their business, ensuring their efforts are rewarded. Andrew works with many business sizes and structures and he focuses on understanding each client and delivery timely advice that adds real value. He is motivated by helping business owners and their businesses grow and succeed. To do this he strives to form a long term relationship and believes in working as a team to achieve his client’s goals.

Advisory Roles:
Advisory Board Chair, Advisory Board Member

Interested in:
Charity/Community, Council Controlled Organisation, Government Sector, Listed Company, Private Company

Key Skils:
Compliance and Risk, Finance, General Management, Governance, Strategy & Planning

Experience:
Education/Training,Health/Medical/Pharmacy,Hospitality/Tourism,Manufacturing,Primary Industry,Professional Services,Research/Science,Retail,Logistics

Interests:

Qualifications:
Chartered Accountants Australia New Zealand Otago University Bachelor of Commerce

Affiliations:
Crowe Horwath, Institute of Directors, Unimar.

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