Local financial advisory firm, Prosperity Advisers, has welcomed new talent in their Risk and Tax section.
Joining the firm’s director team is Michael Mahabeer, specialist internal auditor and risk adviser and Michael Bode, business and personal taxation specialist.
Speaking about the additions to Prosperity’s talent line up, Chief Executive and Founder, Allan McKeown, said the appointments cap an outstanding 2016 for their firm.
“We have grown our revenue by 43 percent over the last three years and finished the year with $600k in new client wins for December alone,” Allan said.
”We picked up three industry awards; moved into fresh new workplaces in Sydney and Brisbane; and launched our Future Thinkers Program and Business Advisory Academy to ensure our people are ‘future fit’ for a fast changing professional environment. Our new senior appointees will serve to strengthen and broaden our advice capability in key specialist areas.”
Michael Mahabeer boasts an impressive track record in senior leadership positions across internal audit and risk management. He led the transformation of the internal audit function at a large government owned corporation in Queensland and has held previous senior roles with Suncorp and PwC. Michael is an internal audit expert with specific knowledge and technical competency in the public and finance sectors.
Michael Bode specialises in providing advice on Australia’s complex tax system for corporates, businesses and individuals. Having previously been director for many years in the tax consulting division of a global accounting firm, Michael has considerable experience advising on all aspects of taxation for international inbound corporate entities and high wealth private client groups, including mid-cap and family owned businesses. Michael is known for his straight-forward approach and skill at translating complex matters into everyday language.
IMAGE | Michael Mahabeer
Through more than 25 years of successful operation, Prosperity Advisers Group has drawn on the varied technical expertise, industry experience and the resources of its diverse teams to support clients to understand and then achieve their financial goals.
With more than 150 staff across locations in Sydney, Newcastle and Brisbane, Prosperity delivers services in business advice and accounting; taxation; corporate assurance; wealth management; and employee benefits and services.
Prosperity works with individual and family investors, small, medium and large privately owned or family businesses, entrepreneurs, small and mid-cap ASX listed companies, government agencies, state-owned corporations and not for profit groups.