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