Ian Cousins – Principal


DSC_6761Ian is one of the principals at KSG with a career in management accounting, tax, corporate governance and systems analysis and development spanning a period of more than 38 years. Ian is a member of the Australian Institute of Directors, Australian Institute of Management, Companies Secretaries Association of Australia and Australian Institute of Tax, as well a member of Business Mentors for Small Business.

Ian specialises in GST, company tax, state taxes including payroll tax, small business tax concessions and Australian, New Zealand and USA tax and compliance requirements in Australia and company structures and corporate governance requirements.

Ian, has many years of experience being assigned to financial teams (CFO and Project Restructures) of business enterprises both large and small, in his capacity of providing financial services through KSG’s Management Accounting Oversight Program for clients. Ian also specialises in trust accounting requirements of those businesses required to operate trust accounts.

Ian has experience in Epicor, Navision (Microsoft Dynamics), Attaché, Act, Xero, MYOB and Exo-Net and the various add on solutions. He has extensive experience in project management, budget control, roll out and integration of financial and CRM systems.

Ian holds board positions on several Australian Companies with overseas parent organisations and is company secretary for many companies.

Ian is continuing postgraduate study in tax and tax law, and is a firm believer in staying abreast of modern day business issues facing Australian businesses in an ever increasing global economy.

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