KMB continues to build on our clients' successes thanks to our clear vision, maintained values, and our people


KMB Business Advisors and Chartered Accountants is a Sydney CBD based firm offering a diverse range of services including audit, consulting, risk management, and tax solutions. Our firm's clients come from a range of industries including business corporations, government and public sector agencies. Our clients look to KMB for a high level of service based on our professional capabilities, industry insight, relationships and knowledge.

Sponsorships

The Directors of KMB have had a long association with sporting and charitable institutions and the Firm are proud sponsors and supporters of:

  • Freshwater SLSC Nippers
  • Community junior rugby in Sydney
  • Randwick Rugby Club
  • King’s Old Boys’ Rugby Union Club
  • Newport Kinghorn Surf Racing Academy
  • Tour DeCure
  • Cana Communities Incorporated

Our People and Experience

Founded in 2009 by Directors Ian Kellaway, Paul McGettigan and Robert Berman, KMB and its highly qualified team of professionals have extensive experience in providing taxation, consulting, accounting, assurance and advisory services to local, national and international businesses. Our talented team of professionals is the foundation of our success. Depending on the scope of your requirements, we utilise our resources to ensure that your business achieves its potential. We work closely with you, gaining a clear understanding of your organisation and strive to identify issues before they become problems to create sustainable, long-term economic growth. We invest in our people and nurture a vibrant culture of teamwork, excellence and leadership - a policy which also benefits our clients.

Strength: KMB nurtures outstanding teamwork and partnership with clients and professional colleagues, so that we retain exceptional people and create trust-based relationships that result in future engagements. We work closely with clients to understand their business and business objectives. We then develop a value proposition, and agree on the expected outcomes. We are committed to providing clients with expertise and experience to efficiently meet their every business need and we pride ourselves in taking a proactive approach to our work in dealing with our clients' needs.

Integrity: KMB adhere to the highest professional and ethical standards advocated by the Institute of Chartered Accountants in Australia.

Solutions: The adherence to continuing professional education requirements ensures that our Firm provides our clients with the best solutions to their specific needs and issues. Researching our clients' needs and gaining knowledge and insight into industry and business issues affecting them, we seek to utilise the expertise of our people to develop the perfectly tailored solution to your business needs.


Ian Kellaway B Com, CA

Having worked in Public Practice since 1980, Ian has gained significant experience in all matters pertaining to the operation of small to medium sized businesses. Ian's areas of expertise cover Business Services and Taxation and he is the Director responsible for Superannuation and Corporations Law related matters. Through over 35 years of public practice experience, Ian has developed a varied range of skills pertaining in particular to the operation of rural, thoroughbred livestock industries, the legal and medical professional practices As the Director responsible for superannuation matters within the firm, Ian is able to offer specialist advice in relation to the establishment and ongoing issues pertaining to Self Managed Superannuation Funds. As a former Chairman of both a local Public School Council and a Junior Rugby Union Club, Ian has developed a unique insight into the operations of Not-for-profit organisations. Ian's qualifications include:

  • Bachelor of Commerce - majoring in Accounting, Finance and Systems
  • Member - Institute of Chartered Accountants in Australia
  • Chartered Tax Adviser – The Tax Institute
  • Registered Company Auditor
  • Registered Tax Agent
  • Registered Self-Managed Superannuation Auditor
  • Justice of the Peace
  • Accredited Trust Account examiner of the Law Society in NSW

Paul McGettigan B Com CA

With over 30 years experience in Chartered Accounting Paul has focused on providing taxation, accounting and business advice for a wide variety of clients, from small and medium sized businesses up to international operations, across a broad spectrum of industries and professions. Paul has been heavily involved in business restructures, acquisitions and disposals and the transactional aspect of these matters. With a focus on Tax Planning and its impact on family groups Paul brings a very personal touch to what can be a complex and confusing time for businesses by ensuring that the client is dealt with on a personal level. Paul is the Director in charge of the Fringe Benefits Tax function at KMB and also has experience in Salary Packaging. Previously acting as Director in charge of Staff Paul has accumulated a wealth of knowledge regarding employee entitlements and the processes involved with handling staff. Paul's qualifications include:

  • Bachelor of Commerce - majoring in Accounting
  • Member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in Australia
  • Chartered Tax Adviser – The Tax Institute
  • Member of the National Tax & Accountants Association Ltd
  • Registered Auditor
  • Registered Tax Agent
  • Registered Self-Managed Superannuation Auditor
  • Justice of the Peace
  • Accredited Trust Account examiner of the Law Society in NSW

Robert Berman, B Com, Affiliate ICAA, CPA

One of the co-founders of KMB, Robert has a diversified client base ranging from individuals to large corporates. Specialising in Audit and Advisory as well as Taxation, Robert has extensive experience extending over three continents and a period of more than 30 years in the area of Auditing, Accounting, Taxation, Consultancy, Investigations and Business Valuations. With exposure to both the Public and Private sectors of the Australian Economy and having completed major assignments for large listed Public Companies, the Audit Office of NSW and the Independent Commission Against Corruption, Robert has accumulated a wealth of knowledge and experience at many levels within the Australian business environment. Robert's invaluable knowledge and industry experience with clients includes industries relating to financial service licensees, manufacturing entities, building, gaming, aged care, hospitality, stock broking, labour hire, property developers, licensed clubs and various government bodies. Robert's qualifications include:
  • Bachelor of Commerce – majoring in Accounting, Auditing and Commercial Law
  • Affiliate Member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in Australia
  • Member of the Australian Society of Certified Practicing Accountants
  • Registered Company Auditor
  • Registered Tax Agent
  • Registered Self-Managed Superannuation Auditor
  • Accredited Trust Account examiner of the Law Society in NSW
  • Justice of the Peace

Steven Walters B Com, CA

With over 15 years experience in Chartered Accounting Steve provides a wide range of accounting, taxation and business services advisory to small and medium sized businesses, family groups and individuals covering corporates, fixed and discretionary Trust, partnerships and self managed superannuation funds. Steve not only focuses on the historical compliance matters of his clients but also looks for future budgeting, planning and structuring opportunities. Steve has experience with a wide range of clients including, financial managers and capital markets, insurance companies, financial planners, aged care facilities, manufacturing, primary producers, legal professionals, medical practitioners, valuers and high net wealth individuals. Steve also has extensive company audit experience with private companies, AFSL registered entities in addition to federal government reporting agencies for reporting by registered aged care providers, Trust Account audits and SMSF clients. Steve’s qualifications include:

  • Bachelor of Commerce – Majoring in Accounting
  • Member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in Australia
  • Associate of The Tax Institute of Australia
  • Justice of the Peace