John Gavljak


Partner - Business Advisory and Assurance

Audit, Risk Management and Assurance

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Professional Background

John has gained over 20 years’ experience advising publicly listed and large private businesses across a number of sectors. 

His considerable experience covers audit and review engagements, due diligence and corporate governance.

In addition, John has worked extensively with organisations developing and refining their governance structures and processes including a number of not-for-profit entities. He brings a rare combination of commercial intelligence, pragmatism and personality to every client engagement and is responsible for some of our larger clients. He relishes the unique challenges presented by each appointment and enjoys combining his interpersonal and professional talents in completing each engagement to an exceptional standard.

Areas of expertise

  • Audit and Assurance services - publicly listed and large private entities
  • Due diligence and transactional services
  • Profit enhancement reviews
  • Family Business Consulting

Industry Experience

  • Retail
  • Consumer and industrial products
  • Investment companies
  • Manufacturing
  • Automotive
  • Not-For-Profit

Memberships & Qualifications

  • Bachelor of Economics (Accounting)
  • Registered Company Auditor
  • Registered Tax Agent
  • Registered business broker
  • Member - Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand

Articles Published

Australia’s Automotive Industry: What Does The Future Hold?

30th May 2016

John Gavljak

But while the outlook for the auto manufacturing industry might be bleak, it’s a very different story on the automotive retail front. Pitcher P...

Buying or expanding car dealerships

29th March 2016

John Gavljak

If undertaken properly, financial analysis is a valuable exercise that can achieve the following benefits: .. Valuation Preparation or confirmat...

Dealership Systems and Controls Review: Are you keeping the profits you make?

29th March 2016

John Gavljak

.... What makes dealerships vulnerable to fraud? Dealerships have the following characteristics that increase their potential for fraud: * Lar...

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Audit, Risk Management and Assurance

Audit, Risk Management and Assurance

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Family Office Management

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