Pitcher Partners’ practice areas encompass the following services and vary across our firms:
Pitcher Partners’ Tax Consulting team is one of the most experienced in Australia. The team of specialists and experienced professionals manage a range of taxation issues, regardless of size or complexity. As legislative experts with longstanding institutional relationships with the ATO, Pitcher Partners advocates for effective tax legislation that benefits middle market businesses and organisations.
Pitcher Partners’ tax consultants advise on income taxes, capital gains taxes, international taxes, transaction taxes and employment taxes, all in the context of structuring transactions and/or organisations to legitimately minimise their taxation liability.
Pitcher Partners’ Business Advisory team provides practical advice and assistance to help middle market businesses make the most of opportunities in their industries and the wider market. The work of this team extends well beyond preparing financial reports in a timely manner. By applying a risk-based audit and review methodology, a thorough understanding of the challenges facing a business is achieved; pinpointing areas where they need expert support, advice and action.
Corporate Advisory and Transaction Services
Corporate transactions are not an end in themselves, but part of the progress towards a goal – be it growth, higher profitability, improved market share or competitive advantage. Pitcher Partners has extensive experience providing independent advice to public and private sector clients at board level on their investments and business transactions. The team works in a fast-paced culture, providing efficient and well-informed responses and offering value for money.
Audit and Assurance
The cost and effort of compliance with financial regulations is an increasing burden on businesses. Audit and assurance processes add value to an organisation by identifying opportunities, risks and solutions. Assurance engagements include preparation of monthly management accounts, year-end reporting, income tax returns, activity statements and general advice to enable a business or organisation to make informed business decisions. Pitcher Partners Audit and Assurance team members work closely with boards of directors and audit committees to resolve audit issues in a timely manner and identify opportunities to add value.
Private Business and Family Advisory
Private Business and Family Advisory team members work predominantly with privately run businesses, including family businesses, entrepreneurs and high net worth individuals. Pitcher Partners provides monthly and quarterly reporting assistance including acting in an outsourced financial controller role, providing expertise.
Core service offerings include annual compliance, preparation of management accounting, financial statements, income tax returns and business activity statements. Additional services are offered in forecasting, budgeting, superannuation and investment holding structuring. Large and small businesses have the comfort of retaining control and decision-making power, knowing that all day-to-day administration and monitoring is being undertaken by a dedicated professional and experienced team.
Business Recovery and Insolvency
Whether a business is undergoing cessation, liquidation or bankruptcy, Pitcher Partners’ Business Recovery and Insolvency professionals achieve maximum recovery levels and strengthen businesses well into the future. Pitcher Partners experts deal in a professional and sensitive manner with various stakeholders, often in an aggrieved state. Activities can involve collecting records from the insolvent for analysis, preparing and reviewing detailed correspondence and statutory forms, liaising with legal representatives, attending court hearings, securing assets and negotiating with stakeholders.
The Pitcher Partners’ Risk Services team assess the activities and risks facing businesses and make recommendations for their improvement. Risk Services activity supports Pitcher Partners’ Audit and Assurance offering through a broad range of risk management services. These include enterprise risk management, internal audit, disaster recovery and business continuity planning, advanced data mining and specialised information technology security assurance. Work in the team is rewarding and centres around uncovering the untapped potential of businesses and supporting their continuous improvement.
The Superannuation team works with trustees, members and employers in all segments of the industry: large fund compliance, self-managed funds, administration, employer obligations, member retirement planning and estate planning. The expertise of the Pitcher Partners team lies in developing a super strategy that supports and builds wealth for retirement whilst ensuring all regulatory requirements, and this concessional taxed structure is not compromised.
Pitcher Partners’ Wealth Management consultants cut through the choices and challenges facing individuals, to tailor insightful yet practical solutions to help them make the best financial decisions and achieve their financial goals. Our team provides advice to business owners, executives and affluent individuals and families who are looking for assistance to build, grow, protect and manage their wealth. Services are extensive and range from strategic wealth management advice, investment planning and strategic asset allocation and investment portfolio management, to tax minimisation strategies, retirement and estate planning and personal and business succession insurance.
Consulting services offer varied and rewarding career paths. Pitcher Partners consultants cut through the choices and challenges facing businesses to tailor insightful yet practical solutions that help them take advantage of disruption. Using agile, leading edge thinking to deliver commercially relevant strategic planning, the team helps middle market businesses and government bodies navigate feasibility studies, viability studies, contract negotiations, financial analysis and modelling, tailored IT solutions and organisational reviews.
Pitcher Pharmacy provides in-depth and specialised solutions to help pharmacists manage and grow their business. Core accounting and taxation skills are just the start of this unique and specialised service. Backed by an extensive knowledge of the pharmacy industry, its people and the business of pharmacy, the Pitcher Pharmacy team help businesses grow profits, generate cash flow and implement technology solutions.