Chartered Accountants

What is a chartered accountant?

Chartered Accountants are experts in their field, up-to-date on the latest business trends and innovations, and committed to ongoing professional development. A chartered accounting firm is at the heart of your business success – understanding the detail, recognising the big picture and helping you see around corners. At Kothes Accounting Group, we are chartered accountants.

In today’s complex business and tax environment, getting the right professional accounting and business advice can mean the difference between failure and success.

How do you become a chartered accountant?

At Kothes Accounting Group we are committed to offering our clients the highest possible standards of ethical, professional and technical expertise in our field. Becoming a member of Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand is not simply filling out some paperwork and ticking a few boxes.

Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand is a professional body comprised of over 115,000 diverse, talented and financially astute members. The Chartered title is an internationally recognised professional designation.

To qualify as a Chartered Accountant of Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand you have to gain and maintain one of the toughest professional accountancy and finance qualifications in the world.

Anyone can call themselves an accountant, but Chartered Accountants in Australia and New Zealand are:

  • A member of Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand and subject to disciplinary procedures and periodic reviews.
  • Bound by a code of ethics and required to follow professional standards.
  • Trained for a minimum of six years to achieve the Chartered Accountant designation.
  • Required to undertake professional development training.
  • Eligible to obtain a Certificate of Public Practice which enables them to offer services to the public as a Chartered Accountant.

All directors and several staff at Kothes Accounting Group are qualified Chartered Accountants.