Head of Superannuation and Senior Manager - Business Services @ KS Black & Co
CA, Chartered Accountants Program @
Institute of Chartered Accountants in Australia
Walter is a dynamic and experienced member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in Australia with over 15 years experience in public practice working across many business environments within varied industries. He has an outstanding track record in transforming business through implementing ‘best practice’ accounting structures and standards to maximise profitability, and providing management with quality financial
Walter is a dynamic and experienced member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in Australia with over 15 years experience in public practice working across many business environments within varied industries. He has an outstanding track record in transforming business through implementing ‘best practice’ accounting structures and standards to maximise profitability, and providing management with quality financial reports, risk management processes and effective statutory compliance frameworks.
Walter’s strengths lie in his ability to develop and maintain strong relationships with clients and team members in delivering successful outcomes. His experience at major accounting firms such as WHK Horwath (now Crowe Horwath) which is the fifth largest accounting group in Australia, has given him the opportunity to continue to develop his professional skills in the areas of Audit, Quality Service Development, Corporate Compliance, Risk Management and Conflict of Interest as well as mentoring and coaching other staff to build both personal and organisational capability.
Compliance - Independence and Conflict of Interest Resolution
Partner @ From December 2015 to Present (1 month) Sydney, AustraliaSenior Manager @ Looking after all things accounting, tax, audit and super in a small boutique firm. Sorting out and helping clients with queries and assisting as much as possible. From February 2012 to November 2015 (3 years 10 months) Head of Superannuation and Senior Manager - Business Services @ KS Black & Co is a long established chartered accounting firm and provides audit and assurance services, business advisory services, superannuation advisory services and including the development of investments strategies, taxation consulting services across specialist industries. Main duties include the managing and training a team consisting of qualified and near qualified members in the preparation of financial statements and income tax returns for all structures including companies, trusts and superannuation funds. Additionally responsible for all the superannuation advice and audits. I also managed workflow and performance of the team members, meeting and discussing client affairs and gaining new work through network of associates and existing clients.
Poached out of A D Danieli Pty Ltd to come across to KS Black & Co as this firm was a client of A D Danieli Pty Ltd. From October 2010 to February 2012 (1 year 5 months) Senior Manager - Business Services and Superannuation @ A D Danieli is a boutique chartered accounting firm and is responsible for the preparation of accounts, audits and tax returns for a range of clients across various industries. Duties include managing a high performance team in the preparation of accounts and tax returns for clients, the audit of superannuation funds and mentoring and training all staff. Additional responsibilities involve all aspects of practice and workflow management, quality control, implementing best practice and completion of a range of Government Tenders. From February 2009 to September 2010 (1 year 8 months) Compliance Manager @ Compliance Manager for the firm reporting to the Division Leaders and the Chief Executive officer.
WHK Horwath is the fifth largest accounting group in Australasia delivering a full range of accounting, audit, taxation, superannuation, financial advisory, corporate finance and business advisory services. My role encompassed managing and completing all ASIC requirements for auditors, developing and maintaining a peer review program and implementing areas of improvement derived from the program. Upholding all WHK group policies, maintaining independence and conflict of interest policies and issues and delivering and completing internal and external audit reporting. From January 2007 to December 2008 (2 years) Senior Accountant @ From January 1987 to January 2007 (20 years 1 month)
SMSF Specialisation Course, Pass @ University of New South Wales From 2013 to 2013 CA, Chartered Accountants Program @ Institute of Chartered Accountants in AustraliaBachelor of Financial Administration (B.Fin.Admin), Accounting @ University of New England (AU) From 1991 to 1993 HSC, English, Maths, Physics, Chemistry @ Trinity Grammar School From 1973 to 1986 Walter Fisterman is skilled in: Accounting, Risk Management, Tax, Tax Preparation, Income Tax, Staff Development, Staff Management, Financial Reporting, Compliance, Superannuation, Auditing, Audit, Tax Compliance, Tax Accounting, Staff Training