In the words of our clients…
“Forbes and Ursula Carlile first started working with Stanley & Williamson [Kreston Stanley Williamson] in 1968 and for over 50 years, they have been an integral part of Carlile Swimming’s success.
As our company has continued to expand and become more complex over time, they have been with us every step of the way, providing a wide variety of services an dwell considered advice.
Stanley & Williamson’s [Kreston Stanley Williamson’s] team are greatly experienced and knowledgeable, providing advice that is clear, accurate and timely. Importantly, they also have ongoing relationships with a wide network of experienced external advisors, who can assist in specialist areas of advice, if it is ever required.
Stanley & Williamson [Kreston Stanley Williamson] is so much more than an accounting firm for us… they are our trusted advisers and we consider them to be significant partners and an essential component of our ongoing strategy.”
Director, Carlile Swimming
“I have always received not only sound accounting and other advice but, have experienced extremely good service in a professional and timely manner.
After nearly 50 years of association with both the firm or Bill Stanley, I have no hesitation in recommending this group of accounting partners to be extremely professional.”
Executive Chairman, Audant Investments Pty Limited
“Their consistent approach to sharing expert advice and providing real insight on how we proceed as an organisation has made them invaluable to us. During the Covid-19 pandemic they provided us with thorough and regular updates to assist our decision making and planning processes. They are a pleasure to work with and are always accommodating to all our needs. We highly recommended them to any business seeking an accounting partner who goes over and above the call of duty.”
Managing Director, ACMN Marketing & Advertising
“Having worked with Kamal Thakkar for many years as the auditor of a number of companies, I was happy to move all of our groups tax work over to you when Kamal joined your team as an audit partner.
Our situation was reasonably complex one that required both specific technical advice as well as general tax and accounting work. Your team excelled in each area of the work required and I am always delighted to recommend your services to anyone looking for a competent, commercial and pragmatic tax accountant.”
Founder & CEO, Zerlock Pty Limited
“We have always found the firm to be proactive, responsive and well versed in relation to the current regulatory requirements and standards. Our Management and Finance Teams regularly liaise with staff at Stanley & Williamson [Kreston Stanley Williamson] and always receive unfettered, timely access to specialised firm resources, including Senior Partners. The advice received is always professional, thoroughly researched and considered, whilst delivered in a friendly and genuinely supportive manner, and we have never found reason to question their integrity, nor their actions. We have come to trust their commitment and ethical compass implicitly.”
Managing Director, Wise McGrath Pty Ltd
“Throughout our working relationship, we have always felt that you and the S&W [KSW] team have stood shoulder to shoulder with us, you have been excited for us when we’ve achieved a big win in the business. It’s like having another partner in our business. With S&W [KSW], we’ve felt supported, listened to, and most importantly, valued as a client.
When we went through the massive ATO audit, the whole way through, we knew that you had us. Both you and your team had been so diligent to ensure pinpoint accuracy with our accounting, that no-matter the questions the ATO posed, you and your team were able to furnish evidence and proof to the auditors, ensuring we were at all times compliant with Australia tax law.”
Managing Director, Cleancorp
“During our involvement with Ben and Stanley & Williamson [Kreston Stanley Williamson], we have adjusted and finetuned some internal procedures and gained valuable input to move our internal processes to a new level. These changes were recommended and explained in a dialogue and context that could be captured from management to staff and left little room for misinterpretation. While we have only used the auditing services of Stanley & Williamson [Kreston Stanley Williamson], I have no hesitation in recommending any of the other accounting services they have on offer due to our experience to date.”
General Manager, Phoenix Freight Systems Pty Ltd
“I have been happy to recommend Stanley & Williamson [Kreston Stanley Williamson] to business clients of Legal Affairs Management. I have been very satisfied with the professional service provided by Michael, Quang, Ben, Kamal and Darren to our clients. Their advice is practical and their attitude ‘no nonsense’. Their output has been accurate and timely. The activities in which Stanley & Williamson [Kreston Stanley Williamson] have been engaged on behalf of our clients have included business or asset sales and acquisitions, advising in relation to business structures, financial management, the day to day affairs of our business clients, and audit activities, The services provided by Stanley & Williamson [Kreston Stanley Williamson] have been well received by clients who have continued to use Stanley & Williamson [Kreston Stanley Williamson].”
Director, LegalAffairs Management
“We wholeheartedly recommend Stanley & Williamson [Kreston Stanley Williamson] to anyone who wants a business advisor who will give you the right advice first time, in a timely fashion and in a way that you will understand.”
Director, Taysols Pty Ltd
“The team at Stanley & Williamson [Kreston Stanley Williamson] completely smash the mould of the typical accounting firm. They add another dimension to the advice and planning side of our accounting needs, and after four years, my wife and I are still impressed each time we sit down with the team. I would gladly recommend Stanley & Williamson [Kreston Stanley Williamson] to any business that are looking to have accountants that are more like business advisors and not just tax return processors.”
My Business has been operating and competing in the Shipping Container Hire and Sales in Sydney, Central Coast of New South Wales, Newcastle and the Hunter Valley for the past 25 years and is in need of efficient and timely advice as it relates to Structure, Tax Minimisation and timely reporting. I have been dealing with Darren O’Malley and Cameron Grace of Stanley and Williamson [Kreston Stanley Williamson] both of whom have provided the correct advice thus resulting in my Companies maximising profits.
Due to my satisfaction with the advice given, I subsequently transferred my other businesses accounting requirements to Stanley and Williamson. These businesses are involved in Customs Clearance Agency and Freight Forwarding as well as a new acquisition in the Container business in Tamworth.
If anyone is contemplating changing their existing Accountants, I would certainly vouch for the quality of work produced by Stanley and Williamson [Kreston Stanley Williamson] and in particular Darren O’Malley and Cameron Grace.
Managing Director,Betta Storage Containers
Stanley & Williamson [Kreston Stanley Williamson] have been our accountants for over 40 years, and two generations. They are an active partner with our personal and business tax affairs. They have always had our best interests in mind, advised us in the best structure, and long term direction.”
Private Client Advisory, Bell Potter Securities
“Michael and Thanh have been great over the last 10 or so years. You both have exceptional knowledge around tax and other accounting/financial topics. What is equally important is that you are able to communicate that knowledge in a way that is clear and relevant.”
Director, Autumn:01 Pty Ltd
“In 2006 I formed Lindfield Partners, providing business mentoring, succession planning and capital raising services for SME businesses. Now in our fourteeth year we have on occasions had clients facing important questions around tax and accounting advice and I still regard the S&W [KSW] advice as a great litmus test both for Lindfield Partners and our clients.
I believe Trust is something not easily earned in the cut and thrust of today’s business world. I have no hesitation saying the Trust word when it comes to S&W [KSW], Michael Goodrick and Bill Stanley, in particular. I also have no hesitation recommending the S&W [KSW] team to any organisation or individual looking for high quality, professional accounting and tax advisors”
Managing Director, The Lindfield Partners Pty Limited
“I have found Stanley and Williamson [KSW] to be knowledgeable, professional, thorough, and responsive in all my dealings with them.
Over the years, I have relied on Stanley and Williamson [Kreston Stanley Williamson] to assist me with a wide range of accounting and tax matters including; personal and company accounting, tax advice, R&D concessions, and superannuation including establishing a Self Managed Super Fund.
With all matters, Stanley & Williamson [Kreston Stanley Williamson] have taken the appropriate time to explore and explain the alternatives available to me and their respective implications, to ensure the best decisions are always made.”
Sole Director, Adviser Connect
“So if you are looking for an accounting practice that has all the expertise of one of the big practices, that does not try to win your business with a Partner you will never see again – and most importantly will travel with you on your business journey – look no further than S&W [KSW].”
Director, Healthy Thinking Group
“Stanley & Williamson [Kreston Stanley Williamson] assisted TCC greatly throughout the process of the sale and delivered our shareholders a successful outcome. Further to their involvement in the due diligence process, Stanley & Williamson [Kreston Stanley Williamson] performed brilliantly in the legal minimisation of taxation including in the complexities associated with capital gains and personal tax.”
Director, The Coding Company Pty Ltd
“All I want to do is to write great software. I don’t want to figure out what I should do every time the ATO issues a circular about yet another reporting requirement or taxation rule. I am very happy to have the backing of Ben Barter and the team at S&W [KSW] to keep my business’ and my own finances compliant with the current law. I find them up-to-speed, proactive and the entire process automated and seamless.”
“Working with Stanley and Williamson [Kreston Stanley Williamson] helped us to be more efficient in business, given us permission to dream bigger in our growth, and enabled us to continue with an ethical and profitable business. The team at Stanley and Williamson [Kreston Stanley Williamson] have become like family to us as they work for and with us on the business. They understand our core vision and enable the staff in our business to feel secure in meeting requirements.”
Director, The Resilience Centre
“The quality and timeliness of the work your team does for me around accounting, SMSF audit, tax advice and tax return preparation remain first rate. And, as always, I continue to feel that your professional charges are very fair for the work you do and the value you add.”