Blair Smith, Chartered Accountant
Throughout his career, Blair has appreciated that clients value highly the personal consistency and interest he brings to them. He stands by this and provides personal service to all of his clients.
Blair’s ability to see through the ‘noise’ and look at the big picture is second to none. Technically, Blair is extremely able and his advisory skills are put to great use in assisting clients with straightforward advice.
Blair can remember most details of the complex affairs of all his clients and can explain any technical aspect in ‘Plain English’ to anyone, which has earned him the respect of his loyal client base.
Special areas of interest
- Real businesses with real issues
- Contracting and construction companies
- Engineering firms
- Real estate agencies
- Hotels, motels and hospitality
- Consolidations and business amalgamations
- Project analysis and projections
- Xero and technology
- Ownership and tax structures
Blair is married to Davina and has four children. He was educated at Victoria University and started his career with Grant Thornton in Wellington and later moved to Crowe Horwath. In days gone by Blair worked in the telecommunications industry while on a four year working O.E.
Blair is a Trustee for Te Omanga Hospice supporting the hospice in financial matters.
When time allows Blair is an avid follower of many sports and is always keen himself to have a hit or a kick. Blair coaches his sons’ football and scores many games of cricket.