Partnering for your success

At Morrison Associates, we are continuously evolving how we work and how we look at marketplace challenges so that we can continue to deliver measurable, sustainable results for our clients.

The trust that our clients place in us, and our high standards of ethical behaviour, are fundamental to everything we do. Whilst we come from different backgrounds and cultures, our values are what we have in common: integrity, accountability, respect and people-before-profits provide the frame of reference for the decisions we make every day. It’s how we do business.

We are an advisory based practice and we listen closely to make sure we understand you and your business. We ensure that we:

  • Save you money and help build your wealth
  • Are always realistic
  • Understand your needs
  • Understand the industry you operate in
  • Speak to you in ‘plain English’
  • Relate and communicate in a way that works for you
  • Always have you best interests at heart

Plan and comply with confidence with analysis and advice from our expert practitioners so that you can make confident, informed decisions and transform your business challenges into opportunities.  We’ll be with you every step of the way!

About Morrison Associates - Partnering for your success

Philip Morrison
Director CA, CMA, BMS

Philip Morrison has over 30 years of accounting, business and financial management experience.  He started out in private accounting and advisory practice over 10 years ago – prior to that he had a wide range of senior management roles in large and medium-sized businesses in New Zealand, Australia & UK including Cadbury Schweppes, Goodman Fielder, Deloitte’s & Solution 6.  His roles have spanned many disciplines including accounting & finance, sales, operations & logistics, selection of software systems & general management.

Philip’s passion is to empower and assist businesses and business owners to succeed.

Philip works with many companies from large to small, local and international, as well as several leading franchise brands, providing a range of accounting and consulting services. He also works with several high net worth individuals and wealth managers, assisting with their accounting and tax, offshore investments and foreign investment funds.

Philip is a qualified chartered accountant, holder of certificate of public practice and cost & management accountant with NZICA, a member of the Franchise Association of New Zealand, an accredited business consultant and business mentor with BMNZ. He has a Bachelor of Management Studies degree from Waikato University.

Philip is also the Director of Franchise Accountants – an accounting and business advisory practice that specialises in assisting franchisors and franchisees to succeed.

Hayden Cargo

Hayden Cargo
Senior Associate CA

Hayden has over 10 years’ business and accounting advisory experience and previously worked as Business Advisory Manager with KPMG, Hamilton. Hayden recently returned from the UK and has joined the team as Operations Manager.

He has a passion for cricket and speaks plain English not ‘accountant-ese’.

About Morrison & Associates

Graeme Chatfield
Senior Accountant ACA

With over 30 years’ of senior business experience, Graeme has extensive knowledge and expertise ranging from all aspects of accounting with small and medium businesses, trusts, sole traders, partnerships, companies and tax related matters.

He is a qualified accountant and holds an ACA with CAANZ.

Melanie Morrison
Practice Administrator

Melanie is the practice administrator, with over 25 years’ experience in providing accounting & book keeping services. She provides support to clients using online accounting systems such as Xero and is a certified Xero trainer.