Partner, Audit Commercial
KPMG in Czech Republic
Fergus reports directly to the country head of audit & the senior partners who have the ultimate responsibility for overseeing the implementation of audit strategy and signing off statutory financial statements, and group consolidated reporting packages for more than 100 international and local clients according to either IFRS, US GAAP or Czech accounting frameworks. As the head of the Consumer & Industrial markets sectors for KPMG in the Czech Republic, Fergus is responsible for assisting current and future investors (particularly foreign direct investment) in the establishment and expansion of their manufacturing operations in the Czech Republic. In addition to his industrial sector experience, Fergus also has a strong client base in the FMCG and automotive sectors. A large part of my role is further dedicated to business development activities, recruitment of senior staff as well as providing accounting and advisory services to non-audit clients (with a particular focus on the establishment and optimisation of shared service centre arrangements). Key representative global clients include: Nestle, Heineken, STOCK Plzeň-Božkov, Continental, Honda, Mitsubishi, International Automotive components, Commercial Vehical Group (CVG), Panasonic, Huawei, Accenture, Dimension Data, GoodData, SIAD and AirProducts.
Bachelor of Commerce (double major: Accounting and Human Resource Management), Tasmanian University, 1997
Member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in Australia, 2001
Certified mediator, 1997