Thien steadied my hand, rekindled my vision, calmed the panic in my chest and gave me focus.

Tom Halliday
Managing Director of Halliday Relocations 

Thien Tran

Director

Having commenced his accounting career in 2005 at PKF, Thien has plied his trade predominately in professional services but has also headed up a finance division within the corporate sector over a two-year period, creating a unique and holistic blend of skills to suit a variety of clients.

Thien specialises in servicing privately held small to medium sized enterprises in various industries, along with high net worth individuals and families. With his astute understanding of business, taxation and superannuation, he has helped improved tax and financial outcomes for numerous clients through careful tax planning, strategic analysis and management consulting.

Having also worked closely with several corporate groups, Thien is more than capable of servicing clients at the C-suite level. His experience in this area has seen him become part of the ‘business as usual’ operations as well as delving into complex situations. Specifically, he has a strong grasp on international tax issues, tax structuring, consolidation, foreign exchange, tax effect accounting and financial reporting obligations.

While having a strong background in traditional tax and accounting advisory services, Thien also brings in a wealth of knowledge from his corporate sector experience, which include cash flow management, budgeting and forecasting, KPI reporting, supply chain management and IT infrastructure implementation. He believes these are essential ingredients needed to help businesses grow and to facilitate enduring success.

Recent examples of work include:
  • Implementing supply chain, bill of materials and inventory system for a local manufacturer, helping to manage costs of >$5m and gross margin
  • Delivering on 3 way forecasts to assist with balance sheet, profitability and cash flow management to assist with strategic decision making throughout the COVID-19 outbreak
  • Helping to build efficiencies and meeting tight deadlines through the automation of the compilation of statutory financial statements of a top 200 ASX listed company
Qualifications and memberships: 
  • Bachelor of Business (Accounting) - Monash University 

  • A Member of Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand (CA ANZ) 

Specialisation