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Financial Reporting

Meeting Your Financial Reporting and Auditing Needs



GAAP is an acronym for Generally Accepted Accounting Principles; the Australian equivalent to IFRS. 


GAAP Consulting independent experts help you manage your financial reporting and auditing risks by providing leading edge solutions from professional advice and training services on GAAP, GAAS and related superannuation topics, to our e-mail newsletters and checklists.  Our team is led by Colin Parker previously a Board member of the AASB.

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GAAP Consulting
Financial reporting, auditing, superannuation, and forensic litigation support services are provided on a fee for service basis. Download our brochure.

Recent Engagements
Review of policy on accounting for Public Private Partnerships and review of 12 agreements. Independent expert opinion on independence, auditing practice and accounting standards.

ASIC, ANZ, LeasePlan, Victorian Auditor-General’s Office, ATO, Australian Government Solicitor, Hall Chadwick, and HLB Mann Judd.

Training and Briefings
Personalised in-house training provided on contemporary financial reporting, auditing, superannuation, and corporate governance developments, as well as ‘refreshers’ on GAAP and GAAS.

Individual members of the GAAP Consulting Network bring to a Board expertise in financial reporting and corporate governance, as well as strategic thinking skills, profile and independence.

Hot Topics
Seek our assistance with following hot topics:

  • Reducing Financial Statements Clutter
  • ASIC Auditor Surveillance Report
  • New Consolidations, Joint Arrangements, and Fair Value Standards
  • Risk Management for Public Practitioners
  • New Code of Ethics effective from 1 July 2011
  • Fraud
  • Implications of the Centro Judgement



A ‘head’s up’, free fortnightly e-mail newsletter that alerts you to major AASB and IFRS financial reporting and other developments.

Australian GAAS

A cost-effective means of complying with Australian GAAS
Australian GAAS ‘Auditing Standards Checklists’ provides 22 checklists, and the SME version of 12 checklists.

e-GAAP Update

A premium e-mail subscription service that provides a value-added, in-depth understanding of individual accounting developments.

GAAS Insight

GAAS Insight is a premium subscription-based email information service that provides auditors with an in-depth analysis of topic specific issues such as:

  • New and revised auditing standards, and guidance releases
  • Ethical requirements
  • Exposure drafts
  • Corporations Act revisions and regulatory issues
  • Quality assurance, and
  • Relevant international auditing developments.

GAAS Insight is intended to assist auditors in managing the regulatory risks by providing information on the latest auditing developments, plus checklists, policies, and precedents that can be used in your practice.

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Breaking developments on GAAP, GAAS, Ethics, and Superannuation

  • Releases by standard-setters, regulators and governments
  • Information on new products, seminars and services
  • Comments on contemporary issues
  • Alerts and reminders, and
  • Activities of the GAAP Consulting Network.


Colin Parker
Principal, GAAP Consulting
Financial Reporting Expert

Colin Parker FCA is an acknowledged expert in financial reporting, auditing and corporate governance. He was a member of the Australian Accounting Standards Board (2006-2009).

The Team
The GAAP Consulting Network team provides consultancy and training services on financial reporting, auditing, forensic accounting, superannuation, and corporate governance. Our team members are:


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