Welcome to McPhail O’Connell Brigden Chartered Accountants Christchurch
We are a team of friendly and professional accounting specialists, committed to providing a personable and thorough accounting service to our clients. We value the trust you put in us, and aim to partner with you and enable you to rely on us as a contributing factor to your success. As members of The Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand (CAANZ), McPhail O'Connell Brigden is ready to assist you to meet your financial reporting and tax obligations.
We are highly experienced, well-trained accountants, business consultants and tax advisers, with particular expertise in:
Whatever stage your business is at, your adviser at McPhail O'Connell Brigden will be available to assist you through all the major and minor transitions, as well as the ongoing management of your accounting and tax requirements year to year. We ask the right questions because we've been helping our clients with the challenges they face for many years.
Our firm now includes accounting firm Alan Townley Chartered Accountant. See our Firm Profile for more details on our firm's merger...
We invite you to contact us without obligation to discuss how we can be of service to you in managing your business and family financial affairs.
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Stephen O’Connell – Chartered Accountant
Stephen is a fully qualified Chartered Accountant and a member of the NZICA. Stephen has a BCom from Otago University and has worked in London.
“Our Chartered Accounting practice continues to develop so as to offer our clients a quality service. I enjoy working with clients across a broad spectrum of activities, including farming, tourism & hospitality, property, investment and technology,” says Stephen.
Len Brigden – Chartered Accountant
Len is a fully qualified Chartered Accountant and a member of the CAANZ, as well as both the Australian and English professional bodies. He holds a Bachelor of Business from the University of Technology in Sydney, and has worked in Australia and the United Kingdom. “Working with a wide range of clients in both farming and commercial enterprises enables me to enjoy the face to face contact and meetings with clients at their place and on their terms. This really makes my job rewarding,” says Len.
Alan Townley – Chartered Accountant
Alan is a fully qualified Chartered Accountant, and also has an MSc from the University of Canterbury. Before merging with McPhail O’Connell Brigden, he had owned his own accounting practice since 1993. As both accountant and business consultant, Alan draws on a variety of experiences beyond his accounting qualifications, giving him a uniquely practical and down-to-earth style of service and advice.
“I was raised on sheep farms, and maintain strong connections to New Zealand’s rural community, with its unique challenges and changes. I have worked in wholesale and retail environments, as well as operating a horticultural business, and have experience investing in property. These experiences have given me valuable insight into the operations of varying business types as an insider.”