Dace Harris
National Head of Business Advisory

Dace Harris is a Director in the Sydney office and the National Head of Business Advisory.

He has over 24 years of experience in the field of accounting and business advisory and joined RSM after the firm’s 2006 merger with Bentleys MRI..

Dace has experience with various internationally owned clients. Internally he has been the project sponsor on several internal cloud transitions for our internal practice. Dace led the National shift to an online document management platform across all entities to continue to work towards building a paperless office across the country.

Dace was also heavily involved with the Xero Project,  implementing all offices on the Xero Work Papers and Tax platform. The bulk of this project was done remotely during 2020 in the height of the COVID-19 pandemic. Dace’s current project is the shift of our internal Practice Management solution to GreatSoft which is the biggest internal project at RSM.

"I am passionate about automation and streamlining internal processes to ensure that clients and staff are able to spend more time working together and focusing more on the advisory piece rather than traditional compliance. This gives clients and staff the ability to work together providing analysis and insight into growing their businesses. "

He also loves mentoring and developing people to ensure they meet their potential.

Dace is very well known for his speed around the office and the speed at which he works to deliver service to clients. Dace is a sports enthusiast and enjoys all kinds of sport. He can be found playing most Sydney lunchtime sports in season namely in the RSM Soccer Team and also on weekends at a local club. He also is quite often seen either at the 18th or 19th green at a golf course.

Dace Harris is a Partner of RSM Australia Partners and a Director of RSM Australia Pty Ltd


Dace is responsible for providing business and tax advisory services for clients of the Business Advisory division of RSM.

Through his extensive business advisory experience, Dace is able to provide sound advice and innovative solutions in the areas of:


  •    Dace has provided advice and planned the setup of accounting procedures and planned the accounting and computer systems for many internationally owned clients establishing their business in Australia. He continues to provide advice and other consulting services for most of them today.
  •    Dace is involved in various high net worth individuals’ taxation reviews with the Australian Taxation Office, including preparation and review of expanded returns.
  •    Dace was involved in providing taxation advice and accounting support in a demerger of a large group which was subsequently sold to a listed entity.


  •    Fellow, Taxation Institute of Australia
  •    Member, Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand


  •    Bachelor of Commerce (Accounting)
  •    Diploma of Financial Planning
  •    Registered Tax Agent


  •    BNI Best Growth Member 2020