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Biography

As a Principal in the Business Advisory division of RSM in Sydney, Mark is a trusted advisor with extensive experience providing tax and accounting solutions to private and family groups, enterprises in the SME and large corporate spaces, and across a wide range of industries and markets.

Working closely with his clients, Mark delivers results and outcomes that make a real difference to their personal and business goals.

Mark also oversees the Strategic Outsourcing team in Sydney, who provide specialist Strategic Outsourcing solutions for clients incorporating their day-to-day accounting, sophisticated management reporting, tax and regulatory compliance, payroll, and advisory needs. Mark provides these services for a mix of local businesses of all sizes, and foreign inbound businesses looking to establish a framework for the management of their local compliance requirements.  

"I am motivated by seeing my clients succeed in ways that they would not have been able to without the ability to leverage the experience, technical knowledge, solutions and client service that RSM is able to provide."

Prior to life at RSM, Mark started his career in the Big 4, moving from there to a consultancy role working in Sydney and New York, before making a home at RSM where he has been for the past ten years.

Outside of work Mark plays plenty of sport, with a love of mountain biking. He is on the board of a large Sydney rugby club, but mostly, he enjoys time spent with his wife and two kids.business analysis

Key Solutions Mark provides

  • Tax compliance and specialist advice
  • Business and family group structuring 
  • Strategic Outsourcing solutions
  • Business advisory and consulting services, including working with business owners and CFOs to improve their reporting tools, their understanding of their business, and to assist them to grow, improving profit and business value
  • Personal tax, SMSF compliance, succession planning and other services to assist individual taxpayers acquisition advisory services

Significant projectsMark Nichols is a Principal of Business Advisory in Sydney, providing specialist outsourced CFO services to local and international organisations.

  • Advising on the restructuring of private business groups in the SME space to efficient structures, assisting business owners with asset protection, group operating efficiencies, tax planning, succession planning and other strategic objectives

  • Assisting foreign inbound businesses of all sizes with the establishment of full scope local accounting, payroll, tax and corporate compliance solutions, delivered by the Strategic Outsourcing team at RSM in Sydney

  • Managing the full accounting and finance functions on behalf of project investors in Australian infrastructure PPPs

professional Associations

  • Fellow, Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand

Qualifications

  • Bachelor of Business
Publications

Should your business be investing in 'strategic outsourcing' solutions?

10 February 2020
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