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Mathavan Parameswaran
Partner - Melbourne


Mathavan is a Partner in the Assurance & Advisory division in Melbourne. He has significant experience in delivering assurance and advisory services to publicly listed companies, not for profit organisations and private companies. Mathavan has delivered assurance and advisory services to a wide variety of clients from various industries including technology, health, and distribution. 

Further, Mathavan is a member of the National Audit Committee undertaking projects to deliver better processes and innovation to the external audit division.

Mathavan Parameswaran is a Partner of RSM Australia Partners and a Director of RSM Australia Pty Ltd.


Mathavan provides a wide range of advisory and assistance roles to his clients, including:

  • Assurance services
  • Financial reporting advice 
  • Advice on identifying issues and strategies to counter the issues in relation to mergers/acquisitions and sale of businesses
  • Due diligence reviews
  • Cash flow forecasting
  • Internal controls process review
  • Risk management advice


  • Assisted a number of for-profit and not-for-profit organisations with acquisitions and mergers, including providing support of acquisition / merger related financial reporting and accounting issues.
  • Assisted a number of organisations with improving their internal control framework, including assisting with mitigating risks to the business.
  • Provide assistance to clients on the impact of new accounting standards.
  • Provide solutions for early growth companies looking to expand.


  • Member, Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand


  • Bachelor of Accounting (Monash University)

Good Governance Principles for Not-for-profit organisations

22 August 2019
The Australian Institute of Company Directors (AICD) released the Not-for-profit Principles - Second Edition in January 2019 as part of their commitment to the not-for-profit sector and their respective Board of Directors. The revised edition takes into account changes in the sector including increased expectations of good NFP governance. Why di...

Are you ready for the Modern Slavery Act?

19 March 2019
On 1 January 2019, the Modern Slavery Act (Cth) (hereafter “federal Act”) came into force. What this means is that Australia, following in the UK’s footsteps, has federal legislation which requires, among other things, certain entities to report on the risks of modern slavery in their operation and supply chains. In addition to the federal Ac...

Not-for-profits - is a merger right for you?

26 October 2018
Over the last couple of years, the not-for-profit industry has seen an increase in the number of merger opportunities.  For example, in the disability sector alone, the National Disability Services reported that 38 per cent of organisations are discussing merger options. Depending on your situation, there are potentially many benefits to un...

Are you up to date with the latest AASB standards?

11 May 2018
New standards for classification and measurement of financial assets and liabilities have been in force since 1st January 2018.   Are you aware of how it will impact your business? ...

Start-ups need to establish their business model early

5 April 2018
To ensure start-ups don’t ‘crash and burn’ in their infancy, it’s important from the outset to work on laying the right foundations for future success. All too often we find that start-ups struggle from day one due to a poorly conceived business model. One of the hallmarks of a well thought out business model is its ability to at...

Victoria's startup ecosystem is flourishing

20 October 2017
The recently established LaunchVic, the Victoria government’s $60m startup initiative is making it easier for startups to find capital, meetups, accelerators, plus collaborative opportunities with established corporates and other entities, says Aimee Whittingham, Manager at RSM Australia’s Assurance & Advisory division. Given t...