Our People

Biography

Patrick is a Director in our Business Advisory division and is based in our Melbourne office. 

Patrick has over 23 years’ experience providing accounting and taxation advice for businesses and individuals of varying sizes and complexity, particularly within the Family Office, Not-for-profit, Property and Construction and Health sectors. 

"I enjoy making complex situations understandable to any client, providing them a clearer picture to then make informed decisions."

Patrick works closely with business owners and key management personnel to understand their requirements and provide timely and efficient solutions to their business needs.  For Patrick’s private clients, he advises them on a range of matters including structuring superannuation and tax solutions.

A fun fact about Patrick is his uncanny ability to recall exact numbers such as telephone numbers. He is also a passionate golfer, cricket follower and supports Essendon in the AFL.

Patrick McMaster is a Partner of RSM Australia Partners and a Director of RSM Australia Pty Ltd.

SOLUTIONS PATRICK PROVIDES

  • Business, accounting, taxation and structuring advicePatrick works closely with business owners and key management personnel to understand their requirements and provide timely and efficient solutions to their business needs.
  • Asset protection strategies
  • Succession planning strategies for business owners strategic business planning and cash flow management strategies
  • Assisting businesses with funding options
  • Taxation advice in relation to Income Tax, GST, Fringe Benefits Tax and Capital Gains Tax planning strategies
  • Preparation of financial statements and income tax returns for a range of entities
  • Superannuation advice
  • Outsourced CFO services

SigniFIcant projects

  • Acted as external CFO for Woodlea Estate property development project, gaining valuable insight into the workings of a large property development project from a financial management perspective.
  • Worked with a number of small business groups and assisted in the transition of ownership and management from one generation to the next.

Associations

  • Member, Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand

Registrations

  • Registered Tax Agent

Qualifications

  • Bachelor of Commerce (University of Melbourne)
Publications

Case study: Woodlea

3 December 2020
Woodlea has had a clear goal for the last seven years: as a fully integrated master planned community, provide people in the west of Melbourne with wonderful, affordable homes, along with opportunities like employment, education, retail, commercial, and community services. THE CHALLENGE According to Project Director, Matthew Dean, who overs...

Death is a taxing matter

19 May 2017
There are two certainties in life - death and taxes – simple!  However to complicate matters the two interact producing complexities as well as planning opportunities. Whilst family members grieve the passing of a family member, the family advisor needs to ensure financial and taxation matters are attended to in an efficient ...