Our People

Trent Frost
Senior Manager - Northam


Trent Frost is a Chartered Accountant and the senior manager of the Northam office.  Trent joined RSM in 2010 with a background in Information Systems and logistics, having relocated to Northam in 2018.

Trent was raised in Lake Grace and has a passion for Agribusiness and Rural Commerce, with a community focus.  Working closely with family-owned businesses and corporate SME’s to help achieve success is Trent’s goal, providing timely strategic business and taxation advice. Trent Frost

Trent’s hobbies include playing and spectating as much sport as possible, favouring cricket, golf, and basketball, and playing his guitar, bass guitar, and drums.  


Trent provides taxation, consulting and compliance services in the following areas.

  • Business Solutions including income tax, capital gains tax, and GST
  • Rural accounting
  • Tax planning
  • Succession planning
  • Estate planning
  • Cloud accounting
  • Virtual CFO


  • Chartered Accountant


  • Bachelor of Commerce (Management & Accounting Systems) - Curtin University
  • Master of Accounting - Curtin University


  • Certified Xero advisor
  • Certified MYOB Advisor
  • Certified Quickbooks Online Advisor
  • Certified Figured Advisor
  • Agrimaster Professional Partner

Back to basics for Tax Planning 2021

26 April 2021
This year will be unique due to the application of the Immediate Asset Write Off for Small Business Entities (SBE), who are using the ATO simplified tax concessions. The importance of tax planning has never been greater. An SBE is defined as one which, during the year, carries on a business and one or both of the following applies: A ...

The Business Lifecycle in 2020?

20 November 2020
A business will go through different stages over time, in a pattern that has been repeated throughout the ages. Start-up -> Growth -> Maturity -> Decline Starting a new business can be a challenging yet exhilarating time. Passing a business on to the next generation in the family can also be exciting and bring enthusiasm and fresh ne...

Nine steps for challenging trading conditions

7 May 2020
1. Review and re-review budgets. Assumptions should be checked, and the budget revised accordingly.  The budget tells a story of what the future will bring, and this should be based in fact rather than fiction. 2. Valuation of significant assets.  Land, buildings and equipment are significant asset classes that may be devalued during a...