RSM New Zealand

Carl Cachopa
Principal - Auckland North

Office : Auckland North

Carl enjoyed a prior career as a professional first class cricketer representing New Zealand A, Central Districts Stags and Auckland Aces before retiring and pursuing his other passion of business advisory.  As a result of his prior career, he has travelled extensively which has allowed him to develop strong networking and people skills.

He joined the firm in 2011 as part of the business advisory service team in Albany whereby he has looked after the firm’s broad client base at the SME level.  His time at the firm has brought a focused approach to providing clients with value in improvement to business operations and processes as well as a great understanding of our client’ s needs.  As a senior accountant, Carl has experience in accounting, taxation, business structuring and most accounting cloud software.

With a value added outlook and focused approach to business, Carl’s sporting and business background means he is well balanced in assisting you in achieving business growth.

Carl obtained his Bachelor of Accountancy degree at Massey University.  He is currently finishing his Chartered Accountancy qualification and is a provisional member of Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand (CAANZ),




News articles

Succession planning | Your best exit strategy

18 July 2019
It can be daunting to consider exiting a business that you’ve invested into, where you’ve spent significant time, effort, money and emotion to get it to where it is. From sole traders through to large closely held private companies, forming an exit strategy in advance enables better control for success of the owner’s future and the future...

Protecting & future proofing your business and your retirement - when & how to start succession planning

1 May 2019
Retirement has become a grey issue (excuse the pun) for business owners.   There's no longer a straight line to, or finish line, in the sand. A growing proportion of the New Zealanders are living and working longer than ever before. Statistics New Zealand numbers suggest that over a quarter of New Zealand business owners are o...

Financial advice for professional sportspeople

29 September 2017
Being an international sportsperson has become an extremely lucrative career especially over the last decade.  We have seen more movement than ever before from sportspeople becoming part of the global business of sport. The landscape for the global business of sport is ever changing; from endorsements to contracts to the field, to fan e...

RSM World Day 2017

19 September 2017
A day when the independent member firms of the RSM network celebrate our shared values of Understanding, Collaboration and Ideas and Insight – this year, with an innovative twist. September marks ‘Innovation month’ internationally across all RSM member firms, in line with this, RSM New Zealand took the opportunity to mark our global day by...

RSM sponsors the LPGA New Zealand Tour

29 August 2017
Audit, tax and consulting specialists RSM New Zealand have joined the family of sponsors to support next month’s MCKAYSON New Zealand Women’s Open. The event, New Zealand’s richest golf tournament with NZ$1.85 million in prizemoney, will be staged at the new Windross Farm golf course in Auckland from 28 September to 1 October and will ...

Complimentary Seminar | Planning for Business Success: Exit & Succession

Wednesday 23 October 2019, 4:45PM
RSM and Hesketh Henry warmly invite you to join them for part one of their three part series: “An Introduction to Business Succession and Exit Options”.  Presenters: RSM's Carl Cachopa (Principal, Auckland North) will examine the key issues affecting business succession and the pros and cons of the most commonly used exit me...