RSM New Zealand

Elaine Yong 楊偉燕
Audit Partner


Elaine is one of six Audit Partners and is based in our Auckland Central office. Elaine has more than 20 years of audit experience including a number of public sector audits.

Prior to joining RSM, Elaine was a partner at a mid tier firm for 11 years.  She is experienced in working with a wide range of middle market clients, from subsidiaries of foreign companies to NGOs. 

A specialist audit partner, Elaine's services also include financial reporting and technical advice and international financial reporting standards. 

Elaine is passionate about adding value to clients' business and the governance process.  Her focused approach ensures delivery of timely service.  Elaine is approachable and always accessible to clients.


Elaine graduated from the University of Waikato with a Bachelor of Management Studies.   Elaine is a Chartered Accountant and a member of Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand (CA ANZ) and holds a certificate of Public Practice

A Qualified and Licensed Auditor, Elaine is also an Approved Auditor of the Office of the Auditor-General in New Zealand.  Elaine is also a member of the New Zealand Institute of Chartered Accountants’ Professional Conduct Committee.


News articles

Elaine Yong awarded Fellowship

14 January 2020
In December, the 2019 Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand Fellowships were announced, recognising 220 members for their outstanding achievements and contribution to the accounting profession and their communities. RSM Audit Partner Elaine Yong 楊偉燕 was amongst those named – a fitting acknowledgement for a valued member of ...

您的公司面临舞弊风险!(Your organisation is at risk from fraud!)

24 April 2018
希望这个标题成功引起了你的注意。不幸的是根据我们多年专业服务的经验,这种说法是有道理的。 应对舞弊风险,没有任何公司或组织有完美的保护机制。 但这并不意味着我们不能采取一些有效措施来保护自己的公司或组织。 本文会列举一些公司因为发生舞弊...

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 ...

RSM NZ to grow China Practice Group

17 March 2017
China is one of New Zealand’s largest trading partners and over recent years New Zealand has experienced a rapid influx of Chinese businesses and individuals seeking investment opportunities. According to a recent NZ China Council report, Chinese investment in New Zealand has increased by 270% in the last 5 years. RSM NZ recognises the ...

RSM gives back to the community

22 September 2016
RSM World Day : A day when the independent member firms of the RSM network unite and engage with national, or local, charities through volunteering and community work and other charitable giving activities "The best time to plant a tree is 20 years ago.  The second best time is now." RSM in New Zealand celebrated by supporting Ngāti...

Merger Delivers Growth for RSM in New Zealand

1 April 2016
The merger of chartered accounting firms RSM and Nexia New Zealand’s Auckland operations will deliver a stronger, mid-market offering in accounting and business solutions. Both parties see the advantage of building the RSM network in New Zealand, to deliver to the local market and via the RSM Network to our internationally active clien...


22 March 2018
“欧盟数据保护条例”(以下简称GDPR)将于2018年5月25日生效,并将从根本上改变企业访问、存储以及使用个人数据的方式。 虽然这是欧盟的法案,但其一定会对全球包括新西兰在内的国家产生影响。 欧盟(EU)的隐私法案长期以来一直被认为是世界上最棘手的...