Grant Hally is a Consultant with RSM specialising in Business Development. Grant started with the firm in 1977 and became a partner in 1983. As you would imagine, Grant’s role at RSM has evolved over the years and he has accumulated an impressive diversity of knowledge. Grant retired from Partnership in 2019 after 36 years.
From the basic beginnings of his accounting career using book keeping ledger machines (complete with ledger cards) and hand drafting accounts, to today’s current paperless accounting software system, Grant is now a highly regarded business consultant with expertise in management accounting, strategic management, tax advice, acquisitions, divestments and company and group restructuring.
During his career Grant has had the opportunity to work with a multitude of industries and has developed a specific interest in the manufacturing and services sectors, including hospitality and property. His real passion is working with small to medium enterprises (SMEs) to help them grow and develop their businesses. Grant thrives on encouraging his clients to work to their strengths, while helping them with their systems and strategies to achieve their goals.
Outside of RSM, Grant also holds a number of personal directorships and shareholdings for his personal business ventures, and has number of professional board appointments throughout the country. Grant was an integral part of the formation of NZ CA Limited, an association of Independent Chartered Accountants in New Zealand and the creation of the Small Business Voice, a charitable trust supporting SMEs in New Zealand.
Grant has a Bachelor of Commerce from the University of Auckland and become a Chartered Accountant in 1980. He is a Member of Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand (CAANZ), a professional association of Chartered Accountants, and also has a Public Practice Certificate through CAANZ.
With his wealth of experience, a strong passion for what he does and the team behind him, Grant is well positioned to assist those who are referred to him.
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