RSM New Zealand

Mithun Lal
Audit Manager


Mithun is an Audit Manager based in the Auckland Central office. Mithun specialises within the areas of logistics, travel, health, school audits and NFP audit. With over eight years experience in the audit industry, Mithun holds significant experience and expertise in these areas.

For Mithun, Audit allows him to workwith different clients on a daily basis whilst also offering a wide variety of tasks.  A motivating factor, as every day offers unique challenges. Mithun enjoys assisting his clients to add value to their businesses.

Mithun graduated from the University of Auckland with a Bachelor of Commerce.  Mithun is a Chartered Accountant and a member of Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand (CAANZ).  Mithun's memberships include being an Associate of the Fiji Heart Foundation and Committee Member and former Treasurer of Starduz Sports Club.


Mithun plays indoor soccer and cricket, during the summer he is hands on doing DIY projects.  Mithun is married to Sima and enjoys spending time with family and friends.


Mithun speaks English, Hindi and Gujarati



News articles

Incorporated Societies & Governance - An Australian Survey

4 September 2018
Australia, like New Zealand has a lot of incorporated societies.  We are both nations that by and large appreciate the concepts of free association and civil society.  A recent annual survey by the Associations Forum in Australia into association boards and their governance highlights some interesting observations and lessons for New ...

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 ...

Foundations & Endowment Funds

6 July 2017
So you are thinking about establishing a Foundation or an Endowment Fund.  This article takes a look at some of the reasons why, what these terms mean, what’s involved in establishing and operating, some pros and cons, and some other things to think about. You may be an existing charity looking to do more and wanting to enhance the lo...

A guide for NFP financial reporting in New Zealand

16 October 2016
Download below the CA ANZ guidance brochure for NFP financial reporting in New Zealand. Guidance for NFP financial reporting in New Zealand ...

A resource page for charities

11 October 2016
Registered Charities We know many Chartered Accountants do a lot of pro-bono and low bono work for charities. This work brings great value to our communities and we fully support this. It is important that you know about the new requirements for charities, and we want to ensure you have the information you need. Therefore we have developed...

A webinar on the new Charity Financial Reporting Standards

9 October 2016
This is a recorded webinar. Once you have registered you will receive a confirmation email containing login details to your purchase. You will have from the date of purchase until the 1st July 2017 to view this session. If you still require access after this point in time, please email [email protected] Up until now,...

The importance of segregation of duties in preventing fraud

16 June 2016
The National Business Review (NBR) recently published an article profiling Upper Hutt College, whose former executive officer Donald Hancox plead guilty to 10 fraud charges in relation to his swindling $375,000 from the college.  The overwhelming lesson to learn from this case, and others we have seen, is the importance of segregating d...

Key Management Personnel disclosure for charities

1 June 2016
One of the financial reporting changes that now impacts a large proportion of charities is a mandatory requirement to disclose information regarding remuneration of key management personnel.   We are aware that this new disclosure requirement may initially engender sensitivities in some organisations.  Here we look at what disclosu...

Consolidations – an accounting or a strategic issue?

26 January 2016
We’ve previously advised that consolidations of entities for accounting purposes is likely to be one of the more challenging aspects of complying with the new mandatory accounting standards.  While the accounting concept and mechanics need working through, it is perhaps more important and possibly more beneficial to consider this issue fro...

A Snapshot of the NZ Charities Sector & DIA Charities Services

16 December 2015
If you haven't seen the infographic below, it is well worth a look.  This infographic was pulled together by DIA Charities Services for their AGM this year and provides an interesting summary insight into the sector. charities-services-2014-2015-summary.pdf We would also like to pass on a bouquet to DIA Charities Services for the use...

Giving New Zealand 2014

4 December 2015
New Zealanders are generous.  A new report released 2 December shows that from 2006-2011 New Zealanders doubled their donations to charitable causes, and  from 2011-2014 maintained giving at the same level of $2.788 billion. The Giving New Zealand Philanthropic Funding Report 2014 commissioned by Philanthropy New Zealand&...

Useful Resource for Larger Charities

30 October 2015
If you are involved in a larger charity then the attached link to a suite of Frequently Asked Questions may be of use to you.  These FAQs relate to Tier 1 & 2 charities and are a result of common questions raised at the recent seminars run by DIA Charities Services and the XRB with specialist sector input from RSM....