Steve Kirton - Senior Manager

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Steve Kirton - Senior Manager

KNOWLEDGE

Steve grew up on a farm just outside of Goulburn, and joined Boyce as a cadet accountant in 2004 after finishing high school. He found the cadetship program an invaluable way to learn the ropes by gaining on the job practical experience whilst completing his university studies.

In 2007 Steve graduated from the Australian National University in Canberra with a Bachelor of Commerce majoring in Accounting & Management. Steve combined full time work with post-graduate studies to become a qualified Chartered Accountant in 2010.

INSIGHT

Steve has been seconded to work in all 5 of Boyce’s branch locations including superannuation division, and in doing so has gained a broad exposure and understanding of differing situations and practices.

Steve is also a MYOB guru and has done a variety of on-site work with clients to setup new systems and improve the efficiency of existing systems, and is passionate about making the best use of available technologies.

EXPERIENCE

Steve was appointed as a manager in 2012 and was then promoted to senior manager in 2020 after winning the firms’ prestigious Tony Quirk employee of the year award in 2019.

Over the years Steve has worked with a wide variety of clients and industries including agriculture, building and construction, manufacturing, medical, professional services, and retail, as well as having been a key member of Boyce’s internal Finance team responsible for the preparation of the firm’s own financial statements and tax returns.

Steve is a great trainer and mentor of new staff members, is passionate about time management, and is a regular preparer and presenter of internal learning and development sessions.

Outside of work, Steve plays drums in a rock covers band, loves to travel, and is an avid gym-junkie and craft beer enthusiast.