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Damian

Damian Wright

Partner, Audit & Assurance

Brisbane

+61 7 3237 5750

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Damian is an Audit Partner with BDO in Brisbane. By working in partnership with clients, Damian secures an understanding of their businesses, equipping him with the information needed to ensure audits are carried out in accordance with all statutory and reporting requirements.

Damian is an experienced auditor, having worked across a diversified mix of public and private sector organisations in Australia, the United Kingdom and the United States. In addition to audit, Damian undertakes fraud investigations, due diligence and assessment of internal control systems. He has advised to matters in the Supreme Court and Family Court, and performed internal fraud investigations for a number of clients.

Services

  • External audit
  • Financial accounting & reporting
  • Due diligence
  • Investigating accountant’s reviews
  • Probity audits
  • Litigation support
  • Internal control and systems analysis

Sectors

  • Automotive
  • Not-for-profit
  • Manufacturing
  • Retail
  • Property & construction
  • Natural resources

Key assignments

  • Manufacturing – large manufacturing and engineering companies, some with international operations
  • Retail – including national and international businesses
  • Property and construction with operations throughout Queensland
  • Resource – A large number of listed exploration companies and mine operators
  • Motor dealerships –audit of numerous retail motor dealerships
  • Consulting/Services –consulting and service organisations. Member of an advisory board for a large service company
  • Not for profit – a large number of not for profit organisations with diverse service offerings

Qualifications

  • Bachelor of Commerce – Queensland University
  • Chartered Accountant
  • Registered Company Auditor
  • Graduate Diploma (Applied Finance & Investment)

Affiliations

  • Associate, Chartered Accountants Australia & New Zealand
  • Member, Australian Institute of Company Directors
  • Member, Securities Institute of Australia
  • Director, Alcohol and Drug Foundation Queensland

    Board Roles
  • Q Leave (contract cleaning) – Queensland Statutory Authority
  • Lives Lived Well Limited (former Alcohol and Drugs Foundation)
  • Institute for Healthy Communities Australia Limited
  • Gregory Terrace Foundation Limited