Cate Pozzi

Cate Pozzi

Director, IFRS & Corporate Reporting

IFRS & Corporate Reporting


Executive summary

Cate is a Director of BDO’s IFRS & Corporate Reporting team in Melbourne. An experienced chartered accountant, she has over 30 years of applied knowledge in interpreting and applying Australian and International accounting standards and financial reporting regulations.

Cate’s technical, solid accounting skills and practical abilities enable her to expertly interpret and apply accounting standards and provide practical advice and guidance on financial reporting requirements. In addition, she has guided the ethical and regulatory requirements applicable to chartered accountants.

Before joining BDO, Cate gained experience across various sectors – including banking, logistics, professional services, and professional bodies. Cate can identify her clients’ most critical issues and explain how they apply. This allows her to provide practical guidance on applying financial reporting requirements rather than just focusing on the theoretical requirements. 


  • Australian developments in financial and sustainability reporting
  • International Financial Reporting Standards® (IFRS) Accounting Standards
    • IAS 12 Income Taxes & Interpretation 1052 Tax Consolidation Accounting
    • IAS 1 Presentation of Financial Statements
    • IFRS 10 Consolidated Financial Statements
    • IFRS 15 Revenue from Contracts with Customers
    • IFRS 16 Leases
  • IFRS publications and resources
  • Financial reporting for not-for-profit organisations
  • Simplified Disclosures
  • Learning and development for medium to large government and public sector businesses


  • Spearheaded the development of comprehensive accounting policies for a prominent Australian logistics corporation.
  • Authored detailed accounting guidance to simplify accounting policy disclosures, enhance transparency, and facilitate easier comprehension for stakeholders.
  • Provided expert accounting advice on the treatment of research and development expenditures, including the strategic capitalisation of assets to accurately reflect the organisation’s financial position and performance.
  • Offered specialised accounting advice on revenue recognition methodologies, ensuring compliance with regulatory requirements.
  • Provided technical support and consultancy services on applying Australian and IFRS® Accounting Standards, ensuring accurate implementation of accounting standards across diverse business scenarios.
  • Conducted rigorous quality reviews of financial statement disclosures, meticulously examining accuracy, consistency, and compliance with regulatory frameworks to uphold the integrity of financial reporting practices. 

Qualifications and affiliations

  • Bachelor of Business (Accounting)
  • Fellow, CA ANZ