Christian Patone

Christian Patone

Partner, Audit & Assurance

Natural Resources | Real Estate & Construction | Retail | Technology, Media & Entertainment, & Telecommunications


Christian is a Partner with a wealth of external audit experience gained through working with clients across a diverse range of industries including retail, construction & engineering and logistics.

Known for his considered, approachable manner, Christian has experience with publicly listed companies, medium to large private companies and not-for-profit entities. He is familiar with a broad range of accounting systems and has also completed a number of specialised assignments outside of the audit area.

Christian spent two years in industry within listed financial services company ‘Eclipx Group Limited’ where he experienced the IPO and managed the accounting for a number of acquisitions.


  • External audit services
  • Statutory audits of small, large and public companies
  • Preparation of financial statements
  • Internal control systems and internal audit
  • Financial accounting


  • Technology, Media and Telecommunications
  • Retail
  • Manufacturing
  • Real Estate & Construction
  • Mining
  • Transport and Freight Forwarding


  • Bachelor of Commerce
  • Bachelor of Information Systems
  • Registered Company Auditor


  • Member, Chartered Accountants Australia & New Zealand

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