Fiona Narielwalla

Fiona Narielwalla

Partner, Audit & Assurance

Financial Services | Real Estate & Construction


Fiona is a Partner in the Sydney Audit & Assurance team, with over 25 years’ experience having spent her career in global, technical and client-facing roles in the US, New Zealand and Australia. Fiona provides audit and assurance services including wealth management, funds management, banking, leasing and insurance clients to the fintech and financial services industry.

Prior to BDO, Fiona was a global leader at a top global accounting firm where she focused on the adoption of next generation innovative audit solutions to enhance audit quality, drive efficiency, and provide valuable insights into client businesses.

She is a strategic and passionate leader who focusses on innovation, growth, and process improvement – building trusted and collaborative relationships with colleagues and clients alike.  Fiona has spearheaded the implementation of numerous projects at an international level, navigating cross-cultural collaboration and achieving superior outcomes for internal and external clients.


  • Financial Reporting and Accounting
  • Strategic Business and Financial Planning
  • Regulatory Compliance
  • Corporate Governance
  • Data and Analytics
  • Enterprise Risk Assessment/Audits/Internal Controls and Compliance
  • Multinational Team Development, Leadership and Mentorship


  • Financial Services
  • Retail
  • Manufacturing & Wholesale
  • Real Estate and Construction


  • Bachelor of Commerce


  • Member, CA ANZ
  • Fellow, ACCA UK
  • Member, ICAI

I am thrilled to be a part of the BDO team as an Audit and Assurance Partner, specialising in Financial Services and the dynamic fintech sector. BDO's remarkable culture and unwavering commitment to #One #Bold #Human #Strive #Heart truly resonates with me, inspiring my decision to join this exceptional organisation. With a deep passion for people, I enjoy collaborating and providing outstanding service to both our esteemed clients and dedicated teams. My objective is to deliver impeccable audits with utmost efficiency, harnessing the power of data and analytics and innovative audit technology solutions.