Margaret Dewhurst

Partner, Audit & Assurance


Margaret is an Audit & Assurance Partner with BDO (Nth Qld).  Margaret’s committed attention to detail and strong technical skills result in timely, practical and appropriate solutions for her clients.  Margaret’s team services clients within Cairns and throughout North Queensland.

Margaret focuses on providing audit and accounting advice to local governments, larger private companies, not-for-profit entities, unlisted public companies and co-operatives.  She also supports the preparation of consolidated financial reports.

Margaret leads reviews of internal controls and governance processes.

In 2000, Margaret joined BDO as a graduate.  She worked across the audit team, gaining technical and management experience, before being appointed Partner in 2012. 


  • External audit
  • Internal audit
  • Financial accounting & reporting
  • Statutory reporting


  • Not-for-profit
  • Natural resources
  • Manufacturing
  • Hospitality & tourism
  • Transport
  • Government & public sector
  • Listed companies


  • Bachelor of Commerce
  • Chartered Accountant
  • Registered Company Auditor


  • Associate Member of the Institute of Internal Auditors