Rolf

Rolf Larsen

Partner, Business Services

Brisbane

+61 7 3237 5985

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Rolf is a Tax & Advisory Partner with BDO in Brisbane.  With strong interpersonal and negotiating skills, he quickly builds rapport with clients and staff, as an advisor and mentor.

Rolf provides business and value added services, specifically as they relate to complex business operations.  He has extensive experience in strategic planning, working with business owners to articulate their vision and values; and then working with them to develop, implement and monitor the strategic plan for their business.  Beyond business building, Rolf assists businesses through the sale process, including analysis of the tax implications, negotiations with the purchaser, liaison with the solicitors and ensuring the proceeds were placed in tax effective structures.  He also prepares finance applications, incorporating strategic business plans and financial projections.

Rolf has worked with BDO since 1994, and has over 20 years’ experience as a chartered accountant. He commenced as Graduate in 1994, before being appointed Partner in 2006.

Services

  • Accounting & advice to businesses
  • Taxation compliance & advice
  • Fringe Benefits Tax
  • Goods & Services Tax
  • Financial projections & modelling
  • Mergers & acquisitions
  • Employee remuneration, share plans & salary packaging
  • Strategic & business planning
  • Business performance

Sectors

  • Property & construction
  • Not-for-profit
  • Senior living

Key assignments

  • Strategic planning – Working with business owners to facilitate the articulation of their vision and values then working closely with them to develop, implement and monitor the strategic plan for their business
  • Business sales – Assisting in the sale process including analysis of the tax implications, negotiations with the purchaser, liaison with the solicitors and ensuring the proceeds were placed in tax effective structures
  • Business mentoring – Meetings with clients with a focus toward working ‘on the business’ as opposed to ‘in the business’
  • Financing proposals – Preparation of finance applications incorporating strategic business plans and financial projections

Qualifications

  • Bachelor of Business Accountancy
  • Chartered Accountant
  • Chartered Tax Adviser

Affiliations

  • CA, Chartered Accountants Australia & New Zealand
  • Fellow, Taxation Institute of Australia