Fergus Cleaver: Auckland Accountant
With a vast knowledge of several financial services, Fergus Cleaver is one of New Zealand’s top accountants. He is an expert at tax services, strategic financial planning and a variety of business accounting practice tactics. As an educated and certified professional, Fergus has a deep understanding of New Zealand’s economic climate and how to prepare and build finances in response to it, whether those funds concern business or personal plans.
Fergus is currently a Senior Accountant at Cleaver Richards, where he works one-on-one with a wide range of clients. He and his colleagues provide in-depth expert services regarding taxation, business planning and specialty accounting. The company is built on the concept that no two clients are alike, and just like the client, their finances often require special attention and care. Backed by a solid portfolio of satisfied business clients, Fergus and his associates have a strong history of providing fine-detail business accounting services time-strapped business owners.
Before Cleaver Richards was established, Fergus was an accountant at another firm known as Cleaver & Co., where he worked for eight years. Prior to those accounting positions, he began his career as an assistant at Omni Computing.
What makes Fergus so successful in the accounting world is his vast network of strong professional relationships. Through his education and career, he has met and worked with many gifted accountants who serve a variety of individuals all throughout New Zealand, as well as the world. It is also important to him to work with professionals that he trusts, which is part of the reason he has chosen to work side-by-side with his family members.
In addition to working with talented professionals, Fergus offers a wide variety of services to his strong network of clients. He has a true eye for realizing the financial and entrepreneurial worth of a client, which is why he and his team work so hard at maintaining client relationships. Unlike many other accountants, Fergus’ approach allows him to understand the individual needs of a client. This way, both the client and the accountant are secure in a solid working relationship which is established to create growth. Clients of Fergus not only receive top-notch accounting services, but are also afforded the peace of mind that someone understands and sees the worth of their business.
To get to the high level of professional service that he offers today, Fergus spent many years perfecting his knowledge through higher education. In 2002, Fergus began his educational career at New Zealand’s premier university, The University of Auckland. For four years, he worked hard to earn his Bachelor of Commerce Degree in Accounting and Economics. At the University of Auckland, Fergus was afforded an extraordinary opportunity to craft his own career path and study programs that receive recognition from both CPA Australia and NZICA.
In 2006, Fergus opted to study abroad at Canada’s Simon Fraser University. Learning at leading campuses located in the British Columbia province, he studied courses in business, history and economics. On top of a unique educational perspective, he was able to learn from a new culture and participated in the International Students’ Society to further his experience as a worldwide scholar.
Between 2007 and 2008, Fergus Cleaver returned home to Auckland, New Zealand to study for his graduate degree at his Alma Mater – the University of Auckland. Having a unique passion for financial planning and accounting, he furthered his academic focus on courses that continue to help him in his profession today. He earned his Graduate Diploma of Commerce in both Taxation and Commercial Law as a way to better serve New Zealand’s business community.
While many individuals may choose to stop at a Bachelor’s degree, and fewer proceed onto the graduate level, Fergus felt that it was not yet enough. Pursuing further education, he attended professional accounting school at the nationally-recognized New Zealand Institute of Chartered Accountants. Having completed specialized training, Fergus was able to join the ranks of this privileged accounting community that serves leading finance companies all over the world.
Fergus Cleaver and Charitable Work
Although he works in a finance-focused business world, Fergus sets aside time to help those that are not as fortunate. Whether individuals offer financial donations, volunteer time, or provide free services, he believes that it is important for everyone to find causes that are important to them and offer whatever kind of assistance they can.
Y For Youth
This non-profit organization has one simple mission: to help better the lives of New Zealand youth by creating sustained programs and organizations that aim to educate, encourage and guide young individuals to a stronger future. The group has a unique funding model, where consumers are constantly given a chance to provide assistance through everyday purchases. Participating with several product brands throughout New Zealand, anytime a shopper buys an item with the signature Y logo, a percentage of the profits go to help these programs. As a trustee of this esteemed organization, Fergus is personally invested in the group’s mission at developing the next generation of New Zealand’s leading professionals.
Southern Stars Charitable Trust
This organization was built to provide ongoing assistance to special needs and disadvantaged New Zealand children. The group works with several charitable organizations, such as Kidney Kids and Ronald McDonald House, to offer children an advanced level of care for a variety of issues that require special attention. Through a series of fundraising and entertainment events, the group is able to build financial resources to continue to provide children with these much needed services. In order to help this organization continue to grow, Fergus has provided free accounting services.
Committed to Care
New Zealand accountant, Fergus Cleaver is a well-rounded professional who offers a high level of service whether it is for non-profit organizations or for his clients. Through his extensive educational and work background, it is clear that Mr. Fergus Cleaver is dedicated to not only learning the fine details of the financial industry, but providing top-notch assistance as well. Today, his clients at Cleaver Richards can expect customized service with personal attention to ensure a strong financial future.
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