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Grant Thornton welcomes Joanne Esterhuizen as Partner – Audit & Assurance in Perth

The team at Grant Thornton is delighted to welcome Joanne Esterhuizen as Partner – Audit & Assurance in its Perth office who commenced on 11 July 2022. Joanne has a professional services career spanning 15 years delivering audit and assurance services with an in-depth knowledge of accounting, financial reporting, internal control, and business efficiency.

Joanne has provided external audit and advisory services to businesses across a wide range of industries including financial services, energy & resources, manufacturing, service delivery, retail, construction and agriculture. She also has a substantial background in technical accounting and audit quality, delivering technical training to clients and teams, and successfully leading various audit transformation initiatives.

“Building strong relationships with my clients is at the heart of what I do. Bringing my technical expertise together with a detailed understanding of my client’s business and their needs, allows me to deliver practical, fit-for-purpose, quality solutions. I value the importance of delivering insight to clients and by joining the team at Grant Thornton, I look forward to getting to know new clients and earning a position as their trusted business advisor,” said Joanne Esterhuizen, Partner – Audit & Assurance, Perth.

“Our Audit & Assurance group is a vital part of the Perth office and the addition of Joanne is an exciting step in this division’s continued growth. Her experience leading and delivering high quality audit and advisory services to a range of companies including listed, multi-national and private companies significantly strengthens our offering. In the current ever-evolving business environment, the challenges faced by leadership teams are becoming more complex, and having Joanne as a part of our amazing team allows us to support and care for our clients and assist them to grow,” said David Hodgson, Partner & Perth Office Chair at Grant Thornton.

Joanne has successfully planned, co-ordinated and executed large global audits spanning multiple locations across Asia Pacific, Europe, Africa, North America and South America. Joanne is a qualified chartered accountant in both Australia and South Africa and has previously held senior roles at Deloitte and PWC.

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