ROB KNIGHTS & CO

EXPERT ADVICE IN THE PERFORMANCE AND MANAGEMENT
OF AUSTRALIAN ACCOUNTING, FINANCIAL PLANNING
AND LEGAL PRACTICES

ROB KNIGHTS & CO

EXPERT ADVICE IN THE PERFORMANCE AND MANAGEMENT
OF AUSTRALIAN ACCOUNTING, FINANCIAL PLANNING AND
LEGAL PRACTICES

ROB KNIGHTS & CO

We are trusted industry leaders in performance benchmarking, goodwill valuations and succession planning for professional service firms.

A specialist, independent consultancy with more than 45 years experience, our unique advice, personal guidance and comprehensive services are unparalleled in Australia, ensuring competitive and commercially astute decisions for your practice.

From the seed of your firm to a profitable succession, Rob Knights & Co are your trusted management consultants.

  • Compare your practice with similar accounting firms across Australia. Our renowned benchmarking services deliver vital information on all aspects of running a successful practice, from average hourly charge rates to salary overviews and profitability.
  • Australia's leading professional services valuation experts.
  • Successfully transition your practice, ensuring a smooth, secure and profitable succession for the professional services firm you worked so hard to build.

BENCHMARK FOR SUCCESS

Our renowned Benchmarking Surveys lead the market in independent, wide-ranging and industry-generated data for the professional services industry.

  • Compare salaries and charge-rates with peer practices Australia-wide
  • Boost efficiency, productivity and profitability
  • Measure your success and gain a competitive edge
  • Build a cost-effective and secure practice

WHAT WE DO:

COMPARE YOUR FIRM WITH PEERS ACROSS AUSTRALIA. WE ARE INDUSTRY LEADERS IN BENCHMARKING PROFESSIONAL SERVICE FIRMS.

INDEPENDENT, TRUSTED AND PRACTICAL ADVICE, GAINED FROM LONGSTANDING AND EXPERIENCED INDUSTRY CONNECTIONS

MORE THAN 45 YEARS OF VALUING GOODWILL WITHIN ACCOUNTING, LEGAL AND FINANCIAL PLANNING FIRMS

WE PASSIONATELY GUIDE EQUITY HOLDERS TO SUCCESSFULLY TRANSITION THROUGH CHANGES IN THEIR PRACTICES

EXPERT, RELEVANT, MARKET-BASED. MICHELLE KNIGHTS SHARES HER EXTENSIVE INDUSTRY EXPERTISE TO YOUR CONFERENCE OR RETREAT.

ROB KNIGHTS PRACTICE BROKING OFFERS AN ENGAGED, COMPREHENSIVE AND STRUCTURED PROCESS WHEN SELLING OR BUYING

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BOOK A CONSULTATION:

Michelle Knights, principal of Rob Knights & Co, is a recognised leader in mentoring the professional service sector.

Her experience and specialist knowledge helps accounting, financial planning and legal practices across Australia reach their true potential.

Known for her practical and genuine guidance, Michelle’s passion for supporting clients with up-to-date, personally tailored and step-by-step advice is widely acknowledged within the industry.

Set a clear path to success with Rob Knights & Co’s trusted know-how, practical understanding and unparalleled experience.

NEWS AND UPDATES

Completing the Sale of Your Practice Doesn’t Finish at the Exchange of Contracts

Are you in the process of selling your practice? Have you found a purchaser and exchanged contracts? Congratulations if you have! However, please know that this is not the end of the process. There still ...
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A Snapshot of our Australian Accounting Profession’s Performance in 2022

This year’s cohort of participants in our June 2022 Charge Rates & Salaries Report, released earlier this month, gave us some real hope for improved performances in some of the regularly monitored benchmarks, although there ...
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The Impact of Firms’ Return to Work Policies on Staff Retention & Recruitment

Much is continuing to be said about the difficult recruitment market at present, across all industries including the accounting profession, with emphasis being applied on what can be done to differentiate your firm to make ...
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Have Firms in Locked Down States been More Under the Pump Leading Up to Review Time?

We have all been hearing about, and I would imagine many firms may also have been experiencing, the tough staffing market out there of late, with recruitment and retention front of mind for most within ...
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How do We Determine ‘Maintainable’ Fees or Revenue when Negotiating a Practice Sale?

This is often one of the hardest conundrums for particularly vendors, and we have certainly seen some interesting approaches. I think the first point to note is that generally the vendor, in our experience, will ...
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Have Lockdowns & WHF regimes now Acclimatised our Clients to the Use of Outsourcing / Offshoring?

Now, we don’t want to constantly be mentioning the past two years and the impact COVID has had on, well, just about everything, however this is our new norm. When asking just about anyone anything, ...
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"Thank you for the Boardroom Briefing. Great tips! I found your documents, especially the Confidential Information Memorandum, very useful."

"Your June Survey was a comprehensive and excellent report, thank you."

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