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About Us

Smith Hancock was established in 1994.  Since then, the firm has grown into one of Western Sydney’s most respected accounting, reconstruction and insolvency practices.

Whether you need advice relating to a relatively minor risk management issue, or assistance with the formal administration of a company, you can draw on the knowledge and experience of the Smith Hancock team to provide timely and definitive solutions.

Our Approach

At Smith Hancock we work closely with all stakeholders to achieve the best possible outcomes and solutions to business challenges.   From large-scale administration matters, through to boutique business turnaround solutions, our expert team of Chartered Accountants has the knowledge, skills and experience required to make a difference.

Our Expertise

Over the years, the team at Smith Hancock has helped many small-medium sized enterprises, large corporations and national franchises. 

We have successfully managed high profile appointments for corporations such as Krispy Kreme (with 600 employees and 50 trading outlets across four states), the Cookie Man franchise and Lawrence Dry Cleaning,  as well as numerous partnerships, public and private companies.   In each case our success can be attributed directly to our professional expertise, superior investigative and reporting capabilities, and our dedication to achieving the best possible outcome for the stakeholders.

In addition to various company sizes and structures, we have also gained experience across a broad range of industries, including:

  • hospitality including hotels/motels, restaurants and clubs
  • wholesale, retail and manufacturing
  • property development and construction
  • natural resources
  • IT
  • motor vehicle - wholesale and retail
  • transport
  • health and retirement
  • property management
  • personal and professional services

Trust. Reliability. Results.






News & Updates

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