PKF Goldsmith Fox

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Audit & Insolvency Partners


Dawn Alexander, CA

DDI:03 371 4429
Cell: 021 731 906
Email: dawn@pkfgf.co.nz


Dawn Alexander (CA, BCom(Hons))

Dawn moved to New Zealand in 2000 at which point she joined the audit team at PKF Goldsmith Fox.  Dawn had previously completed her studies at Edinburgh University followed by 4 years audit and business services at Moore Stephens in Edinburgh. Dawn became partner of PKF Goldsmith Fox Audit in 2009.

Specialist Areas

Dawn is the only female licensed auditor in the South Island under the Auditor Regulation Act 2011 and is consequently licensed to audit issuers.

Dawn specialises in the retirement village sector, however her experience is in managing financial statement audits for a wide range of entities and industries from the not for profit to those listed on the NZAX.

Dawn's speciality is the audit and financial reporting requirements of clients that are required to comply with the XRB's approved Accounting and Auditing Standards.  As such Dawn has a sound technical understanding and is up-to-date with accounting standards and disclosure requirements.

Personal Interests

Dawn enjoys going on adventures to the great outdoors, watching tennis, socialising with friends and most of all spending time raising her two sons and spending time with her family.


Gordon Hansen, CA

DDI: 03 371 4420
Cell: 027 291 4479
Email: gordon@pkfgf.co.nz


Gordon is fully involved in all aspects of both Business Advisory services and Audit & Assurance services.

Gordon maintains strong relationships with clients to assist them in achieving their business and financial goals. This involves close liaison in the areas of business planning, business structuring and financing, management issues and governance, whilst also attending to the compliance and tax requirements.

He provides guidance to clients, particularly audit clients, with respect to compliance with the relevant financial reporting standards as required by the XRB.

Gordon is Chair of PKF New Zealand and a member of the PKF Asia Pacific Board.  He is also on the New Zealand Institute of Chartered Accountants Professional Conduct Committee.

Specialist Areas

  • Accounting and business advice
  • Auditing and Assurance Services
  • Business evaluations, sale and purchase
  • Strategic and business planning

Gordon has extensive experience and involvement in many industries including commercial property, tertiary providers, and manufacturers.

Gordon has specialist experience in the audit of retirement villages and rest homes together with the audit of many any other organisations. He provides guidance to clients with respect to compliance with the relevant financial reporting standards including

Personal Interests

Gordon enjoys travelling and gardening as well as spending time with his family.

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