IBBZ Accounting

Chartered Accountants & Tax Specialist

 

Our People

Saurav Wadhwa M Bus (TAX) PG Cert (LAW) CA CPA
Managing Director

 

Membership and Qualification:

- Masters in Professional Business Studies (Taxation) with Distinction from Auckland University of Technology

- Post Graduate Certificate in LAW, Law School at Auckland University of Technology

- Chartered Accountant(CA), Chartered Accountants Australia New Zealand (CAANZ)

- Certified Practicing Accountant(CPA), CPA Australia

- Bachelor of Commerce, Grad. Cert. in Business from Auckland University of Technology

 

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Saurav is the Managing Director at IBBZ. His main role is to ensure right advice is delivered to the client. He is responsible for operations of IBBZ Accounting. Saurav has 15 years of practical experience in tax & accounting services. He is qualified both in law and accounting. Saurav has worked in various tax & accounting specialist roles for large corporate companies in New Zealand. He loves to work with Small Businesses.

 

His key focus is on:

  • Tax advisory for small and family operated businesses on a wide range of taxation issues.
  • Legitimate tax saving structures.
  • Advising on range of new business issues.
  • Ensuring business growth is attained.
  • Effective cash flow planning.

 

Saurav specialises in Taxation. His expertise are in Disputes resolution, Tax Relief applications, Tax Debt resolution/management, and representation in Tax Audit. Saurav generally represent clients facing Tax Audit Investigations and assist them in dealing with Tax Audits. If the need arise he can also represent you in Mediation, Conference phase or Taxation Review Authority cases. 

 

Blend of skills in Tax laws and accounting, makes him perfect advisor for small businesses and individuals like you. Saurav understands how to safeguard your business from creditors risk, maximise the business growth and pay low taxes. He can be your good strategic and business partner. He is of a friendly nature and easily approachable.

Saurav understands the numbers very well. He is a qualified Chartered Accountant and registered with highest professional accounting bodies of Australia and New Zealand. He can help you to plan for the future to satisfy all your financial needs.


Consumed by a hunger for knowledge, Saurav has never stopped furthering his education or expanding his pool of knowledge. Nothing gives Saurav more satisfaction than assisting his clients to achieve their financial goals. His diligence, passion and accuracy has earned him a reputation as a reliable professional who strives to serve his clients above and beyond the call of his duties.


Saurav was nominated for the Best Accountant of the year and the Young Entrepreneur of the year, and his company IBBZ Accounting won the award of Best Small Business 2014. In 2015 Saurav won the award of Best Accountant of the YearHe is currently a member of the public practice committee of CPA Australia Public Practice (NZ), where he is responsible for providing strategic directions to the future of public practice in New Zealand. Saurav is very well connected to many charitable and religious organisations and he is on the management and advisory board of few organisations.

In July 2018 CPA Australia filmed Saurav Wadhwa and IBBZ Accounting for their marketing campaign to showcase successful accountants in New Zealand Public Practice.  

IBBZ Accounting was Finalist in Westpac Auckland Business Awards: Strategy and Business Planning 2018The Westpac Auckland Business Awards are delivered annually by Auckland Chamber of Commerce in partnership with Auckland Tourism, Events and Economic Development (ATEED).

In 2019 IBBZ Accounting was Finalist in Two categories in Westpac Auckland Business Awards: Excellence in Customer Services Delivery and Exellence in Strategy and Business Planning. 

 

Media.

Sunday Star Times -Fairfax Media -12-08-2018

InTheBlack Aug 2018 issue - CPA Australia In Practice Publication 

Saurav is a dedicated family man loves to enjoy time with his family mainly his 2 years old daughter Deepika and his dog Toffee(Griffon Bruxellois). Saurav is very fond of outdoor activities and enjoys pretty much all outdoor activities: running, swimming, gym, bike, motorbike, snorkel, jet ski, skiing, bush walk etc. He has been training for open water swim and completed Ocean Swim- King of the Bays 2017 Takapuna, Ocean Swim- King of the Bays 2018 Devonport and Auckland Harbour Bridge Crossing 1km in 2019. Saurav can be contacted on This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

Sandy Wadhwa MScSandy Wadhwa
Chief Executive Officer

 

Qualification:   

- Master of Science (honours), Auckland University of Technology  

- Postgraduate Diploma in Science, University of Auckland         

- Bachelor of Science, University of Auckland

Sandy is the CEO of IBBZ Accounting Limited. She looks at numbers from non-accountant perspective. She understands New Zealand business environment and the challenges small business in New Zealand face. She knows very well how to build successful profit making business. A New Zealand born food research scientist turned into CEO of an accounting firm. At IBBZ her main focus is on excellent customer service. She is responsible for the overall management of the practice. She looks after the human capital of IBBZ Accounting.

 

She has presented our business in national and international conferences. Sandy is an animal lover and loves to spend time with her pet dog Toffee. She is mother to a beautiful daughter Deepika. Sandy can be contacted on This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

Shalini Singh B.Com, CA
Client Services Manager

 

Qualification:   

- Chartered Accountant(CA), Chartered Accountants Australia New Zealand (CAANZ)

- Graduate Diploma in Commerce(Management), University of Auckland         

- Bachelor of Commerce(Accounting and Taxation), University of Auckland

 

Shalini is the Client Services Manager at IBBZ having joined the firm in 2019. Her role is to ensure all clients receive excellent service and timely delivery of accounting services.


Shalini has over 15 years experience in Public Practice in New Zealand, having worked in leading mid tier Chartered Accounting firms in Auckland such as Grant Thornton and BDO.


Shalini is client focused with a passionate commitment to ensure they get exceptional service. She communicates professionally when liaising with clients, forming strong connections with them based on trust and taking ownership of queries for prompt resolution. She is committed to providing a standard of service that exceeds client expectations whilst remaining focused on achieving targets and objectives.


She has extensive experience in the preparation of financial statements and general compliance work and uses this knowledge to assist clients with decision making in relation to their business. She has advanced IT skills in accounting software, using it to provide training and technical support to clients on their software issues.
She enjoys being part of a successful team at IBBZ, establishing teamwork through maintaining trust and accountability and building positive relationship with junior staff by keeping open lines of communication with them and actively building their knowledge.


Outside of work, Shalini enjoys spending time with her 5 year old son. She enjoys reading and travelling. Shalini has successfully turned her hobby of baking and decorating cakes into a business and now owns and runs a boutique cake shop part time. Shalini can be contacted at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

 

Shruti Shruti MBA
Office ManagerShruti office manager

Qualification:   

- Postgraduate Diploma in Science, Auckland University of Technology(AUT)      

Shruti is an office manager at IBBZ. She is the first person who you would talk to when you call IBBZ. She has very friendly personality and will always greet you with a smile. She looks after the administration part of IBBZ.

Outside of work she enjoys travelling to new places, meeting new people and spending time in the Gym. Shruti can be contacted at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

 

 

Iris Zheng B.Com
Junior Accountant
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Qualification:   

- Bachelor of Accounting and Finance – Auckland University of Technology

Iris is an experienced assistant accountant with Bachelor degree of Accounting and Finance at Auckland University of Technology. Iris is very passionate about accounting and she loves numbers. Iris analytical skills are excellent. She is responsible for the GST returns of all clients. She ensure all clients tax returns are prepared correctly and filed in a timely manner. 

 

She enjoys trying new stuffs and loves to share the stories! Feel free to discuss any account queries with her. She is always passionate and welling to help! Iris can be contacted at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

 

Sreenath Balagovindan B.Com CA
Accountant
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Qualification:   

- Chartered Accountant – Chartered Accountants Australia New Zealand (CAANZ)

- Chartered Acccountant – Institute of Chartered Accountants of India

- Post Graduate Diploma in Business – Unitec Institute of Technology

 

Sreenath is an Accountant at IBBZ. Sreenath’s passion for business and numbers has helped him become a Certified Accountant and a Post Graduate in Business, with over 6 years of professional experience across domains including commercial finance, accounting operations, project management and enterprise resource planning. His career aspirations are now focused towards public accounting and consulting, and he believes the values, diverse work portfolio and growth focus at IBBZ would be a perfect platform to achieve his career goals. Sreenath views personal development, customer satisfaction and integrity as the core elements of his professional values.

Sreenath is an avid reader and passionate traveler, and enjoys swimming and biking. He loves to hang out with his friends and family whenever possible. Sree can be contacted at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Testimonials

Warwick
19-November-2019
I "highly" recommend talking to IBBZ accountants when going through the process of sorting out a stressful tax situation, I did and decided to trust in them to help me. It was the right decision.
Leong
13-November-2019
Competent and well-versed with personal tax matters.Thank you Saurav and team for the tax advice and services rendered.
I am very happy to hear that my tax penalties have been waived. Thank you very much. I received an email from IRD advising my wife's tax penalties have been refunded. Well done guys and many thanks!
Martin
13-November-2019
Great service. Very helpful. Keep it up.