David McBain

David McBain

Consultant – McBain McCartin & Co

Ex Partner – McBain McCartin & Co (Audit & Assurance Services)
Ex Principal – McBain McCartin & Co Business Services Pty Ltd


Fellow – The Institute of Chartered Accountants in Australia (FCA)
Australian Society of Certified Practising Accountants (CPA)
Fellow – Taxation Institute of Australia (FTIA)
Fellow – Australian Institute of Company Directors (FAICD)
Associate – Chartered Secretaries Australia (ACIS)
Registered Tax Agent with the Australian Taxation Office
Quality Reviewer for the Institute of Chartered Accountants
Registered Company Auditor with ASIC Australia
Business Studies (RMIT)
Registered with Public Company Accounting Oversight Board (PCAOB) of USA


5 years with antecedent firm of KPMG
5 years with antecedent firm of Ernst Young
10 years as Partner of Mills & McBain – Chartered Accountants
11 years as Partner of McBain & Co. – Chartered Accountants
2 years with Stockford Group of accountants Since February 2003 with McBain McCartin & Co – Chartered Accountants


Over 40 years experience in audit, business consulting and taxation comprising:

  • extensive experience with external audits including not for profit entities;
  • extensive experience in business advisory, consulting and taxation advice;
  • advisory roles to Management and Boards of Directors;
  • extensive experience with special business assurance reviews including due diligence reviews;
  • experience with financial forecast reviews;wide experience with the review of financial systems and controls;
  • experience with acquisition and sale due diligence.


  • Past and current experience in auditing and special assignments for Australian subsidiaries of overseas entities, including reporting to the US and other countries;
  • Past Chairman of Mitchell Shire Council Audit and Finance Committee from 2005 to 2011;

Other comments on experience:

  • Company Secretary of a listed company on the ASX;