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Broadview Publishing was established as a seperate arm of Chartered Accounting firm Broadview Accounting, to assist business owners obtain the education and skills needed to run their busines better.
Allan has 29 years experience as a Chartered Accountant....
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The Author and Founder:

Allan MasonAllan Mason – Chartered Accountant

Allan has 30 years as a Chartered Accountant and nearly 15 years in financial services and non-accounting based businesses (sometimes concurrently). He was a principal in the firm Walker Williams Mason at Manly (now Charter Group) then had his own firm Allan Mason & Associates at Chatswood. 

During his business life he has owned, established or been involved with the following businesses, in addition to running an accounting practice:

  • Finance Company
  • Commercial Piggery (350 sow)
  • Dog and cat boarding kennels
  • Agricultural Plantations which included Tea Tree Plantation, Olive Plantation, Ginseng, Softwood Plantations (radiata pine).
  • Saw Mill
  • Financial Services company – holding three financial services licences from ASIC
  • Bio-botanicals company
  • Property developments
  • Public Company ASX listing
  • Prospectus and Product Disclosure Documents preparation

He knows from experience and education what it takes to run a business. It is not always a bed of roses, but takes dedicated effort, working smart and hard work. But it can be profitable and is certainly exciting.

He is a published author having written three books and numerous articles on business.

His qualifications are:

  • Bachelor of Business from the University of Technology (with Credit) in 1978
  • Associate Member of Institute of Chartered Accountants in Australia (CA)
  • Practicing Certificate with the Institute of Chartered Accountants in Australia
  • Fellow of the Society of Certified Practising Accountants (FCPA) since resigned
  • Registered Tax Agent since 1976
  • Registered Company Auditor since 1982
  • Justice of the Peace