About us

SW is an Australian owned accounting and advisory firm with an 80+ year history that understands relationships make all the difference in delivering great outcomes.

We operate as one National firm across Brisbane, Melbourne, Perth and Sydney with 31 Partners and 300 staff.

As a member firm of ShineWing International, it is one of the world’s leading organisations of independently owned and managed accounting and advisory firms.

With international headquarters in Hong Kong, ShineWing member firms provide assurance, business advisory, corporate finance and tax consulting services.

With access to a global network and a team of over 12,000 professionals in 80+ offices across 16 countries and regions, we work together to open doors to opportunity in Australia, Asia and across the world. We provide expertise across assurance, business advisory, corporate finance, tax, private clients and wealth management services. Industries that are important for bilateral trade, investment and economic prosperity for both Australia and Asia are supported by our firm. 

We are a values driven firm and our people and our clients are at the heart of all we do. 

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ShineWing International

ShineWing International is a global network of independent accounting and consulting firms, ranked 20th in terms of fee income and 18th in terms of total headcount, with the highest growth rates among all top 30 networks globally according to the World Survey 2021 of International Accounting Bulletin (IAB).

ShineWing International currently has member firms located in 14 regions, including Mainland China, Hong Kong , Singapore, Japan, Australia, Pakistan, Egypt, Macau, Malaysia, United Kingdom, Indonesia, India, Thailand, Taiwan and Germany. Well-positioned in the Asia-Pacific region, further expansion is occurring across Europe, North America, Africa, Middle East and Latino America. With the progressive expansion, ShineWing was selected as the winner for the category "Rising Star Network" for the International Accounting Bulletin (IAB) Awards 2015. 

Praxity International Alliance

SW is a member of Praxity International, a global alliance of independent accountancy, tax and business consulting firms that have a presence in over 110 countries. So, whatever or wherever your growth ambitions may be, we can help connect you to opportunity.

  • Praxity is an award-winning alliance of global independent accountancy, tax and business consulting firms with more than 765 global member offices

  • Praxity is the world’s largest alliance of independent accounting firms and is ranked 6th in the International Accounting Bulletin (IAB) League Table of international accounting networks and associations

  • Operating in over 110 countries across the world, Praxity has a strong presence throughout the USA, Asia-Pacific, Africa and The Middle East regions

  • With access to a pool of more than 51,000 professional and independent minds worldwide, Praxity has the ability to quickly source the very best experts to meet the needs of businesses on a global scale.

Formerly Moore Stephens Melbourne 

SW was formerly Moore Stephens Melbourne, a firm that has its origins as HF&R in 1935 and has enjoyed an 80-year history of delivering exceptional service for Australian businesses. Over that time, we have built a reputation for our service, quality and commitment to the growth and success of our clients. We are proud to have created many long standing relationships that have often extended into decades and sometimes generations. On 1 February 2015, Moore Stephens Melbourne became ShineWing Australia.