I enjoy working collaboratively with my clients, to deliver quality, results-driven solutions.

Peta Keir is a Director within the Innovation, Technology and Strategic Advisory (ITSA) division of Bentleys. She joined Bentleys in 2004 as an undergraduate and has qualifications in Business and Information Technology.

Peta is a Chartered Accountant, servicing clients across multiple industries, including health and aged care, professional services, technology, hospitality and high net worth individuals.

Along with delivering accounting, tax and business advisory solutions to clients, Peta has a specialist interest in providing strategic advisory services to health and aged care providers. These specialist services include virtual CFO services, government grant assistance, financial reporting, financial feasibility studies, due diligence engagements, information memorandum preparation, strategic plan development and financial viability assessments.

Peta has assisted countless not-for profit and private sector clients to access government grant funding. She has contributed to successful submissions that have secured more than $20M in Capital Funding via ACAR and through Aged Care Regional, Rural and Remote Infrastructure Grants. In the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, she has worked closely with a number of regional and rural providers to prepare funding submissions for the Business Improvement Fund.

Peta has experience guiding businesses on cash flow management, cloud accounting system implementations, application of Australian Accounting Standards, and taxation advice such as employee share arrangements and small business CGT concessions. She also has excellent valuation skills following work undertaken abroad working for an alternative investment management business in London, UK.

Peta has been fortunate to be involved in major projects across the aged care sector including conducting strategic review and financial risk assessment of applicants for Department of Health & Ageing health care infrastructure funding; industry benchmarking; and developing a Pricing Plan package that provides the industry with a financial modelling tool that aligns pricing strategies with business strategies. As a member of the Bentleys’ Network Health and Aged Care specialist group, she continues to enjoy working with providers in this sector to deliver practical solutions and assist them to navigate the changing industry landscape.

She also helped deliver a successful program, CareFactor, collaborating technology and innovation to Australia’s aged care sector.

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Aged Care Sector Client Queensland

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  • Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand

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