David Farley

David Farley

Manager, Hospitality – Newcastle and Hunter

With over 20 years of experience as an accountant and advisor, David specialises in adding value to businesses in the hotels, motel & restaurant , registered clubs, not-for-profit entities, small businesses and larger business entities. He thrives on exploring avenues of improvement for organisations of all sizes, and his clients value his commercial practical big-picture approach.

As a professional who enjoys the challenge of identifying and helping his clients realise growth and new opportunities, he enjoys delivering all aspects of business improvement from initial planning, acquisition, tax strategies, compliance, growth and planning for future sale and succession. g With the ability to help businesses put his findings and strategies into action, businesses have the peace of mind of knowing they can reach their growth goals with David’s support. He also applies this knowledge equally to not for profit entities.

Outside of working with clients, David is involved in educating the next generation of accountants by working with Chartered Accountants Australia (formerly the Institute of Chartered Accountants).

David has been a manager with DFK Crosbie since 2013. He remains a manager of the firm following the merge of DFK Crosbie and Pitcher Partners Newcastle and Hunter to unite under the Pitcher Partners brand in late-2021.

Memberships and qualifications

  • Registered Tax Agent
  • Member, Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand
  • Bachelor of Commerce & Economics, Accounting (University of Newcastle)

Areas of service

Business Advisory

Business acquisition and disposals

Due diligence

Feasibility studies

Not-for-profit Entities

Tax Planning & Structuring.


Industry experience


Hotels & Accommodation

Registered Clubs and Recreation

Not for profit

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