Nicholas Tonkin

Nicholas Tonkin

Manager, Hospitality – Newcastle and Hunter

With a background in the hospitality industry, Nick has a long history in the sector and understands it from the ground up. He’s a dynamic manager in the firm’s hospitality team, working with pub owners to improve their business performance.

As a specialist in working with hospitality businesses to thrive and grow, Nick’s clients value his ability to apply his industry experience to help businesses in times of growth and times of challenge.

Nick’s technical capabilities include management and financial reporting, tax compliance and advisory, and identifying efficiencies and inefficiencies in business KPI’s, whether it’s for a single venue or a larger hotel group. The greater the complexity, the better for Nick as he sees further potential for improving performance.

An excellent communicator with the ability to identify the areas where his clients may need more support and understanding, Nick ensures the businesses he works with have peace of mind. His approach to matters, no matter the size of the business, is built on foundations of open and proactive communication, assisting with the implementation of the small tweaks that have a significant impact on business performance.

Nick has been a manager with DFK Crosbie since February 2020. 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

  • Bachelor of Commerce, Accounting (University of Newcastle)
  • Member, Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand
  • Xero Certified Adviser

Areas of service

Accounting and taxation compliance
Budgeting and forecasting

Business advisory

Business structuring

Financial reporting

Management reporting

Tax and business advisory

Tax planning

Industry experience


Hotels and accommodation


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