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We are a Chartered Accounting firm specialising in providing remote and onsite support to the Local Government sector.

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About Us

Experienced CFO and Chartered Accountant, David Codyre

David Codyre

BBus (Accting), CA PP, Director

Welcome to Working Solutions, where our expertise meets your needs. Our services encompass a wide range of solutions, including crucial backfill support at various organisational levels, comprehensive project planning and management, strategic business planning, and the creation of tailored solutions to meet your Council requirements.

We are committed to working hand-in-hand with staff across all levels of Council, fostering a culture of growth and excellence that aligns with and surpasses the communities expectations.

Read more about us, or get in touch to learn more about or services.

Our Approach

At Working Solutions, we understand the pressure finance teams face to be strategic trusted advisors, all while grappling with resourcing issues. We’ve been in the hot seat, holding key Corporate Finance positions, and we know what it takes to navigate through these challenges. We are here to support your organisation through the bell wave of change, ensuring you achieve your objectives and come out stronger on the other side.

Values and Philosophy

We thrive on collaboration, working closely with organisations of all sizes to create wins for stakeholders. Whether you need a sounding board to brainstorm solutions or require detailed planning and support for more complex issues, we are here to help. Our approach is tailored to your unique needs, ensuring that we provide workable solutions that drive your organisation forward.

Where We Operate

Our reach extends across the entire nation, ensuring that no matter where you are, you have access to our unparalleled expertise. While our headquarters is strategically located in the picturesque South Island, our services are not confined to one region. We pride ourselves on being able to extend our services nationwide, guaranteeing that your project receives the dedicated attention and expertise it deserves, regardless of location.


We offer a comprehensive range of services designed to support your requirements and help your organisation achieve its goals.

Virtual CFO

Step into the future of finance with our Virtual CFO Services, providing you with top-tier financial expertise without the need for a full-time CFO.

Backfill of Corporate and Finance Roles (Contract Accounting)

Need temporary assistance? We’ve got you covered. Our backfill services ensure that your financial operations run smoothly, even when you’re short-staffed.  From posting journals to Corporate Management, we will work with you to ensure the mahi is done.

Financial Management

From managing your finances to handling accounting roles, we bring experience, precision and efficiency to every task.

Annual Report Management and Assistance

Navigate through the complexities of the year end reporting process with our expert assistance, ensuring accuracy and compliance.

Long-Term Plan Management and Assistance

Plan for the future with confidence. Our long-term planning services help you set a solid financial foundation for the years to come.

Audit Engagement Management

Make audit engagements a breeze with our proactive project management and support services, designed to streamline the process and ensure everything is in order.

Policy Reviews and Process Improvement

Stay up-to-date and efficient with our policy review and process improvement services, ensuring that your financial operations are both compliant and optimised.

Asset Capitalisation and Tax Support

From asset capitalisation to PBE IPSAS 17 requirements, to providing GST, FBT, and income tax advice, we’ve got all your taxation needs covered.

Adhoc Engagements

Have a unique challenge or query? We are ready to tackle a wide range of ad hoc engagements, providing tailored solutions to meet your needs. 

CCO Support

We have experience in supporting CCO's from statutory reporting requirements to company secretary duties.  We have an indepth understanding of the legislative requirements governing CCO's and what they mean to Council shareholders.

Who we've worked with

These are some of the fantastic Council's who we support or have supported


in Action

Our track record speaks for itself. Here’s a glimpse into some of our previous engagements, showcasing our ability to deliver exceptional results across various roles and projects.

Grey District Council

From Acting Group Manager Support to Acting Finance Manager, we played a pivotal role in backfilling key positions, identifying and improving processes and performance in key areas, and leading strategic financial initiatives.

Mackenzie District Council

As Project Manager for the 2022 Annual Report and General Contract Support, we successfully navigated through historical audit challenges.  We were engaged as finance lead through the 2021/31 LTP process enabling Council to get it adopted.

South Wairarapa District Council

We supported the finance team with initial modelling and support around the LTP budgeting process with emphasis on strategic advice around key areas of their Financial Strategy.

Gore District Council

Providing business as usual Contract Accountant services has been instrumental allowing the Council to do BAU.  We also streamlined the Capex processes, provided vital support to the CFO, as we as assisting the Annual Report compilation, audit and adoption process.

Environment Southland

We provided critical LTP support through the compilation of the infrastructure strategy, and supported the Finance team with various tasks.

These experiences highlight our versatility, commitment to excellence, and our ability to make a positive impact, regardless of the role or challenge at hand.

Why Choose Working Solutions?

At Working Solutions, we are not just another Chartered Accounting firm; we are your partner in navigating the complex world of corporate finance and accounting.

We are here to assist you with any enquiries you might have and look forward to hearing from you.

Whether it’s a question about our services, a consultation request, or the need for financial advice, we are ready to provide the support and information you need.

Contact Working Solutions

Please complete the form below with your details and your message, and we will be in touch as soon as possible.

Our reach extends across the entire nation, ensuring that no matter where you are, you have access to our unparalleled expertise.

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