Kirsten Hawke, Chartered Accountant and CPA is the founder and CEO of Astill Hawke & Associates Accounting and the driving force behind Business Buddy. Since first going into Practice in 2002, Kirsten had the vision to create an accounting practice that focuses on its clients. Her drive and enthusiasm has lead Business Buddy to become the number one provider of accounting in the cloud, an approach that’s revolutionizing the accounting world.
“We are here for our client’s like a buddy would be. The name sums up what we do, we care, we look out for you and we walk by your side. We’re your Business Buddy, we want you to succeed and we know that our proactive advice really makes a difference.”
Kirsten has a strong background in business management, her experience and expertise means she can readily understand businesses and provide guidance in human resources, business structuring and regular management reporting. Kirsten currently lives in the Farm Cove area with her two children and their multiple pets. Kirsten is a past President and Assistant Governor of the Manukau City Sunrise Rotary Club. She enjoys spending time with her family, entertaining family and friends, wine tasting, travel and hiking.