Meet the CMS Strategic Agribusiness Advisers

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Jim Selth

Director
+(08) 8407 1300
jim.selth@cmsca.com.au
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Areas of Specialisation:

  • Agribusiness;
  • Property Development;
  • Professional Services;
  • Manufacturing.

Jim is one of the founding partners of Cleland McFarlane Selth and has over thirty years experience in the accounting profession. Jim’s specialties are in the areas of taxation, management and business advice to small to medium sized enterprises and in the provision of consultancy services, in particular to the property sector and local government.

Jim also practices in audit where he has particular expertise in local government, health and aged care.

Jim is a Registered company auditor, Registered tax agent, and a Chartered Tax Advisor.

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Ian McFarlane

Director
+(08) 8407 1300
ian.mcfarlane@cmsca.com.au
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Areas of Specialisation:

  • Protected Estates;
  • Agribusiness;
  • Wine and viticulture;
  • Not-for-profit.

Ian has been a Chartered Accountant since completing his studies in 1977. He has been a partner & director of the firm under various names since 1988.

Ian has a range of clients in the professions, agriculture (having come from a farming background ) including the wine industry, manufacturing, retailing, superannuation funds, charities & legal managerships for protected persons under the Aged & Infirm Property Act 1940, as amended. He is also auditor of several organisations & superannuation funds.

Ian has held a number of honorary appointments over the years for bodies such as schools & sporting organisations. He is currently Chairman of the Da Costa Samaritan Fund Trust, a charitable trust set up to assist convalescent hospital patients with personal financial needs. Through an enjoyment with playing golf he is on the committee of the Royal Adelaide Golf Club Inc, well known in golfing circles here in Adelaide.

Outside of work he enjoys relaxing with good company, enjoying a variety of wines, good food, watching the share market & playing lots of golf.

Ian is a Registered company auditor, Registered tax agent, Registered SMSF Auditor and a STEP member.