Nicholas Garland

Director, Accounting & Business Advisory

About Nicholas

Nic joined our team in August 2023 and has quickly established strong client relationships with his deep understanding of the challenges business owners face and extensive knowledge to assist in solving them. Nic is a registered Tax Agent, SMSF auditor, CPA and Chartered Accountant. As previous CEO and Managing Director of his own practice, Nic is well-versed in providing personalised solutions and explaining complex financial concepts in a clear and concise manner, ensuring clients are well informed and confident in their financial decisions.

Nic is adept in providing business advisory services taking a strategic approach to management meetings, challenging and supporting clients in improvement and growth. He has worked with clients across a diverse range of industries and the not-for profit sector.

As a Director at O’Brien’s Nic is passionate about sharing his knowledge, mentoring team members and offering guidance to the team to achieve collective, positive client outcomes and success. He is community minded, taking part in firmwide community initiatives and volunteering in his own time.


  • Bachelor of Commerce, Law and Accounting
  • Member of CPA Australia
  • Chartered Accountant
  • Xero Certified Advisor
  • SMSF Auditor