Vik Bhandari

Vik Bhandari (BSc (Hons.) (Manchester), FCA (England), CA (Australia), CA (Barbados))
Mobile: +61 411 091 263
Direct: +61 2 9943 0201

Vik Bhandari is the managing director and partner of FRS, specialising in technical accounting and IFRS advice for both clients and the FRS team. He is also responsible for the financial statements quality review process and business development.

Vik is a member of the Facility of Financial Services and Corporate Governance of the Institute of Public Accountants and brings to FRS a wealth of technical expertise with over 22 years’ experience in the audit and accountancy field, having worked on three separate continents. Before joining FRS, Vik was an Executive Director at Ernst & Young (E&Y) in the audit division and led the financial statements team. Vik was a member of the E&Y Oceania IFRS desk and Technical Consulting Group, where he provided IFRS advice, best practice guidance and training to E&Y partners, staff and clients and reviewed ASX listed and other company financial statements for disclosure compliance.

Vik has been involved with the IFRS transition projects for several ASX listed entities and has been actively involved in providing NSW Government entities and other clients’ specific advice on a number of complex accounting matters. Vik is a circuit lecturer and has presented extensively on IFRS for the accounting professional bodies, universities, clients, accounting  and audit firms.