Bentleys WA is now Knight Group

Knight Accounting joins the Bentleys Network

Starting July 1, 2024, Knight’s Accounting Unit will join the Bentleys Network – a collective of like-minded professional services firms.

What does this mean for clients?

In making this move, Knight’s priority has been to ensure any changes for Knight clients are positive ones. Here’s how that breaks down:

  • You’ll be dealing with the same team you trust – now with access to dozens of accounting firms and hundreds of experts across the world
  • You’ll experience even better outcomes – capability strengthened by collaboration
  • You’ll tap into more value – Knight will have even quicker access to industry trends and best practices, supplementing the quality you already receive

What’s in it for us?

In short, we’re making this move because it allows us to step into the next phase of growth – with collaboration at the core of what we do. Greater professional development for our team and the ability to leverage shared experience and knowledge.

What is the Bentleys Network?

Bentleys is a network of independently owned and operated accounting and professional services firms, currently ranked 12th in the Australian Financial Review’s Top 100 Accounting Firms. Internationally, they are a leading member of Allinial Global – the second largest accounting association in the world, ranked 9th in global accounting networks and associations. The Bentleys Network, established in 1970, consists of 14 successful businesses employing approximately 750 staff across Australia and New Zealand.

All the other details

Knight will remain wholly WA-owned and run by shareholders who work in the business. This is not an acquisition or merger.
There will be no changes to Knight’s leadership, staff or commitment to exemplary service.



Fab fanayan

Fab Fanayan has joined the Knight team. 

Position: Director (Accounting)
Speciality: Virtual CFO, Business strategy, Research and development tax incentive, Growing your business, Selling a business

BCom CA CTA Fab Fanayan (Director) joins Knight with over 20 years of professional experience in Tax and Business Advisory Services. His keen interest in business processes and information technology keeps him at the forefront of new developments, enabling him to deliver practical solutions for clients seeking to embrace Cloud Accounting, business improvement strategies, and the R&D Tax Incentive. 

Inspired by his father’s experience in managing large manufacturing businesses, Fab developed a passion for providing invaluable advice to small and medium-sized enterprises that appreciate the trusted advisor role. Throughout his career, he has served as a Financial Controller for a large multinational business within the commerce industry, gaining firsthand insights into the challenges and needs that clients encounter when running their businesses. 

This experience equips him to take a hands-on approach in assisting clients to achieve their business and wealth management objectives. Fab is a proud member of Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand (CA ANZ) and the Tax Institute of Australia, holding the distinguished titles of Chartered Accountant and Chartered Tax Advisor. 

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