A fresh approach to
Accounting & Advisory

your Potential.

Personable  |  Precise  |  Professional

Located in the heart of Ashburton, NB Chartered Accountants & Business Advisors service the rural and commercial sectors with tailored compliance and advisory services to help you succeed.

Our Services Professional accounting and advisory services tailored to meet the unique needs of your business.


  • Commercial business accounting
  • Rural business and farm accounting
  • Preparation of financial statements
  • Regular management reporting
  • Statutory Returns


  • Company formation
  • Business planning
  • Cashflow forecasting
  • Variance analysis
  • Quarterly Coaching

About Us Ordinary people helping clients achieve extraordinary outcomes.

Founded in May 2019 by Director Kirsty Naish and later joined by Jordan Bird in January 2020, NB Chartered Accountants is a locally owned and operated accountancy practice.

Having started from scratch in 2019 we have first hand experience facing and overcoming all the challenges of the business landscape. This enables us to connect with clients and provide them with practical solutions to help them overcome these challenges and succeed.

We are a forward thinking, innovative practice that leverages software expertise as well as an extensive network of professionals to give your business the fuel it needs to take you where you want to go.

Our Team


Kirsty Naish

Partner / Director
CA, CPP, B.Com

Born and raised in Mid Canterbury, Kirsty completed her degree at Lincoln University. Kirsty has extensive experience in both public practice and commercial accounting. She has worked as a Financial Controller in London, Canada and Samoa before returning to NZ to open her own accounting practice in Ashburton. Kirsty is passionate about the Mid Canterbury region and helping coach her clients along the business journey. In her spare time Kirsty enjoys anything that brings family, fitness, fun and of course food together.


Jordan Bird

CA, GradDipCA, BCom

With a robust background as a Chartered Accountant boasting 8 years of experience in Mid Canterbury, Jordan takes pride in offering comprehensive compliance & advisory solutions to a diverse range of clients encompassing both the commercial and rural sectors. Jordans passion lies in farm accounting, and he specialises in guiding new contract milkers through the intricacies of the industry.

Jordan brings a personable and down-to-earth approach to the practice, fostering enduring relationships with clients. leveraging with an extensive network of specialists, he ensures that clients receive quality advice when they need it.

Outside of the office, Jordan is an avid sports enthusiast and enjoys socialising with family and friends.


Kellie Winter

Senior Accountant
CA, BCom

Meet Kellie, our Senior Accountant with a wealth of experience across agribusiness banking, management accounting and operations management. Kellie’s versatile skillset is an asset to our team as she seamlessly combines financial expertise with a keen understanding of the day-to-day operations of your business.

Kellie has a vibrant personality who breaks the mould of your typical accountant. Kellie is passionate about fostering genuine client relationships through an innate enthusiasm for helping people.


Sarah Robertson


Sarah was born and raised in the North Island. After completing a Bachelor of Physical Education at Otago University she went travelling to the UK. Over there she met her husband Gregor and they returned back to NZ and settled in Methven in 2009.

It has been since returning to NZ that Sarah has discovered how much she enjoys working in accounts. She is excited about having started further study supported by NB Chartered Accountants to broaden her knowledge and experience.

Sarah, an accountant, is on hand to help all our Ashburton office. When she isn’t at work she will be in Methven spending time with her family, exercising and gardening.


Melissa Ross


Melissa is the glue that holds the office together, handling all aspects of managing the practice, including workflow and client relationships. She is your first point of call for your accounting queries as well as being the welcoming face at NB Chartered Accountants.

Melissa brings with her many years of administration, secretarial and bookkeeping experience gained in various roles in New Zealand and London. With a passion for learning all things new and challenging, her enthusiasm and friendly demeanour is a great benefit to our clients.

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