About Us

Our competitive advantage is based upon the benefits we can provide our clients. Such benefits include:
  • Partner Access:
  • All our clients have the ability to access our partner and director, Ken S Freeman.
  • Professional Expertise:
  • Ken Freeman has been a full member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants for 30 years. His professional experience is extensive and this gives our clients peace of mind that their issues will be dealt with correctly, and professionally. Further, Ken's staff each have their own areas of expertise and the firm provides staff with opportunities to up skill and expand their core competencies.
  • Up Front Quotes:
  • When discussing a new work request, we give an upfront quotation for the work, thus providing confidence as to the total cost of the assignment.
  • Legal Advice:
  • Our Firm works closely with law firm, Freeman Legal. Thus our clients understand that their Accountant and Lawyer have a close, agreeable, working relationship and an open communication channel. Because of this, our clients can be confident that their issues will be treated holistically with professionalism that they deserve. We feel this is a unique advantage pertaining for our firm.

Our Staff

Ken FreemanKen Freeman - Director

Ken is the founder and director of Ken S Freeman Chartered Accountants Ltd. He established the Chartered Accountancy practice in 1994, after a long and successful corporate accounting career, stretching back to the mid seventies. He has spent his professional career concerning himself with Accounting, tax, human resources and asset protection issues.

He is married to Leith and father of Vanessa and Garth, with both Leith and Garth working in the Accounting Practice whilst Vanessa, Barrister and Solicitor, operates her law practice trading as Freeman Legal. For leisure, Ken enjoys the odd round of golf, a good days fishing and each and every Southland rugby victory.


Garth FreemanGarth Freeman - Business Development

Garth is a qualified and practiced mechanical engineer, with experience in product design. Since returning from life overseas, he joined the firm in 2008 to develop his business and accounting skills and to promote business development. Since joining, he has assumed all normal accounting duties as well as taken control of MYOB client support issues.

In his spare time, Garth enjoys Cricket, Football, Mountain Biking and is an avid skier.


Sharon AdamsonSharon Adamson - Administrator

Sharon has undertaken administration work for a number of years in CA firms and has worked for Ken since 2004, enjoying the client contact. Sharon is responsible for company administration tasks, IRD liaison and dealing with our clients regarding their GST returns.

She is married with two adult children and in her spare time enjoys gardening, animals, family activities and time at the beach.


Leith FreemanLeith Freeman - Administrator

Leith has worked in the Accounting Firm since 1996 and contributes to a range of administrative functions, including GST processing, Accounts Payable and Credit Control. Leith enjoys sailing, fishing and dog walking.