Marion Garlick joined Gilligan Sheppard in 2006 and was appointed a Director five years later. In 2017 when Gilligan Sheppard introduced a team-wide ESOP (Employee Share Ownership Plan), Marion was appointed Chair. She has broad experience in taxation gained when working for Inland Revenue. In addition to her IRD experience, she has financial and management accounting proficiency.
Taxation, financial and management accounting, restructuring, estate planning and solvent liquidations are the areas Marion specialises in. She enjoys working closely with her clients to ensure they have the framework and support to develop and grow their businesses.
Clients have stated that Marion Garlick’s advice has been critical. It ensures they are compliant with the IRD and have a good story for investors.
As a group, Marion describes Gilligan Sheppard as direct and to-the-point. No fence sitting here, clients will never be under any illusion about how she feels about an idea or proposal. Providing resources for her clients, Marion is also very helpful in finding resolutions.
Gilligan Sheppard wants to be concerned with the provisions and use of accounting information for managers within businesses. Marion wants to provide them with the basis to make informed business decisions that will allow them to be better equipped in their management and control functions.
On the weekends Marion enjoys New Zealand’s beautiful scenery when walking our local tracks. She also supports the Warriors, loves to stretch out in a yoga class and has a new found fascination with worm farms.
“Life is really simple, but we insist
on making it complicated.” – Confucius
“You have enemies? Good. That means you’ve stood up for something,
sometime in your life.” – Winston Churchill