Laura Davidson

Principal, Chief Operating Officer


A country girl at heart
Loves Melbourne for its food and wine
An aspiring hockey player on the verge of national selection


Laura is a Chartered Accountant, Principal and Chief Operating Officer at Koustas + Co.

Upon joining the firm in 2013 as a Senior Accountant responsible for client-related tax, management and financial reporting, Laura also championed and led the implementation of a new cloud-based client superannuation software platform.  During the ensuing 2 years, Laura proved herself to be a naturally-gifted communicator who trained and mentored new staff.  The firm’s clients regularly noted that they enjoyed her positive and friendly disposition and Management noted her innate ability to distil complex technical concepts into an easily understood format for both clients and peers alike. Prior to joining Koustas & Co, Laura spent five years at a successful accounting practice that enabled her to develop and hone her skills across a wide range of technical and broader business-related disciplines.

This love for broader industry disciplines ultimately led to Laura assuming the role of Finance + Operations Manager in 2015 where she’s now not only responsible for managing the firm’s finance and compliance obligations but also, the HR and IT & T elements of the business.

Despite hailing from Orange in NSW, Laura is not fanatically wedded to Mudgee (or surrounding districts) red wine offerings and has thankfully broadened her palate to include offerings from everywhere else in Australia (i.e. Vic, SA, Tas & WA) that produces eminently more drinkable product!

Qualifications and Professional Accreditations

  • Bachelor of Commerce (Accounting and International Business) (BCom) – The Australian National University
  • Member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in Australia (CA)
  • Member of the SMSF Association
  • SMSF Accredited Specialist Advisor
  • LMA Leadership Management
  • Xero Certified Adviser
  • Panalitix Accredited Business Adviser


L9 636 St Kilda Road,
Melbourne VIC 3004

PO Box 6750,
St Kilda Road Central VIC 3004

+61 3 8530 1600

+61 438 636 135

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Koustas + Co provides a fantastic environment within which to launch your career or boost it to the next level of your professional aspirations. We provide the opportunity to work with highly skilled and experienced professionals and our friendly and supportive team culture encourages you to grow.

We believe that our team is our most valuable resource. We seek bright and enthusiastic people with integrity, values and a positive attitude that matches our own. In fact, we think it’s important to hire for attitude and train for skill.

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