James Goodman

Senior Adviser

P 07 3221 0333
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James helps people who are facing a significant financial challenge – whether it’s pursuing an opportunity, where the stakes may be high, or dealing with something that’s keeping them awake at night. James helps people to articulate their values, prioritise their goals, and then formulate strategies so they know the best next steps.

James understands the needs of successful individuals and families, having worked as a professional adviser for almost 25 years. This understanding goes hand-in-hand with his skills and experience so that he can help his clients define the things that are important to them and guide them toward achieving their financial goals. James draws on his background in economics which plays an important role in selecting investments for clients.

James has a first-hand appreciation of philanthropy, through his leadership of the Goodman Foundation, and implements best practice when helping clients determine their philanthropic goals.

Prior to joining the firm, James worked in Brisbane with a big four accounting firm and in the UK as a management accountant.

James has been with Goodmans for more than 20 years, and became a principal of the firm in 2004. His qualifications and designations include:

  • Bachelor of Economics - University of Queensland
  • Master of Professional Accounting - University of Queensland
  • CA (Financial Planning Specialist) - Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand
  • Graduate Diploma in Financial Planning - Financial Services Institute of Australasia.
  • Registered Tax (Financial) Adviser - Tax Practitioners Board 

James is married to Sarah and they have three school-aged children. 

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