About Us

Knight Public Accountants is owned and operated by Ian, Lara and Alex Knight, a father, daughter and son team. Our business was founded in 2003 to provide quality independent tax and business advice to individuals and businesses in Rockhampton, Queensland.

As a long-term Rockhampton-based firm and family, we know our town, its people, and its industries. Our business is built on strong relationships, professional service and a diverse range of expertise.

Technology has changed the way accounting is done. We are are on top of the latest changes in accounting technology and are Certified Advisors for Xero.

The Knight
We have always identified with the knight chess piece. For us, it represents the strategic vision of Knight Public Accountants. Just like chess, accounting requires a calculated and strategic approach.


  • Innovation
  • Confidentiality
  • Reliability
  • Integrity


  • Professional
  • Knowledgeable
  • Technologically savvy
  • Results driven


Our mission is to provide individual and business clientele with all the accounting, taxation, audit and business advisory support so they can focus on what matters most to them.

  • Lara Knight

    Qualifications & Associations

    • Bachelor of Accounting – Central Queensland University
    • Master of Commerce (Professional Accounting) – University of New England
    • Justice of the Peace
    • Registered Tax Agent
    • Member – Institute of Public Accountants
    • Queensland Justices Association

    A valuable member of the team since 2005, Lara has an extensive…

  • Ian Knight

    Qualifications & Associations

    • Registered Tax Agent
    • Life Member – Financial Services Institute of Australia
    • Fellow – Institute of Public Accountants
    • Fellow – Institute of Financial Accountants (UK)
    • Member of the Institute of Credit Management Australia

    Ian brings more than 40 years’ experience in accounting, tax and finance to…