Craig Dawson

BCom (Acc & Fin USQ), CPA, Cert IV (Ministry)

Sessional Lecturer

Phone: 07 3347 7900
Email: craig.dawson@chc.edu.au

Craig is the founder and director of Activ8 Accounting Group Pty Ltd, a public practice accounting firm based in Toowoomba that specialises in meeting the accounting needs of churches and not-for-profit organisations.

A member of CPA Australia, Craig has worked in public practice since 2005, building a depth of experience in working with small and medium organisations. He has also held senior financial reporting roles in Corporate Reporting and Higher Education.

Having been on staff with the School of Business at Christian Heritage College since 2012, Craig has taught units in Financial Accounting, Company Accounting, Taxation Law and Auditing, as well as presenting at the annual CHC Budget Breakfast since 2013.

Craig has a passion for founding and developing missional businesses and discipling young people, with a desire to raise up Christian leaders that are called to the marketplace and are preparing for their professional careers.

Research Interests

        • Principal, Activ8 Accounting Group Pty Ltd
        • The Accounting Needs of Churches & Not-For-Profit Organisations
        • Missional Business Entrepreneurship & Creativity
        • Strategic Business Development
        • Effect of Missional Business on Organisational Culture and Design -Principles for Maximising Business Profits & Cash Flows
        • Effective Management of Business & Personal Taxation Liabilities
        • Accounting Information Systems Design & Implementation

Professional Affiliations

        • Member of CPA Australia

Personal Interests

        • My Family
        • Young Adults Ministry
        • Preaching & Teaching
        • Leadership Training & Mentoring
        • Community Outreach, Evangelism & Discipleship
        • Swimming
        • Reading Books
        • Watching Movies
        • Drinking Coffee