About Us

our vision

To be recognized amongst the most trusted accounting service providers in Papua New Guinea.

our mission

Our mission is to deliver best practice in respect of each of our service offerings. We exist to assist our clients and staff progress and contribute towards building a prosperous community

our goal

To be a partner in the growth and development of enterprises through provision of affordable, high quality accounting and financial support services. Build strong skills capabilities in our staff to last a lifetime

Our People

SKT is led by a dynamic leadership team that have significant accounting, taxation and audit experience and utilize their knowledge of the PNG market to provide relevant insight and guidance to their clients.

Arthur Sam, CPA, GAICD
Managing Partner

Bachelor of Commerce, University of PNG 

15 years experience with the International Accounting Firms in both Papua New Guinea and overseas.

Graduate member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors 

Arthur is the founder and managing Partner of Sam Kiak Tubangliu (SKT) Certified Practicing Accountants. The Firm has become a leading national accounting practice with nearly 30 staff and offices in Port Moresby and Kokopo and is respected as an alternative service provider of audit, taxation, accounting advisory support services to the PNG market.

Since 2016 Arthur has served as a member of the Board of the BSP Financial Services Group and in 2020 was appointed the Chairman of the Board Risk Committee.

John Tubangliu

Resident Partner

BComm, Divine Word University
16 years  audit & management accounting experience in Papua New Guinea.

Antonio Bernabe

Business Advisory

BComm, University of Santo Tomas, Philippines
CPA Australia, FCPA PNG
26 years commercial & professional accounting experience in the Philippines  and Papua New Guinea.

Gadoeno Gabi

Tax & Accounting

BComm, James Cook University
12 years taxation and financial consultancy experience in Papua New Guinea.

Vanolla Sarry


10 years experienced  audit professional.

Sampson Ikasa

Assistant Manager
Business Advisory

6 years specialist accounting and advisory services.

Alison Toby

Assistant Manager
Tax & Audit

6 years specialist in tax and statutory services.

The Firm has current staff strength of 31 employees across both of its offices in Port Moresby and Kokopo.

  • 2 Partners Both qualified CPA’s with extensive experience of 15 to 20 years
  • 1 Principal, Qualified CPA in PNG & Australia with over 20 years experience
  • 1 Director Qualified CPA with over 10 years experience
  • 4 Managers All Qualified CPA’s with experience ranging from 7 to 10 years
  • 19 Professional client facing staff with majority pursuing CPA qualification
  • 4 Administrative Support Staff

Over 50% of the Firm's staff are female and majority bring work experience gained from working with internationally recognized accounting firms.