Laurie started out in partnerships in New Plymouth and Stratford in the late 1980s, and in December 2009, he became the sole practitioner of these offices. In January 2020 when Laurie Jordan FCA Limited became a member firm of the Balance Group, Laurie stepped aside as principal and became a consultant.  Laurie is a Fellow Chartered Accountant due to his high level of professional experience with a strong focus on farm accountancy.