Audit, Assurance & SMSF Audit

Our team can help you and your organisation by providing support through a range of services.

Whether your organisation is a corporate entity, a government agency or a not-for-profit we can assist you with audit and assurance needs. The current economic climate is placing more and more pressure on organisations to ensure sustainability and accuracy of their position and performance. It is also placing an increasing challenge on organisations to operate efficiently and effectively, whilst maintaining an appropriate level of assurance over governance and controls. Our team comprises of service specialists with extensive experience.

Our services
  • Outsourced and co-sourced internal audit and risk services
  • Performance audit
  • Compliance audit
  • Corporate governance assurance & advice
  • IT audit
  • Regulatory &legislative compliance audit
  • Financial audit
  • Systems process assurance
  • Risk assessments
  • Business continuity & disaster recovery management
  • Risk management advice
  • Fraud risk & control
  • Fraud investigations support
  • Program & project assurance
  • Better practice
  • Agreed upon procedures
  • Quality assurance

Our Audit & Assurance approach to internal audit and risk services focuses on providing value for your organisation. Our service is fully compliant with professional standards.

The nature and type of targeted internal audit and risk activity should both ensure (protect) and enhance (create) your value. We offer our clients a pragmatic yet comprehensive approach to internal audit and risk services – one that will ensure you can extract the maximum value from our relationship. Our methodology is not just about performing compliance reviews but also about supporting our clients in creating a strong culture of ethics, good governance, and reliable reporting. Our view is to help clients ensure their value is protected and to achieve real enhancement of their value through improving business performance and having a strategic impact by improving the future value. This approach provides potential areas of focus for internal audit and risk services identifying areas for ensuring value and enhancing value.

Ensuring value – This is often considered the more traditional core internal audit role which ensures that the value for the organisation is maintained or protected. The focus is on aspects such as governance, risk, systems and controls.

Enhancing value – This is where internal audit can play a role in enhancing the value of the organisation. The focus is on improving efficiency and performance and creating value.

Self-Managed Super Funds (SMSF)

A SMSF is an alternative to large super funds, such as retail or industry funds. These large funds can have 1000’s of member but are not involved in the as Managers or Trustees of the fund. So, they are not responsible for managing the funds’ investments or compliance with superannuation law.

SMSF’s are becoming an increasingly popular way to save for retirement. 1 million Australians currently have SMSF’s with approximately 3000 new funds being set up each month. But there are many things you need to consider before deciding if a SMSF is right for you.

Establishing a Self-Managed Super Fund (SMSF)

If setting up a SMSF is right for you we can through our strategic partnerships with Registered & licensed Financial Planners assist you to establish the fund. We can guide you step by step through the process to ensure the trustees of the fund understand their obligations and all the required documentation is correctly completed.

Our specialist team are available daily to offer advice and answer any questions that you may have. We understand that SMSF is a daunting subject for some people. We know how important it is that you have people to contact, to assist you and answer your queries. Our Strategic Partnerships allow us to provide the following Superannuation Services:

  • Establishment of your SMSF
  • Appointment of Trustees
  • Preparation of annual financial statements
  • Completion and lodgment of annual taxation return
  • Audit of your SMSF
  • Technical advice on superannuation matters
  • Provision of regular email superannuation newsletter to clients
  • Manage on going compliance obligations for your SMSF

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