Meet The Team
Bachelor of Business, CPA, Registered Company Auditor, Registered SMSF Auditor and SMSF
Association Designated Specialist Auditor
Bernie founded BPR Audit in 1999. He has had extensive external audit experience with a multi-national accounting firm as well as CFO, internal audit and senior management experience with other multi-nationals. Bernie has a passionate focus on client service and delivery.
Bernie’s external audit experience includes Company audits, SMSFs, Public Companies, Not-For-Profits, Trust Accounts, Foreign Subsidiaries, Grant Acquittal Statements, AFSL Licenses, and RTOs. He guides Clients through the audit process, drawing on his experience to assist Clients in finding solutions and practical ways to improve their systems and processes.
Current specialisations: External audit and SMSF audit.
Bachelor of Economics, CPA
Terje worked for Arthur Anderson and Ernst and Young in audit and assurance services in Europe for eleven years before moving to Ernst and Young’s Melbourne office. Terje was an Audit Manager who worked across several jurisdictions. In the Melbourne office of Ernst and Young Terje specialised in Transaction Advisory Services before moving to BPR Audit. Terje provides the firm with sound technical, financial reporting, client relationship and system skills.
Current specialisations: External audit, Financial Reporting and SMSF audit.
SMSF Audit Manager
Bachelor of Arts in Accounting , CA, ASIC Registered SMSF Auditor and SMSF Association Advisor
Sarah worked with PwC Australia and MGI Melbourne before joining the team at BPR Audit in May 2015. Specialising in superannuation since 1997, Sarah has extensive experience in self-managed super funds administration, technical assistance and audits. In previous roles Sarah assisted Directors with technical issues and trained team members. Sarah has a passion for working through technical issues with clients.
Current specialisations: SMSF audits and SMSF technical assistance.
Practice Manager and Audit Senior
Bachelor of Business, MBA
Regiina has worked in various finance and general management roles including in shipping, manufacturing and wholesaling. Regiina’s background brings considerable and diverse commercial experience to the practice. Regiina has a natural interest in information technology. Regiina provides the firm with audit, accounting, practice management and IT skills.
Current specialisations: SMSF audit and external audit.
SMSF Audit Supervisor
Diploma in Accounting (France)
Florence joined BPR Audit from roles in commercial accounting including with a leading French wine group operating in Australia. Florence is an excellent auditor with terrific attention to detail and willingness to expand her skill set.
Current specialisation: SMSF and External audits.
SMSF Audit Senior
Bachelor of Business, CPA
Sherman has been working in SMSF audit for over five years. Sherman previously worked for a large specialist SMSF audit firm. Sherman has tremendous attention to detail and focus on meeting client expectations. Sherman has a passion for furthering her career in the self managed superannuation sector.
Bachelor of Commerce (Accounting and Finance)
Jessica has over five years’ experience in SMSF administration, taxation and audit. Jessica previously worked for a leading National Mid-Tier Accounting firm. Jessica has a well-rounded background with a strong understanding of client needs, attention to detail and superannuation.
Bachelor of Business (Major in Accounting and Finance)
Ernest is currently completing a Masters in Accounting and is a recent entrant to SMSF Auditing. Ernest has well rounded experience in accounting in general, which has included roles in financial and management accounting including valued experience in accounting software packages such as MYOB. With Ernest’s excellent knowledge of accounting, has picked up SMSF auditing quickly.
Bachelor of Accounting and Bachelor of Material Engineering and Science
Roger spent a little over two years at another leading SMSF Audit firm. Roger is a recent addition to our team and has fitted in seamlessly. Roger has an excellent understanding of self managed superannuation funds legislation and auditing requirements. Roger has a Bachelor of Accounting, as well as a Bachelor of Material Engineering and Science and is currently completing a Master of Data Science at Monash University, Melbourne and thus brings the team considerable IT expertise.
Phil joined the audit team in July 2019. He has in excess of 25 years’ experience in SMSF Administration having been a partner in Malcolm Gray accountants in Hobart, former Head of Administration Services and Director at Superconcepts and founding director of SMSF Works.
Phil subsequently sold his interest in SMSF Works and has been independently consulting to the SMSF Industry for the past few years and has joined the BPR Audit team as a part time consultant. To our considerable benefit. Phil has excellent management, client and technical skills. Furthermore Phil had past experience in audit, prior to joining BPR Audit. In addition Phil has considerable experience in the implementation and improvement of SMSF Administrations systems.