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Per a recent ATO release Bernie Rohan of BPR Audit is one of only 10 superfund auditors out of 51 Top 100 auditors reviewed by the ATO to have a clean pass in the current cycle of ATO reviews of the Top 100 superfund auditors. Clean Review Report issued January 2019. Clean report also achieved in May 2012. A long track record of quality audits, gives our clients comfort and reduces your risk.

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BPR Audit provide a range of other audit services that require a registered company auditor.

Other audit services include:

  • Government Grant & Compliance Audits
  • Franchising Code of Conduct Audits
  • Marketing Fund Audits
  • Agreed Upon Procedures Audits

BPR Audit has for many years provided trust account audit services and is able to pass on our experience to clients. We have a systemised and seamless approach to trust account auditing.

Our Services include:

  • Solicitors Trust Accounts (Approved examiner reviews)
  • Real Estate Trust Accounts
  • Accountant’s Trust Accounts
  • Other Trust Accounts

BPR Audit are experienced in auditing not-for-profit entities. We understand that the not-for-profit sector often requires additional accounting expertise to assist in management and committees/directors in compliance and governance. We can assist as required.

Our audit services in the not-for-profit sector include:

  • Companies Limited by guarantee
  • Trusts & Foundations
  • Incorporated Associations
  • Private Ancillary Funds

As registered Company Auditors we provide company audit services, which involve a high level of Manager and Director engagement. This experience assists in providing a seamless audit process. Our experienced team includes ex Big 4 Accounting firm experience.

Our range of company audit services include the following:

  • Public companies
  • Private companies
  • Multinational subsidiaries
  • Australian Financial Services Licensees (AFSL)

In 2019, the ATO conducted a compliance review of 51 top 100 audit firms including BPR Audit Pty Ltd.

  • 2 firms were referred to ASIC due to failure to identify contraventions
  • 5 firms were identified as having exited audit services (voluntary cancellations)
  • Minor deficiencies were identified in 35 firms, including insufficient audit documentation and/or engagement letters not referencing specific SISA sections and SISR regulations, not signed or not updated
  • Just 10 firms were fully compliant. BPR Audit was one of these 10 firms.
  • BPR Audit also was fully compliant in our May 2012 ATO review.

This is a testament to the quality audits we undertake and provides assurance to you in terms of client and practice risk.

We are a Top 100 SMSF Audit Firm and our philosophy is as follows:

  • On-Shore – All audits completed in Australia. No off-shoring.
  • Truly Independent – Audit Firm only. We do not provide accounting or tax services. We do not operate as part of larger network or have any affiliation with a network group.
  • Adhere to Service Standards – We are known for our excellent turnaround times and responding to client requests for assistance in a timely manner. Service Standards is our key KPI.
  • Assist clients in providing solutions – We derive satisfaction in assisting clients and facilitating solutions for those superfunds that have issues from time to time.
  • Technical Excellence – There are three people in the firm with over twenty years each experience in SMSF Audit and Administration.
  • Second Tier SMSF Audit Firm – We wish to be fully engaged with all our clients as well as provide benefits of scale.
  • Technology – Our firm uses on-line audit software which facilitates the flow of information from our clients. We are proficient in Class Super (Class Audit Partner), BGL 360 and Supermate.

Our firm has been auditing self managed superannuation funds since 1999. We are registered with ASIC (two registered SMSF Auditors in the practice) and are members of the SMSF Association. We have the Auditor and Advisor designations.

We provide SMSF independent audit services for accounting firms, financial planning and self managed superannuation fund administrators. We are happy to provide references/testimonials upon request.