Richard Smith has been with ASF Audits since 2004, taking up his current role as Managing Director in March 2017.
An ASIC registered Company Auditor and SMSF Auditor, Richard holds a Masters degree in Business Administration from the University of Bradford and an Honours degree in Accounting and Law from Staffordshire University, and is also a Fellow of the Institute of Public Accountants.
Richard specialises in audit and compliance for self-managed superannuation funds, and is a SMSF Association Specialist Auditor and Adviser, a well as a member of the ATO SMSF Auditors Professional Association Stakeholder Group and Superannuation Industry Relationship Network (SIRN).
Simon is an Audit Director at ASF Audits and he has been with the business since 2008. Simon has a passion for SMSF audits and servicing clients. With over 20 years of accounting, audit and SMSF experience, he prides himself on leading the Adelaide audit teams to provide an efficient and quality client service.
Prior to joining ASF Audits, Simon had experience as a business services accountant, senior superannuation accountant, and a financial advisor, working for a range of accounting firms including mid-tier and Big 4.
Simon has a Bachelor of Commerce (Accounting) from the University of Adelaide, a Graduate Diploma of Financial Planning, and is a CPA and ASIC registered SMSF Auditor.
Casey McGrath was the founder of Nest Super, and joined ASF Audits as a Director when the company acquired Nest Super in 2019.
Casey has a Bachelor of Commerce from the Australian National University and is a qualified Chartered Accountant who specialises in self-managed superannuation funds. He has over 15 years’ experience in the SMSF sector and is committed to promoting the highest possible standards in SMSF auditing.
Ben Atkins joined ASF Audits as Business Development Manager in 2008, taking up his current role as Marketing Director in 2012 after 12 years in the wine industry.
Ben completed his Graduate Certificate in Self Managed Superannuation funds from Adelaide University in 2013.
Ben works closely with the executive audit team to create an effective, efficient SMSF audit experience for ASF Audits clients.
With more than 15 years’ experience in providing audit and assurance services for a range of entities and organisations, including SMSFs and associated corporations, Rowan Stagg joined ASF Audits as an Associate Director in 2013.
A Member of the institute of Chartered Accountants in Australia, Rowan has a Bachelor of Commerce (Accounting) from the University of Adelaide, and is an ASIC registered Company Auditor and SMSF Auditor.
Terry Lai joined ASF Audits in 2006 as an Assistant Manager, and then worked as an Audit Manager until taking up his current role as Associate Director in 2020.
An ASIC registered SMSF Auditor and Member of the CPA Australia, Terry also has a Bachelor of Commerce (Accounting) from the University of South Australia.
Mark Jones joined the ASF Audits team as the Chief Technology Officer in January 2022. Mark has a Computer Science degree from Melbourne University and considerable expertise in cloud services, software, security, and infrastructure and an extensive career in technology, with a focus on customer facing solutions.
Shelley Banton has been Head of Education at ASF Audits since 2020, after joining the company in 2017 as Executive General Manager, Technical Services.
She is an accredited SMSF Association Specialist Auditor and Advisor with extensive experience in superannuation, audit, finance and IT.
Shelley is a committee member of the ATO SMSF Auditor’s professional stakeholders’ group; an inaugural member of the SMSF Association’s Technical Expert Panel and a regular presenter at peak industry SMSF conferences.
Cate Stoddard joined ASF Audits in 2020, and brings to the business extensive experience in HR across a range of industries and sectors.
Having previously worked in recruitment, administration and performance management, Cate is committed to helping people and organisations to realise their full potential, and specialises in developing and implementing policies, employee engagement and workforce planning.
Mark Averay has been with ASF Audits since 2018, after spending 11 years working as an SMSF Auditor in regional South Australia at Port Lincoln.
Having gained a Bachelor of Commerce (Accounting) from the University of South Australia, where he was awarded a number of academic prizes, Mark qualified as a Certified Practising Accountant (SMSF Specialist) from CPA Australia, before going on to become an Associate at GPK Pty Ltd.
An ASIC registered SMSF Auditor, Mark has Specialist Auditor designation from the SMSF Association and a CA Public Practice Certificate, and part of his current role involves providing guidance for the ASF Audits SMSF Compliance Team.
Adrian Genoglou joined ASF Audits in 2019 after gaining significant experience as an SMSF auditor, manager and supervisor with a variety of different firms.
A Certified Practising Accountant and ASIC registered SMSF Auditor, Adrian has a Bachelor of Business Administration in Accounting from Swinburne University of Technology.
Courtney commenced her career in the Superannuation Industry working as a Fund Administration before making the leap into Audit, she now specialises in SMSF auditing, and bring over 14 years of experience, to ASF Audits and joins the business as a Senior Client Manager.
Being an ASIC Registered SMSF Auditor as well as an SMSF Specialist Advisor with the SMSF Association, Courtney completed a Bachelor of Business (Management) from RMIT University.
Courtney enjoys working in the SMSF arena which has provided a broad learning experience, which has enabled her to enhance her skills and knowledge and she looks forward to being able to share her technical knowledge with her clients.
Selina Mo has been a Client Manager with ASF Audits since 2008, after graduating from the University of Adelaide with a Masters Degree in Accounting and Finance.
Hardeep started her SMSF auditing career with ASF Audits back in 2007 as a graduate. With more than 13 years experience in the SMSF industry and having worked in a large accounting firm managing a team of SMSF auditors Hardeep now returns to the business as an Audit Manager.
Having completed a Bachelor of Accounting & Business Economics from Flinders University, Hardeep continued with further study and has a Post Graduate from the Institute of Chartered Accountants in Australia and is also an SMSF Specialist with CA and is also part of the CA SMSF Committee.
Hardeep has a passion for the SMSF Industry and enjoys leading a team of staff who she can mentor and develop and see their technical knowledge grow.
Georgia Zafiropoulos joined ASF Audits in 2016. She has more than 20 years’ experience specialising in the SMSF industry including working in the superannuation division of a large accounting firm and owning her own SMSF audit business.
Georgia has a Bachelor of Accountancy from the University of South Australia, is a member of the Institute of Public Accountants and is an ASIC registered SMSF auditor.
Grant has worked in the financial sector most of his working life and joined the firm in 2003. Grant is an integral member of the ASF Audits Team and is one of our most experienced Client Managers.
Having previously worked in small to medium sized accounting firms, Elena brings over 17 years of SMSF industry knowledge and experience to ASF Audits and joins our team as Senior Client Manager.
Elena has a Bachelor in Finance and a Bachelor of Accounting from Bond University, is a CPA and holds a CPA public practice certificate, is a Specialist Audit Member of the SMSF Association and is an ASIC registered SMSF Auditor.
With her strong technical knowledge, Elena enjoys answering client queries and assisting them with solutions and advice to ensure clients are receiving a high level of customer service.
Piuma is a highly experienced SMSF Auditor with a Masters in Professional Accounting. She is a valued Client Manager, with an instinct for listening to clients and providing solutions to their problems. As an SMSF audit specialist, Piuma is uniquely placed to assist clients and ensure their expectations are met. She enjoys working with clients and is an experienced team player who always goes above and beyond to get the job done.
Robyn Sharrad joined ASF Audits in 2004 after more than 20 years in the banking and finance industry. Robyn’s wealth of SMSF experience makes her one of our most experienced and sort after auditors.
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Pik Seen Lai joined ASF Audits in 2012 as a graduate auditor. Along with a Bachelor of Laws and Masters of Commerce (Accounting) from the University of Adelaide, Pik Seen has Graduate Diploma of Chartered Accounting from Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand
June Lai has been with ASF Audits since 2009, joining the firm after gaining extensive experience as a Senior Auditor in Australia and Malaysia. A Cantonese and Malay speaker, June completed the CPA Program at CPA Australia.
Gavin Tang has been a part of the team at ASF Audits since 2009, after graduating with a Bachelor of Commerce (Accounting) and a Bachelor Business Administration (Business Management) from the University of South Australia.
Until recently, Lewis worked for a medium-sized accounting firm where he was the most Senior Auditor responsible for the SMSF Audit division. With 15 years’ experience, Lewis for joins ASF Audits as a Client Manager where he is looking forward to being able to utilize his strong technical skills and broad understanding of the SMSF industry and provide solutions and advice to his clients.
Having achieved a Bachelor of Commerce (Majoring in Accounting) from the University of South Australia, Lewis continued with further study and holds a Graduate Diploma of from the Institute of Chartered Accountants in Australia
With over 11 years of SMSF experience working for a large superannuation administrator, Vincy joins ASF Audits as a Client Manager. Having a good technical understanding of the industry, Vincy is excited to provide her clients with an exceptional service that they have come to expect from ASF Audits.
With a Masters of Accounting and Marketing from the University of Adelaide, Vincy is a member of CPA Australia and also a SMSF Specialist Adviser with the SMSF Association.
Having completed a Bachelor of Banking and Finance, Trinny commenced her auditing career with ASF Audits in 2013. Over the past 7 years, Trinny has progressed her career and is a valuable member of our team and looks forward to continuing to provide excellent service to her clients
Henry brings 6 years SMSF industry knowledge and experience to ASF Audits. Until recently, he worked for medium-sized accounting firms, and was highly regarded for his SMSF knowledge and his strong auditing skills. Joining our business in 2021 as Senior Auditor – Client Services, Henry is excited to continue his career and move into a role where he is able to manage a portfolio of clients.
In 2016 Henry was recognised as a Member of CPA Australia.
Niko started with ASF Audits in 2017 as a graduate auditor and over the past 3 years, she has demonstrated her skills and ability and has progressed to Senior Auditor. In addition to her role as Senior Auditor, Niko provides client services to several of our clients.
Having achieved a Bachelor of Commerce and Bachelor of Applied Finance, Niko is continuing further studies with the Institute of Chartered Accountants in Australia.