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SMSF Solutions for Accountants and Financial Planners

Professional SMSF Advisers

SMSF Engine aims to provide a professional and friendly service to our network of accountants and financial advisers.  After forming the business in 2012 we have offered a comprehensive range of flexible administration packages. Our advisers have the ability to outsource non-core work with the confidence that they remain in control of their clients.

We can take care of the administration and compliance requirements, while you focus on providing value added services and building relationships with your clients.

Our Team

Mark Phillips

Mark Phillips

Manager

Mark is a highly qualified superannuation specialist with over 30 years’ experience in the financial services industry. His detailed knowledge and experience comes from working hands on with self-managed superannuation funds on a daily basis.

Mark is a Specialist Member of the SMSF Association, a member of the National Tax & Accountants’ Association (NTAA) and a Registered Tax Agent specialising in superannuation. In addition Mark holds both a Bachelor of Business (Accounting) and a Graduate Diploma in Financial Planning.

Mark has been employed by, and worked as a consultant for, a number of leading fund managers and superannuation funds within Australia, including Aviva, Merrill Lynch Investment Managers, IOOF Investment Management and Plum Financial Services.

Mark’s other passions include following the mighty Bombers, being heavily involved in the running of the local cricket club, spending time with family and friends, and undertaking major projects around the home.

Alex Polorotoff

Alex Polorotoff

Team Leader

Alex is a personable and professional SMSF expert. Having completed his Bachelor of Commerce at Deakin University, he went on to complete his CA and a Dip Ed in Financial Planning. Alex has held several senior roles at a number of SMSF businesses allowing him to bring together the experience required to serve our clients.

Duc Hong

Duc Hong

Tax Accountant

Accountant specialising in Tax and SMSF consulting since 2007. In the role of Business Services Tax Accountant Duc enjoys working through client and trustee problems to ensure funds remain compliant and up to date. Gaining his career beginning completing his Bachelor’s at Monash with a Commerce/Arts Degree, Duc went on to several industry roles specialising in tax and accounting advice.

Alicia Thomson

Alicia Thomson

Client Management & Administration Support

Alicia completed her Bachelor’s Degree at Deakin University in Commerce majoring in accounting and finance in 2018. Alicia has a desire to grow her knowledge above income statements and balance sheets and understand what really drives success.

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NTAA

NTAA

SMSF Engine has a strong tie to Australia’s foremost Tax Advisory body, the National Tax and Accountants’ Association (NTAA) and we have been assisting their members since we began.  We have been endorsed by the NTAA as the recommended administrator for their members.  We are committed to supporting NTAA members by providing a professional service experience, and cherish the opportunity and relationship we are granted when a NTAA member uses one of our services.

 

NTAA Corporate

NTAA Corporate

NTAA Corporate is an Incorporated Legal Practice with in house solicitors to oversee the establishment of and variations to Self Managed Superannuation Funds.  NTAA Corporate also specialises in the establishment of Companies and Trusts.

NTAA Corporate is one of our important partner firms, and has been providing excellent products and customer service to NTAA members since 2003.

The prices are excellent, the service second to none and the product is of very high quality.

McGing Actuarial

McGing Actuarial

McGing Advisory & Actuarial (MGAA) is a boutique consultancy led by Sean McGing providing a personalised consulting service to directors, senior leaders and executives, and their support teams.

Baumgartner Superannuation

Baumgartner Superannuation

Baumgartner Superannuation has been the endorsed SMSF Auditor for the NTAA. Bamgartners adhere to Baumgartners meet the Australian Auditing Standards and the ethical requirements Baumgartners pride themselves on their professionalism and integrity.

Baumgartners have a system of quality control in accordance with ASQC 1 and gain valuable insights through representation of the National Tax and Accountants’ Association on the ATO Superannuation Consultative Committee’s Auditor Working Group.