Assurance & Audit

Industry best practice Assurance & Audit services based in Colac, Mount Gambier, Timboon and Warrnambool, regularly visiting Hamilton and available by appointment in Camperdown, Casterton, Mortlake, Port Fairy and Terang.

We will turn weaknesses into strengths.

Most businesses see Assurance & Audits as an inevitable part of the year but rarely embrace them.

The team at Sinclair Wilson regards business Assurance & Audits as an opportunity for greater efficiencies, improved systems and better reporting.

We see statutory Auditing as the starting point. We are well-equipped to analyse every aspect of a business from management through to systems structure and potential. All with a view to making your business or organisation stronger in the areas of finance, governance and accountability.

Sinclair Wilson’s Assurance & Audit Division comprises two core areas, being the completion of Statutory Audits and the involvement in Management and System Reviews.  To this end we take both a traditional and non-traditional or value-added approach to Auditing.

Sinclair Wilson’s Assurance & Audit Division Provides a Broad Number of Services to Our Clients Including:

Our Client Base Reaches Across a Number of Entity Types, Including:

  • Limited Public Company
  • Large Proprietary Companies
  • Small Proprietary Companies
  • Companies Limited by Guarantee
  • Co-Operatives
  • Prescribed Incorporated Associations
  • Incorporated Associations.

With Offices Spread Across South-West Victoria and South-East South Australia, Sinclair Wilson Provides Business Auditing Services to Suit a Variety of Industries, Including:

  • Rental
  • Manufacturing
  • Primary Production
  • Not for Profit
  • Education
  • Financial Services
  • Sporting
  • Government-Funded Service Organisations.

In providing meaningful service to clients, we seek to provide value-added benefits which include a focus on feedback in deficiencies identified and, more importantly, recommendation for change in order to enhance organisations’ systems, procedures and human effectiveness. Our main focus with Statutory Audit clients is to undertake the regulatory and legislative requirements of completing the Audit and consequently providing the client with recommendations to improve their financial control procedures, financial performance and aspects of their record keeping.

Internal Audit and Forensic Reviews Comprise the Assessment of an Organisation’s:

  • Structure
  • Internal Controls
  • Systems
  • Procedures.

It is often beneficial for a professional external to the organisation to review these aspects and offer positive and practical changes to your organisation’s financial and administrative processes. We are able to undertake our review for the organisation as a whole or on a modular basis such as receivables, purchasing, sales, administration, fixed asset control or payroll.

Sinclair Wilson’s Assurance & Audit Division is also responsible for the Audit of more than 400 self-managed Australian Tax Office regulated superannuation funds. In undertaking these Audits, specific reference is made to the compliance and fund responsibilities to be adhered to by the trustees of the superannuation funds.

Why do you need our services?

The Assurance & Audit team at Sinclair Wilson has the ability to service various clients and their auditing needs. The Assurance & Audit team integrates well with the other service teams within the Firm with a wide breadth of experience in all aspects of Accounting and Business Services. We take pride in fostering meaningful relationships with our clients so that they are placed in a position to positively impact their own business or organisation. We aim to operate with integrity, credibility and independence.

Statutory External Audits & Reviews

Sinclair Wilson’s Audit & Assurance team has been providing Statutory, External Audit and Review Services for many years. We understand that our clients can find this process challenging and a balancing act between operating their business, organisation or charity, and finding the time to work with us so that the Audit can be completed in...
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Compliance Audit, Systems Review & Internal Audits

Sinclair Wilson’s Assurance & Audit Division has extensive experience in undertaking all forms of Audit and Assurance engagements including Compliance Audits, Systems Reviews and Internal Audits in Warrnambool and surrounding districts. These Audits and Reviews may be required externally by a third party, a major supplier, a government department or agency or internally by your...
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