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We are an online audit firm that offers specialised trust account audit solutions to professionals. Our services are provided at fixed prices, with no hidden or additional charges. We are qualified trust account auditors and are the preferred choice of many accountants, conveyancers and real estate agents. Our clients are spread all over Australia.

Chris Bastin

Founder and Director

Chris is the founder and director of A1 Audits. He holds a Bachelor of Business & Commerce Degree (Specialising in Accounting), is a Registered Tax Agent, Registered SMSF Auditor & Member of the Institute of Public Accountants. With over 10 years in the field he has considerable technical background in auditing and focusses on managing our team of auditors.

Mark Wright

Senior auditor

Our senior auditor Mark is a registered company auditor (RCA#413469) and holds a current practicing certificate issued by CPA Australia (PP#1407274) and meets the auditor qualifications as set out in Section 66 of the Act. Mark has thirty years of audit experience including fifteen years as lead auditor on trust account audits. He has excellent communication skills with people at all levels within an organisation.

Ray Baath

Professional Accountant

With over 20 years of Finance experience and member of CPA, Ray has the knowledge and experience to provide clients with the best possible advice. He holds CPA Qualification with Master of Business in Professional Accounting, a Certificate IV in Mortgage Broking and a Diploma of Financial Planning. Ray has vast experience as a trust account auditor. He is highly organised, prioritises work effectively and excels at exceeding targets and meeting deadlines.

Joseph Ranjit Reddy Thathireddy

Trust Account Auditor

Timir is a fellow member of the Institute of Public Accountants and Public Practice Certificate Holder. He has around 10 years’ experience in tax/accounting and continues to develop excellent trust account auditing skills. He is highly organised, prioritises work effectively and excels at exceeding targets and meeting deadlines. He has excellent communication skills with people at all levels within an organisation.

Kylie Wee

Chartered Accountant

Kylie has over 15 years experience in public practice and the audit industry internationally and in Australia. She is a Chartered Accountant and a Registered Company auditor, SMSF Auditor and external examiner for the Law Society NSW. Kylie manages a wide diversity of audit clients from SMEs to Public Listed entities, superannuation audit, trust accounts, as well as audit of not-for-profit organization and Schools. Her experience also includes auditing the Motor Industries while in Deloitte. In her free time, she enjoys wine tasting, fine food and socialising, as well as sport activities.