Craig Allen FCPA|CA

Craig Allen has been in public practice for over 30 years and has 16 years’ experience as a former CPA Quality Assurance Reviewer prior to establishing Quality Assurance for Accountants.

When the Quality Assurance program was first introduced by CPA Australia, Craig was chosen to be part of the original intake of Reviewers. He was trained to apply the risk and quality standards to accounting practices.

He also served on the CPA Australia’s Board of Quality Review for a number of years, overseeing and improving and the quality assurance program. During his time on the Board, he made significant contributions to its development and input into the Review process. He also had a hand in developing the forms and documents used in the process. All while managing his own successful accounting practice.

Craig has a multi-faceted perspective of the industry equipping him with the knowledge and skills to assist other practices meet the mandatory risk requirements.

Craig has helped hundreds of clients, ranging in size and type of work performed, all over Australia to produce current compliant Manuals, review their files and pass their Quality Reviews.

There is no one better in Australia to assist you in the sphere of Quality Assurance.

Craig & the Community

  • Treasurer and Executive Committee Member of the Dingley Football Netball Club in 2015 & 2016 in the club’s most successful period on and off the field
  • Helped set up the accounting and internal control systems for the Youth Assist Inc. at The Visy Cares Centre in Dandenong
  • Participates in the Herald Sun’s Runs for the Kids
  • Committee Member of the Sandhurst Transition Group as part of the Finance, Legal & Insurance team
  • Proud supporter of the Good Friday Appeal and the Monash Children’s Hospital

Craig & the Media

  • Presented at several CPA Australia Discussion Groups on Quality Assurance
  • Prepared and presented two webinars for CPA Australia for two key Accounting Professional and Ethical Standards in 2015
    • APES 320 and Developing your Quality Control Manual
    • APES 325 and Developing your Risk Management Framework
  • Featured INTHEBLACK Business Magazine (2017)

“Craig Allen is an ivory tower of knowledge and experience in the field of quality assurance relating to policies and procedures. His assistance to my practice was invaluable. I obtained suggestions from Craig on sources of seminars, software, professional advice and system enhancements to enhance my quality control systems and the operations of my practice. Any accountant in good standing should be armed with Craig’s expertise, as he is a valuable asset to any professional practice in this field.”

Harold Prag, CPA Principal in Public Practice

“Craig’s experience in dealing with many accounting firms and his knowledge of best practice allowed him to provide some really proactive advice which we were able to easily implement in our systems of quality control.”

Steve tyshing, Director, Haines Muir Hill Chartered Accountants

“I will definitely be using Craig Allen for all my quality assurance issues. His technical knowledge of both my practice and the QA requirements was absolutely invaluable.”

Gary Cain, Director, Cain & Co

“Craig’s experience and insight about the quality control process was invaluable and instrumental in helping us bring together, what was a somewhat disjointed QA system, into a tight and understandable one.  It really helped with our QA review and  we found the service to be cost effective and efficient.  We thoroughly recommend Craig for any new practice and those like us wanting to streamline their current QA systems.”

Simon Nielson , Ellenbrook TAX & ACCOUNTING

“Hi Craig, Thanks again for all your great help & advice.
I will be sure to recommend your services should any of my colleagues find themselves in a similar situation to myself in the future. All the best”

Guy N Miller, B.Com, CPA, Tax Returns Online