Varria is delighted to announce David van den Berg, a Senior Adviser, has attained the SPAA SMSF Specialist Advisor™ (SSA™) accreditation. The SMSF Professionals’ Association of Australia Ltd (SPAA) is the peak professional body representing Self-Managed Super Find (SMSF) professionals and the SMSF sector in Australia.
SPAA’s accreditation program is designed to ensure professional standards are achieved and maintained by practitioners specialising in services to the SMSF sector. This is the first program in Australia to offer independent certification of an advisor from either the wholesale or retail sectors; and offers a verification of a practitioner’s competence, independence, experience and knowledge1.
Through accreditation, specialist members of SPAA demonstrate they have attained the benchmark set by the association, not an easy accomplishment. SPAA SMSF Specialists:
- Are recognised by peers as having comprehensive specialist SMSF skills and knowledge;
- Have made a professional commitment to maintaining currency and compliance with legislation; and
- Are able to show professionalism in conducting services in the SMSF industry.
This is a prestigious achievement and shows David’s dedication to continuous professional development in his chosen field. Being on the forefront of industry qualifications and advancements is a high priority for David. This will ensure his current and future clients are well looked after for many years to come.
You can contact David on 07 3029 5400 or email email@example.com.
1- SMSF Specialist Advisor™ Program brochure and registration form (June 2014), http://www.spaa.asn.au/media/20848/spaa_ssa_ebrochure_jun2014.pdf