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Simon Bragg – Owner

Simon Bragg is the Principal at DFK Collins, based in Melbourne Australia. Simon commenced his career at Touche Ross in 1988 and worked in industry as a finance director for private and public companies before returning to the profession in 1997.  Simon is a registered company and superannuation fund auditor and tax agent in addition to holding qualifications in applied self managed super funds and financial planning.

Simon and his other professional colleagues thrive on working with global clients of DFK, where many opportunities exist to deliver substantial value.

 

Recent assignments include:

  • Working with a member firm to assess audit quality for Australian and New Zealand subsidiary audits together with US GAAP compliance.
  • Addressing acquisition issues and creating a finance function including developing board reports for a large public company.
  • Addressing acquisition issues and creating a finance function.

DFK Collins is PCAOB registered, enabling Simon to conduct audits on material segments of US company issuers.

Simon has delivered technical workshops at several DFK International conferences and is an active member of the DFK International Accounting and Assurance Committee.

Simon conducts reviews of DFK practices, provides technical advice to other member firms and chaired the DFK ANZ Audit Committee for a number of years.

In his spare time, Simon enjoys spending time with family and friends, playing tennis and participating in sports that involve the elements, particularly snow skiing and surfing.

Personal Service, Straight Talk and Smart Delivery are essential to the firm’s value structure and Simon Bragg and his team regard these as fundamental for the successful delivery of financial services.