Licensee & Value-Add Services

Like most licensees, Accountable is asked: What do you do for the fees that you are paid?

Accountable provides two types of services to its Authorised Representatives:

  • Standard Licensee Services, as mandated by ASIC
  • Value-add services

Standard Licensee Services

Services Description
Professional standards Professional Standards Manual & induction program
Adviser management Authorisation, adviser registers, revocations
Induction program Induction of new authorised representatives
Advice templates Provision of a range of proprietary SOA/ROA/general advice templates, regular review of templates
Supervision and monitoring Continuous supervision and monitoring of all authorised representatives, consequence management, breach reporting
Compliance Continuous audit process, disclosures, FOFA compliance, compliance committee, risk management
Professional indemnity insurance Professional indemnity insurance policy
Approved Product List (APL) Ongoing review/update of APL, keep abreast of product and fund changes/new products and funds, engage external investment consultant, Product & Investment Committee, non-approved product process
Complaints & disputes Dispute resolution process, proactively manage client complaints and disputes, FOS membership
Responsible Manager (RM) Appoint RMs, as required by ASIC
Para-planning Accountable Para-planning Panel
Training & CPD Access to RG146 and CPD programs, maintain training registers, online and face-to-face CPD
Adviser remuneration Management and administration of adviser remuneration payments, reporting, and invoicing
Client transition Transition management services
Tax (Financial Adviser) register Manage and administer TPB Tax (Financial Adviser) Register requirements incl. training and CPD

Value-Add Services

Services Description
SOA Vetting Provision of an internal SOA vetting service prior to client presentation
Document management & knowledge bank Access to a secure cloud-based client document management and knowledge bank
Scaled advice Scaled advice options tailored to each practice – general, limited and comprehensive advice options
Technical services Accountable Panel of Specialists in tax, superannuation/SMSF, estate planning, life insurance, direct investments, direct property, general insurance
Bespoke product solutions Accountable and its partners develop bespoke product and service solutions for accountants and their clients e.g. Term Deposit Service, Group Life SMSF Policy
Financial advisory services In-house financial advisory services by referral
Product comparison software Product comparison enquiry service covering super funds (retail, industry, corporate and Govt. funds) and life insurance products
Practice management Practice management program including business development, client engagement, marketing strategies, business planning and strategy
Succession planning Specialist advice in practice valuation, succession planning, and practice sale/acquisition
Mortgage and finance advice Accountable has a close relationship with Finsure, a national mortgage aggregation business and holder of an Australian Credit Licence

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