Who are BGL and why are they Australia’s leading developer of SMSF administration solutions?
BGL state that they are Australia’s leading developer of SMSF administration and ASIC corporate compliance software solutions.

They provide innovative cloud solutions and constantly evolving services, to suit the needs of their clients. They work with clients such as ANZ, Xero, BT, Australia Post and Westpac.

Ignition Wealth announced a partnership with BGL last week, partnering to provide BGL’s Simple Fund 360 clients with access to Ignition Wealth’s SMSF Appropriateness Guide.

So what do BGL do?

BGL operates in Australia, and in 15 countries globally, from Hong Kong, to New Zealand and the UK. They offer cloud-based solutions to over 7,500 clients internationally.

Originally starting up consulting accountants and small businesses with IT services, BGL quickly evolved to offer a software solution CAS, services called Simple Fund, and Simple Ledger. They developed a cloud based service called Simple Fund 360 and a second solution, called CAS 360.

Ron Lesh is the Founder and Managing Director of BGL. He has been involved in computer software for accountants for almost 30 years. He spent ten years in public practice where he lead firms. He is qualified as a Chartered Accountant, before he went on to found BGL.

Here are some of the solutions they offer:


Simple Fund 360

Simple Fund 360 can be used for professionals or trustees. It is a leading SMSF administration software, now preferred for more than 3,300 SMSF administrators and accountants representing over 180,000 SMSFs.

Simple Fund 360 features:

  • Automation
  • Integration
  • Big data analytics
  • Corporate actions
  • Bank data
  • Xero practice management
  • Share data pack

It eliminates manual processing.

CAS 360

The CAS 360 database is automated, customisable and provides smart alerts, to seamlessly integrate between Xero, CAS 360 and Simple Fund 360.

The software has multiple highly beneficial features:

  • An annual review
  • Alerts about company debt
  • Monitors and provides deadline alerts
  • Multi company changes
  • Customisation
  • Simple processes
  • Complete entity management

Simple Ledger

Simple Ledger is a simple accounting software for accountants and small business. It is a software designed by accountants, to work for accountants, in many of their business practices.


For more information, you can read the announcement about Ignition Wealth’s partnership with BGL here.