About Us

First Class Super is a SMSF Specialist. The founder and CEO, Paul Murray, has been administering funds since 1985. The main role of the firm is being the back office for Accountants, Financial Planners and other Intermediaries. We specialise in SMSF accounting and administration and partner with other specialists for Audit, Actuarial and Legal Documents.

Our clients are predominantly specialists in tax planning, cash flow, financial planning, investments, life & disability insurance. We provide the man hours, resources and technical expertise to complement what they do best – face to face advice with their clients.

We believe that every client deserves the best service provider available, that’s why our clients partner with us and we partner with other specialists. It’s a win, win situation for you, for us and most importantly our clients.

First Class Super is a registered Tax Agent with the Australian Taxation Office

Paul Murray
CEO & Founder

Paul is a specialist in Self Managed Super Fund Administration and has been since working with CIS Superannuation Services (1985-1989), Super Concepts (1989-1993 & 2007-2010), Super Design (1993-2007) and now First Class Super. Paul has a Diploma of Financial Services (Superannuation) and vast experience.

Paul’s greatest strength is in Project Management and establishing systems to streamline the administration process from start to finish. Attention to detail is also a great quality.

Having run a successful SMSF business for 14 years, Paul knows exactly what clients want and the service standards they expect. He works hard on client relationships to ensure that everyone has a great experience.



Trent Hardcastle
CFO & Director

Trent is a co-Founder and Director of First Class Super.  After completing his Bachelor of Commerce, Trent commenced working in the auditing of Self Managed Super Funds (SMSF) in 2002, and has worked in SMSF administration since 2004, bringing a wealth of experience to his current role.

 Trent has a Diploma of Financial Services (Superannuation), is a member of SMSF Professionals Association of Australia (SPAA) and a Fellow of the Institute of Public Accountants.

 Trent is passionate about ensuring that clients’ expectations are not only met but are consistently exceeded.  He is committed to providing the best possible service and building ongoing relationships with clients.  Trent is not happy unless his clients are completely satisfied.