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Astrafin

Bedfordview, Germiston, GP (13.2km from Randhart)
Accounting Services for Modern Businesses ★★★★★ We help small business owners spend more time on what matters to them, rather than having to worry about their accounting. Modern accounting software setup that works for you Financial numbers at your fingertips Regular review with your Accountant Compliance to carry on business with confidence AstraFin’s Founder, Derrick Loo, started his accounting business with a hope of making a more meaningful impact – helping small business owners to succeed. This is a familiar role, which he enjoyed during his period of articles. It is now with the addition of commercial experience gained in...
Prompt professional response received detailing pros & cons of various business proposals - invaluable advice conveyed in a non-technical & practical manner.
 |  Posted 3 weeks ago

Cajee and Associates

Johannesburg, GP (11.8km from Randhart)
Cajee Razak is a Johannesburg based firm of Chartered Accountants offering a complete range of services including accounting, tax planning, business succession, business advice, and wealth management to name a few. Whilst being a Johannesburg accounting firm we provide services to our clients throughout South Africa. If you are looking for an accountant that delivers proactive advice and adds value then look no further than Cajee Razak Chartered Accountants.

Jeff & Associates Registered Accountants

Johannesburg, GP (11.8km from Randhart)
The Jeff and Associates Firm was established just over five years ago and is growing from strength to strength. Since our inception, we have focused on building strong relationships with both our Clients and other industry players. We believe that good relations are an integral component for ensuring that we deliver only the best and high quality outcomes while at the same time meeting our stakeholder expectations. Jeff and Associates is playing an active role in the development and growth of SMME’s in Gauteng and the surrounding provinces. We are passionate about BBBEE and have positioned our Firm to be...

MBS Accounting Services Pty Ltd

Johannesburg, GP (11.8km from Randhart)
MBS Accounting Services is a leading South African accounting firm that has been providing business solutions since 1988. The company is composed of driven and passionate people who always deliver. MBS Accounting Services is affiliated with the South African Institute of Professional Accountants and specializes in creating customised solutions to help grow your business. With over 31 years’ of experience in the financial & tax sector, our results have proven to be of great value to our clients. Our Company provides a balance of personal interest and the ability to meet a broad variety of business needs at affordable prices....

Grow Your Business Fast

Johannesburg, GP (11.8km from Randhart)
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Grandway Accounting Services

Cyrildene, Johannesburg, GP (12.2km from Randhart)
Established in 2010, we are a team of qualified professionals specialising in the field of accounting, audit and tax; we also provide advisory and consulting services to our clients when required. Individually, our team members are experienced in the audit of entities ranging from trusts and funds to entities listed on the JSE Stock Exchange. As a firm, we are experienced in accounting and audit services for small and medium sized businesses as well as providing set-up and expansion solutions to start-up firms. Our Small Business Services (SBS) packages have been a success in helping start-ups and small business grow...

ECOVIS ARB

Bedfordview, Germiston, GP (14.4km from Randhart)
The firm is situated in the Bedfordview area in the eastern suburbs of Johannesburg, with easy freeway access to the metropolitan, commercial and industrial regions. Our client base includes small and medium businesses and several multi-national enterprises. Client activities cover the broad spectrum of commerce and industry and our audit approach is tailored to the specific needs of each client.

Ramathe

Parktown, Johannesburg, GP (14.5km from Randhart)
Ramathe Chartered Accountants offers a broad array of accounting and auditing services over a wide spectrum of industries. Our approach and methodology are based on the value add principle to the traditional audit approach, with the result that the audit is no longer merely a statutory requirement, but rather a value added business service to our clients, which addresses the business risks and providing proactive solutions.

Harmony Professional Accountants

Mayfair, Johannesburg, GP (14.6km from Randhart)
Harmony Professional Accountants is Registered Accounting firm based in Johannesburg. We are committed to providing personal and cost effective services, tailored to meet each client’s individual needs. The firm’s client base consists of a wide range of clients from private individuals to large private companies, professional partnerships, charities and other not-for-profit organisations throughout South Africa. We are members of SAIPA : The South African Institute of Professional Accountants.​ Throughout our history we have always placed client service first and ensured that we have the expertise our clients need.

Smart Accounting & Tax

Mayfair, Johannesburg, GP (14.6km from Randhart)
Professional Smart Accounting & Tax is a SAIPA registered accounting firm, that provides Accounting and Tax services to any business in any industry. Smart As part of our smart offering, we embrace the latest technology, we are also up to date with all amendments relating to our profession. At your service We take our time to listen to our clients and to provide them with an individual service, that best suits their needs.




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Why do I need an accountant?

If one likens a company or business to a human body, the accountant may be seen as the circulatory system, ensuring that the financial resources are controlled and available as needed in order for the company to survive and profit. As such, an accountant is vital to the smooth running of the company.

Qualifications of an accountant

An accountant is, by definition, more than a bookkeeper (see Uptasker’s articles on Bookkeepers for information). He (or she) has obtained a B.Com Accounting degree or an equivalent CA(SA) undergraduate qualification at a SAICA (South African Institute of Chartered Accountants) accredited university. Once the degree has been completed, it is necessary to complete the Certificate in the Theory of Accounting (CTA), which focuses on Accounting, Auditing, Financial Management and Taxation.

The accountant then enters into a 3-year on-site apprenticeship and practical training period in a Registered Training Office (RTO) if planning to specialise in auditing, or an Approved Training Organisation (ATO) in order to specialise in financial management. This qualifies the accountant to accurately assess and control all financial matters through the keeping of detailed financial records, including the provision of advice and guidance relating to financial matters. There is a difference between a bookkeeper and an accountant, in that only an accountant is qualified to sign off annual accounts and present these to the external auditors for review.

Types of accountant

An accountant may be permanently employed by a small company, business or organisation, or be part of the team of a large national or international corporation. Alternatively, an accountant may be employed as and when needed in the case of smaller companies or businesses which do not have high financial turnovers and therefore do not need a permanent full-time accountant. Self-employed accountants are an ideal solution for small enterprises, as they are able to assist when needed, but are not permanent employees which smaller businesses cannot afford.

In addition, there are external specialised forensic accountants who are independently appointed to look into possible financial irregularities or suspected fraud in companies. Such accountants are highly skilled and experienced in laws relating to financial affairs.

Accountant’s duties

An accountant is responsible for all matters relating to the financial affairs of the organisation for which he or she works. Although there may be more junior clerical staff working under the accountant, it is the accountant’s responsibility to ensure that all matters of finance are accurate, up-to-date, in line with legal requirements, open to scrutiny and above reproach.

The accountant is tasked with ensuring that management is kept informed of the financial affairs of the company, and will provide advice and guidance when needed. He is given the overall responsibility of ensuring that creditors are paid timeously, and that debtors settle their accounts as agreed, thereby ensuring a steady flow of income into the company.

The accountant is also responsible for ensuring that the company’s employees are paid correctly and on time. The accountant is an integral and vital member of any business, for many reasons.

Choosing the right accountant

Check their reputation and online reviews

Accountants who form part of the permanent workforce are selected with extreme care, bearing in mind their qualifications, skills and experience. However, for those smaller businesses which choose to use an external accountant, it is wise to appoint an accountant who has an excellent reputation.

Whilst accountants can and do widely advertise their services, it is advisable to find out if they are well known, how long they have been in operation, whether they are reliable and affordable for your particular needs, and, if available, who else they are working for. Make use of a reliable and informative resource such as Uptasker where possible to check their reviews and range of services.




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Top accounting tips

Even small businesses will find the services of an accountant invaluable, especially when it comes to taxation matters, collecting debtors’ payments and preparing annual accounts for inspection by the auditors (if you have a (Pty) Ltd company). A bookkeeper can assist you to a large degree, but an accountant is your safe haven at the end of the financial year.

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