Today’s auditor plays a vital role in ensuring the overall business success of clients. In undertaking appointments and conducting audits on businesses as required by legislation we provide the opportunity to pinpoint potential areas of weakness and suggestions to improve business efficiency.
specially requested AUDITS
Business efficiency is enhanced by undertaking appointments and conducting audits on businesses not required by legislation but specifically requested by clients. This provides the opportunity to conduct a “health check” on clients businesses and to make suggestions to improve business profitability.
ANNUAL FINANCIAL STATEMENTS
Our diligence is partnered by a strict adherence to deadlines and detailed reporting procedures. In compiling annual financial statements for businesses we ensure that accounts comply with statutory requirements.
We provide a flexible service tailored to clients precise needs in compiling financial statements for shorter periods. This extends from the preparation of accounts to the set up of systems for management accounting.
Assisted by clients own systems, our book-keeping service can be augmented by a full accounting service including assistance with preparation and submission of monthly returns in respect of PAYE, RSC, SDL, UIF, VAT, etc.
UPKEEP OF STATUTORY RECORDS
In conjunction with our associated company, The Personal Touch Secretarial Services (Pty) Ltd, we can deliver comprehensive company secretarial services to clients, from filing annual returns to maintaining and updating statutory records with changes as and when requested by clients and required by legislation.
NEW BUSINESS FORMATION
At the heart of any successful new business is a coherent strategy. We can help clients to construct a sound business approach and legal framework to maximize their chances of success and can oversee and suggest possible fund raising from a range of potential sources.
In conjunction with our associated company, The Personal Touch Secretarial Services (Pty) Ltd, we can offer a comprehensive, accurate and reliable secretarial service to companies. We can maintain and update all statutory records, provide the necessary form for changes and facilitate transfer of shares on receipt of signed transfer forms from shareholders. .
SUPPLY OF SHELF COMPANIES
We pride ourselves on our ability to supply new companies to clients within three working days subject to the necessary information received from and payment made to us by prospective clients.
Our strategic association with other professionals enables us to help clients deal sensibly and commercially with problems as they arise. If required, procedures to progress formally are done as smoothly, painlessly and speedily as possible.
Efficiency is an important goal for any business and through a detailed understanding of a client’s current and future objectives we can assist clients in drafting budgets to improve management and compare actual results obtained against forecasts.
We can provide valuable business advice to clients on implementing controls best suited to the business, which may result in effective operations and ensure internal control by entrepreneurs.
CASH FLOW FORECASTS
Control and analysis of cash flow is vital for the effective management and growth of any business. On request we can provide clients with cash flow projections, which may identify problem areas before they become insurmountable.
We recognize that IT plays an increasing important role in the success of any business and we can recommend computer systems and packages available to clients that ensure accurate accounting.
Our services are confidential, efficient and professional and are aimed at adding value to clients and their businesses. As a result of our diverse client base clients benefit from our experience, advice and judgment on a broad range of matters.
A coherent strategy in applying for finance from institutions is essential. We can assist clients in developing an approach and framework to maximize their chances of success. We can advise on and suggest possible routes to follow with potential sources.
We can steer clients through the obligations and opportunities of tax structuring to ensure maximum profitability for their businesses. Optimum tax efficiency should be an important goal of any company and a detailed understanding of a client’s business objectives will enable us to structure a plan for tax efficiency both immediate and in the medium to long-term.
On account of our holistic approach to servicing clients and our intimate knowledge of their financial position we are in an excellent position to advise on insurance needs. It is vitally important to have a dependable source of advice that is impartial, objective and that knows the influence and effect of clients’ insurance portfolios on their tax environment.
Confidence in the systems and controls implemented by businesses are vital to business success and decisions. In instances where doubt exists and clients require specific investigations we can pinpoint potential areas of weakness and suggestions for improvement. On request investigations can be done into any aspect of business performance, financial or otherwise.
The bewildering range and choice of financial products available to clients requires professional, unbiased and objective guidance. We can assist in selecting products most suitable to clients’ needs, taking into account acceptable risk and rewards required.
Our strategic association with professionals worldwide enables us to call on truly global resources if needed. We represent a number of clients who have business interests offshore and can advise on various opportunities available to clients’ for hedging investments.
It is vital to have a clear understanding of the best procedures to follow and who to approach when deciding on which business structures to utilize. We can advise clients on the best choices available to maximize chances of success, to minimize tax obligations and to help avoid possible pitfalls.