Who we are

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Simone Coetzee

Director: Assurance and Accounting

Simone’s background in Accounting and Tax started with a B.Com degree in Accountancy attained at Stellenbosch University, thereafter completing her BCompt (Bcom) Honours and articles, as well as passing both SAICA board exams at first attempt to qualify as a Chartered Accountant with leading accounting firm PriceWaterhouseCoopers in Johannesburg.

From 2009 she worked as Relationship Manager for private wealth management firm Stonehage Financial Services, while also heading up the South African Accounting department for the same firm.

Simone started Acredo Accounting (Pty) Ltd (then called Simone Coetzee Consulting) in 2012.

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Jana Jansen van Vuuren

Director: Company Secretarial and Fiduciary

Jana joined Acredo Consulting in 2015 and is currently an administrator, specialising in Company Secretarial services. Jana previously held positions as Fund Administrator, Jersey Channel Islands and Private Client Manager at Stonehage Financial Services, Johannesburg. Jana has worked in the Financial Industry since 2008 and holds a Diploma for Chartered Secretaries Programme 1 (NQF level 6).

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Michael Erasmus

Tax Specialist

Michael has more than 21 years of experience in tax related matters. He holds a Higher Diploma in Tax from the Rand Afrikaans University (now known as the University of Johannesburg) and has obtained a National Diploma in State Accounts and Finance (Inland Revenue) as well as a certificate in Taxation from UNISA.

From 1996 until 2000 he worked as a SARS assessor dealing with HNW individual taxpayers, after which he moved to PKF as tax compliance consultant. Over the last 15 years Michael has gained knowledge and experience in tax consulting through independent work as well as with Stonehage Financial Services where he dealt exclusively with Ultra High Net Worth individuals.

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Louis Boshoff

Tax Specialist

Louis joined Acredo in 2015 with a career in tax related matters spanning over 21 years. He worked as a SARS auditor from 1996 to 1998 where after he joined BDO as a tax compliance consultant. Louis started working as an independent tax consultant in 2006 subsequently joining Stonehage Financial Services as tax consultant to Ultra High Net Worth individuals.

Louis holds a Higher Diploma in Tax from the Rand Afrikaans University (now known as the University of Johannesburg) as well as an Advanced Certificate in Taxation from UNISA.

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Stephanie Stoffberg

Manager: Assurance and Accounting

Stephanie’s career in Chartered Accounting started when she completed her BAcc (BCom) Honours at the University of Stellenbosch in 2014. Her articles commenced in 2015 with PricewaterHouseCoopers Stellenbosch, where she broke the mould of standard CA(SA) traineeship by engaging in both personal services and auditing. During her articles she successfully passed both SAICA board exams at first attempt. Stephanie joined Acredo in 2017, after completion of her traineeship.

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Charles Ndlovu

Assistant Manager: Assurance and Senior Accountant

Charles completed his articles at Colenbrander Inc. in Pietermaritzburg, where he was exposed to a broad range of clients and gained extensive experience in auditing, accounting and taxation over a period of 3.5 years. He moved to Johannesburg to join Umzingwane Construction (Pty) Ltd as a senior accountant in 2015. In July 2016 Charles joined Acredo Consulting as senior accountant / assistant audit manager and is responsible for auditing, independent reviews and accounting compilation. Charles holds a Bachelor of Accounting Science (BCompt) obtained from UNISA.

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Sherani Naidoo

Senior Accountant

Sherani completed her Bcom degree in Accountancy in 2010. She has been in the accounting industry since 2007, with a host of accounting experience in trust and investment holding companies, as well as trading companies.

Sherani previously held the position of Accountant at Stonehage Financial Services and joined the Acredo Group in March 2017 as Senior Accountant.

 

 

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Lynell Summerfield

Junior Accountant and Administrator

Lynell is enrolled at ICB and completing a national certificate in Bookkeeping. She has experience in the retail sector, payroll and basic accounting.