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BCom Hons CA(SA), RA Chief Executive Officer
Nico van der Westhuizen
Nico obtained his LLB from the Potchefstroom Campus of the North-West University. He started out as candidate attorney and finished his clerkship at Molenaar and Griffiths Attorneys. After he was admitted as attorney, he acted as part time lecturer at Midrand Graduate Institute. He ventured into Labour Law Consulting after which he was Divisional HR Manager and IR Champion at Route Management, where subsequently he served as General Manager.
Nico has significant legal and industrial relations experience. He acts as the firm’s Managing Director. Belinda Minnaar
Belinda has more than a decade of experience in the accounting field. Her brilliant organizational skills and attention to detail makes her a true all-rounder. She heads up the operations of the firm. Belinda is Xero advisor certified.
Cobus obtained his BCom Hons and MCom from the Potchefstoom Campus of the North-West University. He articled at Peet Marwick and Mitchell in Vanderbijlpark after which he qualified as a Chartered Accountant and Registered Auditor. He started his career as a Cost Accountant and was after a few years appointed as the Group Financial Director of Wispeco.
During 1991 Cobus founded the accounting, auditing and advisory firm Cobus Taljaard & Co. which merged with FA Cronje & Cronje Inc. in 2020. Cobus is registered with SAICA (945269) and IRBA (167894).
Shané obtained her BCom from the Potchefstroom Campus of the North-West University. She started her career at the Auditor General of South Africa after which she joined Philip Miller & Co. Shané has in-depth knowledge regarding audits and independent reviews.
Shané acts as head of the firm’s audit division. She is registered with SAICA AGA (30684662) and is Xero advisor certified.
Tania started her career in the field of accounting and now specialises in payroll. Her attention to detail makes her a high performer. She acts as the head of the firm’s payroll division, dedicating her time to all payroll related matters.
Leana qualified with a BA Hons (cum laude) from the Potchefstroom Campus of the North-West University. She manages the HR and finances of the firm and acts as office manager ensuring all things in the office runs smoothly.
BCom LLB Managing DirectorOperations Director
BCom Hons CA(SA), RA Audit PartnerBCom AGA(SA) Division Head: AuditDivision Head: Payroll
BA Hons Office Manager