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Accounting

Get More From Your Accountant

We combine innovative cloud-based tools and expert face-to-face service so you get more from your accountant and your business can thrive.

Advisory

Partner With Us Now to Ensure Wealth in Your Future

We partner with you now to secure wealth in your future. We help you make the right decisions at the right time by providing the data you need in real time.

Transformation

Future-Proof Your Success With Technology

Future-proof your success with technology. Use cloud-based technology to save you money, effort, and most importantly, time—your most valuable asset.

Wealth

Make Your Money Work Harder For Your Future

We create bespoke wealth solutions that change according to your needs at every life stage. We make your money work harder for your future.

Ventures

Unlock the Value Your Company Deserves

We offer access to the smartest minds in the business to help you earn better value and security for your investment, both now and in the future.

We specialise in what we do, to free you up to specialise in what you do.

Fanie Meades

Co-Founder and Director

Is your business just getting off the ground?

Starting anything new can be challenging, but with the right preparation and planning there is more chance of success. After all, people don’t plan to fail, most just fail to plan.

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Don't fall into entrepreneurial seizure

Growth often results in less free time, less cashflow and more pressure. We understand the issues you face and can partner with you to help realise your goals.

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Our Process

Rethink. Recycle. Reward.

Our professional staff conduct an assessment and review of your business. Using the results, we design, implement and optimise a solution specific to your needs. We don't stop there. Once your solution has been implemented we work to ensure continual improvement.

Efficient Processes

Increased Profit

Improved Cashflow

Enhanced Growth

Value Extraction

We partner with clients to scale to their greatest potential.

Pierre Dixon

Co-Founder and Director

Meet Our Dedicated Team

Our professional staff conduct an assessment and review of your business. Using the results, we design, implement and optimise a solution specific to your needs. We don't stop there. Once your solution has been implemented we work to ensure continual improvement.

Alize HoughRyan PedroHope LesemaneFiona SteadmanMariette du PlessisCharles LesemaneMarizette van der MerweRobyn LindequePierre DixonHendrik de VosJanine PaulusJana HaasbroekMarlize EngelbrechtConnie NgasheAngelique du ToitYolande SchroderFanie MeadesJonel SwanepoelSergio TeixeiraMaritza DaltonDominique GeldenhuysGerhard HuysamenBronwyn van der BylAnna-Mari Dickason
Alize Hough

Alize Hough

Business Processes and Systems Architect

Alize's job is systems. Alize spends her days building a smooth-running, timesaving, decision-making environment for our business processes. Staying present is what matters to her. The here and the now. When she is not studying or learning something new, her green fingers can be found in her vegetable and fruit garden.

Ryan Pedro

Ryan Pedro

Head of Business Processes and Systems

Ryan implements cloud-based solutions. He ensures that the correct processes and structures are defined and executed to ensure that they work effectively and efficiently. He trains our clients in cloud solutions. Ryan has a strong interest in technology and how it assists us, not only in our professional lives but daily lives too. He has been a Liverpool FC all his life. But don't hold that against him.

Hope Lesemane

Hope Lesemane

Accountant

Hope enjoys assisting clients in making sound financial decisions. She knows the growth of an entrepreneur is directly linked to the growth of our country's GDP. When she is away from the office, Hope loves to use her hands to create something new—either growing a variety of vegetables in her garden or completing a DIY arts and crafts project.

Fiona Steadman

Fiona Steadman

Admin Support

Fiona is the friendly voice on the other side of the phone. She makes sure that the office runs smoothly and efficiently. In her spare time, she enjoys crafts, learning new languages, and rewatching her favourite films.

Mariette du Plessis

Mariette du Plessis

Account Manager

Mariette's daily activities are client-centred. She has developed a close professional relationship with each of her clients. Each client's needs and expectations are met in a friendly and professional manner. Mariette enjoys family time and creating amazing desserts. In her spare time, you can find her practising her (secret) karate moves on a punching bag.

Charles Lesemane

Charles Lesemane

Account Manager

Charles believes that successful entrepreneurs do not think small, but try to have a global impact. New industries are emerging every day through innovation and technology. He spends his time enhancing his skills to become a better business adviser and accounting tech guru for his clients. Charles is passionate about photography and on weekends you can find him behind the lens.

Marizette van der Merwe

Marizette van der Merwe

Account Manager

Marizette strives each day to deliver quality service that is in the best interest of her clients. She is a self-proclaimed accounting and business nerd. She is constantly increasing her knowledge and developing her skills, both professionally and personally. Marizette is an absolute petrol-head and would love to be a race car driver when she is done with accounting.

Robyn Lindeque

Robyn Lindeque

Head of Accounting

For as long as Robyn can remember she has wanted to be an accountant. Accounting perfectly combines two of her biggest passions: finance and sharing her knowledge with others. She is a powerful force in the workplace and uses her positive attitude to encourage others to work hard and succeed. She was a world champ drum majorette and an SA champ cheerleading and drum majorette coach. On weekends she lives out this passion through music and finds inspiration in her family.

Pierre Dixon

Pierre Dixon

Director

Pierre is the king of the calculator and one of the co-founders of the real time group. He is as good with people as he is with numbers. Pierre spends his days helping our valued clients improve and add value to their businesses. He will fix your money woes, evaluate your business ideas, or simply help make your business thrive. Pierre loves the outdoors and spending time with his family. He is always ready with a smile and a solution.

Hendrik de Vos

Hendrik de Vos

Systems Architect

Hendrik's main job is to ensure that all his colleagues and clients are informed about systems and technologies. He values integrity, ethical values, being transparent, and communicating effectively with his colleagues and clients. On weekends you will find Hennie in front of his television enjoying his favourite shows, movies, or a cricket match. He is a huge Star Wars fan and can imitate the Wookie cry from Chewbacca perfectly.

Janine Paulus

Janine Paulus

Admin Manager

Janine is an Admin Manager by trade and an announcer for Horse Shows and Jump Judge in her spare time. She enjoys the challenging aspects of business and working with a great first-class team. On weekends you will find Janine hanging her socks on the line (in the same direction).

Jana Haasbroek

Jana Haasbroek

Head of Assurance

Jana is our highly qualified Head of Assurance. She is responsible for Independent Reviews, compliance, and ensuring matters are correct and accurate. Teamwork is important to Jana. We can all learn and share knowledge with those around us. She believes the art of technology lies in the challenge of getting ahead of the curve. In her free time, she enjoys spending time with family and friends and making sure she does not miss a single Springbok rugby match.

Marlize Engelbrecht

Marlize Engelbrecht

Account Manager

Marlize joined the real time team as an Account Manager and is mainly responsible for performing Independent reviews. She always says that there is no such thing as asking too many questions. On weekends, she spends time with family and friends, hiking, mountain biking, and other adrenalin-driven activities.

Connie Ngashe

Connie Ngashe

Office Admin Assistant

Connie is our very talented Office Admin Assistant. She is the friendly face you see when you walk through the door or speak to on the phone. She always greets our clients and visitors with a smile. Connie organises and maintains the office and knows you should never underestimate the power of administration. She truly cares more about others than herself.

Angelique du Toit

Angelique du Toit

Account Manager

Angelique is mainly responsible for performing Independent reviews and compiling section 90 financial statements. She believes that a teamwork environment promotes an atmosphere that fosters friendship and loyalty. These relationships motivate employees to work harder, co-operate and be supportive of one another. Angelique loves spending time doing active activities like swimming or hiking and spending time with family and friends.

Yolande Schroder

Yolande Schröder

Operations

Operations are Yolande's trade. She makes sure things run smoothly and problems are resolved. She is passionate about people and building relationships. In her free time, you will find her spending time in nature, cooking food, and entertaining family and friends.

Fanie Meades

Fanie Meades

Director

Fanie is a co-founder of the real time group and has helped countless business owners navigate their numbers through difficult times. Enabling them to prosper. He simplifies operations and solves obstacles to unlock better long-term value. When Fanie is not thinking out strategies he is a master chef in the kitchen. He enjoys spending time in nature with this family. Fanie is known as Mr. Positivity and loves to surround himself with a great bunch of people.

Jonel Swanepoel

Jonel Swanepoel

Admin Support

Jonel believes that there is nothing more important than relationships. Personal and professional relationships. She assists with secretarial processes including general admin and client services. Jonel is a hopeful dreamer and brings positivity with her to work every day.

Sergio Teixeira

Sergio Teixeira

Accountant

Sergio assists clients with keeping accounting records up to date and ensuring tax compliance. Guiding our clients to a successful future. He provides excellent client and system support. Changes in technology influence the way business works, and Sergio makes sure to implement the latest trends. In his free time he loves to explore nature.

Maritza Dalton

Maritza Dalton

Account Manager

As an Account Manager, Maritza assists clients in making informed decisions about their businesses. She believes in making the impossible possible because there's no fun in giving up. Maritza works best under pressure and she cannot live without avocado. Dynamite indeed comes in small packages.

Dominique Geldenhuys

Dominique Geldenhuys

Accountant

Dominique is a number cruncher by day, and a mom of two by night. She is an accountant that oversees the books of various clients and ensures tax compliance across the board. She is a professional student, an avid crocheter, and a lover of the outdoors.

Gerhard Huysamen

Gerhard Huysamen

Account Manager

Gerhard is a team player. His goal is to help his clients realise their dreams by helping them build their businesses. In his spare time, he is fighting space evasions and Dragons alike, all from the comfort of his chair, be it virtually or in the pages of a book.

Bronwyn van der Byl

Bronwyn van der Byl

Head of Accounting: Cape Town

Bronwyn is passionate about meeting her clients' expectations. Bronwyn believes that technological changes, smart technologies, and digital invention are simplifying accounting. At the same time, these tech changes make it possible for organizations and their accountants to focus on the things that add value to the business. In her spare time, you will find her with a good book or spending time with friends and family.

Anna-Mari Dickason

Anna-Mari Dickason

Financial Manager

Anna-Mari enjoys working as a team alongside fantastic team players. She loves working within an organisation whose values align alongside her own. She believes that the relationship between team members and clients is key. It should always be based on trust, transparency, open communication, and collaboration. When she is not at work she loves to bake and camp with her family.

If you have the chance to learn about the relevant technological advancements, now is the best time to embrace and invest in them.

Charles Lesemane

Account Manager

What Our Clients Say

Gretchen Wilson-PrangleyJohn-Henry OppermanSarah OrdWarwick AllanPelle LandstedtAmy van der WaltMichael Da Silva
Gretchen Wilson-Prangley

Gretchen Wilson-Prangley

CEO, Play Africa

As CEO, I know that accountability and integrity are paramount. We have developed a strong relationship with real time accounting through years of regular, consistent communication about our values as an organisation dedicated to the education and development of children. Our working relationship is based on shared values, integrity, and open communication.

John-Henry Opperman

John-Henry Opperman

Founder and Owner, The Media Farm

Our working relationship with rta doesn't feel like work at all! It feels more like a partnership with someone who has our best interest at heart. It has taught us that even though every business may be unique, there's a language in numbers that is universal. It only took 10 minutes to realise that rta is extremely good at speaking and decoding this language for the average Joe. They're strategic, thorough, easy to work with, and above all, they're brilliant at what they do!

Sarah Ord

Sarah Ord

Founder, Sarah Ord Interiors

Both RTA and Xero have changed our business entirely. Everything is now done online which speeds up the processing. Real time is professional, on the ball, supportive and efficient.

Warwick Allan

Warwick Allan

Owner and Managing Director, Mushroom Media

I've never had a better accounting service provider. They are truly innovating in a traditionally dull and slow-paced market. The way that they can merge the human touch with the latest technology makes them a fantastic part of our team.

Pelle Landstedt

Pelle Landstedt

Director and Partner, Propel Africa

Real time accounting is simply helpful and has made me embrace daily bookkeeping in a new way. Questions are responded to very quickly and their answers are straightforward and easy to understand. I would definitely recommend RTA! Having a professional team guiding you into cloud-based bookkeeping is very valuable to any business out there!

Amy van der Walt

Amy van der Walt

Shapeshift

Initially, RTA attracted us because they are Xero's first global Gold Partner. After working together for seven years, I can honestly say RTA has been our trusted partner and extension of our company. They have always been professional, efficient, and knowledgeable. While we are focusing on growing our business and looking after our clients, it is always a comfort to know that we have a team of experts to count on when it comes to tax, VAT, and financial planning. We will continue referring RTA to our clients and any company that crosses our way.

Michael Da Silva

Michael Da Silva

Founder and CEO, TabletPOS

Our working relationship with real time accounting is the best out of all our suppliers. We can communicate with the staff 24/7. Through the advice received from real time accounting, we have changed the way we do business for the better. They are the most hands-on company I have ever dealt with. You know you're always going to get the attention you need.

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