YOUR PARTNER IN BUSINESS

ABOUT US

Chartered Accountants (SA)
Registered Auditors

We are an independent member
of BKR International

The name LOGISTA stems from Roman and Byzantine
times, where it referred to an “administration official
who is skilled in calculation”.

True to our name, we provide highly specialised, quality accounting, auditing and tax services. We are focused financial problem-solvers who build long-standing relationships with our clients – providing clarity, tranquillity and stability through lasting financial empowerment.

We provide services to a refined and diverse client base that has expanded exponentially within the last two decades. As a group, we consist of three entities providing a wide variety of services associated with an accounting practice. These services are structured as follows:

The name LOGISTA stems from Roman and Byzantine
times, where it referred to an “administration official
who is skilled in calculation”.

True to our name, we provide highly specialised, quality accounting, auditing and tax services. We are focused financial problem-solvers who build long-standing relationships with our clients – providing clarity, tranquillity and stability through lasting financial empowerment.

We provide services to a refined and diverse client base that has expanded exponentially within the last two decades. As a group, we consist of three entities providing a wide variety of services associated with an accounting practice. These services are structured as follows:

A history of financial refinement is woven into the fabric of our business, allowing us to understand both your personal and professional needs. We are fortunate to engage on a personal level with all our clients – a privilege that comes as a result of the size of our company.

Operating as a medium-sized practice, we are able to offer the full range of independent and objective advisory services that any large-scale firm provides, but because we are smaller, we can journey with our clients. We provide personalised professional assistance for each client and business.

‘Your Partner in Business’ indeed.

We work in partnership with our clients to help them develop their financial expertise while providing expert guidance along the way. We are your partner in achieving financial stability, empowerment and clarity. We are a registered member of the following professional bodies: South African Institute of Chartered Accountants (SAICA) and South African Institute of Professional Accountants (SAIPA).

A history of financial refinement is woven into the fabric of our business, allowing us to understand both your personal and professional needs. We are fortunate to engage on a personal level with all our clients – a privilege that comes as a result of the size of our company.

Operating as a medium-sized practice, we are able to offer the full range of independent and objective advisory services that any large-scale firm provides, but because we are smaller, we can journey with our clients. We provide personalised professional assistance for each client and business.

‘Your Partner in Business’ indeed.

We work in partnership with our clients to help them develop their financial expertise while providing expert guidance along the way. We are your partner in achieving financial stability, empowerment and clarity. We are a registered member of the following professional bodies: South African Institute of Chartered Accountants (SAICA) and South African Institute of Professional Accountants (SAIPA).

Corporate Citizenship is woven into the very fabric of LOGISTA and extends far beyond just a business strategy. It pushes us towards excellence, sustainability and refinement within the business daily – allowing us to build a supportive, enthusiastic and diverse workplace where employees can apply and develop their skills.

Our Team consists of enthusiastic people, carefully selected to fulfil the needs of our clients. As a firm of Chartered Accountants and Registered Auditors, we embrace the concept of continuing professional development.

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Within our objective, we aim to create an environment where every employee is treated equally, and with respect.

Elements of our objective include:

  • Providing our employees with the skills to do their jobs effectively and investing in training and development.
  • Maintaining a culture where inclusion, diversity, and flexible work practices are the norm.
  • Fostering a work environment that supports the health, safety, and well-being of our employees.
  • Nurturing established corporate values that make our people feel proud to be part of our firm.

Essential to our objective is the creation of a work environment in which our people treat one another with dignity, fairness and respect. We constantly encourage our employees to develop to their fullest potential, helping them understand that they will be held accountable for their work but can also expect recognition for the value they deliver.

We believe in financial empowerment for our clients, stakeholders and all those who wish to work with us. Therefore, our corporate responsibility objective is to build a high-performance corporate culture that delivers long-term value.

We do not discriminate on the basis of race or gender. Our Corporate Citizenship is integral to our Corporate Identity; thus the fair and respectful treatment of each of our employees is essential. Our employees’ empowerment is our success.

Consistent Corporate Governance is also a key component of our approach. Within our strategy we ensure that all of our stakeholders maintain high standards of excellence in Corporate Governance.

We understand that our responsibility does not just stop at our offices.  Therefore, we are keenly aware of our responsibility towards the environment and how we can reduce any possible negative impact our business might have. This includes our responsibility for the sustainable development of our society through upliftment initiatives. We value empowerment through education, enterprise development and sustainable job creation.

We believe in financial empowerment for our clients, stakeholders and all those who wish to work with us. Therefore, our corporate responsibility objective is to build a high-performance corporate culture that delivers long-term value.

We do not discriminate on the basis of race or gender. Our Corporate Citizenship is integral to our Corporate Identity; thus the fair and respectful treatment of each of our employees is essential. Our employees’ empowerment is our success.

Consistent Corporate Governance is also a key component of our approach. Within our strategy we ensure that all of our stakeholders maintain high standards of excellence in Corporate Governance.

We understand that our responsibility does not just stop at our offices.  Therefore, we are keenly aware of our responsibility towards the environment and how we can reduce any possible negative impact our business might have. This includes our responsibility for the sustainable development of our society through upliftment initiatives. We value empowerment through education, enterprise development and sustainable job creation.

Jacques matriculated in 1994 and obtained his B.Com (Accounting) degree from UP in 1997. He completed his articles at LOGISTA in 2001 and then worked as a financial manager at a new vehicle dealership in Menlyn, Pretoria. At the end of 2004 he relocated to London, UK and shortly after started working in external auditing at Ernst & Young. He gained valuable experience on the audits of FTSE listed companies, multinationals as well as complex IFRS accounting matters in mainly the media and entertainment sectors. In 2008, Jacques and his family returned to South Africa still working for Ernst & Young on the external audits of a listed mining company, a state-owned defence company and a large subsidiary of a power automation company. He returned to LOGISTA in 2013 completing the circle.
Gerhard matriculated in 1994 at Hoërskool Garsfontein. In 1997 he graduated with a B.Comm degree from the University of Pretoria, followed by a B.Compt Hons. degree in 1999 from the University of South Africa, and obtained his CA (SA) qualification in 2004. He started his articles at LOGISTA (Pretoria) in 2000, was promoted to manager and became a director in 2006.
Hanli matriculated in 2004 and obtained her B.Com (Accounting) degree from the University of North West in 2008. During her years at the University she became a Member of the Golden Key International Honour Society for commitment to academic excellence. She started her articles at LOGISTA in 2009 and completed them in 2011. During this time, she was enrolled at the University of Pretoria where she completed her Postgraduate in Investigative and Forensic Accountancy. After her articles she was promoted to manager and appointed as director in 2016. In 2015, she successfully completed an Independent Reviewer course.
Dorothy joined the LOGISTA group in August 2007 and became the managing partner of Logista Secretarial Services on 1 April 2015. She is currently studying to obtain her Chartered Secretary qualification with CGISA.
Heinrich matriculated in 1976. In 1981, he obtained a B.Com (Accounting) degree from the University of Pretoria and the following year obtained the Honours degree also in Accounting. In 1984 he passed the CA(SA) examination. In 1992 he obtained an MBL degree at the University of South Africa. His articles were completed at Coetzee Johnson in Pretoria. He accepted a lecturing position at Unisa in 1986 and was promoted to Associate Professor in 1993. He left the academic life in order to concentrate fully on the practice of auditing, accounting and taxation. He obtained his Forensic Audit Certificate presented by the University of Pretoria in 1999 and has specialised in forensic accounting since then. He served on various professional, academic and sporting committees during his career.
Attie matriculated in 1980, and in 1984 he graduated with a BCompt from the University of the Free State, followed by a Hons BCompt in 1985 and obtained his CA(SA) qualification in 1986. Attie joined the University of South Africa in 1990 where he acted as a Senior Lecturer in the Department of Applied Accountancy. He became a director in 1997 and since then served on various technical committees as well as a board member of the EMEA Region of BKR International. He is also actively involved in community service where he inter alia serves as chairman of Kungwini Welfare Organisation.
Marius matriculated in 1981. He obtained the BCom degree at the University of Pretoria in 1985 and qualified as a Chartered Accountant in 1988. He completed his articles at Coetzee Johnson in Pretoria. In 1989 he joined the Commissioner of Inland Revenue: Special Investigations for two years and in 1991 he returned to the practice of auditing and accounting as director in LOGISTA CA(SA) Incorporated. He obtained the Forensic Auditing Certificate presented by the University of Pretoria in 1998. He is actively involved in various community services and has served on technical committees in the profession.

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