What makes us great

Our Directors
An authentic blend of professional standards, ethical values, quality control, best practice principles, people skills, close relationships and a vibrant working environment provides the “Mervitz & Malan”-experience.
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Our directors

Between them, the eight directors have countless years of experience in areas such as auditing, accounting, taxation, management consulting, estate planning, property development and property administration, company secretarial matters and designing and implementing of systems.

Our staff

Staff is the heartbeat of the company. Our staff comprises of managers, trainee accountants, bookkeepers, tax specialists, property administrators and secretarial staff. The company employs approximately 60 staff members. Staff is shared with our sister company.

Our clients

We render a large range of services to a diverse portfolio of clients throughout South Africa and Southern Africa from personal tax matters, trusts, and close corporations to large companies, including family owned businesses, medium to large groups of companies, transnational groups of companies, etc.

Our audit approach
We embrace originality, initiative and creativity; and believe in creating solutions that enhance efficiency and effectiveness, without compromising standards. We have developed and continue to improve our own unique audit methodology that provides for an integrated and logical set of standard schedules, checklists, work programs and working papers that facilitate the performance of an audit of financial statements in accordance with International Standards on Auditing.
The group has a wide customer base, including manufacturers (mainly in the steel, foundry, electronics and packaging industries – these include groups with turnovers in excess of R300 million), retailers, property investment, property development and property services companies, companies in the pharmaceutical industry, companies in the engineering and construction industry, attorneys, medical practices, other professional practices, information technology companies, personal services companies, churches, schools, provident funds, etc.
We are committed to implement and uphold the highest professional standards, including equipping our trainee accountants with the necessary skills to operate as professional accountants and auditors. Training is done both on an in-house and external basis. Furthermore, training is enhanced through a system of audit teams reporting to audit managers. Each audit team comprises a balance of experience, taking cognisance of the academic level of each trainee and the number of completed years of the training contract.
On-going involvement in the profession
The directors are actively involved in the affairs of the South African Institute of Chartered Accountants (SAICA) through the Pretoria District and the Northern Region. Such involvement includes the Executive Committee of the Pretoria District of the Northern Region of SAICA, various practitioners’ forums and the Pretoria Taxation Sub-committee.