Who We Are



Our Firm

We are members of the South African Institute of Chartered Accountants and South Africa Institute for Professional Accountants. Our personnel have many years of experience offering financial services and consulting to small and medium size businesses. We are proud of our professional standing with business’, providers and financial- and revenue authorities.

Our objective is to elevate our clients’ equity by rendering expert support through knowledge and experience on the highest professional level in all facets of auditing, accounting, taxation and management services.


WHAT MAKES US DIFFERENT?

We believe our edge over many of our competitors is influenced by our:

  • Attitude - we have a real interest in our clients' financial welfare
  • Professionalism
  • Range of services
  • Infrastructure - we utilize sophisticated computer technology and equipment to assist our aim for excellence
  • Personnel structure - by employing appropriate staff we ensure partner availability for consultation at relatively short notice - in this way we can contribute meaningfully to our clients' bottom lines
  • Fee structure appropriate to our level of services
  • Location - our Pretoria office is located close to motorway access and we have adequate proximate parking.

We are also member firm of GMN International, an international association of independent accounting and consulting firms who have been selected for their proven business and professional standards.


Our Team

  • Fanie Griesel
    Bcom (Acc) Hons CA(SA)

    Qualifications

    Fanie qualified as a chartered accountant in 1973. In 1974 he became a partner of Pim Goldby who later became Deloittes.


    Member of SAICA and IRBA.


    Fanie founded Griesel Nel in 1985. Fanie was a member of SAICA Small Practices & Practice Review Committees and a member of the Pretoria Regional Association Committee. He also served on local school boards and finance committees.

    Specialities

    - Taxation

    - Property management

    - Buying and selling of businesses

    - Estate planning, Trusts, wills and winding up of deceased Estates.

    - Financial advice to clients – how to make their businesses more profitable.

    Interests

    Explore Africa by 4x4, fishing, hiking and camping

  • Peter Karras
    CA(SA)

    Qualifications

    Peter qualified as a chartered accountant in 1991 and became a partner of Griesel Nel Incorporated in 1992.


    Member of SAICA and IRBA.


    Specialities

    - Entertainment Industry

    - Estate Planning

    Interests

    Golf and fishing

  • Christo Pietersen
    CA(SA)

    Qualifications

    Christo qualified as a chartered accountant in 1996 and became a partner of Griesel Nel Incorporated in 1998.


    Member of SAICA and IRBA and outgoing chairman of GMN(SA)


    Specialities

    - Construction

    - Hotel Sector

    - Retail Sector

    Interests

    Off-road and over-landing

  • Jannie Griesel
    Bcompt (Honors) CA(SA)

    Qualifications

    Jannie qualified as a chartered accountant in 2002 and became a partner of Griesel Nel Incorporated in 2003.


    Member of SAICA and IRBA.

    African Regional President of GMN International

    Member of SAICA Tax Committee


    Specialities

    - Audit

    - Management Accounts

    - Offshore company structuring

    - Taxation and Estate Planning

    - Buying and selling of businesses

    - Estate planning, wills and winding up of deceased Estates.

    - Financial advice to clients – how to make their businesses more profitable.

    Interests

    Gym

    Cycling

    Golf

    Deep Sea fishing

    Fly-fishing

  • Tjaard Schaafsma
    Bcompt (Honors) CA(SA)

    Qualifications

    Tjaard qualified as a chartered accountant in 2006 and became a partner of Griesel Nel Incorporated in 2008.


    Member of SAICA and IRBA.


    Specialities

    - Film Industry

    - Manufacturing industry

    - Restaurant & Entertainment Industry

    - Quantity Survey Sectors

    - Franchises

    Interests

    Hip-Hop dancing and action cricket

  • Salomien Snyman
    Bcompt (Honors) CA(SA)

    Qualifications

    Salomien qualified as a chartered accountant in 2006 and became a partner of Griesel Nel Incorporated in 2008.


    Member of SAICA and IRBA.


    Specialities

    - Schools

    - Property Development

    - Consulting Services Companies

    Interests

    Photography and outdoors