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See full profile: Bloubosrand Accountant - Amos Baloyi

Were you always planning to be an accountant and why?

Yes, I have always been fascinated by numbers and no other language made more sense than accounting.

When meeting with clients do they mostly come to your own premises or do you mostly go theirs?

I mostly go to my clients

What is your preferred mode of communication with your clients?

Email, Phone, Face to Face, Skype, WhatsApp

Have you ever done an online video call with a client?


What do you love most about accounting?

I just love how everything makes sense and as the old saying goes "numbers never lie"

Would you recommend accounting as a career for school-leavers, and why?


What qualities should South African business people be looking for in their accountant?


What is the biggest challenge facing accountants today?

Finding reliable clients

What aspects of accounting do you focus on most?


Describe your average client:

Pay invoices and forthcoming with information

How far away from your premises is your furthest client?


From your accounting experience, if you could cite one of the biggest reasons SME's in SA fail, what would it be?

Poor management

What accounting software do you like best?

Xero and Sage

What other software, online services or apps do you use?

Xero and Sage

Do you think the coming wave of automation in the next few years will steal some accounting jobs and why/why not?

Definitely but the market will still need business leaders.

What is your opinion on Bitcoin?


What do you enjoy doing in your spare time?

Outdoor activities

What is the most interesting thing on your bucket list?

To go International

What has your experience been on FindanAccountant?

So far it’s been great

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