See full profile: Germiston Bookkeeper & Accountant - Zandile Mncwango
Were you always planning to be an accountant and why?
Yes, because accountants are often involves in several aspects of a company's operations and I wont get bored working in this profession. I always been good with numbers and able to find ways to reduce expenses,restructure debt , find legal loop holes in the system , and improve efficiency.
When meeting with clients do they mostly come to your own premises or do you mostly go their theirs?
I mostly go to my clients
What is your preferred mode of communication with your clients?
Email, Phone, Face to Face, WhatsApp
Have you ever done an online video call with a client?
What do you love most about accounting?
I love giving insight to the clients into what the future of the business might hold, and to help make sense out of all the numbers and help measure the effects of the decisions you have made in the past about the business.
Would you recommend accounting as a career for school-leavers, and why?
Yes, Accountancy is an area that currently provides some of the widest ranging opportunities when it comes to apprenticeships.
What qualities should South African business people be looking for in their accountant?
They should seek out information ,ask questions and do personal reading and research to gain knowledge. They should look for system based solutions before searching for human resource system.
What is the biggest challenge facing accountants today?
Staying on tax changes and being alert to work-related expenses crackdown. Also getting clients on board with new technology.
What aspects of accounting do you focus on most?
Focus on summarizing and reporting a business's financial position to entities outside the business with a vested interest, such as stakeholders and government agencies and suppliers.
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What accounting software do you like best?
What other software, online services or apps do you use?
What is your opinion on Bitcoin?
Don't have enough information about Bitcoin
What do you enjoy doing in your spare time?
What has your experience been on FindanAccountant?
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