EFG Audit

Finding good reliable accounting advice and services is essential to your financial planning and success. EFG Audit has the experience and knowledge.

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Finding good reliable accounting advice and services is essential to your financial planning and success. Whether you need assistance with your income tax submission or business accounting and auditing services, EFG Audit has the experience and knowledge to create a custom solution specific to your needs.

We deliver services to clients across the Western Cape. EFG Audit delivers a wide range of service to the small and medium sized business.

All clients receive a personalized service with high levels of assistance from more experienced personnel. Besides adhering to all local and international guidance, we always consider the client’s specific personal and business needs.

The owner, Ernst Gouws, is a chartered accountant, and also registered with the Independent Regulatory Board of auditors.

If you are looking for professional accounting, tax( income tax or business taxation) and auditing services in Paarl, Stellenbosch, Durbanville or the Boland region, you are welcome to get in contact with us. You will always get quick and reliable advise and service.

Ernst grew up in the Western Cape and matriculated at the Bonnievale High School. He graduated from the University of Stellenbosch, where after he started his articles contract at PriceWaterhouseCoopers. During this three year period, he also obtained his honours degree from the University of South Africa, Post Graduate Diploma in Auditing jointly from the University of Cape Town and the University of Johannesburg, and passed both his qualifying exams. Shortly thereafter he did a number of short term assignments in PricewaterhouseCoopers in Johannesburg, Toronto and Amsterdam.

After returning from Amsterdam, he joined the University of Stellenbosch to lecture students in the chartered accountancy stream, with financial accounting and reporting being his main area of concentration.

During 2009, he returned to PriceWaterhouseCoopers in Namibia for another 2 year’s service.

Ernst gained experience in all aspects of auditing and accounting. He serviced a broad variety of business entities and gained exposure to a wide selection of services, from completing income tax and VAT returns for sole proprietors to consolidated reporting on large multinational listed entities.

EFGAudit was founded in 2011. Since then, Ernst was also appointed as a member of the tax court in Cape Town. During November 2015 the company was expanded after merging with Q-Matrix Accounting Services.