RENEWABLES TEAM

Our Renewables Team works with Project Companies alongside our Systems, Company Secretarial, Investment and Tax Teams enabling them to implement the right financial systems, achieve up to date reporting, maintain company records, optimise on taxes and perform investment readiness assessments

Realm Chitando

Professional Accountant (SA)   

Senior Financial Manager    

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Realm previously worked as a Client Accounting Supervisor for Grant Thornton and completed her SAICA articles with PKF. She completed her BCom Accounting and PGDA at the University of Cape Town and passed her CPA exams in 2014. Realm is a registered member of SAIPA (South African Institute of Professional Accountants). Realm delights in gaining insight into the operations of different entities in order to offer value-added solutions for business owners. She spends quality time sharing a good laugh with family and friends over a hearty meal, and she particularly enjoys decorating for social gatherings.

Jacobus de Nysschen

CA (SA), MBA (2018)   

Director

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Jacobus joined Creative CFO after working with several technology startups in Cape Town at a Group Financial Manager level, assisting with all stages of the investment lifecycle. Jacobus was named as one of the Top 35 under 35 Chartered Accountants in South Africa by the South African Institute of Chartered Accountants and Accountancy SA. Jacobus is currently completing his MBA through the University of Stellenbosch and he is passionate about identifying key action items to get the business or investment to where it needs to be, assisting them in raising funding and becoming exit-ready. Jacobus is a family man and an avid mountain biker.

Zayne Nabbee

AGA (SA), CIMA Dip MA   

Practice Financial Manager    

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Zayne Nabbee joined Creative CFO after working as the Financial Manager and Group Accountant for the Oasis Group. In the role of Practice Financial Manager, he oversees and contributes to our full client offering, from initial engagement through to IFRS reporting.

Shannon Watson

BCom Financial Management   

Business Accountant   

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After living in the UK for a year and changing her career path several times, Shannon settled in Cape Town and received a BCom in Financial Management with distinctions, from Varsity College. Shannon joined the Creative CFO team in January 2017 and heads up the Secretarial department where she continues to expand her knowledge.Shannon is an animal rights advocate with a great love for the outdoors. In her spare time she enjoys reading and exploring new places - her bucket list seems to be never ending.

Kate Bohm

LLB and H DipTax   

Tax Manager

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Kate joined Creative CFO with an LLB and H.Dip in Tax. As a qualified lawyer and with her tax experience Kate advises clients on their individual and company tax compliance, planning and structuring.

Our Process

The Renewables Team follows these steps:

  • Implementation ​- We implement and upgrade your financial systems from a number of cloud based software providers such as Xero, SimplePay payroll and Receipt Bank

  • Consulting & Advisory- ​We provide ongoing support with weekly sessions to ensure your team gets the most from your new cloud based infrastructure

  • Company Secretarial- ​We assist clients with company registrations and maintenance of accurate company records on the ​Companies and Intellectual Property Commission (CIPC) portal

  • Tax Compliance- ​We assist clients with the administration of registration to submission of income tax, payroll and VAT processes to ensure full tax compliance

  • Planning - ​ We assist clients with the planning, management and structuring of all taxes

  • Investments - ​We assist clients with investment readiness processes