Accounting Services

We offer a number of in-house accounting and bookkeeping services, leaving you to focus on what you do best ΓÇô managing and building your business.

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Consulting Services

Our qualified consultants will partner with you to provide expert financial and tax consulting and advisory services that will help you make better business decisions.

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Secretarial Services

We deliver best practice solutions to make sure your company or close corporation complies with all legislative requirements and statutory details.

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Accounting Services Gauteng

Accounting Services

Accounting Services Gauteng - PR Niven & Company offers a number of in-house accounting services, including bookkeeping, payroll services, annual financial statements, cost and management accounting, cash flow forecasting, and business and company valuations. Our highly-skilled team gives you access to all the resources and professional advice to help you manage your business efficiently leaving you to focus on what you do best running and building your business.

With over 28 years, worth of accounting expertise, we understand accounting processes and procedures and even more importantly, we know how to implement it to your advantage, thereby adding real value to your business operations.

Our expertise in communicating financial information to you will give you the confidence to make well-informed and sound business decisions. Included in our comprehensive service offering, we handle primary books of account, payrolls, VAT returns, levies and all other areas of the accounting function and deliver monthly reports, annual financial statements and taxation reports.

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Our Accounting Services

Pastel Software

Payroll Services

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PR Niven & Company is an accredited Pastel dealer and installer, offering premium accounting and payroll software solutions for any business, whether you're a start-up or a large corporation. We offer a wide range of outsourced payroll functions and human resource management solutions, utilising specialist payroll software to deliver a quality service.
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Management Accounts

Annual Financial Statements

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We can help you prepare, review and plan management accounts on a monthly, quarterly or annual basis to allow you to make better business decisions with accurate and timely financial information. We will work closely with you to assist in the preparation of annual financial statements for income tax or statutory purposes, and submit them to SARS with tax returns on your behalf.
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Bookkeeping Services

Bookkeeping Services
Our monthly bookkeeping service provides you with a dedicated and experienced bookkeeper who can help by keeping your accounts up-to-date and in line with processes and procedures.
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Last Updated: 27th September 2016

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Pastel Software

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Pastel Accounting Software - As a single source for bookkeeping and accounting services, PR Niven & Company recognises the need for businesses to implement state-of-the-art software to effectively support their accounting and payroll processes.  We are accredited Pastel dealers and certified Pastel Installers for Pastel Accounting and Pastel Payroll software giving our clients access to a full spectrum of tools and functionalities to cater for their individual requirements.

As one of the most widely recognised accounting software providers in South Africa, Pastel offers a completely automated, SARS compliant accounting and payroll solution that is easy-to-use for accurate and secure processing, making it ideal for any size and type of business. Whether you're a start up business that simply requires a standardised system for less complicated businesses, or a medium to large company that would benefit from a more sophisticated system with customisable features and functionalities.

We offer an all-in-one Pastel sales, installation and training service to give you the support you need to set up and implement your Pastel software. We will get you up in running quickly and effectively, ensuring that you get the most out of your software investment.

Pastel Partner Software

Pastel Partner software combines simplicity, innovation, rapid processing and ease-of-use, making it the ideal accounting software solution for small to medium sized businesses. Integrating key features and add-on modules such as Pastel Bank Manager and Pastel Cash Manager, Pastel Partner allows for a multi-user environment, with multi-currency capability and a highly intuitive interface which gives your business the flexibility to grow and tailor the software to your specific needs.

Pastel Payroll Software

Pastel Payroll software offers a complete payroll solution for any size and type of business. Its flexible design and easy interface provides a range of features and add-on modules, from pre-defined, standard sets of transactions for less complicated payrolls to more powerful and customisable features for more sophisticated payrolls.

Last Updated 27th September 2016

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Payroll Services

Payroll Services

Payroll Services - Managing a payroll is one of the most crucial but also one of the most challenging tasks that a business faces today, and the more complicated your payroll requirements become, the more sense it makes to outsource this function to the professionals. PR Niven & Company has a team of payroll specialists who are experienced in providing customised, full-function outsourced payroll services, human resources management and statutory reporting for medium to large businesses.

The constantly changing legislative requirements dictated by the South African Revenue Service (SARS) increasingly complicates employee salaries and benefits, placing an onerous and time consuming administrative burden on organisations whose responsibility it is to issue payments effectively and on schedule.

Utilising advanced payroll software and an in-depth and up-to-date knowledge of tax and labour regulations, PR Niven & Company allows companies to leverage our payroll expertise to reduce costs and minimise risks by avoiding the penalties that can result from errors and non-compliance.

By outsourcing your payroll to PR Niven & Company, you can rest assured knowing that your employees will be paid correctly and on time while eliminating internal administrative headaches leaving you to focus on your core business operations.

Our Payroll Services

We offer a wide range of outsourced payroll functions, which includes the following:

  • Once off set-up
  • Changes to employee information
  • Payroll processing
  • Administration relating to appointments and terminations
  • Bi-annual IRP5 reconciliation and submission to SARS
  • Annual IRP5 reconciliation and submission to SARS
  • Leave administration
  • Payroll reconciliation
  • Printing and distribution of payslips
  • Maintenance of records
  • Process, reconcile, provide reports and produce related payroll information
  • Assist on matters relating to employee benefits, e.g. fringe benefits and salary structures
  • Completion and submission of PAYE/UIF/SDL returns
  • U-filing submission and maintenance
  • Workmen's Compensation return completion and submission

Last Updated 27th September 2016

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Management Accounts

Management Accounts

As your trusted outsourced partner in accounting and financial management solutions, PR Niven & Company will work closely with you to prepare, review and plan management accounts and detailed cash flow management and forecasting on a monthly, quarterly or annual basis. This will allow you to gain an understanding of how your business is performing and thereby give you the opportunity to make better, more informed business decisions based on accurate, relevant and timely financial information.

Our qualified and experienced team of accountants are capable of handling your accounting information with professionalism and integrity to provide management accounts. This includes balance sheets, cash flow management and income statements. We assist you in analysing and interpreting the financial results and offer recommendations, highlighting key issues that may be affecting your business performance. We provide projected figures to your bank or other funding organisation to enhance your ability to raise finance or obtain favourable credit terms from suppliers.

To do this effectively, we work in close partnership with you to understand your needs and business objectives, and present statistical information and summarised accounting data in a meaningful and unbiased manner. We give you a clear understanding of the amount of cash available, sales revenue generated, state of accounts payable and accounts receivable, and outstanding debts. In doing so, we empower you with the knowledge you need to make long and short-term decisions that will help you to potentially improve the profitability of your business.

Financial Statements

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PR Niven & Company will assist you in the preparation, analysis and interpretation of annual or audited financial statements. We will submit the financial statements to SARS with submission of your annual tax return and to CIPC when required on your behalf.

For most companies, especially larger corporations, financial statements can often be a complex and time consuming task that is made all the more challenging if you don't know what you're looking for. Our qualified team can help to alleviate the administrative headache and make sure that the relevant financial information is presented in a structured and logical manner in order to provide an in-depth report of your company's cash flow activities.

At PR Niven & Company, we use best practice auditing methodologies to plan and co-ordinate the entire process in line with your business objectives. To do this effectively, our teams are continually seeking ways to reduce costs and manage the risks involved in analysing any kind of financial information, and in doing so, improving the efficiency of your business. Furthermore, we offer practical, individually tailored recommendations and advice, and deliver constructive reports for internal management, investment use or to satisfy regulatory requirements.

Our expertise in communicating financial information to you will give the decision makers of your business the confidence to make well informed, sound business decisions. Our fully outsourced accounting service offering includes handling the primary books of accounts, payrolls, VAT returns, levies and all other areas of the accounting function and deliver monthly reports, annual financial statements and taxation reports.