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Advisory Accounting 

Dreading those looming SARS tax return deadline?

Struggling to balance end of year accounts?

Desk a mess with receipts and sales print-outs?


If accounting or finance issues are affecting your business or simply taking too much time or effort, Petersen Business Solutions can be trusted to provide your company with immediate and reliable advisory accounting services.With us having over 40 years of collective industry experience we are an organisational force to be reckon with. Having providing figures and balanced books for a wide range of businesses, it's safe to say there isn't much that we at Petersen Business Solutions haven't seen and dealt with.

From preparing Balance Sheets or Profit and Loss statements to Payroll processing, we simply get your company figures in order, on time.
With accurate and up to date financial reports at your fingertips, we will give you the tools and control to make well-informed decisions and get on with the day to day running of your business with advisory accounting solutions.

About Us

Who we are

We are an advisory accounting firm of accountants based in Cape Town, led by a husband and wife team with over 40 years combine active experience in the auditing, accounting and real day to day world of finance. We strive to provide our clients with quality accounting, tax, bookkeeping and business services at an affordable cost and with the utmost integrity.
Our focus is on using the latest technologies designed for today's world so our clients don't get left behind with the competition. Our mission is to provide our clients with the highest quality accounting, bookkeeping, payroll and tax services for them to succeed. It is through our client's success that we succeed. Responsiveness and personal attention to every client is paramount to our shared success. We strive to provide exceptional service to each and every client.

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Technology focus

How we work

We take the hassle away from storing paperwork. With cloud based technology, just take a photo of your invoices and receipts on your smartphone and we take care of the rest. No more dropping off boxes of paperwork with your accountant. Everything pulls into the cloud and all your data and invoices is stored securely to access your finances from anywhere in the world. All you need is a smartphone or laptop with internet connection. Access live reports with us to see the full financial picture as we monitor your business.

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Our Company Values

Why choose us

The future is artificial intelligence and automation. We are not boxed in like the traditional accountant, we think beyond the box and able to adapt. We use new & innovative accounting technology to advance your finances and business. Our focus is to grow your business & supply you with live financial dashboards, latest KPI's, charts and analytical software to know where you are with your finances in real time. This enables you to make concrete financial decisions as you run your business. Our Core Values to enable us to achieve our mission and goals:
Honesty and Integrity - It is of utmost importance that we provide all of our services in an ethical and fair manner.
Quality - We strive to provide the highest quality advisory accounting service possible to our clients that will meet or exceed their expectations.
Professionalism and Knowledge - We are continually learning and growing in order to provide our clients with the most current tax laws and advice.
Dignity and Respect - We treat every client with dignity and respect.

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Small errors in business accounting can lead to big mistakes...that's why
we don't make them"

Ashwell PetersenFounder of Petersen Business Solutions
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Petersen Business Solutions expertise…

and how we can help.

From front to back of house, we specialise in solutions to help you control income and expenditure streams, making it simple to pinpoint an exact financial snapshot whenever required. We take great note of crucial dates, forecasting when they are on the horizon and getting in touch, ahead of deadlines, to ensure your accounts are prepared on time, every time.

We work with small business start-ups as well as SME’s in all aspects of advisory accounting.

Most accounting software packages are taken care of, and if your solution is not listed below we are eager to discuss any bespoke requirements. Daily / weekly bookkeeping, Accounts payable / receivable, Credit control, VAT calculations and returns, Company year end accounts, Annual returns, CFO Services, Annual Financial Statements and Payroll processing.

We regularly carry out pricing reviews to ensure that we are offering some of the most competitive rates on the market. Contact us today for the best advisory accounting services in Cape Town!


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