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Welcome

PKF George

PKF George
About Us

Meet the Team

Stef Lategan

B. Com (Hons), CA (SA), RA, Advanced Taxation Certificate (UNISA).
Partner Outsourcing and Tax

Main Service line 

Outsourcing:
Tax Compliance

Sectors Experience:
Real estate development
Farming

Director

Stef Lategan is a director of PKF George Inc.

Experience

Stef qualified in 1991 after completion of his articles at PWC in Worcester. He joined SARS for six years as a VAT and Income Tax auditor and started his own practice in partnership in 1996. In 1997 he completed the Advanced Taxation Certificate (UNISA) and in 2000 merged with PWC in George. During 2003 he started Abacus Chartered Accountants and after eight years merged with PKF in November 2011. On 1 August 2013 they joined Grant Thornton, but re-joined PKF in 2019.

Taxation is his preferred field of expertise, but he also enjoys estate planning. His portfolio is mainly the management of our tax compliance and public sector work.

Sector experience

  • He has a variety of audit experience, but prefers value added services to private equity clients and also enjoys estate planning.

Professional affiliations and memberships

  • South African Institute for Chartered Accountants (SAICA)
  • Independent Regulatory Board for Auditors (IRBA)
  • The SA Institute of Tax Professionals (SAIT).

Languages spoken

  • Afrikaans
  • English

Stef at home

Stef is married to Alma and they have two children. Whenever possible, he is a 4x4 and camping enthusiast and enjoys travel through Africa. He is a keen trail runner and completed the Comrades Marathon twice.

Contact details

P/Bag x6544 • George 6530 • South Africa
72 York Street • Suite 102 • George 6529

Tel: + 27 44 874 2320
Fax: + 27 86 627 5951
Email: Stef.lategan@pkf.co.za


Cobus Goosen

B.Com (Hons), CA (SA), RA
Managing Partner

Main Service line 

Advisory

Sectors Experience:
Insurance
Tourism
Manufacturing

Director

Cobus Goosen is a director of PKF George Inc.

Experience

He qualified as a CA (SA) in 2004 with a firm Compendium Incorporated in Pretoria, which later became the PKF office in Pretoria.

In 2008 he joined the PKF Network through the firm BMS Compendium.

Sector experience

Cobus has a variety of audit experience, specifically Insurance outsourcing, retail, FET College, manufacturing, agriculture, professional services, attorney trusts, VAT reviews and Local Government.

Although he has extensive audit, tax and advisory experience, Cobus greatest joy is towards the innovation of financial solutions to assist business owners in assessing the position of their business at a glance.

Cobus is also a professional price consultant that helps clients transform their profits through innovating pricing of their products and services.

Professional affiliations and memberships

  • South African Institute for Chartered Accountants (SAICA)
  • Independent Regulatory Board for Auditors (IRBA)
  • Rekenmeesters vir Afrikaans (RVA)
  • Professional Price Consultants UK

Languages spoken

  • Afrikaans
  • English

Cobus at home

Cobus is married to Ineke for 18 years and they have three children. When time permits, he loves to travel and is keen on getting dirty on his mountain bike.

Contact details

P/Bag x6544 • George 6530 • South Africa
72 York Street • George • 6529

Tel: + 27 44 874 2320
Fax: + 27 86 627 5951
Email: cobus.goosen@pkf.co.za


Jaco Hugo

CA (SA) RA, H Dip (Tax).
Partner People and Culture

Main Service line 

Assurance
Taxation

Sectors Experience:
Retail, Transport
Manufacturing

 

Director

Jaco Hugo is the Assurance director at PKF George Inc.

Experience

After completing his articles at Deloitte, he qualified as a CA in 2001. Jaco then relocated to George and immediately went into practice, joining Compendium as a junior partner. In 2004 he successfully completed his Post-graduate diploma in Taxation (H Dip Tax). He currently serves as Technical, Training and Risk partner and provides the first line of defence on complex audit and accounting matters while managing a wide spectrum of clients. The IT and HR portfolios also resort under his care. He was a member on the SA National Professional Standards Committee from 2008 to 2013 and assumed the same position when their office joined the Grant Thornton network from 2013 to 2018. The office re-joined PKF in 2019.

Sector experience

  • Retail
  • FET Colleges
  • Manufacturing
  • Agriculture
  • Attorneys trust audits

Professional affiliations and memberships

  • South African Institute for Chartered Accountants (SAICA)
  • Independent Regulatory Board for Auditors (IRBA)
  • The SA Institute of Tax Professionals (SAIT).

Languages spoken

  • Afrikaans
  • English

Jaco at home

Jaco has been married to Annelie for 18 years and they have three boys that are being home schooled. He enjoys the outdoor life which usually includes camping and almost any kind of angling. Mountain biking serves as the regular and routine past time to stay in shape.

Contact details

P/Bag x6544 • George 6530 • South Africa

72 York Street • Suite 102 • George 6529

Tel: + 27 44 874 2320
Fax: + 27 86 627 5951
Email: Jaco.hugo@pkf.co.za



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