ABOUT US

BRF & Co. are a boutique audit, tax, accounting and advisory firm, based in Parkwood, Johannesburg.

BRF & Co. service a wide range of companies in various industries, throughout South Africa, specialising in the SME segment. The firm as currently constituted was founded by Lee Harvey and Brett Kaye in 2010.

OUR HISTORY

Putting people first

Our approach is to be solution oriented and responsive to our clients requirements. We invest in the most advanced software and systems to ensure efficient and accurate client service.

BRF & Co. is also affiliated to SAICA (South African Institute of Chartered Accountants) and IRBA (Independent Regulatory Board for Auditors), and specialises in industries ranging across engineering, manufacturing, motor, finance, pharmaceutical, schooling, Information Technology, and public relations.

Our Services

Full scope financial statement audits, in terms of ISA(International standards on auditing). Accredited with IRBA.

  • BRF & Co’s core business offering, servicing a wide range of industries, with a particular focus on the SME space. BRF express opinions in terms of ISA’s (International Standards on Auditing) and are accredited with the IRBA.

Independent reviews and agreed upon procedures engagements

  • Certain companies with a PI (Public Interest) score of under 350 may elect, under certain circumstances (eg, presuming their MOI allows for it, and depending on whether they are designated high risk companies), to have their financial statements Independently Reviewed (ISRE 2400) as opposed to Audited. This change was effected via the new Companies Act 2011.
  • Tax consulting and advisory for routine and complex local and international tax matters.
  • Tax compliance assistance (filing of returns for Income Tax, Provisional Tax, Payroll taxes, Value added taxes and various other ancillary taxes).

Valuations of businesses and financial modelling services for transaction or financial reporting purposes, including the following:

  • Independent valuations
  • Private Equity valuations
  • Valuation reviews
  • Fair & reasonable opinions
  • Impairment testing, including goodwill
  • Purchase price allocations in terms of IFRS 3 Business Combinations
  • Intangible asset valuations
  • Opinions for the SARB
  • Business and cash flow modelling in Excel
  • Internal Rate of Return analysis
  • Net working capital reviews
  • Going concern reviews
  • Valuations training
  • Financial due diligence reports
  • Monthly management accounts
  • Filing and preparation of monthly returns (payroll, VAT)
  • Payroll services
  • General advisory

Wealth Management Partnership with Anchor

We have partnered with Anchor, one of South Africa’s leading wealth managers, to provide expert financial advice that reflects our firm values.

Long term, trusted relationships and face to face advice is at the centre of everything we do.

Every client has different needs and aspirations and we offer personalised advice that covers financial and investment planning that sits within our client’s professional tax advice framework.

Our clients range from individuals to families and businesses and span all age and wealth ranges. From just starting out to established, sophisticated investors we partner with our clients to ensure that they achieve their individual investment objectives.

Our investment approach is built on ensuring that our clients understand their investments and the risks associated with every component of their portfolio when setting off on their wealth journey. We provide complete transparency and insight into the underlying investments that make up a client’s solution and ensure that their journey ends at the destination it was meant to.

South African Investments

  • Retirement Annuity, Pension Fund, Provident Fund and Associated Investments
  • Managed Share Portfolios
  • Tax friendly high yield investment solutions
  • Wholistic Wealth Management and Estate Planning Advice
  • Yield Enhanced Products
  • Structured Product Advice
  • Life policies and medical aid

Global Investments

  • End to End Forex Solutions at Best Rates (including single discretionary allowance, lifetime investment allowance and asset swaps)
  • Managed Share Portfolios
  • Access to the World’s Best Investment Products and Platforms
  • Global Estate Structuring Solutions
  • Outsourced Treasury Function
  • Cash Investment and Yield Enhancement
  • Best Priced Corporate Forex Solutions
  • Group Risk Policies – Buy and sell agreements
  • Group Pension Fund Investments
  • Group Medical Aid Schemes

For more information please chat to the BRF & Co. team

Our Team

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Brett Kaye
Partner


Lee Harvey
Partner


Pravashna Naidoo
Accounting


Belinda Bratt
Tax


Claudia Lindeque
Accounting


Zaheera Joosub
Audit & Independent Reviews


Physical Address:
20 Chester Road
Parkwood
Johannesburg
2193

Postal:
PO Box 2889
Pinegowrie, 2123

Phone:
011 482 8419

Fax:
086 591 1556

Contact Us

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