Nelius van Zyl CA(SA) RA, Partner

Nelius, a qualified Chartered Accountant (SA) and Registered Auditor, embarked on his professional journey after earning a BComm (Management Accounting) degree from the University of Stellenbosch. Initially, he contributed his expertise as a lecturer at Boland College, Stellenbosch, specialising in Computerised Financial Systems while also serving as a Marker for the Department of Education.

Transitioning to the corporate sector, Nelius joined JN Chartered Accountants in January 2009, quickly advancing within the firm. His exceptional performance during his training contract led to his promotion to the management team in 2011. Nelius further fortified his professional standing by passing the Professional Evaluation Exam of the South African Institute for Professional Accountants (SAIPA), attaining the designation of Professional Accountant (SA).

Driven by a commitment to continuous learning, Nelius pursued further education, earning Post-Graduate Diplomas in Accounting Sciences and Applied Accounting Sciences from the University of South Africa, where he graduated among the Top 20 students nationally. He subsequently achieved first-time passes in both board exams of the South African Institute of Chartered Accountants (SAICA), earning the esteemed title of Chartered Accountant (SA). Following this accomplishment, he completed the Auditor Development Program of the Independent Regulatory Board for Auditors (IRBA), qualifying as a Registered Auditor.

Being in the industry for more than 15 years, Nelius believes in maintaining high standards as well as the achievement of absolute excellence regardless of the task at hand.  He is known for being supportive, caring and always going the extra mile.  Beyond his professional endeavours, Nelius cherishes family time and nurtures his passion for music.