FirstPlace Assurance & Advisory

FirstPlace is a youth-led professional services firm focused on Accounting, Auditing and Business Advisory services. Our Accounting business leverages key real time online accounting software to serve clients quicker, easier and much more efficiently. Our Auditing business focuses primarily on external and internal audits for private and public sector entities across multiple industries. Our Advisory business offers a comprehensive range of services that are tailored to meet our clients’ needs.

The firm’s leadership has a strong background and demonstrated history of working in accounting, auditing and advisory in public practice for large and internationally recognised firms.

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Our Leadership

Mr Tumelo Makgakga
Managing Director

Tumelo Makgakga is the founder and managing director of the firm. He is a qualified Chartered Accountant (CA), Registered Auditor (RA) and certified Financial Modelling and Valuation Analyst (FMVA).

Tumelo obtained his Bcom Accounting and Bcom Accounting (Hon) degrees from the University of Johannesburg. He is highly qualified and has extensive experience obtained while working with 2 of the big 4 accounting firms, such experience includes international exposure on projects carried out in London, United Kingdom.

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