The business counter

About Us

With offices in Durban and Cape Town, we have been navigating the financial journey of our clients since 2018 across South Africa.

The Business Counter is a firm of passionate accountants dedicated to delivering top-tier Business Advisory services which include, Valuations, Financial Management and Financial Modelling services to our valued clients.

Established in 2018, we have been at the forefront of providing comprehensive financial solutions to businesses across South Africa. Our team is driven by integrity, excellence, and a passion for empowering businesses.

Our mission

We believe in empowering our clients to achieve their financial goals by providing informative guidance and exceptional service. Our mission is to provide tailor-made solutions to our clients to enable them to grow and build a thriving business.

Our expertise

With a team led by experienced Chartered Accountants, we bring a wealth of knowledge and expertise to every engagement. Our team has diverse backgrounds, having worked in various industries and sectors, enabling us to offer tailored solutions to meet our clients’ unique needs.

Our approach

Our approach revolves around knowledgeable advisory services in valuations, financial management, and financial modelling. Leveraging our experience, expertise, and technology, we provide tailored solutions to address your financial challenges and take your business to a higher level.

Let’s reach new heights together

At The Business Counter, we are more than just accountants – we are strategic partners in your business growth journey.

Contact us today to discover how we can help you achieve financial success and reach new heights.

Together, let’s simplify your finances and pave the way for a prosperous future.

Meet our key team members

Nicholas Mothilal  

Based at our Durban office

Nicholas qualified as a CA(SA) in 2008 after completing his Articles at a mid-tier firm in Durban, South Africa. He then worked as a manager in the Audit division for several years, focusing on owner-managed SMEs. Later, his passion for valuations led him to oversee this division. With years of experience working with clients at all business levels, Nicholas is a skilled and trusted strategic partner. He is passionate about helping entrepreneurs grow their businesses.

Nicolette Mothilal

Based at our Durban office

Nicolette qualified as a qualified CA (SA) after completing her Articles at one of the Big 4 firms in Durban, South Africa. In the commerce field, she obtained 15 years of diverse industry expertise, in finance, pricing, regulation, and investment/capex project analysis, as well as being a CFO. Nicolette is passionate about helping clients with advisory services (valuations, financial management, and financial modelling) and helping them to realise and maximise the benefits associated with those services.

Conrad van Zyl

Based at our Cape Town office

Conrad earned his B.Com Chartered Accountancy degree from North-West University. He completed his SAICA articles at a Durban mid-tier firm, becoming an Associate General Accountant (SA). After six months as an Audit Supervisor, he moved to Cape Town for a private sector career and served as Financial Manager at an SME for five years. This was followed by a position in the accounting department of a major South African fast-food company. Combining his passion for accounting, technology, and helping people, Conrad now leverages his expertise to support SMEs with their business needs.

As a team with different skill sets, we all share the dedication to see clients thrive by being a trusted strategic force, providing insights and solutions that drive businesses toward lasting success.

Contact us today to transform the financial success of your business.

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