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We believe in:

  • Taking the time to get to know our clients and the unique challenges and successes of their business ventures.
  • Staying abreast of the latest developments in various business sectors by continually investing in our further education and training.
  • Ensuring that professional integrity and ethical values underpin all our decisions and the manner in which we conduct our business

Zanathi’s business approach is to supplement the internal and external knowledge of our clients with our knowledge, skills, expertise and experience to create sustainable solutions that will provide our clients with the support they are seeking to improve their operations.

We recognise that our clients operate in fiercely competitive and stringent compliance environments and, while our solutions are developed to the highest standards to ensure effective impact on a sustainable basis, we believe that we must be cost efficient in all that we do. In this way our clients can benefit from the best possible solution, while maintaining cost efficiency in the process.

We walk the journey with our clients by developing, implementing and monitoring effective and results-based solutions with them. As a consequence, our clients can have the confidence that the solutions we provide are suitable and efficiently implemented to ensure value for money on the fees that we charge.

At a glance

South Africa continues to make significant strides to build a more equitable society where opportunity is not defined by race, gender, class or religion, and where better access to employment and transforming ownership patterns of the economy are inclusive and reflect the demographics of our country. We support the initiatives of our country as proclaimed by our government policies, plans and programmes that are geared towards the creation of a more cohesive and equitable society.

Zanathi is a 100% black-owned consulting company with a level 1 BBBEE rating. We take pride in being a key black firm committed to improving client service delivery based on the excellent quality of work by our skills whose work ethic and performance aligns to Zanathi’s values.

Meet the team

Zanele Mandlake

Director - ACCA, AGA (SA), CIA

Zanele is a Chartered Accountant registered with the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) and an associate  registered with the South African Institute of Chartered Accountants (SAICA)

She has more than 15 years’ experience in the auditing and accounting environment, accumulating vast skills and experience in the public and private sectors, including Trusts and non- governmental organisations.

In her illustrious career, Zanele has acquired a wealth of leadership, business acumen, practice management and client relations skills. She also has a vast knowledge of the following legislation and frameworks:

  • Companies Act
  • King IV on corporate governance
  • International Financial Reporting Standards
  • Public Finance Management Act
  • Audit of Predetermined Objectives
  • Prudential Standards (as they relate to short-term insurance)

Great things in business are never done by one person.

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