Starting your own business is no easy task, but the route to self-employment in accounting has been well mapped. Identify what type of accounting services you want to provide and draft a business plan. After forming your business, Marketing will be critical to your success. Julius David did exactly that when he founded Windhoek Accounting and Taxation.
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Tell us about yourself?
I am a registered public accountant & registered tax practitioner with deep-rooted passion for taxation. I hold other degrees in marketing, honors in Logistics plus other commerce diplomas, I am a law scholar and Chartered Management Accountant student.
What motivated you to start your business?
I have always been intrigued by taxation during university and I was very curious to learn how it works in practice.
Is there opportunity in the industry you are in?
It is a big industry full of opportunities except one needs to keep abreast with changing tax laws to stay competitive and to be in a position to deliver well-informed advisory services to clients.
Tell us about your struggles. What struggles have you faced?
As Windhoek Accounting & Taxation, like other SMEs it has always been a challenge to attract and retain talent but through capacity development and series of in-house training, we were able to scale up talent and knowledge in the company and that is what help us to stay ahead of competition.
How many people does your business employ?
Windhoek Accounting & Taxation is a subsidiary of Windhoek Commercial Group which employs over 30 full-time employees and roughly 11 casuals. As a company we pride ourselves in cultivating a culture of learning and self-development to uplift employees as individuals.
How can people contact you for your services?
Windhoek Accounting & Taxation
Words on motivation for those looking to start a business?
As young entrepreneurs we should invest our time in things that matter, things that will improve our lives, people around us and the community as a whole.