About The Company

Larger companies and corporates have chief financial officers, financial managers and accounting departments for the same reasons why SME’s (small to medium size enterprises ) need these services.  SME’s need accounting and tax services to provide key information and allow owners to track results against budgets and manage profitability and sustainability, while not losing focus of their core business and key responsibilities.

Magdel Hougaard Accounting Services is uniquely positioned to be that partner for you, independently owned by Magdel Hougaard, a qualified Professional Accountant who holds a Bcompt degree. Her background in the Corporate Finance environment allows for not only handling all your accounting and tax services, but it allows her to provide solutions adding real value such as cost saving initiatives, streamlining of processes, implementation of policies and budget and cash flow forecasting resulting in simplified accounting, saving money, improved profitability and freeing up time for business management.

The Team

Magdel Hougaard (Founder)

Professional Accountant (SA)

Magdel is a Professional Accountant who has fulfilled various accounting roles since 2000 of which the last 5 years prior to starting MHAS was as a Financial Manager for the Liberty Group.

While studying towards her Bcompt degree through UNISA she worked as a finance assistant in various industries, in SA (Solly Kramers, Neil Harvey and Associates) and abroad (Vue Cinemas).

She was then promoted to Accountant and later to Financial manager for Liberty Health. She rounded off her qualification and experience by writing the accreditation exam through the South African Institute for Professional Accountants in 2014. She is also a registered tax practitioner with SARS.

Magdel then registered MHAS in 2014 as she became aware of the need for SME’s to receive affordable quality advice

Angelique Pienaar

Professional Accountant (SA)

Angelique worked for an accounting firm for 11 years building up her experience in all the different aspects of accounting including financial statements, taxation and payroll.

She completed her Bcompt degree through UNISA and she qualified as a Professional Accountant in 2016. Angelique is a registered tax practitioner.

She joined MHAS in 2018, and she adds a wealth of a knowledge to the business in all aspects of Accounting and Tax.

Jason Fortuin

Senior Bookkeeper

Jason has fulfilled various bookkeeping positions since 2011. He studied Financial Management through False Bay college.

Jason joined MHAS in 2019 and is currently finalising his Bcom Financial Accounting through UNISA.

He brings a wealth of knowledge in respect of bookkeeping, payroll and VAT and is also experienced on Draftworx for Financial statements and SARS efiling for all submissions including company tax.

Keshell George

Junior Bookkeeper

Keshell has fulfilled various bookkeeping and administration positions since 2019. She studied Financial Management through False Bay College.

Keshell joined MHAS in 2021.

She has experience on various accounting packages, such as Xero and Quickbooks, but specialises in Pastel and Sage One. She also has extensive experience on CIPC and experience on payroll packages such as Sage Payroll.

Mikhaieel Revelard


Mikhaieel joined MHAS in 2022 after completing his Financial Management Diploma in the beginning of 2022.

During his studies he also did part time work in the bookkeeping and administration field.

MIkhaieel does bookkeeping on Pastel, Sage One, Xero and Excel and is constantly improving his knowledge and skills base. He is the SARS administration liaison and is fully versed on these requirements.