About us

Colbee Accountants is a financial services company based in Cape Town. Our focus is on Accounting, Payroll, Bookkeeping, and Tax.

We offer a personalised and hands-on service to all our clients and this enables our clients to concentrate on the running and expanding of their business, i.e. working on their business and not in it.

Looking after the needs of the SMME market, but can also offer a comprehensive service to larger corporations and international clientele.

Registrations / memberships

  1. In terms of the Tax Administration Act of 28 of 2011, we are registered tax practitioners.
  2. Colbee Accountant is a registered CIPC user and has performed the FICA requirement and can submit documents electronically with CIPC.
  3. Colbee Accountant is a registered learning centre with the South African Institute of Professional Accountants (SAIPA) and this enables us to provide learnership to prospective future accountants.

The team

The members of the Close Corporation are Christo Bothma and Lizelle Bothma. Christo is a Professional Accountant SA registered with SAIPA and Lizelle is a Chartered Accountant registered with SAICA. Currently, the managing member of the Close Corporation is Christo and the members bring more than 30 years of experience to our clients.

Vision and mission


Our vision is to become the preferred provider of professional services to clients who have value systems aligned with our own and to support our clients every step of the way from starting a new business to being able to retire comfortably. In the process, we would like to build lasting and mutually beneficial relationships.

“We do more than balance your books” is our slogan – and we strive to live this. One of our passions are to educating those who demonstrate interest and the willingness to learn and in doing this we would like to actively contribute towards addressing South Africa’s skills shortage within the accounting profession.


To align our firm with service providers, clients, associates and staff that are as passionate about service levels and the business skills shortages being faced by South Africa.  Incorporate the overall principle of “always do good” into our practice and in doing so we strive to do more than just “show the numbers”. Aiming to always add value to our client by delivering on our professional services promise, while remaining competitive.


Strive to align our core values with our professional body, the South African Institute of Professional Accountants:

• Honesty and Integrity

• Confidentiality

• Accountability

• Professionalism

• Respectfulness

• Resourcefulness

• “always do good”