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Van Wyk Compton Incorporated (Inc.) has been in existence for approximately 30 years, with managing director Hennie van Wyk CA (SA) having been involved for 25 years to date. The company underwent a name change in 2004 from Gunning and Van Wyk to Van Wyk Compton Inc. when Greig Compton CA (SA) joined as director. The other directors are Yolandi van Wyk CA (SA) and Servaas Marais CA (SA).

The company is based in Meyersdal, Alberton, and prides itself in delivering professional services to all of its clients.


Our client list includes, amongst others, companies operating within the following business fields and industries:

  • Travel, tourism and various tour operators (including divisions of listed companies).
  • Suppliers and maintenance of baggage handling systems at the country’s national airports.
  • Suppliers and manufacturers of refrigeration and shelving to supermarket chains.
  • Fast food industry (franchisees owning and operating stores nationwide).
  • Brewery process engineers, operating both locally and abroad.
  • Metal and ceramic engineering concerns.
  • Supermarket chains.
  • Consultants and software suppliers to various mining operations.
  • Information technology consultants, system implementation specialists and software suppliers.
  • Operators within the cellular communication industry.
  • Suppliers of catering and kitchen equipment.
  • Plant and equipment hire.

Our clients operate from all parts of Johannesburg and surrounding areas, including Midrand and Pretoria as well as divisions operating from Cape Town, Bloemfontein, Durban, Port Elizabeth and Nelspruit.

Clientele Size

The company services clients of diverse sizes. Our valued client base ranges from small businesses to large corporations generating an annual turnover in excess of R600 million. These clients operate through various trading entities including public companies, private companies, close corporations, partnerships and sole traders. Some of our larger clients are branches or subsidiaries of major multibillion international concerns. The company comfortably services clients within the aforementioned ranges and trading entities. Due to a number of its clients forming part of international and local listed concerns, the company is accustomed to performing its duties as auditors in terms of strict deadlines.

International clients

The company currently serves as auditors of a number of internationally-owned subsidiaries. Subsidiary turnover figures range from R15 million to R55 million per annum and subsidiaries operate in industries including baggage handling systems, industrial supplies, installations and automotive spares.

Services offered

The company provides a large range of specialised professional services. Please click on the SERVICE OFFERINGS tab for more information about these.

Practice Information

  • Van Wyk Compton Inc. is registered with the Independent Regulatory Board for Auditors (IRBA), and hereby complies with their rules and regulations and black economic empowerment policies.
  • The company has successfully completed the third review cycle conducted by IRBA (Independent Regulatory Board for Auditors), whereby its working paper files were reviewed to determine compliance with IAS/IFRS and ISA requirements.
  • The company conducts its audits on electronic software and has an internal local area network (LAN) whereby files are reviewed by directors. The company strives to keep abreast of changes in the internet and electronic environment which aids the company in terms of audit work and associated client service.
  • Van Wyk Compton Inc. are registered tax practitioners with the South African Revenue Service (SARS).

The company has dedicated personnel dealing with the following divisions within the company:

  • Tax administration.
  • Tax consulting and company valuations.
  • Secretarial services.
  • Audit services (including external and internal audits, independent reviews and compilations).
  • Accounting and bookkeeping services.


The directors are qualified and registered chartered accountants (CA (SA)) and registered auditors (RA), with two also having completed a Masters’ degree in South African and International Taxation. Our audit managers are also fully qualified and registered chartered accountants and all trainee accountants have a minimum of a B. Com / B. Acc. Sci. degree, further studying towards Honours degrees and/or CTA’s (certificates in the theory of accountancy) at accredited universities.