Our team


Founder and Director, David Hartley’s 35 years of seasoned experience and his team of professionals have proven to be invaluable assets.

After finishing Articles, and qualifying as a Professional Accountant (SAIPA), David launched Sage Pastel Accounting in the Western Cape in 1990 & then went om to develop his own SmartBank software package.

“Total Accounting Solutions ” is now t/a “Smarter Accounting Solutions” has grown to incorporate a strong team of Professional Accounting, Tax, Advisory & tech savvy cloud experts. (See below to meet our team)

We focus on “Results Matter”, which is reflected in significant bottom-line returns and growing clients’ businesses to make healthy profits.

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B.Comm (UCT), B.Compt (Hons)
(SA) SAIPA | Tax Practitioner
Business Strategist
Software Advisor

David’s remarkable 35 years’ experience across the full spectrum of accounting disciplines embodies a unique combination of competencies and achievements.

our team

Smarter Accounting’s team of professional accountants and technical staff offer a full range of Accounting, Tax, Financial Management, Technical & Growth Advisory services from START to FINISH!

Ian Daitish


Ian Daitsh is a Chartered Accountant who runs our Tax department and specialises in Taxation & Accounting Consulting & takes care in assisting with your tax & other legal reporting commitments.

Shereen Digre


Shereen is a bookkeeper and tax practitioner, who specialises in Sage Accounting aswell as specialised experience with NGO’s and NBO’s

Wayne Weimann


Wayne has an Honours degree in Financial Management with 30 years’ experience & assists clients in Bookkeeping, Payroll in a wide range of Financial Advisory Services.

Michelle Roebert


Michelle is a qualified accountant, bookkeeper & Tax practitioner with experience in Sage Business Accounting & Simplepay.