RL Business Advisers

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About Us

who we are

RL Business Advisers (PTY) Ltd, a boutique finance and business advisory firm established in 2015. In addition to our local registration with the Lesotho Institute of Accountants, we are CIMA qualified with key competencies in strategy, risk and finance: We use unique competences to identify issues, mine and analyse data to provide foresight that help create sustainable stakeholder value, hence our slogan:

why us?

In the process of creating a win-win value for our clients we go beyond accounting to ensure that the client obtains a full view of the business performance from the past into the future, enabling creation of strategies that provide long-term agility and resilience.

Chartered Public Accountants (Lesotho) specializing in Management Accounting services and related advisory & consultancy. We are your own Accountants & Advisors, your future Accountants & Finance professionals today. Although registered for public practice with Lesotho Institute of Accountants, we adopted CIMA competency framework and its unique competencies, reflecting our unique service offering.

Solving following problems

  • We help your company to beat the competition and grow your business
  • We help you become aware of risks and manage them better
  • We help you to take proper financial decisions.
  • We help you to comply with the laws and regulations of the country.
  • We help you to make data informed decisions.
  • We help you to become effective and efficient in the way you undertake your operations.
  • We help you to enable business and technology transformations.
  • We build integrity and trust through proper governance and generate accountability to all stakeholders.
  • We help you to make proper investments and take better decisions in mergers and acquisitions.
  • We help you to report to stakeholders in terms of standards and best practices.
  • Strategic thinking, planning, implementation and monitoring & evaluation advisory.
  • Risk management, Business Continuity, Business Recovery solutions.
  • Corporate Finance advisory.
  • Financial Reporting.
  • Information for Planning, Control and Decision making.
  • Strategic Cost Management.
  • Data Transformation and Technology implementation.
  • Investment Appraisal.
  • Tax Strategies.
  • Company Secretarial and CFO services and advisory.
  • Compliance to Good Corporate Governance.
  • Assistance in Production of Annual Integrated Report, as well as Sustainability Reporting.
  • Data Analytics, Data Strategy, and Data Transformation.
  • Executive and Board Development, including coaching

We are a firm specializing in Management Accounting, with partners that are registered for practice with Lesotho Institute of Accountants, and Partners qualified with the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA).

The partners have had Executive positions across several industries, having held positons as Board Members, and having other qualifications such as MBA, Chartered Governance Professionals qualification. Partners both worked in business development having held executive positions at Basotho Enterprise Development Corporation, in addition one has sat on board of Lesotho National Development Corporation, board of a commercial bank, a SADC Development Finance Resource Centre, thus a full understanding of business development and financing. One partner lead the development of the Lesotho’s Corporate Governance code, ‘Mohlomi Code’.

RL, has served big and small companies, public sector organisations, academic institutions, Not for Profit Organisations, corporate organisations. We build better businesses through Management Accounting.

Our areas of consulting and corporate services include: board development and corporate governance advisory, risk management advisory, Internal Audits, strategy advisory, corporate finance (including: Business valuations, tax strategy, Mergers & Acquisition, private equity), Finance function restructuring, Data Transformation, Company Secretarial services, and Outsourced or Interim Chief Financial Officer service, Executive Coaching & Counselling..

The firm’s partners are Robert Likhang (founder), and Masechaba Mahlapha, who are both CIMA qualified and registered practitioners with Lesotho Institute of Accountants. The former is also a Chartered Governance Professional, and Chartered Secretary, and the latter also holds Bachelor of Commerce in Accounting at National University of Lesotho, and Masters of Business Administration at the University of the Free State. Both have held several Executive and Board positions. We are supported by professional qualified staff which make our core professionals, and those qualified staff lead a team of trainees. We also have contract associate professionals who are called on Talent on Demand basis

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