Elne qualified Baccalaureus Commercii (B. Comm) at the University of Potchefstroom in 1992. In 1986 she qualified with an honours degree (Honneurs – Baccalaureus Degree) at the University of South Africa and in 1998 she became registered with the Institute of Commercial and Financial Accountants of South Africa.
She worked for a firm of Chartered Accountants in South Africa for 8 years from 1992. Prior to ceasing her employment she started her own practice in 1998. Elne came with her husband and family to New Zealand in September 2002 and started working as a senior accountant in the firm in December 2002.
Elne prepares or manages all the accounting and taxation work for a large number of clients. She is a very skilled, efficient and competent accountant who can handle the pressure of often very tight deadlines with calm dedicated resolve. She can offer sound advice on efficient systems, computer software and on the many and varied issues covering PAYE, income tax, GST and FBT. She manages the mass of detail that is normal in an accountant’s life with precision. Her office is the tidiest.