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Welcome to AWCape

The choice of technology for your business, together with the selection of your technology partner, are defining moments in your organisation’s road to success. The depth of experience and dedication to quality products and services to support your business success is what sets AWCape from our industry peers.

AWCape (Pty) Ltd provides professional systems integration services by ensuring the effective deployment of Sage Intacct, Sage 300cloud, Sage 300 People HR & Payroll, primarily through cloud-based solutions. The company is well known for its outstanding consulting resources and industry leading Cloud solutions, resulting in an impressive list of blue-chip customers.

AWCape has a proud history of success – its founder Henri Hattingh opened his first Sage ACCPAC business Applico in 1986, which later became part of QData - Africa’s largest software and services group during the 90’s. The Applico brand, which recently took over Sage training facilities in Cape Town, has since been added as empowerment subsidiary to the group with a B-BBEE level 2 and 125% Procurement Recognition.

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AWCape Management Team

AWCape’s Chief Executive Officer Henri Hattingh

Henri Hattingh

Chief Executive Officer

Henri is a founding member of the SA Institute for Industrial Engineers. His first Sage business became SA’s best performing Sage Accpac business partner between 1991 and 1993. Prior to the establishment of AWCape, Henri was involved in a number of successful business turnarounds for which he was awarded Business Person of the Year (large business category) in 1998 from the Knysna/Plettenberg Bay Chamber of Business and in 2008 Finalist in the Western Cape Chamber of Business Exporter of the year award.

Dr Khalil Du Plessis AWCape Team

Dr Khalil du Plessis

DIRECTOR - PROFESSIONAL SERVICES

Khalil is AWCape’s chief solutions architect. He is a Sage Intacct, Sage 300, Technisoft Service Manager, Sage Manufacturing & MS Dynamics AX professional with a D.Mgmt and a Bachelor’s in Accounting. His consulting experience spans more than 30 years with a recent period of 13 years spent as an enterprise consultant engaged in implementing and supporting Sage 300 for large organisations in Kuwait, Qatar, Oman, India and UAE. He has competencies in Enterprise Systems project management and Business Process optimisation.

Jeff Ryan, Director for Business Development at AWCape

Jeff Ryan, CFA®

Group Director – Business Development

Jeff has been appointed to take responsibility for business development across all products and services for group companies, starting with Sage Intacct, the award-winning native cloud product from Sage which was released in August 2020 in South Africa. Jeff received his BBusSci from UCT in 2001 and in 2016 earned his CFA® charter. He has extensive business consulting, technology and project management experience both locally and internationally. He has also held several senior and executive roles for different organisations (including Sage) in multiple industries giving him a deep understanding of business drivers and needs.

AWCape Team - Cornel

Cornel Smit

DIRECTOR – SYSTEMS INTEGRATION & AUTOMATION

Cornel is a Sage Intacct & Sage 300cloud certified consultant with specialised experience in systems integration and automation. He received his BCom in Business Management from Pretoria University and started his career at mining companies in Africa sub-Sahara as a consultant implementing Accpac. Cornel’s key focus is the implementation and support of Sage Intacct and Sage 300 (Accpac) at mid- to large sized organisations. He completed his 2nd Cape Epic in 2016.

AWCape Team - Malan Visser

Malan Visser

Divisional Director HR & Payroll

After completing his degree in Bcom Business Management at the University of Pretoria Malan started as a financial planner at Standard Bank. He then joined Sage in 2010 as a Premier consultant. He was promoted to support manager and later joined the Sage 300 product team in 2014 where he won consultant of the year for 2015. He has implemented some of the largest customers in Gauteng and the Western Cape throughout his 6-year Sage 300 journey. He is good at working under pressure and is very attentive to detail and process driven.

AWCape team - Ruan

Ruan Schreuder

Manager Business Development

Ruan is a certified Sage 300 People and Sage VIP Premier Payroll Consultant who completed his Premier training in 2012 and worked himself up from a Junior Consultant to a Senior consultant and finally to a Sage 300 People Payroll Consultant. Ruan has won numerous Performance and Innovation awards for work done while working at Sage.

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Gadija Hendricks

Financial Manager

Gadija is a shareholder and AWCape’s Financial Manager. She is responsible for all accounting and administrative matters and is especially well known and highly regarded for her meticulous attention to detail, dependability, and patience in dealing with queries from both customers & suppliers. Her colleagues recognize her as possibly the best example of ‘the perfect accountant’.

Christiaan Hattingh, AWCape Divisional Director for Systems Integration

CHRISTIAAN HATTINGH

DIRECTOR - GROUP FINANCE

Christiaan is responsible for group finance. He is a certified Sage 300 consultant with a deep understanding and experience of cloud computing and systems integration. Christiaan obtained his BEng in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Stellenbosch. He is a passionate mountain biker and during a gap-year was employed by Specialized Bicycles Africa which provided him with an opportunity to travel the world.

AWCape Accounting Solutions Team

Dr Khalil Du Plessis AWCape Team

Dr Khalil du Plessis

DIRECTOR - PROFESSIONAL SERVICES

Khalil is AWCape’s chief solutions architect. He is a Sage Intacct, Sage 300, Technisoft Service Manager, Sage Manufacturing & MS Dynamics AX professional with a D.Mgmt and a Bachelor’s in Accounting. His consulting experience spans more than 30 years with a recent period of 13 years spent as an enterprise consultant engaged in implementing and supporting Sage 300 for large organisations in Kuwait, Qatar, Oman, India and UAE. He has competencies in Enterprise Systems project management and Business Process optimisation.

AWCape Team - Cornel

Cornel Smit

DIRECTOR – SYSTEMS INTEGRATION & AUTOMATION

Cornel is a Sage Intacct & Sage 300cloud certified consultant with specialised experience in systems integration and automation. He received his BCom in Business Management from Pretoria University and started his career at mining companies in Africa sub-Sahara as a consultant implementing Accpac. Cornel’s key focus is the implementation and support of Sage Intacct and Sage 300 (Accpac) at mid- to large sized organisations. He completed his 2nd Cape Epic in 2016.

AWCape team - Jane

Jane du Toit

Certified Sage Intacct and Sage 300 Consultant

Jane has a BCom in Accountancy and Financial Management plus 29 years of experience in Accountant/Financial Management, including setting up, implementation, training and support of various ERP systems across many industries. These included manufacturing, technology services and brand management. At AWCape Jane is certified in Sage Intacct and Sage 300, specializing in accounting procedures. Jane is out cycling around our beautiful coastline in the Cape on most weekends.

TJ Dewah, Integrations Specialist at AWCape

TJ Dewah

Certified Sage Intacct Consultant

TJ has a BTech (Hons) in Information Technology from the Harare Institute of Technology and a Higher National Diploma in Information Technology from the Harare Polytechnic. He is a Sage Intacct certified consultant and Systems Analyst with experience in the SDLC (Software Development Life Cycle) as well as guiding teams through all software development phases. His focus at AWCape is around technical aspects of Cloud support, Integration Middleware, Sage Intacct and Sage 300 People.

AWCape team Salomi

Salomi Kruger

Business Intelligence Specialist

Salomi graduated with a B.Tech in Marketing from NMMU in 2003. Subsequently she has also studied towards a B.Com in Management Accountancy and worked in London within the finance industry for 8 years. Upon return to South Africa in 2011, she worked extensively as part of a team who specializes in BI reporting within the SAGE product range. She was also the primary Excel trainer at SAGE Cape Town for a number of years and has a strong passion for teaching.   Salomi is a busy mother of two little girls and enjoys being creative in her hobbies of pottery and interior design.

AWCape team - Sihaam

Sihaam du Plessis

Outsourced Accounting Services

Sihaam provides Outsourced Accounting Services to Sage 300 installations. She is an experienced Sage 300 (Accpac) user where her involvement includes bookkeeping as well as assistance to Accpac users. Whilst living in Kuwait, she experienced multi-cultural environments for more than 10 years working in accounting and teaching roles.

AWCape HR & Payroll Solutions Team

AWCape Team - Malan Visser

Malan Visser

Divisional Director HR & Payroll

After completing his degree in Bcom Business Management at the University of Pretoria Malan started as a financial planner at Standard Bank. He then joined Sage in 2010 as a Premier consultant. He was promoted to support manager and later joined the Sage 300 product team in 2014 where he won consultant of the year for 2015. He has implemented some of the largest customers in Gauteng and the Western Cape throughout his 6-year Sage 300 journey. He is good at working under pressure and is very attentive to detail and process driven.

AWCape team - Ruan

Ruan Schreuder

Manager Business Development

Ruan is a certified Sage 300 People and Sage VIP Premier Payroll Consultant who completed his Premier training in 2012 and worked himself up from a Junior Consultant to a Senior consultant and finally to a Sage 300 People Payroll Consultant. Ruan has won numerous Performance and Innovation awards for work done while working at Sage.

AWCape Team - Aleysha Stoman

Aleysha Stoman

Certified Consultant - Sage 300 People & Premier Payroll

Being in the Sage Consulting industry for almost 9 years, Aleysha has strong Payroll and ESS knowledge which enables successful implementations and maintenance assistance. Her journey started as a VIP Premier consultant in 2012 where she worked her way up to Senior Sage 300 People, also winning consultant of the year award in 2016.

AWCape team - Angelique

Angelique Cant

Certified Consultant - Sage 300 People & Premier Payroll

Angelique has been a Payroll consultant with Sage since 2013, certified to implement and support Sage 200 (VIP Premier) and Sage 300 People.  She is a specialist in advanced payroll tax, outsourced payroll solutions and training. Angelique is very experienced in handling large customer volumes, requiring advance and complex payroll processing services and solutions. She supported major clients while at Sage and has brought a wealth of experience including service excellence to AWCape.

AWCape Team Nicola

Nicola Leibrandt

Certified Consultant - Sage 300 People HR, Payroll & ESS

Nicola is an experienced, qualified and astute Human Resources Management professional with over 5 years operational, consulting and management experience in FMCG, telecommunications and computer software industries. Her career started as HR Intern at Unilever, where she was promoted to HR Partner. She later joined MTN as a Business Partner. At AWCape, Nicola is a fully certified Sage 300 People consultant focussing on providing solutions for HR systems improvement and profitability. This results not only in process simplification, but also time and cost saving for businesses.

AWCape team - Corinne

Corinne Els

Certified Consultant – Sage 300 People & VIP Premier Payroll

Corinne is a certified Sage 300 People, VIP Premier Payroll and Sage Business Cloud Payroll Professional Consultant with 8 years of experience as a Payroll Administrator and a strong accounting background. While working at Sage she had numerous projects converting Premier Payroll to Sage Business Cloud. She recently completed her training and certification for Sage 300 People.

AWCape team - Sindiso

Sindiso Molife

Certified Consultant – Sage 300 People

Sindiso holds a BSC Psychology Honours Degree. She is a certified Sage 300 People Consultant, Pastel Partner Payroll Certified Installer, Sage One Cloud Payroll Advisor and Certified Payroll Administrator with extensive Sage payroll experience in SADC countries such as Mozambique, Zambia, Zimbabwe and Malawi. Sindiso also has extensive experience in Payroll Legislation, Tax year End procedure, customized end user training, system configuration, Employee Self Service as well as MSCOA compliance, which is a key requirement in the public sector.

AWCape team - Zander

Zander van Onselen

Certified Consultant (Premier Payroll VIP, SBCPP, ESS, SSS)

Zander was employed by Sage as the technical payroll consultant and is a highly skilled and experienced in VIP payroll ESS (Employee Self Service), SSS (Sage Self Service) and server implementation and support. He is a certified Sage VIP Premier Payroll and Sage Business Cloud Payroll Professional Consultant. His certifications of Project Management for Built Environment Practitioners from the University of Pretoria.

TJ Dewah, Integrations Specialist at AWCape

TJ Dewah

Sage 300 People Technical Support

TJ has a BTech (Hons) in Information Technology from the Harare Institute of Technology and a Higher National Diploma in Information Technology from the Harare Polytechnic. He is a Sage Intacct certified consultant and Systems Analyst with experience in the SDLC (Software Development Life Cycle) as well as guiding teams through all software development phases. His focus at AWCape is around technical aspects of Cloud support, Integration Middleware, Sage Intacct and Sage 300 People.

AWCape Training & Admin Team

AWCape Team Madeleine

Madeleine Hattingh

Training Manager & Group Legal Advisor

Madeleine is Training Manager for the group’s training company Applico, and legal advisor to other group companies. She was previously Senior Legal Advisor in Old Mutual’s Corporate Law Division. Prior to that, she was Programme Manager at Armscor for 15 years, responsible for the acquisition of logistic support for SA Navy vessels. She completed her BIuris and LLB-Degrees at the University of Pretoria and UNISA, respectively.

AWCape team - Gail Cawood

Gail Cawood

Sales Coordinator for Training

Gail Cawood started off in the Sales/Marketing division with the first Unilever Tea company which became Liptons. She subsequently worked in Client Service on retail accounts for several large Advertising Agencies and then went onto the client side of Marketing at the Foschini Group. Sales experience in various sectors include Website Design, Graphic Design Products, Manufacturing, Property and AWCape Training Academy.

Dr Khalil Du Plessis AWCape Team

Dr Khalil du Plessis

DIRECTOR - PROFESSIONAL SERVICES

Khalil is AWCape’s chief solutions architect. He is a Sage Intacct, Sage 300, Technisoft Service Manager, Sage Manufacturing & MS Dynamics AX professional with a D.Mgmt and a Bachelor’s in Accounting. His consulting experience spans more than 30 years with a recent period of 13 years spent as an enterprise consultant engaged in implementing and supporting Sage 300 for large organisations in Kuwait, Qatar, Oman, India and UAE. He has competencies in Enterprise Systems project management and Business Process optimisation.

AWCape team Salomi

Salomi Kruger

Business Intelligence Specialist

Salomi graduated with a B.Tech in Marketing from NMMU in 2003. Subsequently she has also studied towards a B.Com in Management Accountancy and worked in London within the finance industry for 8 years. Upon return to South Africa in 2011, she worked extensively as part of a team who specializes in BI reporting within the SAGE product range. She was also the primary Excel trainer at SAGE Cape Town for a number of years and has a strong passion for teaching.   Salomi is a busy mother of two little girls and enjoys being creative in her hobbies of pottery and interior design.

AWCape team - Angelique

Angelique Cant

Certified Consultant - Sage 300 People & Premier Payroll

Angelique has been a Payroll consultant with Sage since 2013, certified to implement and support Sage 200 (VIP Premier) and Sage 300 People.  She is a specialist in advanced payroll tax, outsourced payroll solutions and training. Angelique is very experienced in handling large customer volumes, requiring advance and complex payroll processing services and solutions. She supported major clients while at Sage and has brought a wealth of experience including service excellence to AWCape.

AWCape Team Nicola

Nicola Leibrandt

Certified Consultant - Sage 300 People HR, Payroll & ESS

Nicola has a BSc Degree in Industrial & Clinical Psychology and a BSc Honours in Industrial Psychology from the University of Kwa-Zula Natal. She received various scholarships including a UKZN Merit Certificate for outstanding performance in the module “Workers and Industrialization in South Africa” in the Industrial Organizational and Labour Studies Course. Following completion of her studies, she worked at MTN and Unilever Human Resources divisions. She completed her training & certification as a Sage 300 People consultant, specialising in Human Resources.

AWCape team Subeiga

Subeiga Arnold

Services Administrator

Subeiga is AWCape’s Services Administrator and her responsibility includes actively managing the AWCape Customer Support System deployed on a SharePoint Intranet. Subeiga is also responsible for Training Administration and is well known for her reliability.

AWCape Team - Talita

Talita Burger

Key Accounts Manager

Talita is Key Accounts Manager at AWCape, responsible for customer on-boarding and liaison, ensuring all customers are experiencing above average levels of service and to manage exceptions until resolved. Talita is also involved in the sales process for HR & Payroll and Accounting systems. Talita has won numerous awards for service excellence while working at Sage.

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