About Us

Our Purpose

Daily we are fueled by our unconditional passion to assist businesses and individuals to become and remain compliant with the Companies Act, SARS and other relevant legislation and industries.


Payroll Supremacy forms part of The Supremacy Group and have Experts and Consultants totaling more than 132 years of combined experience.

After partnering with other Accounting and Auditing specialists, we opened the Supremacy Group’s doors. Our head office is located in Pretoria and due to expansion, we opened an office in Johannesburg and have several satellite offices nationwide. With the unique specialized set of skills, the Supremacy Group is able to provide world-class services to Companies of all sizes and at extremely competitive fees

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The two founders,  Adv. Carien van Dijk and Penny Smith, saw a gap in the market and decided to enter the daunting world of entrepreneurship. Each of them had their own unique set of skills that they brought to the table.


Adv. Carien van Dijk is the Executive Director of Tax Services of the Supremacy Group. She is a Tax Advocate at the High Court and she is a Master Tax Practitioner at SARS. She obtained her LLB and LLM: Taxation from the University of Pretoria and is currently also a lecturer at Varsity College in Sandton. Adv. Carien previously worked at FirstRand Bank Limited, where she was the Senior PAYE and TAA Specialist, focusing on the employment and tax administration requirements of FNB and FirstRand Corporate Centre. Previously she also formed part of the Employment Services Tax Team in PricewaterhouseCoopers – Sunninghill looking after various big brand Companies. 


During her Payroll World Cycle, Penny Smith (previously Cass), the Payroll & Business Development Director, was a Payroll Administrator, Snr Payroll Software Consultant & Trainer and Snr PAYE Auditor at SARS where she conducted comprehensive Payroll audits on selected companies, which included large corporates and banks. She obtained her Higher Diploma in Taxation whilst at SARS. Thereafter she joined the FirstRand Group in the tax department as Employees’ Tax & Benefits Manager: Payroll where she assisted with the compliant implementation and maintenance of the Oracle system both in South Africa and certain African countries. She rewrote the specifications for the tax calculation which was implemented by the Oracle Payroll System nationwide.


Our Achievements


We won the 2016 South Africa's Top 20 Small Business & Entrepreneurship Award  and we were a finalist for the following awards:

  • 2016 National Small Business Champion

  • 2016 National Entrepreneur Champion

  • 2016 National Woman in Business Champion

We were also a nominee for the prestigious 2019 ROCCI/FNB BUSINESS OF THE YEAR award, and Adv. Carien van Dijk, one of the directors of The Supremacy Group won the Business Woman of the Year 2018/2019 Award.


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​​Partnered with 3E Accounting, who has an international network in 6 different continents!

Our Partnerships

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How does our partnerships benefit you?

Because of our various partnerships we are able to provide you with the most up to date efficient services. Our partnerships enables us to provide completely automated and cloud based services to our clients, which means feeling ultimately out of control or being oblivious to what is happening with your affairs, is a thing of the past! Running your Business on the go has never been easier. The best part is that if your Business expands internationally at any stage, we still have your back, as we have international partnerships and therefore you do not have to change service providers.


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