VICTOR BOTES
Personal Assistant to Gavin Bacon, Financial Manager, Managing Partner & Bookkeeper

Having started work at the age of 18 as a Personal Assistant in the Property Management industry, Victor was soon managing five staff members as a Branch Manager at the age of 20 and within two years he had opened his own Property Management Company.

Looking for a change and a more challenging working environment he relocated to KZN in 2013 and is still with the accounting firm he joined back then however he’s now a managing partner in the business and focuses on all the business’ finances.

In 2017 he decided to launch Gator Bookkeeping, a business aimed at offering bookkeeping services to small businesses and start-ups/

1. What is your position at PATC?
Personal Assistant to Gavin Bacon, Financial Manager, Managing Partner & Bookkeeper
2. What are your qualifications?

Years and years and years of experience

3. What led you to this career path?

Was looking for a change and I was in the right place at the right time when I met Gavin

4. What are the top 3 skills that you rely on the most to be successful in your career?
  • Communication
  • Leadership
  • Organisation
5. What did you dream of becoming when you were a child?
A Teacher
6. How do you typically spend your leisure time?
Doing as little as possible… Lol. Painting, decorating and gardening
7.What are three things you cannot live without?
  • My loved ones
8. What are you most thankful for in life?
Having a career and a home
9. What do you think is the first thing people notice about you?
That I am an introvert and a bit bossy
10. How would you sum yourself up in three words?
  • Driven
  • Motivated
  • Eager