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Rob Tims named new Rhino Resources CFO

Rhino Resources, a global energy company, has announced the addition of London-based CFO Rob Tims to its leadership team. Tims, a 25-year veteran of the oil and gas industry and whose experience spans operations, finance, banking and consulting, has for the past 10 years, served as Managing Director with responsibility for Africa at Standard…


Posted by CFO South Africa on August 26, 2016 at 11:30

KPMG CEO Trevor Hoole: The evolution of the modern CFO

Since Trevor Hoole joined KPMG in 1975 he has witnessed the change in CFOs from “the traditional bespectacled back-office-person” to the modern money boss of today. We asked the CEO of our principal partner what it takes to be a successful finance leader in a world of change, big data, volatility, risks and cybersecurity. Here are…


Posted by CFO South Africa on August 26, 2016 at 8:00

Finance Indaba 2016: ManageIt has your procurement processes covered

“We can help professionals by centralising procurement, simplifying ordering, improving efficiency, reducing costs and securing pricing, sourcing and qualifying new suppliers with ease and managing BEE, contract and all other documents online,” says Brett Cunnington, marketing director of ManageIt, a silver partner…


Posted by CFO South Africa on August 26, 2016 at 6:00

Finance Indaba 2016: The Finance Team sparks a labour revolution

"Professionals worldwide are opting to work in smaller groups in which the members have complementary skillsets. This is something they can do with a group like The Finance Team,” says Grant Robson, MD of The Finance Team, a silver partner at the Finance…


Posted by CFO South Africa on August 25, 2016 at 6:00

Chinese currency increasingly popular in SA: SWIFT data

The Chinese currency renminbi (RMB) now accounts for more than 30 percent of payments between South Africa and China. According to recent SWIFT data, the number of South Africa’s renminbi payments increased by a staggering 191 percent over the last two years.

In June 2015, 31.3 percent of direct payments value…


Posted by CFO South Africa on August 24, 2016 at 11:30

Nombali Mbambo new CFO of Adapt IT

Nombali Mbambo has been appointed as an executive director and CFO of Adapt IT, effective 18 August 2016.

Mbambo, a CA, completed her articles at Ernst & Young prior to joining Alexander Forbes as an accounting specialist. Thereafter, she joined the debt capital market…


Posted by CFO South Africa on August 23, 2016 at 11:30

Focus on value: an interview with IBM South Africa’s new CFO Sandra Atkins-Sadler

“We have to shift the lens through which CFOs look at finance transformation and make it effective by focusing on value,” says Sandra Atkins-Sadler, who joined IBM South Africa as CFO earlier this year. “I think IBM can make a difference by continuing to invest in…


Posted by CFO South Africa on August 23, 2016 at 8:00

Finance flash: the TOP-10 articles of week 33

Do you want to keep up to date with the latest developments in finance, but you are short of time? Don’t worry. CFO South Africa weekly collects 10 of the most important articles from international media for your convenience.…


Posted by CFO South Africa on August 22, 2016 at 15:00

KPMG joins Finance Indaba Africa 2016 as Diamond Partner

KPMG has joined the inaugural Finance Indaba Africa as a Diamond Partner and promises to offer a wide range of interesting and inspiring content for visitors to the much-anticipated event.


Posted by CFO South Africa on August 22, 2016 at 11:30

Data governance in times of POPI and cyber crime - Yolanda Smit, PBT Group

An increase in cyber attacks targeting businesses and legislative requirements like the Protection of Personal Information Act (POPI) have brought attention to the need for effective data governance, says Yolanda Smit, Strategic Business Intelligence Manager at PBT Group.


At its heart, data governance focuses…


Posted by CFO South Africa on August 22, 2016 at 8:00

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