March 2015 Articles (53)

SADC rallies behind fourth bottom line

The representatives of more than 54 multinational, regional and local companies attended the SADC Multi-Sectoral…

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Added by CFO South Africa on March 31, 2015 at 9:38 — No Comments

Financial systems upgrades: a 6 step guide for CFOs

Embarking on a software upgrade can be a daunting and uncertain task for many CFOs, often clouded in over technical terms and confusing jargon. Regardless of the reason for your upgrade there are basic common components which each CFO should be familiar with before embarking on any software…

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Added by CFO South Africa on March 30, 2015 at 9:30 — No Comments

KPMG’s Frank Rizzo talks disruptive tech trends with CFOs

KPMG Technology Sector Leader for Africa Frank Rizzo delivered a Master Class on trends in data analytics, business intelligence and technology at our Get Smart event at the Johannesburg Stock…

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Added by CFO South Africa on March 27, 2015 at 9:30 — No Comments

Editorial: South African CFOs should drop the arrogance in 'Africa'

As an aside during our successful Moving into Africa event in the Michelangelo Hotel in Sandton, Sean Bennett, Head of UBS South Africa and Sub Saharan Africa, remarked that South Africans are not always…

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Added by Joël Roerig on March 25, 2015 at 9:30 — No Comments

Brett Tromp, Discovery Health: reporting on health should be compulsory

Besides financial, social and environmental data, integrated reports should include data on the health and…

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Added by CFO South Africa on March 24, 2015 at 9:30 — No Comments

Prof. Watson: 6 tips to get to grips with IFRS 15 (Revenue)

The publication of the new standard on revenue, IFRS 15, in May 2014 is the most significant change to IFRS in the last couple of years.  Almost every company earns revenue in some form or other, and for most of those companies revenue is the single largest figure in the financial statements. Preparers need to prioritise getting to grips with how IFRS 15 will impact their business.…

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Added by CFO South Africa on March 23, 2015 at 9:00 — No Comments

CFO Profile: Kevin Johnson | Howden Africa

Kevin Johnson | Chief Financial Officer | Howden Africa Holdings

Kevin Johnson, current CFO at Howden Africa, started his career serving as a manager at Blockbuster Entertainment…

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Added by CFO South Africa on March 21, 2015 at 15:00 — No Comments

Great insight into African tax by KPMG’s top experts

Never speak to the tax authority in an African country without an advisor present, make better use of tax incentives and familiarise yourself with the local tax law and the people who enforce it. Those were some of the lessons during the extremely insightful Master Class…

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Added by CFO South Africa on March 20, 2015 at 11:00 — No Comments

Newsletter: 4 principles for Africa - influencing | Tax strategies in the spotlight | Great energy at launch FinTech Africa community

CFO South Africa Newsletter | Thursday March 19…


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Added by CFO South Africa on March 19, 2015 at 11:34 — No Comments

Great energy at launch of FinTech Africa community

A group of energetic investors, entrepreneurs, bankers and lawyers met at the office of Norton Rose Fulbright in Sandton on Tuesday 17 March 2015 to discuss the massive opportunities FinTech initiatives have to propel change in Africa. They gathering was the founding meeting of FinTech…

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Added by Joël Roerig on March 18, 2015 at 9:00 — No Comments

CFOs of Gold Fields, Howden, Spar and Morvest interviewed by award judges

Members of the panel of judges for the CFO Awards 2015 is currently interviewing the nominated CFOs to help them decide who is going to be CFO of the…

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Added by Joël Roerig on March 17, 2015 at 9:00 — No Comments

Greg Davis, Standard Bank: 4 principles for Africa - influencing

In January Greg Davis, CFO Africa at the Standard Bank Group, introduced his key principles for doing business in Africa and elaborated on being in control. Last month he explained the finer details of the second i: interacting. In…

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Added by CFO South Africa on March 16, 2015 at 9:00 — No Comments

CFO Profile: Vuyo Mafata | Unemployment Insurance Fund

Vuyo | Mafata | Chief Financial Officer | Unemployment Insurance Fund

In 2000, Vuya Mafata - current CFO at the Unemployment Insurance Fund- gained the title Bachelor of Commerce after…

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Added by CFO South Africa on March 14, 2015 at 15:30 — No Comments

CFO Profile: Mark Kathan | AECI

Mark Kathan | Chief Financial Officer | AECI

Mark Kathan - current Chief Financial Officer and Financial Director of AECI - has gained a lot of experience in a broad spectrum of finance and business disciplines. Prior…

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Added by CFO South Africa on March 14, 2015 at 15:30 — No Comments

Nominee CFO Awards 2015, Cobus Grove, CFO Digicore

Cobus Grove is nominated for the CFO Awards 2015. The factsheet below together with his interview with the panel of judges will be used to determine the CFO Award winners 2015.…

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Added by CFO South Africa on March 14, 2015 at 15:00 — No Comments

CFO Profile: Shabeer Khan | Department of Trade & Industry

Shabeer Khan | Chief Financial Officer | Department of Trade & Industry

As a young kid, Shabeer Khan dreamt of becoming an astronaut and a Formula One…

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Added by CFO South Africa on March 14, 2015 at 15:00 — No Comments

CFO Profile: John King | EOH Holdings Ltd

John King | Chief Financial Officer | EOH Holdings Ltd

In 2004, John King - current CFO at EOH Holdings Ltd - started his career at EOH as the Executive Director. At the South African Institute of…

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Added by CFO South Africa on March 14, 2015 at 15:00 — No Comments

Nominee CFO Awards 2015, Lawrence Weitzmann, CFO Business Conexxion

Lawrence Weitzmann is nominated for the CFO Awards 2015. The factsheet below together with his interview with the panel of judges will be used to determine the CFO Award winners 2015.…

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Added by CFO South Africa on March 14, 2015 at 14:30 — No Comments

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