August 2016 Articles (61)

University of Limpopo now fully accredited to produce CAs

The University of Limpopo (UL) has gained accreditation for its postgraduate degree in accounting, effective January 2017. This, together with the undergraduate accreditation UL achieved in 2011, means the province’s aspiring CAs (SA) will now be able to complete their full four years of studies at the…

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Added by CFO South Africa on August 31, 2016 at 11:30 — No Comments

It’s 'bring-your-CIO day' at September’s public sector CFO breakfast

How can public sector CFOs benefit from technology and help government work smarter? That is the central question during the public sector CFO breakfast at Castello Di Monte in Pretoria on 13 September 2016. "CFOs are invited to extend the invitation to their CIO,"…

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Finance Indaba 2016: Every invoice is a revenue opportunity with Intellection

"We will outline the most impactful tactics for optimising working capital and maximising discounts and we will review

various sources of liquidity available to suppliers and buyers," 
says Christo…

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Added by CFO South Africa on August 31, 2016 at 6:00 — No Comments

Andrew Darfoor appointed new Alexander Forbes CEO

Following a six-month search to find a replacement for CEO Edward Kieswetter, who left the group in February to pursue other interests, Alexander Forbes has appointed financial services veteran Andrew Darfoor (pictured). Darfoor will assume the role of CEO from 1 September, relieving acting group CEO and…

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Added by CFO South Africa on August 30, 2016 at 11:30 — No Comments

Christine Ramon special guest at Digital Transformation CFO Breakfast, 15 September 2016

Clever implementation of modern technology can bring massive benefits to companies and is often the difference between bust or boom. During CFO South Africa’s annual Digital Transformation Breakfast on 15 September 2016 (7h00) we tap into the…

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Finance flash: the TOP-10 articles of week 34

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.

1. …

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Added by CFO South Africa on August 29, 2016 at 15:30 — No Comments

Nkonki joint auditor Telkom: "a major step" for transformation

The appointment of Nkonki as joint auditor of Telkom is "a major step towards transforming the South African auditing profession", says managing partner Mitesh Patel in an exclusive interview with CFO South Africa. Last week Telkom shareholders approved Nkonki's appointment…

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Finance Indaba 2016: Stay ahead of the curve with Profectus Africa

"It is clear that the techniques for detecting trends, and better predictions using Big Data, haven't as yet been mastered," says Chris Kamffer, director of Profectus Africa, a gold partner at the Finance Indaba Africa 2016 on 13 and 14 October…

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IBM’s Leslie Moodley: CFOs can become performance accelerators through technological advancement

Technological advances are disrupting the status quo and creating huge turbulences. Businesses are converging and unforeseen competitors are emerging. It is all about creating disruption and staying ahead of the curve, which is rising at a rapid pace. And amid all this change, CFOs still need to create profits for their enterprises, writes…

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Retail growth prospects look poor for Massmart

Massmart, operator of brands including Game, Makro, DionWired and Builders Warehouse, among others, is unlikely to see increased sales until consumer confidence and spending in South Africa picks up.



Massmart recently posted group operating profit growth of 19.2% (to R791.9…

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Added by CFO South Africa on August 28, 2016 at 11:30 — No Comments

Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta caps interest rate

Following President Uhuru Kenyatta’s (pictured) signing of a law capping the interest rates lenders can charge on loans, shares of Kenyan banks have plunged. According to reports, Kenyatta signed the law in sympathy with Kenyans frustrated by the cost of credit and poor savings rates.



KCB Group Ltd., the…

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Added by CFO South Africa on August 27, 2016 at 11:30 — No Comments

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…

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Added by CFO South Africa on August 26, 2016 at 11:30 — No Comments

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…

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Added by CFO South Africa on August 26, 2016 at 8:00 — No Comments

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…

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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…

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Added by CFO South Africa on August 25, 2016 at 6:00 — No Comments

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…

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Added by CFO South Africa on August 24, 2016 at 11:30 — No Comments

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…

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Added by CFO South Africa on August 23, 2016 at 11:30 — No Comments

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…

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Added by CFO South Africa on August 23, 2016 at 8:00 — No Comments

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.…

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Added by CFO South Africa on August 22, 2016 at 15:00 — No Comments

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.

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Added by CFO South Africa on August 22, 2016 at 11:30 — No Comments

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