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Finance Indaba 2017: Nexia SAB&T is your bespoke financial services partner

"Nexia SAB&T provides an extensive range of professional services that are tailored to the specific requirements of our clients," says Ndumi Medupe, Chairperson of Nexia SAB&T, a silver partner at the …

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Added by CFO South Africa on September 15, 2017 at 8:00 — No Comments

Finance Indaba 2017: IIA SA creates value for business

"Internal auditors are an integral part of the governance processes within an organisation. They provide the ears, eyes and the internal evaluation of organisational activities to both the organisation executive and governing bodies," says Dr Claudelle von Eck, CEO of the Institute of…

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Added by CFO South Africa on September 13, 2017 at 6:00 — No Comments

Auditor independence under the spotlight

“Professional skepticism is about auditing the time, mindset, attitude and related questions about how management has scouted the transactions and applied judgments and assessments within disclosures in the financial statements as well,” says Ken Siong, technical director of the International Ethics Standards Board for Accountants (IESBA). “It’s…

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Added by CFO South Africa on September 11, 2017 at 19:00 — No Comments

Shareholders speaking out on auditor appointments

“What is clear is that the shareholders are beginning to make their voice heard at AGMs regarding the necessity for firm rotation to end excessively long relationships,” says Bernard Agulhas (pictured), CEO of the Independent Regulatory Board for Auditors (IRBA). “Where audit committees may feel a 20-year, 50-year or…

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Added by CFO South Africa on September 7, 2017 at 15:00 — No Comments

Leaders who show their vulnerability are appreciated, says Nonkululeko Gobodo

“It breaks my heart when I see talented young females and they are just sitting on boards as non-executive directors,” says Nonkululeko Gobodo, the country’s first-ever female chartered accountant. “If women are quitting, we are not going to produce the leaders we need,” she says. Nonkululeko sat down with CFO South Africa to…

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Added by CFO South Africa on August 23, 2017 at 15:00 — No Comments

IIA SA presents Guardian of Governance awards to journalists

The annual Guardian of Governance award has been bestowed upon the eight SABC journalists (dubbed the SABC 8) fired for speaking out against the broadcaster's decision to censor protest coverage.

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Added by CFO South Africa on August 18, 2017 at 15:00 — No Comments

IIA SA partners with Finance Indaba 2017

The Institute of Internal Auditors SA (IIA SA) has joined Finance Indaba 2017 as a silver partner and will make its second showing at the event at the Sandton Convention Centre in October.

  • Finance professionals and accountants register for…
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Added by CFO South Africa on August 18, 2017 at 6:00 — No Comments

SizweNtsalubaGobodo joins Finance Indaba 2017

SizweNtsalubaGobodo has joined Finance Indaba 2017 as a platinum partner and will make its second showing at the event at the Sandton Convention Centre in October.

  • Finance professionals and accountants register for the Finance Indaba for free …
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Added by CFO South Africa on August 2, 2017 at 6:00 — No Comments

SekelaXabiso joins Finance Indaba 2017

SekelaXabiso has joined Finance Indaba 2017 as a platinum partner and will make its second showing at the event at the Sandton Convention Centre in October.

  • Finance professionals and accountants register for the Finance Indaba for free …
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Added by CFO South Africa on August 1, 2017 at 10:00 — No Comments

Robust business conversations drive a high-quality audit, says Deloitte’s Andrew Mackie

“I would encourage every incoming CFO to find a way to do some deep thinking as to who they are and how to fill the role,” says Andrew Mackie, Deloitte’s new Head of Audit & Assurance for Africa, comprising 15 countries and 185 partners. In this interview, Andrew talks to CFO South Africa about his passion for audit and transformation, the…

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Added by CFO South Africa on July 26, 2017 at 15:00 — No Comments

Nkonki signs up for Finance Indaba 2017

Nkonki has joined Finance Indaba 2017 as a gold partner and will make its second showing at the event at the Sandton Convention Centre in October.

  • Finance professionals and accountants register for the Finance Indaba for free …
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Added by CFO South Africa on July 21, 2017 at 10:00 — No Comments

Finance Indaba 2017: Ngubane & Co is your full-service financial partner

“The key to the success of the company is our people. If you have one client who is dissatisfied, you are not likely to get new business. Our people are key and we have been very lucky to get good people," says Wilfred Ngubane, CEO and founder of Ngubane &…

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Added by CFO South Africa on July 20, 2017 at 6:00 — No Comments

IRBA to probe KPMG as latest Gupta scandal breaks

Audit watchdog, the Independent Regulatory Board for Auditors (IRBA) is investigating whether KPMG defied regulation when it audited a company owned by the Gupta family. This, after reports following an investigation by AmaBhungane and Scorpio revealed that government funds intended for empowerment…

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Added by CFO South Africa on July 4, 2017 at 15:00 — No Comments

IRBA: Extra measures required to promote transformation of audit profession

The Independent Regulatory Board for Auditors (IRBA) has said that additional measures to drive transformation will be required to address government’s concerns regarding de-concentration of the audit market and transformation. This in the face of criticism that Mandatory Audit Firm Rotation (MAFR) will not address transformation of the…

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Added by CFO South Africa on June 23, 2017 at 15:00 — No Comments

AG report: Clean audits for only 9 new municipalities

The auditor-general (AG) local government report has been released, showing the audit outcomes of 263 municipalities and 51 municipal entities. Unfortunately, there was little improvement in the local government audit outcomes for the year 2015/16, and very few municipalities achieved clean audit opinions.

According to the report, 14…

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Added by CFO South Africa on June 21, 2017 at 19:00 — No Comments

Firm rotation announcement shocks CFOs

The CFO Forum has said it is “deeply concerned” by the decision to introduce mandatory audit firm rotation (MAFR) for South African business.

The forum said in a recent statement:

“The decision – announced on Friday by Finance Minister Malusi Gigaba –…

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Added by CFO South Africa on June 5, 2017 at 19:00 — No Comments

Outstanding event: WATCH KPMG's John Saker at #findaba16

KPMG is a leading global professional service company and one of the "Big Four". Established in 1987 with headquarters in Amsterdam, KPMG employs 189 000 people, offering financial audit, tax, and advisory services. The firm, which is frequently cited as one of the best places to work and build a career, was also a…

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Added by CFO South Africa on June 1, 2017 at 8:00 — No Comments

Nexia SAB&T signs up for Finance Indaba 2017

Nexia SAB&T has joined Finance Indaba 2017 as a silver partner and will make its debut at the event at the Sandton Convention Centre in October.

Do you want to know more about the latest and greatest in finance? Register to …

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Added by CFO South Africa on May 19, 2017 at 6:00 — No Comments

Auditor-General of SA signs up for Finance Indaba 2017

The Auditor-General of South Africa has joined Finance Indaba 2017 as a silver partner and will make its second showing at the event at the Sandton Convention Centre in October.

Do you want to know more about the latest and greatest in finance? Register to …

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Added by CFO South Africa on May 8, 2017 at 8:00 — No Comments

Enabling accountability: WATCH Auditor-General Thembekile Makwetu at #findaba16

South African Auditor General Thembekile Kimi Makwetu was one of the high-profile names at the Finance Indaba 2016. He opened the Finance for Africa programme and shared his vision on the importance of finance and how the Auditor-General of South Africa (AGSA) is enabling oversight, accountability…

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Added by CFO South Africa on March 30, 2017 at 6:00 — No Comments

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