CFO South Africa Newsletter; Strategic CFO: Are you a catalyst for change? | Claudelle von Eck CEO IIA | Deon Rossouw, CEO of EthicsSA | New Articles | CFO Events 2014

CFO South Africa Newsletter | Thursday 24th of October Dear CFO South Africa member, Read Exclusive CFO South Africa Articles Claudelle von Eck, CEO of IIA SA: Internal auditors more than watchdogs Just like CFOs, internal auditors have been widening their scope over the last few years, says Claudelle von Eck, CEO of the Institute of Internal Auditors South Africa (IIA SA). “Internal auditors are moving beyond compliance, beyond being seen as the watchdog. Professor Deon Rossouw, CEO of Ethics Institute SA: Ethical culture still lacking Although awareness about ethical business practices has increased tremendously over the last few years, most South African companies, departments and organizations are still struggling to translate that into an ethical culture. “CFOs need to be aware that this needs to change,” says Professor Deon Rossouw, CEO of The Ethics Institute of South Africa (EthicsSA). “Because the financial cost of unethical behaviour is enormous.” Natalie Zimmelman, General manager of AAT SA: Plugging the skills gap “We have identified a skills gap and we believe we can plug it,” says Natalie Zimmelman, general manager at AAT(SA), the Association of Accounting Technicians, South Africa, which operates from the offices of the South African Institute of Chartered Accountants (SAICA). AAT(SA) was formed in October 2008 after SAICA and the international professional body, AAT, realized their collaboration should stand on its own feet. More interesting CFO South Africa Articles Steven Waugh, Group CFO TBWA": "The virtues of discipline" Lucas Ramagaga, CFO Total Client Services: "Affecting people’s lives" Natasha Bell & Chantelle Booysen, Cassel & Co: "EQ and culture matter Koosh Panday, Business Development Manager Sappi: "The case for Readsoft" Strategic CFO: Are you a catalyst for change? Compare yourself to your peers Showcase your work on CFO South Africa's Website! Showcase your work and that of your company to 3500 members of CFO South Africa. If you are interested send an email to Jurrien Morsch at [email protected] Register now for the first CFO South Africa Event of 2014 Capital & Finance, April 10th in Sandton On Thursday April 10th the first CFO South Africa Event of 2014 titled 'Capital & Finance' will take place in Sandton. An influential group of financial leaders from prominent international and South African companies from both the private and public sector will be present. CFOs of Olam, Standard Bank, African Bank, ABC Holdings, Servest, Novartis, Jasco are among others who have already registered. Are you a CFO or a finance manager, register now. Continuous Professional Development Points Did you know all events of CFO South Africa are eligible for SAICA CPD points? Most CFO's in South Africa are CA's and have to remain compliant. By attending CFO South Africa's events and training courses they will stay compliant. Upcoming CFO South Africa Events We have planned new CFO Events with inspiring hosts and experts that with share their insights and experiences with you. Register now for these events and improve your company, network, career and knowledge. CFO South Africa Events 2014 - Johannesburg April 10 | Capital & Finance May 15 | CFO Day & Awards 2014 July 10 | Corporate Growth Sep 11 | Digital Transformation Nov 13 | Risk, Compliance & Control Register now for one of the upcoming CFO South Africa Events. Please note that all our CFO South Africa events are for senior financial executives working in companies with revenues exceeding 100 million rand. In the future CFO South Africa will offer memberships for all audiences to have the opportunity to attend our upcoming events. If you are not part of the target audience but would like to participate in the event, please contact Jurrien Morsch at [email protected] Stay connected with CFO South Africa Follow CFO South Africa on Twitter and LinkedIn Stay up to date and in the loop on what is happening in the world of finance by following us on Twitter @CFOSouthAfrica and LinkedIn. Also to keep track of newly published interviews with CFOs and CEOs. Feel free to contact us Do you have any requests, please let us know. Any suggestions or comments are welcome. Kind Regards, Melle Eijckelhoff Director CFO South Africa | [email protected]