SNG joins 2017 CFO awards as sponsor

Accounting firm SizweNtsalubaGobodo (SNG) has once again thrown its weight behind the CFO Awards by once again sponsoring the award for Compliance and Governance, which was won by ABI Finance Director Walter Leonhardt in 2016. The annual 'Oscars for South African CFOs', to be held on 11 May, recognises CFOs of listed companies, large corporations, state-owned entities and government institutions and awards them for outstanding performance and leadership.

CEO Victor Sekese (pictured), who is also a long-time member of the panel of judges for the CFO Awards, said the firm wants to be involved in the recognition of "the important strategic role that CFO plays in success of organisations and thus the economy".

"We have been involved since the inception of the awards and we have marveled at the way it has grown to be premier event in the calendar. As SNG, we are proud of our association with awards because we believe in celebrating success and achievement and in recognising potential that lies within everyone. It is a brilliant opportunity to meet and interact with counterparts from different organisations and industries. It is also an opportunity to make professional and personal friends."

Launched in 2011 through the merger of two leading auditing firms, SizweNtsalubaGobodo has established itself as the fifth largest accounting firm in Southern Africa, with 12 offices across the country. It delivers the full spectrum of audit, advisory and forensic services and seeks opportunities to create a global legacy through delivering solutions that support the growth of clients, enable innovation and improve overall financial performance. SNG has won a few awards of its own, including being recognised for gender empowerment, transformation and accounting processes.