Kirsten King

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Kirsten King is a qualified Chartered Accountant (SA) with a Bachelor of Commerce Honours from the University of KwaZulu-Natal. She also has an Advanced Certificate in Auditing. Kirsten was first introduced to Comair when she was the appointed manager in charge of external audit in 2009. She then joined Comair as the Revenue Accountant and was appointed FD in 2014. She has gained substantial exposure to the challenges facing the industry, and has competently managed the accounting function within the group. Prior to joining Comair, Kirsten started out as a trainee accountant at PKF and then became audit manager. 

When not at work, she likes to walk through the suburbs with her Labrador, yoga and spending time with her daughter and husband. 

Work
2014 – Present    Finance Director, Comair Ltd
2011 – 2014         Revenue Accountant, Comair Ltd
2009 – 2011         Manager: External Audit, Comair Ltd
                                Audit Manager, PKF
                                Trainee Accountant, PKF

Education
                                CA (SA)
                                APT, Advanced Certificate in Auditing
                                B.Com Hons, Accounting, University of KZN

About Comair Ltd: Comair is an aviation company that was founded in 1946 and continues to operate successfully in South Africa. It is managed and owned by South Africans through its listing on the JSE. Under the Comair umbrella are a number of airlines and travel-related brands, including kulula.com, British Airways, SLOW, Comair Travel, Comair Training Centre and Food Directions. 

 

Company: Comair

Job title: CFO

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