Sibongiseni Ngoma


Job Title: National head of audit

Company: AGSA


Sibongiseni Ngoma was appointed as the head of audit at the Auditor-General of South Africa in June 2021 after serving as its CFO and corporate executive of internal operations for nine years. 

Sibongiseni (Bongi) is a registered CA(SA) and received a B.Com, CTA and PGDA degree from the University of KwaZulu-Natal. She completed her articles with EY in February 2000, after which she joined the Industrial Development Corporation (IDC) as a business analyst. She was later promoted to senior manager of finance accounts, and in 2006 she was appointed as the head of internal audit.

In November 2012, Bongi joined the office of the Auditor-General South Africa (AGSA) as a corporate executive responsible for internal operations overseeing finance, human capital, legal, and learning and development. When the role was divided under the new chief people officer and the chief financial officer roles. Bongi was promoted to CFO.

For her work as the CFO of AGSA, Bongi was nominated for the 2021 CFO Awards. She walked away with the prestigious CFO of the Year Award, marking a first for a public sector CFO. She also received the Public Sector CFO of the Year Award, and the Transformation & Empowerment Award. 

Read more: The Auditor General's Bongi Ngoma named CFO of the Year 2021 in a first for the public sector

2021 – Present     National head of audit, AGSA
2012 – 2021          CFO & Corporate executive of internal operations, AGSA
2006 – 2012         Head of internal audit, IDC
2000 – 2006         Senior manager of finance account, IDC
1997 – 2000         Training and article clerk, EY

1997                        B.Com, CTA, PGDA, University of KwaZulu-Natal

About company: The Auditor-General of South Africa conducts regulatory audits of national and provincial government departments, identified public entities, municipalities and municipal entities.

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