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.
2021 – Present 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.
Job title: CFO
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