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‘Auditing and accounting is not a science, it’s an art.’
A chartered accountant with a PhD, Professor Niahm Brennan has had a distinguished career glittered with accolades, and in this riveting discussion shares her insights on the accounting profession and the fact that stricter accounting standards don’t always lead to better outcomes.
Holistic Consulting Services for Farmers and New Projects
Henk Venter obtained his MBA and decided to pursue his passion for the agricultural sector by offering a consulting service focusing on the starting of new projects in the agricultural sector and supporting CFOs with financial models and making investment appraisals on green energy projects.
King Price’s Master of Coin
‘We like to think of ourselves as a serious insurer who doesn’t take ourselves too seriously.’ CFO Paul Stedall recently celebrated a year of working at King Price, where they aim to make a notable impact in the market just by doing insurance differently.
Making Businesses Work by Adding to the Bottom Line
Donald Nieuwoudt has 22 years of experience at executive management level at various JSE listed and multinational organisations, now this strategy thinker and process changer is scanning the horizon for new opportunities.
Helping CEOs of medium businesses increase business value
After a successful 20-year career in finance, Precious Dube is launching herself in a new direction as a corporate coach. ‘As CFOs we are at war, the biggest war being that you are entrusted with the budget. In some instances, it’s hundreds of millions of rands and in some instances billions of rands, amid a society that feels entitled to some of those monies.’
‘I knew I wanted to be a CA before I even knew what a CA did.’
Financial Director, entrepreneur and author, Merusha Govender, is one of the shareholders at DDS Group blazing a trail across 15 African countries for this specialist dispense and refrigeration service provider based in South Africa.