ASA: November 2018 Issue

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Top 35-Under-35 Awards Evening

Known to be one of SAICA’s favourite and more glamorous evenings, the Top 35-under-35 awards evening deserves every bit of the praise because of its dynamic and incredibly successful Top 35 winners and finalists! This year’s Top 35 winner title went to Lyle Malander, the co-founder and director of the Malander Group of Companies. He […]

CPD: Professional scepticism the backbone to enhancing quality

This article explores the meaning of professional scepticism including the importance of this concept in terms of the positive impact that its appropriate application has on the work of auditors and other professional accountants. Read the full CPD article here.

Advice: Short-term measures shrink economic growth

Never before has it been more urgent for business leaders to rethink their incentive models in measuring performance than now. One of the biggest culprits in the stagnation of economic growth is short-term financial results. Read the full article here.


Wayne De Wet CA(SA) takes over CTICC’s finance department

Wayne De Wet will be taking over the reins of Cape Town International Convention Centre’s (CTICC) finance department as its new CFO. In addition, De Wet will be responsible for the development and implementation of the CTICC’s financial strategy, which comprises the strategic leadership of finance and supply chain management, and growth and resource management […]

Alet Coetzee CA(SA) promoted to Chief Financial Officer of Northam Platinum

Alet Coetzee has been promoted to Chief Financial Officer of Northam Platinum. She previously served as Group Financial Controller. A Chartered Accountant, Alet is a former Associate Director at Ernst Young. She holds a B.Com (Hon) in Accounting and Finance from the University of Pretoria/Universiteit van Pretoria. Source:

Lesego Sennelo CA(SA) will sit on the Board of Directors of Redefine Properties

Lesego Sennelo of Gosele Advisory Services will take a seat on the Board of Directors of Redefine Properties on 2 November 2018. She already holds directorships with OneLogix Group, Reef Tankers and Ohorongo Cement. A qualified Chartered Accountant, Sennelo is past president of the African Women Chartered Accountants Forum and a former Managing Director of […]

Zarina Bassa CA(SA) will join the JSE Board as independent non-executive director

Zarina Bassa will join the JSE Board as independent non-executive director. Zarina has been appointed chairperson of the SRO Oversight Committee and will sit on the Group Risk Management Committee. A member of SAICA: South African Institute of Chartered Accountants, she also sits on the boards of Woolworths, Sun International, Investec and Oceana Group Limited, […]