Accounting ethics: Why character matters

Accounting ethics: Why character matters By Schalk Engelbrecht, Chief Ethics Officer at KPMG South Africa as well as Research Associate with the Centre for Applied Ethics (Stellenbosch University) and an Extraordinary Associate Professor with the School of Accounting Sciences (Northwest University) Johannesburg, 8 September 2020 – We generally assume that a person can be good…

Young professional shares his passion for the public sector and encourages others to choose this path

As the accounting profession in South Africa evolves with each new day that dawns, the sector also welcomes new talent into its ranks. The numerous training programs afforded by the South African Institute of Chartered Accountants (SAICA) is evidence that the industry is always churning out fresher, younger minds as the profession continues to grow. But…