Young professional gets a career boost from PSETA

One of the organisations enabling young professionals in the public sector to acquire professional accounting designations is the Public Service Education and Training Authority (PSETA). In their last intake of learnerships (2018/2019) for graduates and professionals in the public sector one lucky young lady, Asanda Nojilana, saw her career getting a boost after she applied…

Raymond Khotsofalang Mayekisa : Empowering his people to unleash their potential

Raymond Khotsofalang Mayekisa AGA(SA) is keen businessman, model, stylist, MC, and a freelance broadcaster at Inkonjane Community Radio station popularly known as RK Mayekisa. But his favourite business venture remains to be a fun-filled flea market that is helping other businesses to flourish. Raymond Mayekisa was born and bred in Matatiele, Eastern Cape. After completing…

The beauty of a small firm

When I am asked, ‘You must be so busy with the provisional tax due,’ I look at people with raised eyebrows and think to myself, my specialisation is auditing and accounting, not tax. There is often a misperception that if you do your training at a smaller firm you will be doing more accounting and…

The untruths we are told

As a matriculant, entering the world of university is not only the next phase of your life, it’s everything you have been working towards in school. Waiting in anticipation for the matric results to be released is both stressful and exciting − it’s the moment you find out if you can start on your journey…

The review note conundrum

The review note conundrum Review notes are these little computer versions of sticky notes which your reviewers raise to assist you in identifying mistakes and how to correct them … And the fun part is you usually get to answer them in your own time at home There are a few things about review notes…

Ubuntu must shine in the crisis of Covid-19

Trudie Matthysen is a financial controller at Sandton Sun, a Tsogo Sun flagship property, and a diamond member of the South African Institute of Chartered Accountants’ (SAICA’s) Accounting Technicians South Africa designation or AT(SA). Here career has not only been one of self-growth but also of giving back. Here, she talks us through her journey…

On the right career path

On the right career path Evodia Malebo has always been driven to deliver more than what is expected of her. Dedicated and hardworking, she is also not one to shy away from a challenge, which is possibly why she jumped at the opportunity of becoming an Associate General Accountant AGA(SA). Having worked for the Auditor-General…