Suren Maharaj CA(SA)

Profile: Suren Maharaj CA(SA) – A mastermind of turnarounds and governance excellence

Suren Maharaj’s superpower is turning around financially struggling entities. He has proved that financial analysis, strategic planning, and governance restructuring empower even moribund organisations to focus on revenue enhancement, cost efficiencies, and accountability. In his 29-year career, Suren Maharaj has accumulated extensive experience and expertise, distinguishing himself as an astute chief financial officer (CFO) and…

Nitesh and Renitha Koosialee CAs(SA)

Profile: Nitesh and Renitha Koosialee CAs(SA) – Charting a course to love

In the halls of academia where the scent of knowledge lingered in the air, destiny wove its threads, bringing together two souls destined for an extraordinary journey. Nitesh and Renitha Koosialee, both individuals of intellect and ambition, found themselves intertwined in a tale of love and partnership that transcends the ordinary. Their fateful encounter unfolded…

Bhavna Gounder CA(SA)

Profile: Bhavna Gounder CA(SA) – Is chartered accountancy worth your while?

Having recently moved from Johannesburg to Toronto I have fielded a flurry of questions from colleagues and if I’m being honest, around the weight of our qualification. Can we have both global mobility and success? Are we future-proofed? Do we need to reinvent ourselves to remain agile? This article explores these concepts through my lens.…

Focus: The reinvention imperative

Find out how Australia’s CEOs are approaching GenAI and broader business model reinvention − backed up by data from PwC’s new 27th Annual Global CEO Survey − Australian insights. CEOs of Australia’s leading companies told us that they’re transforming their business models in response to global megatrends such as technological disruption and climate risk −…

Focus: How to approach new technology

In the ever-evolving landscape of business, technology plays a pivotal role in driving growth and innovation. As an accountant, the decision to embrace new technology can be daunting, but it’s also essential for staying competitive and relevant in today’s market. In this blog, we’ll explore how to approach new technology in the accounting profession, offering…

Profile: Meet Discovery’s IFRS technical team

The IFRS technical team, the custodian and business partner within Discovery Group, aims to ensure that Discovery complies with IFRS Accounting Standards in accounting and reporting transactions. Giel Pieterse, who leads the team, says what he values about IFRS is its intention to bring transparency and accountability in business reporting GIEL PIETERSE CA(SA) Head: Group…