Profile: Boitumelo Kuzwayo – Pedalling through numbers and academia

In the world of academia, it’s often challenging to balance the rigours of a professional career with personal passions. However, Boitumelo Kuzwayo CA(SA) has mastered this delicate equilibrium. As she navigates her role in higher education, she also finds time to pursue her love for cycling. In this captivating interview, Boitumelo shares her insights into…

Profile: SAICA PUM partner programme – Exponential growth through collaboration

What started as a fledgling bakkie bed-lining and canopy business in 2007 is now a multinational organisation with the founder and managing director of what is now known as SmartCap (previously RSI), Mike Voss, having recently moved to Texas in the United States to expand the business. SmartCap is the world’s first modular truck cap…

Profile: Pretty Makukule – The wild side of accounting

South Africans generally appreciate that our wildlife resources are amongst the country’s greatest assets – which is why Pretty Makukule, as newly appointed CFO of SANParks, holds a significant responsibility in her hands. When she’s not sitting behind her computer, you’re likely to find Pretty Makukule adding another rep to her Bulgarian split squat set…

Focus: Organisational risks – Why should ethics feature prominently?

The majority of organisations in the modern era understand the importance of risk management and hence make some effort to manage it. The obvious dimensions of organisational risk are financial, legal, operational, information technology, human resources, and marketing risks. These are usually acknowledged and frequently managed in a structured manner. Often overlooked, however, is the…