Julia Christelis CA(SA) has been appointed Associate Director at Accounting and Financial Advisory (AFA)

Julia Christelis, a former senior manager with Deloitte South Africa, has been appointed Associate Director at Accounting and Financial Advisory (AFA). A registered Chartered Accountant and member of the SAICA: South African Institute of Chartered Accountants, Julia's areas of expertise include the technology, media and telecommunications industries. She joined Deloitte in 2009, and has held various positions in the...

Safiyya Carrim CA(SA) has been appointed Associate Director at KPMG South Africa

Safiyya Carrim CA (SA) has been appointed Associate Director at KPMG South Africa. Safiyya joined KPMG in 2010 and has held various senior positions, including Senior Manager and Audit Manager. A Chartered Accountant and experienced Information Technology Auditor, she has a BComm from the University of Johannesburg.Source: NOW Network of Women

Recession? Retrenchments? Cost cutting?

Rooting out ‘negligent procurement spend and invisible inventory’ – the maintenance, repair and operations (MRO) dilemmaBy Dr Jan NellExecutive SummaryHow does MRO spend affect your statement of profit and loss and balance sheet?‘How do we put our balance sheet on a diet?’IntroductionAccording to Brian Andrew, a speaker at the 2016 Smart Procurement World Conference in Cape Town: ‘Many businesses...

South Africa’s Latest Mining Charter: What’s New and Who Wins

South African Mineral Resources Minister Gwede Mantashe issued a new Mining Charter last week, seeking to reduce uncertainty and boost investment in the sector.Read the full article here.

These are the Top 15 companies hiring for $100K+ jobs in October 2018

The job market continues to stay hot as does economic activity. In fact, the job market is strong that 58% of senior managers are extending counteroffers to employees trying to leave, according to a March-April survey of 5,500 hiring managers by staffing firm Robert Half.Read the full article here.

2018 Nobel Prize in Medicine awarded to researchers for cancer breakthrough

Discovering how to unlock the power of the immune system to destroy tumors has seen the first of 2018's Nobel Prizes awarded to two immunologists on Monday.  Read the full article here.

Facebook’s security flaws exposed more than Facebook

The security issue Facebook announced on Friday has alarmed researchers who say attackers collected information that not only gave access to sensitive information on Facebook, but also could be used to access many websites that use the social network's "Login with Facebook" function.Read the full article here

ArcelorMittal SA appoints Avinash Desmond Maharaj CA(SA) as new CFO, executive director

Steel company ArcelorMittal South Africa said on Friday its board had approved the appointment of Avinash Desmond Maharaj as chief financial officer and executive director from October 1.It said Maharaj, a qualified chartered accountant, had a 22-year career with 17 years at a senior executive level in finance and general management level.Gerhard van Zyl, who acted as acting CFO...

Motoring: Renault Clio RS 18 F1

The newly released Clio RS 18 F1 is a vehicle that has been designed with one thing in mind and that is to take pole position in the hotly contested hot hatch market. Check out the new Clio here.

CPD: Trust Reconstruction

Non-compliance is a reality in South Africa. What are the implications for SAICAmembers and the public at large? What to do when you know what you know, andyou know that it’s wrong?  Read the full article here.