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The future professional accountant in 4IR

Complex problem solving, critical thinking and creativity are the top three skills required by professional accountants if they are to survive and thrive in the midst of the Fourth Industrial Revolution (4IR)...

By Nicci Botha 2 days ago

SOUTH AFRICA

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Parliament ditches KPMG

KPMG South Africa's pariah status continues, with Parliament being the latest to terminate its relationship with the audit firm...

By Nicci Botha 28 Sep 2017

SOUTH AFRICA

John Veihmeyer, chairman of KPMG International. Photo: YouTube
Can KPMG fix what's broken?

KPMG International is scrambling to salvage the tattered remains of its South African operation...

By Nicci Botha 26 Sep 2017

SOUTH AFRICA

Growing resistance to long-term audit tenure
Growing resistance to long-term audit tenure

Media reports on KPMG's professional with Gupta-owned companies could not have come at a better time for Irba...

By Nicci Botha 7 Sep 2017

SOUTH AFRICA

Boris Dzhingarov
On time is late - preparing for late payments

No one wants to get paid late. But sadly, late payments are a fact of life for most entrepreneurs, and an accepted aspect of doing business today...

By Boris Dzhingarov, Issued by Monetary Library 1 Sep 2017

SOUTH AFRICA

Mervyn King
Long live the King

Despite the King code, many firms are having their ethics questioned as the Gupta email saga unfolds...

By Nicci Botha 16 Aug 2017

SOUTH AFRICA

Increase marketing capital through debt consolidation
Increase marketing capital through debt consolidation

It makes sense to decrease your expenses wherever possible. Since you're likely going to have debt starting out, a wise way to do this is through consolidation of that debt...

By Boris Dzhingarov, Issued by Monetary Library 22 Jun 2017

UNITED STATES

Understanding what increases and decreases your credit
Understanding what increases and decreases your credit

Sometimes that which affects your credit has nothing to do with things that should affect your credit...

By Boris Dzhingarov, Issued by Monetary Library 20 Jun 2017

SOUTH AFRICA

Cybersecurity and the CFO
Cybersecurity and the CFO

In the past, investing in security against a cyberattacks was something fairly low down the CFO's priority list...

By Nicci Botha 15 Nov 2016

SOUTH AFRICA

Hanno le Roux
SA auditing and reporting standards - where are we and where are we going?

The Greek philosopher Heraclitus once famously said that "the only thing that is constant is change". In an economic environment of increasing uncertainty and change this rings especially true...

By Hanno le Roux, Issued by Meredith Harington 28 Oct 2016

SOUTH AFRICA

How to deal with customers that refuse to pay up
How to deal with customers that refuse to pay up

In an ideal world, all customers would pay their invoices almost immediately. Sadly, things rarely happen that way and it is not unusual to end up with at least one bad payer on your books...

By Boris Dzhingarov, Issued by Monetary Library 15 Jun 2016

SOUTH AFRICA

Boris Dzhingarov
Cash flow management essentials

Here are some tips to help you manage your cash flow: you will need to know what contributes to determining cash flow. You will need to know the breakeven point. Focus more on how much money you have than on making a profit...

By Boris Dzhingarov, Issued by Monetary Library 4 May 2016

SOUTH AFRICA

Brett Bowes
Government and private sector after 20 years of democracy

We are enjoying 20 years of democracy so it is a good time to take an objective look at transformation as a partnership between government and the private sector.

By Brett Bowes 22 May 2014

SOUTH AFRICA

Steven Cohen
The pros of entering the accounting profession

Last week, the South African Institute of Chartered Accountants (SAICA) announced that Praise Ndebele, a learner from Ponelopele Oracle Secondary School is this year's winner of the National SAICA Pastel Accounting Olympiad, having scored a 92% mark. There were four runners-up, each of whom achieved a score of 88%.

By Steven Cohen 25 Jul 2013

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