As a highly skilled, versatile and professional Chartered Accountant (SA), with a wealth of experiences in diverse industries, and a willingness to work, remotely, on-site or hybrid I would be a great asset to your executive team.
With soft skills including Conflict resolution, Mentoring of junior and up-and-coming financial team members as well as Communication & Presentation skills, these attributes would add another valuable dimension to your executive team.
Having worked in a number of varied industries with over 30 years' experience both hands-on and at an executive level, in most aspects of the financial function, I am uniquely qualified to support a Chief Executive Officer or Managing Director in their role.
Chartered Accountant (South Africa) registered with SAICA;
Certificate in the Theory of Accounting (from the University of Cape Town);
Bachelor of Commerce (from the University of Cape Town);
Grade 12 High School
Art and Painting (in particular Oil and Pastel painting as well as Water colours), Charity Outreaches into underprivileged communities mainly aimed at animals and disadvantaged children, Reading fiction novels, Knitting for family and friends as well as Charity (Nelson Madela 67 squares for blankets, Arts and Crafts including Mosaic, Candle Soap and Paper Making as well as a new developing interest in bee keeping
Chief Financial Officer at subsidiaries Private Education [a Niche International Education Group comprising 47 subsidiaries] including Group Financial Responsibility at two of the underlying subsidiaries during the 9 years period covered in the UXi Group. The role incorporated Capital fund raising from external investors, the budgeting, forecasting and analysis of the financial results of all group companies, the oversight of all annual statutory audits, the supervision of 4 staff as well as the preparation of annual financial statements
Part Time Financial Director at various FD Centre clients including a Technology Logistics company and a Media outlet; covering the duties of a Financial director for small to medium companies who could not justify the cost of a full time CFO.
Turnaround Consultant at JCI Limited [a listed company on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange], a company which required the analysis, interpretation, completion of financial reports and accounting records, as well as tax returns and the consolidation of the group of companies