The Independent Regulatory Board for Auditors (IRBA) announced at the Nkonki 6th Annual Audit Committee for Listed Companies held on Monday, 29 August at the Johannesburg Stock Exchange, that it will begin a process to implement Mandatory Audit Firm Rotation (MAFR) for audit firms to strengthen their independence from their clients. The Board’s decision to pursue MAFR is also aligned to its...

The appointment of Nkonki as joint auditor of Telkom is "a major step towards transforming the South African auditing profession", says managing partner Mitesh Patel in an exclusive interview with CFO South Africa. Last week Telkom shareholders approved Nkonki's appointment as external auditors with EY. "It also proves that shareholders recognise the ability for local black home grown firms to...

Nearly 25 years ago, one of the youngest chartered accountants in SA, Sindi Zilwa, founded auditing firm Nkonki Inc. Today, the 51% black female-owned company has more than 400 professional staff, writes Sue Grant-Marshall. Sindi Zilwa looks as if she’s stepped off the cover of a fashion magazine as she welcomes us to Nkonki Inc, her auditing firm’s imposing office block with its towering...

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