Thuto Masasa wins Young Accountant of the Year 2016 Kreston International, the global network of independent accounting firms, is pleased to announce that Thuto Masasa, Director at Kreston's firm in South Africa, Nkonki Incorporated, has won Young Accountant of the Year at the 2016 International Accounting Bulletin (IAB) and The Accountant (TA) Awards. The ceremony took place in London last...

Johannesburg – On 28 September 2016, assurance and advisory firm Nkonki announced the results of its sixth Annual State Owned (SOC) Integrated Reporting Awards, with top honours going to the Airports Company South Africa SOC Limited this year. In second and third place respectively were Telkom SA SOC Limited and Transnet SOC Limited. This is the first time in the history of the awards that three...

Johannesburg – Today, 28th September, assurance and advisory firm Nkonki hosts the 6th Annual Audit Committee Conference specifically focused on assisting Audit Committees of National Government Departments and State Owned Companies (SOCs) to cope with their fiduciary responsibilities and challenges. The one-day event takes place at the Gallagher Convention Centre, Midrand, Gauteng. The keynote...

The recent announcement by the Independent Regulatory Board for Auditors (IRBA) that it will begin a process to implement Mandatory Audit Firm Rotation (MAFR) in South Africa in an effort to strengthen auditor independence has been met by resistance from many stakeholders, including auditing firms. “Whilst MAFR is non-existent within the listed sector, it is indirectly implemented, in some...

Nkonki’s Annual Audit Committee Conference continues to attract high-profile speakers. Dr Derek Yach, Head of the Vitality Institute, Discovery’s New York-based research think-tank, heads back to Johannesburg from New York this year to join the impressive line-up, which includes Bernard Agulhas, CEO of Independent Regulatory Board for Auditors (IRBA), Dr Len Konar and Linda De Beer, among...

Johannesburg, 4 April 2016 – Assurance and advisory firm Nkonki will be hosting a roundtable session exclusively for CFOs with Darrel Scott, Board Member of the IFRS Foundation. Scott, who is in Johannesburg for the occasion, will provide global and industry insights on the newly-released IFRS 16, issued on 13 January 2016, to CFOs from many of South Africa’s leading companies. “The session is...

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