Ms. Karabo Siyila
Member of the Board of Trustees
Member of the Board of Trustees – Independent Development Trust (IDT), August 2021 – to date.
Member of the following IDT Board Committees:-
Audit, Risk and Compliance Committee.
Human Resources, Nominations and Remuneration.
Chairpersons Committee/ Board EXCO
Head of Department: Auditing: University of South Africa (1 January 2021 to date).
Deputy Chairperson of Research Ethics Committee: University of South Africa (February 2018 to date).
Interim Board Member of Sedibeng Water (29 May 2020 to date).
Chairperson of Audit and Risk Committee: Sedibeng Water Board (29 May 2020 to date)
Members of the Finance and IT Committee: Sedibeng Water Board (29 May 2020 to date).
Doctor of Philosophy in Accounting Sciences: University of South Africa (2020 – 2023 – expected).
MCOM in Accounting Sciences: University of Pretoria (2015 – 2016).
Professional Practice Exam (PPE) (2010).
Accounting Professional Training certificate (ATP) (2010)
Qualifying Exams (QE) (2009)
BCOM Honours (CTA) University of Johannesburg (2008).
Senior Lecturer: University of South Africa (September 2014 – 31 December 2020)
International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) Technical and Accounting Policy Manager: Standard Bank Group (January 2013 – August 2014).
Technical Accountant Advisor: KPMG (January 2012 – December 2012).
Trainee Accountant: Ernest & Young (January 2009 – December 2001).
Identification and resolution of accounting technical issues through appropriate research.
Development and implementation of accounting policies.
Providing training on topical accounting issues and the latest developments in accounting.
Being proactive in the resolution of technical accounting issues – this includes liaising with external auditors, business units, other team members, SAICA, in order to identify key issues and developments that are relevant.
Reviewing external financial reports for compliance with IFRS, for consistency and accuracy.
Project planning and time management.
Good communications skills.
Member of the South African Institute of Chartered Accountants (SAICA).