Coenraad van der Walt CA(SA) GR(SA)

  • clients we aim for and the services we offer are focused on businesses we can partner with and services we can be passionate about.
  • was a major item a few years ago but it has come back in the spotlight
  • sure that quality is a major factor for partner admission and remuneration, monitoring of findings especially root cause analysis and steps taken to prevent a repeat of failures. There is a major focus on the firms’ own internal review process

Curriculum Vitae

Executive Level Professional: Auditing and Accounting:

Skill Set Profile Highlights
  • External Auditing
  • Accounting
  • Financial Advisory
  • Internal control systems
  • Human Resource management
  • Taxation
  • Executive level communication
  • Audit and accounting professional with 24 years of experience (16 years at partner/director level).
  • In depth industry experience in mining, manufacturing, government and parastatals.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills at Board and Audit committee levels.
  • Technical proficiency.

Organisational Experience:

Since September 2000: KPMG Inc. – Audit Partner


Key Performance Areas:

  • Audit partner responsible for service delivery to audit, accounting, tax and advisory clients.
  • Ensuring compliance to audit, accounting and firm standards
  • Ultimate responsibility for delivery of quality work on time and on budget.
  • Head of Audit function for regional office which included financial management and risk management roles.
  • All aspects of client interaction, including marketing of services and communication at Board and Audit Committee levels.
  • Interaction with stakeholders in private and public sector.


B. Com (Hons.), Master of Business Leadership (MBL), CA(SA), Registered Auditor

Industry and client experience (Selection):

  • Food processing company exporting to Europe and USA – Audit partner
  • Maize milling and marketing company with turnover in excess of R1 billion – Audit partner
  • Chrome Mine and related Ferrochrome smelter with an annual turnover in excess of R2 billion – Audit partner
  • Audit, Accounting, Tax and Advisory services to a large number of smaller companies, Trusts and individuals.
  • Two Universities – Audit partner
  • Provincial Development Corporation, incorporating development finance, housing finance, mining and transport operations – Audit partner
  • Auditor general of South Africa – Assistance with the audit of government departments and Municipalities as well as acting as pre-issuance reviewer (Engagement Quality Review).
  • Various Municipalities – Partner responsible for advisory services including preparation of financial statements, audit readiness, accounting and internal control assistance and other management assistance functions including implementation of the Municipal Support Programme (MSP)