School of Accountancy
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School of Accountancy

​​​​​Education 


The School of Accountancy is involved in the education of professional accountants for the following bodies:

•             South African Institute of Chartered Accountants (SAICA)

•             Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA)

•             Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA)

•             Other related areas

Structure

The School of Accountancy is divided into different divisions responsible for the training of the different accountancy professions:

•             Accountancy (BAcc and BCom)

•             Management Accounting

•             Taxation

•             Auditing (including Information Systems

The School of Accountancy consists of a group of dedicated staff all appropriately qualified for lecturing in their specialised fields.

Organisational structure  

The School of Accountancy is divided into four divisions, each reporting to the Director of the School.  The responsibilities are currently as follows:

Director of the School of Accountancy:  Prof. P Olivier  

Deputy Director:Learning and Teaching:   Prof. SPJ von Wielligh

Deputy Director: Research:  Prof. WS (Soon) Nel

Deputy Director: Social Impact and Transformation:   Prof. CJ van Schalkwyk



Divisional heads

  • Management Accounting:  Prof. WS (Soon) Nel
  • Financial Accounting:  Prof. CJ van Schalkwyk
  • Auditing:  Prof. SPJ von Wielligh
  • Taxation:  Prof. L van Heerden

Program coordinators

  • BAcc:  Prof. CJ van Schalkwyk and Prof. SPJ von Wielligh
  • BComm (Financial Accounting):  Dr. GF Nel
  • BComm (Management Accounting): Mr. R Baard
  • BComHons (Management Accounting):  Mr. R Baard
  • BComHons (Financial Accounting) (ACCA):  Dr. GF Nel
  • BAccHons:  Prof. CJ van Schalkwyk and Prof. SPJ von Wielligh
  • MCom (Taxation): Prof. L van Heerden
  • MCom (Management Accounting):   Prof. WS (Soon) Nel
  • MCom (Financial Accounting): Prof. CJ van Schalkwyk​​​
  • MAcc (Taxation):  Prof. L van Heerden​
  • MAcc (Management Accounting):  Prof. WS (Soon) Nel
  • MAcc (Financial Accounting):  Prof. CJ van Schalkwyk
  • MAcc (Auditing):  Prof. SPJ von Wielligh
  • MCom (Computer Auditing):  Prof. R Butler
  • PhD (Accounting):  Prof. WS (Soon) Nel