Mia Pieterse Partner - Audit

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Mia is a Partner at Mazars in South Africa specialising in financial services sector.

Experience

Mia is a Registered Auditor with the IRBA and a qualified Chartered Accountant (South Africa).She is involved in auditing and advising various industries including property, real estate and development, and financial services. Her financial services experience includes inter alia the audit of Exchange Traded Funds, unit trusts, and Johannesburg Stock Exchange (“JSE”) -listed entities. She is also accredited with the JSE as a Reporting Accountant Specialist to assist entities with listing particulars, products, and corporate actions. She has more than 5 years of experience working in the listed environment. Given her experience in working in a regulatory environment, Mia understands the importance of (the right) regulation in the financial services industry, especially in the FinTech market. She has recently featured in various South African publications for her thought leadership around the importance of FinTech and Open Banking regulations as well as the benefits it could have in a developing South African market.

She possesses a high level of technical competence across all disciplines in the accounting profession including her knowledge as audit specialist and experience relating to JSE matters, particularly in the financial services industry. 

Part of her responsibilities involve advising on JSE and Cape Town Stock Exchange listing requirements, REIT Best Practise Recommendations as well as Companies Act compliance.

Mia is involved and responsible for training and developing staff, specifically on listed engagements and technical consultations on IFRS matters. Mia brings a hands-on approach working with those charged with governance and takes pride in delivering deadlines.

Sector Experience

  • Financial services (including FinTech)
  • Real Estate (Property investment, Management and Development)
  • Retail and distribution
  • Manufacturing

Professional memberships

• SAICA (South African Institute of Chartered Accountants)
• IRBA (Independent Regulatory Board of Auditors)
• JSE Accredited Reporting Accountant Specialist

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