Johannesburg, Monday, March 8, 2021 – The Independent Regulatory Board for Auditors (IRBA) has announced the new Acting Director: Inspections in place of Imre Nagy, who has taken up the Acting CEO role. Ms Ntlambi Gulwa, the Acting Director: Inspections, is a CA(SA) and a Registered Auditor (RA) with 15 years of experience in both private and public sectors, mainly in the auditing profession.
Her auditing experience was gained in a medium to large audit firm, after teaching accounting and economics to Grade 10-12 for six years at Senyukele Senior Secondary School (Mt Frere - Eastern Cape). Her experience in auditing encompasses audits of Public Interest Entities (PIEs), large State-Owned-Entities (SOEs), government departments/entities as well as various private companies.
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The IRBA is a public protection statutory body established to protect the financial interests of the public by ensuring registered auditors and their firms deliver services of the highest quality. It upholds audit firm independence to ensure that audit quality is such that it enhances the accuracy and credibility of financial performance reporting. In this way, the IRBA has an important role to play in building the reputation of South Africa as an investment market for both local and global investors and driving economic growth for the country.
The IRBA also registers suitably qualified accountants as auditors, who must adhere to the highest ethics standards, and promotes the auditing profession through the effective regulation of assurance conducted in accordance with internationally recognised standards and processes.