Audit and Assurance

Independent audit services to enhance the reliability of information prepared by clients. Financial statement audits and other assurance services play a critical role in creating and maintaining investor confidence and unlocking valuable insights into your business.

We believe independent auditors perform the valuable role of being a trusted intermediary between the providers of business information and the users of that information.

Financial statement audits and other assurance services give assurance over information used by investors and the capital markets.

Services
  • Accounting Advisory Services
  • Assurance & Related Services
  • Audit Data & Analytics
  • Better business reporting
  • Financial Statement Audit
  • Regulatory Audit

Herbert leverages his extensive international experience to drive audit quality whilst also providing practical and pragmatic insights to his clients. Herbert has a passion for people and helping strengthen the accounting profession. He has a strong appreciation for the PNG business environment and the challenges that are currently being faced including the opportunities this creates. Herbert is committed to partnering with his clients to collaboratively navigate the challenges and seize the opportunities that are ahead.

Herbert leads the PNG Audit Practice and has over 15 years’ experience across PNG, Australia and Africa providing audit and advisory services to a variety of clients ranging from large listed multinational organisations to small privates. Herbert has experience across a variety of sectors including financial services and funds management, energy and resources, manufacturing, property construction, development and investment, NGO’s, state owned enterprises and government agencies.

Service offerings that Herbert has led for the clients include:
  • Statutory and compliance audits
  • General IT control audits
  • Internal audit
  • Risk management
  • Strategy
  • Independent expert reports
  • Forensic investigations
  • Business improvement
Education and qualifications:
  • Bachelor of Accounting Science, University of South Africa
  • Honors, Bachelorof Accounting Science, University of South Africa
Accreditation:
  • Member, Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand
  • Member, CPA Papua New Guinea
  • Member, Institute of Chartered Accountants of Zimbabwe
  • Registered Company Auditor in PNG (in progress)

Pieter is an experienced Director specializing in external audit. He has been in PNG since January 2017 after time spent in South Africa and Australia. Pieter is highly skilled in managing strategic relationships and providing corporate advice, he has a high level of professional credibility, a robust commercial acumen, and a proven ability to lead large complex engagements, create process improvements and increase efficiencies.

In his role as Assurance Director, he has worked closely with Senior Partners, CEOs, CFOs and Board of Directors but also with new starters at Graduate level. Working in PNG, Australia, and Africa, he has been exposed to an extremely wide variety of people from different cultures and backgrounds. This has enabled him to adapt and be efficient in most work environments. His main responsibility in his role includes managing stakeholder relationships and successfully delivering and executing engagements. The role also includes leading engagement teams, business development, and strategic business decision making. Over his career, he has also facilitated a number of workshops and presentations, covering a wide range of topics related to technical accounting aspects as well as soft skills learnings.

Service offerings that Pieter has led for the clients include:
  • Statutory and compliance audits
  • Internal audit
  • Risk management
  • New accounting standard implementation
  • Technical accounting advice and training facilitation
  • Extractive industry advisory reporting
  • Forensic investigations
  • Business improvement
Education and qualifications:
  • Certificate in the Theory of Accountancy (CTA)
  • Post-graduate Honors Degree in Accounting
  • Bachelor of Commerce
Accreditation:
  • Member, CPA Papua New Guinea
  • Member, Member of South African Institute of Chartered Accountants