Mary-Ann De Wet In 60 Seconds

I am a Chartered Accountant and have been in business as CFO/Head of Finance for over 20 years, of which 15 has been at the executive level. I have over 13 years’ experience in financial services and 14 years in manufacturing – locally and internationally.

Specialist Skills

Tax Planning

Group tax planning, transfer pricing, OECD Digital taxation and Tax treaties

Budgeting & Forecasting

For Group, local subsidiaries, small companies, including business planning

Profit Improvement

Looking at revenue enhancing, business lines profitability - direct and indirect

Management Information

Preparing management reports including data analytics

Systems and Controls

Selecting, implementing ERP, designing internal controls finance and business

Track Record Highlights

  • Worked in various African countries on Transfer Pricing audits and set up transfer pricing policies and documentation for group companies. Working with tax authorities and central banks
  • IP - ensuring offshore transfers, IP valuation, capitalisation, policies. Create IP assets on the balance sheet for financial services software development
  • Business restructuring and optimisation of expenses of the group companies to significantly improve profitability - for Fintech and manufacturing companies
  • Setting up new finance teams, centralised and remote in various countries, including implementing new systems, controls, procedures and training of finance and other teams
  • Improved Internal controls (Won the ArvinMeritor Most improved Plant) in the group. This included not only financial controls, but HR, materials management, procurement and sales internal controls
  • Capital Raising - financial models, business plans, working on due diligence for bank acquisition, sale of group company, deal restructuring advice
  • Designed forecasts as well as management reporting for Board. Overseeing audits for international groups and Annual Financial Statement plus consolidations

Sector Experience

  • Banking - Financial Services
  • Manufacturing
  • Transport & Logistics
  • Mining - Resources & Energy
  • Property - Real Estate
  • Retail - Consumer Products

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