As an Audit Senior Manager at BDO Cornel’s main tasks include managing and driving the audit process by being the contact point between his clients and his audit teams. His focus is to ensure that all clients receive exceptional service which is in line with the BDO ethos.
Cornel qualified as a Chartered Accountant (SA) in 2013 after serving articles at an audit firm in Bloemfontein, South Africa, and completed his degree and honours at the University of the Free State.
Before joining BDO in 2016, Cornel held the position of Audit Manager at the previous audit firm where he was employed in Humansdorp, South Africa.
Cornel has, in his career spanning more than ten years, gained audit experience in a diverse range of sectors including: financial services, commercial groups (including listed entities), real estate, agriculture, renewable energy, trust funds and government audits. Cornel is also responsible for the implementation of BDO’s internal audit software and the training associated with the audit software.
The wide range of experience Cornel has gained during his career has enabled him to adapt to challenging situations and determine efficient solutions to achieve success.