Sbongile Hlatshwayo has been appointed as the new Chief Financial Officer (CFO) of uMngeni Municipality, a position that is responsible for the financial management of the municipality in pursuance of enhanced service delivery and betterment of the lives of the people of uMngeni Municipality.

Ms Hlatshwayo comes with vast experience in the public sector’s financial management. This includes 15 years of experience in the Municipal Finance Management and two years in the Public Finance Management environment.

The new CFO possesses a B Comm. (Accounting) qualification, Post Graduate Certificate in Practical GRAP Implementation and Municipal Finance Management Certificate.

Her previous positions entailed comprehensive and nuanced understanding of financial operations in public sector finance. These roles have equipped her with the necessary experience in strategic financial planning, risk management, and financial reporting, all of which are crucial for her position. Her contributions, dedication and commitment in her duties have been demonstrated in the past through getting unqualified audit opinions whenever she is involved. She believes that consistent reporting, compliance with policies, regulations and GRAP standard contribute to clean audit opinion.

She is currently a professional member of CIFARO (Chartered Institute of Government Finance Audit & Risk Officers.

We welcome Ms Hlatshwayo to uMngeni Municipality.

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