OUR TEAM

Francois Blom, CEO
CA(SA), MCom Fin Man, Registered Assessor, PDA Analyst

Francois qualified as a CA(SA) after completing a training contract with PWC. After qualifying he went on secondment to Vancouver. Upon returning to South Africa, he joined the SAB as a financial planner. Apart from his financial responsibilities he was also involved in recruitment, talent management and development, HR policies and resource optimisation. He then became the financial manager of the MSA group where he was responsible for the entire finance function.

 

After leaving the MSA group, Francois pursued his passion for learning, financial management and developing others by joining the University of Pretoria where he lectured Financial Management and completed his Masters degree. During this time Francois also specialised in behavioural assessments and qualified as a PDA Analyst. Francois recently joined Atcor on a full time basis where he is involved with course development, simulations, assessments, skills audits, specialised training around B-BBEE and interview skills and finance restructurings.

Megan Jubber, Facilitator
CA(SA), Registered Assessor

Megan is a qualified CA(SA) and is a registered Assessor with SAICA. From 2005, she has been involved in every aspect of developing Chartered Accountants in South Africa, commencing with her own qualification that placed her in the Top 10 of CA(SA) for her qualifying year. The past four years has seen Megan’s passion flourish in preparing CA trainees to obtain competencies as required by SAICA.

 

Megan has facilitated short courses that have included teaching financial skills for non-financial managers, and sharing high-level Excel skills with financial staff. She has developed material for and delivered simulations for all of SAICA’s competencies, including the pervasive skills. Megan has also lectured the Auditing Elective of the AAT qualification, and she is a presenter of SAICA’s Assessor Training Course.

Sandra Blom, Director
CA(SA), Registered Assessor

Sandra is a qualified accountant with twelve years’ work experience in the SAICA CA Training Programme, and nine years’ work experience as a facilitator and trainer of various SAICA accredited programmes. Sandra’s love for the development of the CA profession comes from her management and client relationship experience, where she realised that skills transfer and genuine coaching of the future generation is the only way to sustain the quality of the CA qualification in the workplace. She previously articled at PricewaterhouseCoopers, and holds BCom, BCom Hons and CA(SA) qualifications.

 

Sandra’s workshops help you understand the intricacies of the SAICA programmes, and she helps you to develop not only the required skills, but also elevates your soft skills so that you’re a well-rounded leader in the workplace.

Deepa Daya

CA(SA), Registered Assessor, PDA Analyst

Deepa qualified as a CA(SA) after completing her TOPP articles with Ernst and Young Advisory, working predominantly in Corporate Finance, Risk Advisory and Taxation. She has worked as an Employee Benefits Consultant at Alexander Forbes, an Operations Manager at South African Breweries and a Partner specialising in Risk and Financial Products at Citadel. Deepa’s operational responsibilities have also included Financial Project Management, Governance, Talent Management, Inventory Management and Strategy. Deepa is qualified as a PDA analyst and presents simulations for CA trainees.

Nadine Knight, Administration Manager

Nadine is completely dedicated, and passionate about providing excellent service. Her loyalty, versatility and reliability have proven invaluable, not only to client service, but also in her continued support to colleagues. Coupled with her attention to detail, excellent planning, organizing and time management skills, she has become the go-to person. 


With the knowledge she has gained over the past 18 years through practical application, project management, Excel, Pastel and data base training, solving problems, as well as managing and developing others, Nadine is an integral part of our team.


She is currently our Administration Manager.
 

Francois Blom, CEO
CA(SA), MCom Fin Man, Registered Assessor, PDA Analyst
Sandra Blom, Director
CA(SA), Registered Assessor

Francois qualified as a CA(SA) after completing a training contract with PWC. After qualifying he went on secondment to Vancouver. Upon returning to South Africa, he joined the SAB as a financial planner. Apart from his financial responsibilities he was also involved in recruitment, talent management and development, HR policies and resource optimisation. He then became the financial manager of the MSA group where he was responsible for the entire finance function.

 

After leaving the MSA group, Francois pursued his passion for learning, financial management and developing others by joining the University of Pretoria where he lectured Financial Management and completed his Masters degree. During this time Francois also specialised in behavioural assessments and qualified as a PDA Analyst. Francois recently joined Atcor on a full time basis where he is involved with course development, simulations, assessments, skills audits, specialised training around B-BBEE and interview skills and finance restructurings.

Megan Jubber, Facilitator
CA(SA), Registered Assessor

Megan is a qualified CA(SA) and is a registered Assessor with SAICA. From 2005, she has been involved in every aspect of developing Chartered Accountants in South Africa, commencing with her own qualification that placed her in the Top 10 of CA(SA) for her qualifying year. The past four years has seen Megan’s passion flourish in preparing CA trainees to obtain competencies as required by SAICA.

 

Megan has facilitated short courses that have included teaching financial skills for non-financial managers, and sharing high-level Excel skills with financial staff. She has developed material for and delivered simulations for all of SAICA’s competencies, including the pervasive skills. Megan has also lectured the Auditing Elective of the AAT qualification, and she is a presenter of SAICA’s Assessor Training Course.

Sandra is a qualified accountant with twelve years’ work experience in the SAICA CA Training Programme, and nine years’ work experience as a facilitator and trainer of various SAICA accredited programmes. Sandra’s love for the development of the CA profession comes from her management and client relationship experience, where she realised that skills transfer and genuine coaching of the future generation is the only way to sustain the quality of the CA qualification in the workplace. She previously articled at PricewaterhouseCoopers, and holds BCom, BCom Hons and CA(SA) qualifications.

 

Sandra’s workshops help you understand the intricacies of the SAICA programmes, and she helps you to develop not only the required skills, but also elevates your soft skills so that you’re a well-rounded leader in the workplace.

Deepa Daya

CA(SA), Registered Assessor, PDA Analyst, NLI Certified Brain Based Coach

Deepa qualified as a CA (SA) after completing a TOPP articles with Ernst and Young Advisory, working predominantly in Corporate Finance, Risk Advisory and Taxation. She has worked as an Employee Benefits Consultant at Alexander Forbes, an Operations Manager at South African Breweries and a Partner specialising in Risk and Financial Products at Citadel. Deepa’s operational responsibilities have also included Financial Project Management, Governance, Talent Management, Inventory Management and Strategy. Deepa is certified in brain-based coaching and has qualified as a PDA analyst. Deepa has delivered simulations and coaching interventions for CA trainees. Deepa is based in Cape Town.

Nadine Knight, Administration Manager
Evodia Sekhamane, Receptionist

Through hard work and dedication, Evodia worked her way to receptionist after joining Atcor as an office cleaner. Her friendly, approachable nature and willingness to assist are appreciated by colleagues as well as guests. She not only manages the reception, but gets involved in all departments within the company, assisting where she can.  

Nadine is completely dedicated, and passionate about providing excellent service. Her loyalty, versatility and reliability have proven invaluable, not only to client service, but also in her continued support to colleagues. Coupled with her attention to detail, excellent planning, organizing and time management skills, she has become the go-to person. 


With the knowledge she has gained over the past 18 years through practical application, project management, Excel, Pastel and data base training, solving problems, as well as managing and developing others, Nadine is an integral part of our team.


She is currently our Administration Manager.
 

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