Sonica Schoeman Director, Quality and Risk

B Com Accounting Sciences (Cum Laude) (UP), B Com Hons Accounting Sciences (UP), CA (SA)

Current Position

Sonica is a Director in the Quality & Risk Management Department specializing in IFRS.

Experience

Sonica studied a B Com at UP and qualified as a Chartered Accountant in 2005.

She started her career with Mazars in 2019 after completing articles at a competitor firm where she also served in an IFRS technical capacity for 14 years.

She spent 3 months on secondment in Calgary, Alberta in Canada during 2008 working on the diagnostic phase of various entities’ first time adoption of IFRS.

Sonica is also a skilled facilitator of internal and external IFRS training.

Her industries of expertise include: 

  • Telecommunications
  • Manufacturing
  • Retail & Consumer Products
  • Mining & Metals

Sonica provides technical advice to the audit teams of our clients on various issues relating to IFRS. 

Her IFRS-related work involves the following:

  • IFRS advisory services to clients
  • Writing accounting opinions and discussion papers
  • IFRS training material preparation and presentation, both internally and externally
  • Review of annual reports for IFRS-compliance
  • Team member development
  • Discussing and debating complex IFRS matters amongst team members

Professional memberships

  • SAICA (South African Institute of Chartered Accountants)

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