Zamekile Mthiyane is a Professional Accountant registered with South African Institute of Professional Accountants (SAIPA). She is the founder and CEO of PZ Consulting.

She is dynamic in thinking and in practice, very simple yet able to go direct to the main core, she possesses the ability to simplify and make things easier for the client.

She has a National Diploma in Accounting, B.Tech Degree in Cost and Management Accounting, a certificate in Entrepreneurship, and currently studying towards her Post Graduate Diploma in Local Economic Development, at UKZN.

She has 14 years’ experience in corporate sector having worked for the following companies: S.A.Clothing Industries, Barlows Equipment, S.A.Sugar Association and Durban Metrorail as a financial and a management accountant.

She is a CEO and a director of PZ Consulting (PTY) LTD, the company established by her, and she has been running it for 14 years offering: Bookkeeping, Accounting, Tax Compliance, Payroll and Financial Management Training and Mentorship. Innovation and business excellence is her passion, this is evidenced by the new strategy that has been implemented by PZ Consulting (Pty) Ltd at the beginning of October 2018 of unlocking work opportunities for the youth in the finance sector by empowering them through Accounting Technicians South Africa – AT (SA) qualification and offer them an opportunity to be employed in the SMME sector.

She has written a financial literacy training programme that she named: Real Finance for Entrepreneurs Level 1 and Level 2, and a case study called “Finance Matters” these programmes are aimed at laying a foundation for an entrepreneur who is running a business but does not have finance background.

Achievements:

  • April 2014 – Best Shanduka Black Umbrellas Ambassador Award
  • October 2014 – Ligugu Lami Award from South African Women Entrepreneurs Network (SAWEN) in Micro Enterprises Category
  • June 2015 – Finalist in the Regional Business Achievers Awards 2015 by Business Women’s Association of South Africa

 Professional bodies and organisations:

SAIPA

Durban Chamber of  Commerce and Industry

Pietermaritzburg  Chamber of  Commerce and Industry

IBASA

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