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Karish Govender

Karish Govender

CA(SA) | Manager - Deals | FS audit experience
Johannesburg, City of Johannesburg Metropolitan Municipality


About Karish Govender:

I am an action orientated individual with a sense of urgency, determined in
achieving goals whilst never losing sight of the broader picture. I thrive in a
cross functional environment that requires interaction with people in different
roles and with different skill sets. I am decisive, assertive and fairly toughminded,
this often means that I take the lead in group discussions and
My aim is to make an impactful contribution to my employer and to climb
through the hierarchy to reach a senior position and gain knowledge along
the way. This is to be achieved through my performance that will be


Manager: Deals Transaction Services
PricewaterhouseCoopers January 2022 – Present
• I have been involved with the drafting of financial due diligence reports
(buy and sell side) to various entities including large JSE listed &
international entities. I have had exposure to various industries including
but not limited to healthcare and pharmaceuticals & mining, recycling,
automotive, transport & logistics and financial services (including
insurance). This included the analysis of the income statement, balance
sheet, working capital and other qualitative factors. The analysis was
completed in a dealtool (excel) and then documented in the report. I
have further worked with the PwC UK transaction services team (on
secondment) and had exposure to their methodologies. I have had
further exposure to power query, power pivot, power BI and Alteryx.


Senior Associate
PricewaterhouseCoopers January 2019 – December 2021
• Within the Financial Services sector that caters for large financial
institutions, Private equity, Asset management, Medical schemes and
Insurance (Life & Non-Life). I have experienced with JSE Listed entities.
I have had exposure to clients in each of the industries above. I have
also had further exposure to the retail and manufacturing operations. I
have been involved in many aspects of the audit process from planning
& pre-engagement, execution and completion.
• Involvement with the learning and development team for the graduate



Assessment of Professional
Competence – completed December

Initial Test of Competence – completed
January 2019

Postgraduate Diploma in
University of the Witwatersrand –
completed 2018

Bachelor of Accounting Science
University of Witwatersrand –
completed 2017

Golden Key International Honour

St Dunstan’s College – completed

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