Madeleine Smith, Principal – Boland
Madeleine Smith has distinguished herself as a Chartered Management Accountant, lending her skills to industries as diverse as financial services support, manufacturing, FMCG, media and hospitality.
Madeleine is a graduate of the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants, and further holds a B.Com (Hons) in Accounting Management from the University of Stellenbosch.
Madeleine’s experience has been honed through various financial and operational management positions held in different sized organisations – from multi nationals, to private. Core areas of focus include budgeting, strategic business reviews, performance reporting, financial reporting, financial forecasting, asset management and staff coaching.
Having worked in both domestic and international finance, Madeleine is well versed in financial management and accounting practices, and her work in implementing corporate strategy adheres always to the highest accounting standards.
She takes pride in adding value to an organisation and achieves this by ensuring that all operational activities are aligned to company strategy. Although flexible and swift to adapt, she embraces industry best practice, and enjoys coaching others so that they are able to attain the same standards.
Madeleine has proved herself adept at minimising risks for organisations and taking steps to reduce inefficiencies and increase profitability.
A mother of two busy boys, Madeleine lives by the motto ‘love, joy and purpose’. She is committed to conducting business in a manner that is aligned to her values and with integrity.