Shehnaaz Suleman, Associate Director, Financial Services - IFRS Technical Advisory

Shehnaaz Suleman

Associate Director, Financial Services - IFRS Technical Advisory

BDO Johannesburg

+27 61 186 5058





Shehnaaz is a technical accounting expert in BDO Financial Services. She is a key member of the team providing accounting guidance and audit support within the financial services sector with her current focus being on the training and implementation of IFRS 9, IFRS 15, IFRS 16 and IFRS 17.

Shehnaaz has serviced clients in the banking, insurance and asset management sectors across a number of African jurisdictions and the UK. She has chaired the SA IFRS 9 Centre of Excellence at one of the big 4 which focused on collating industry feedback and disseminating industry trends both locally and internationally. She has also worked at Discovery as the group technical accounting specialist with a focus on central impairments.

Shehnaaz’s client experience includes Barclays/ABSA, Discovery Group, Prescient Group, Nedbank, Old Mutual, Investec Bank, Deutche Bank, Allan Gray, Mauritius Commercial Bank, Finbond and AtlasMara/ BankABC.


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Shehnaaz is a member of South African Institute of Chartered Accountants (SAICA)