From planning and executing capital market transactions to navigating changes in financial reporting and complex accounting – we are here to support you, every step of the way.
Our dedicated team is part of a global network that has the knowledge and experience in domestic and international deals, regulatory regimes, accounting standards, business processes and automation to help you master the many challenges of your transaction.
Our range of services span across the critical areas of accounting, financial reporting, capital market transactions and digital services.
Changes to International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) and Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP or U.S. GAAP) can be complex and can have a material impact on a company’s financial reporting and results. Our specialist accounting team assists clients with the practical implementation of related accounting and reporting issues. We help our clients better understand these changes so they can be implemented effectively to strengthen the organisation. Areas of speciality include financial instruments (including treasury and hedging), share-based payments, revenue and deals accounting. We also help clients streamline their financial statements and enhance the relevance and effectiveness of their financial reporting to investors.
We provide assistance in all kinds of capital market transactions. Our IPO services include IPO Readiness Assessment, Project Management, Accounting Structuring Advice and Post IPO Support. We will also bring together the right experts from other IPO related services across the PwC network to meet your needs, including tax advice, strategy, reward planning, management incentives, corporate governance and compliance. We perform benchmarking against best practices for listed entities and requirements for listed companies set out by internal and international regulators.
We guide clients through areas where our expertise is needed. We provide support during and after deals by helping clients understand how complex guidance applies to each unique transaction and we provide insight around potential accounting implications and conversion requirements.
We also support clients in developing and enhancing their systems of internal financial controls. We can provide initial readiness support, which includes a Health Check Gap Analysis on your control environment and can assist in establishing a financial reporting control framework which aligns to the broader governance framework.
Our services also include BEE/Share Scheme restructuring and assist in the accounting thereof that brings the most value to your business.
With our extensive carve-out experience, we advise on carve-out and divestiture processes and assist clients in preparing carve-out financial statements and understanding and managing the complex accounting issues arising in BEE transactions and restructurings. Our carve-out roles include advising on the perimeter of the transaction, assessing shared financial statement balances and supporting carve-out financial statement automation. We provide and share market practice and guidance covering carve-out financial statements and help sellers navigate the divestiture process.
Remediating accounting and financial reporting issues can be quite a complex process, especially if the remediation also involves a restatement or changes in accounting policy. Our team assists clients with understanding the best approach to turn this crisis into an opportunity by understanding the complexity of the accounting matter and advising on the financial reporting thereof taking into consideration regulatory requirements.
Going concern is often a key area for entities undergoing stress. CMAAS can assist in navigating regulatory requirements, financial impact and disclosure to key stakeholders as you navigate certain and uncertain times.
We support organisations in automating and optimising their financial reporting functions by combining accounting expertise with IT skills. Our strength comes from experience combined with the ability to learn fast and adjust to evolving business conditions and client needs.
Automation is an exciting part of developing new ways of working and brings numerous benefits. In CMAAS, we believe in moving business forward and are dedicated to helping our clients achieve their goals.
CMAAS can assist in digitising and automating various accounting, data collection, controls monitoring and attestation, management reporting and financial reporting functions, freeing up time for management to spend where it matters most.