Ashson Swartz Partner

Ashson Swartz


Ashson joined Forvis Mazars in February 2008 as an Audit trainee. Whilst completing his articles, he passed both his BCompt and Honours B.Compt Accounting degrees through the University of South Africa.

After completing his articles in 2012, Ashson was promoted to Audit Supervisor and was also seconded to the Forvis Mazars Singapore office for a 3 month period during 2013. 

Ashson qualified as a CA(SA) and was promoted to an Audit Manager in 2014. During this period Ashson was actively involved in the training and development of staff and played a key role in the firm partnering with institutions like UWC and ABASA, where further mentorship was provided.

In 2016 Ashson left Forvis Mazars and joined the Lewis Group Ltd as the Group Financial Accountant and was promoted to Group Financial Manager in 2018. Ashson also served as a trustee for the Lewis Group Provident Fund.

In 2019 Ashson re-joined Forvis Mazars as a Senior Audit Manager and was subsequently promoted to Partner, where he continues to passionately pursue training and mentoring of staff and being involved with audit engagements.

His sector experiences varies across Real Estate, Financial Services, Retail, Wholesale and Distribution, Hospitality, Fishing, Manufacturing, NPO’s and Credit lending.

Sector experience

Ashson has been involved in a wide variety of audits with both listed and unlisted companies and provides business consulting to Owner Managed Businesses. Industry expertise includes:

  • Real Estate (Property Investment, Property Administration, Construction and Development),
  • Manufacturing,
  • Financial Services,
  • Retail,
  • Wholesale and Distribution,
  • Investments,
  • Hospitality,
  • Fishing,
  • NPO’s; and
  • Credit Lending.

Professional membership

  • SAICA (South African Institute of Chartered Accountants)
  • IRBA (Independent Regulatory Board of Auditors)

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