David Resnick Partner

David Resnick

David was appointed as a Partner at Forvis Mazars in 1984 after having served as an Audit Manager.


David completed a CTA course at the University of Cape Town and qualified as a Chartered Accountant (CA) in 1981.

He joined Baker Rabkin in 1976 as an article clerk and after completing his articles he joined the SADF, where he acted as the Auditor of various funds within the Army environment, still continuing his career at Baker Rabkin on a part-time basis.  In 1983, after completing his service, David returned to Baker Rabkin (after various name changes now Forvis Mazars) on a full-time basis where he was appointed as an Audit Manager and later a Partner.

David’s current portfolio of clients and area of expertise consists of small to medium sized owner managed businesses but he is not limited to this as he also consults for larger entities. He regards himself as a generalist, able to provide a variety of services to an extended client database.

In 2015 he was appointed as Head of Tax Compliance Department.

Further industries of expertise are:

  • Property
  • Importing and Exporting
  • Trading
  • Building
  • Gold refining
  • Diamonds and Jewellery
  • Stockbroking
  • Architecture

In his personal capacity David has been and still is involved in numerous communal bodies.  Currently he acts as Treasurer and serves on the executive committee of the United Jewish Campaign and various other associated committees and has held this position since 2007. David has also served as the Treasurer of United Herzlia Schools for 5 years as well as The Susman Charitable Foundation and The Susman Committee.

He also serves as trustee and honorary treasurer of the ORT-Tech Trust, a position he has held for the last 8 years. 

Professional memberships

  • SAICA (South African Institute of Chartered Accountants)
  • IRBA (Independent Regularity Board of Auditors)
  • Tax Practitioner 

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