Yaseen Ismail Partner - Accounting Outsourced Services

Yaseen Ismail

Yaseen joined Forvis Mazars as a partner in 2010.


Yaseen is a partner in the audit, tax and advisory practice of Forvis Mazars responsible for Business Process Outsourcing (BPO) in the Cape Town office.  He has nearly 20 years of experience within the auditing profession. 

He also served as Financial Manager to Spoornet, a division of Transnet, a state-owned Freight and Logistics company prior to practicing as a Registered Accountant and Auditor. He has a wide range of experience in providing accounting, taxation, company secretarial and audit services to small owner managed businesses as well as performing outsourcing assignments to numerous companies based in Argentina, France, India, Singapore, UK as well locally in South Africa. 

He has also been involved extensively in performing audit work and Pre-Issuance Reviews on both governmental departments as well as municipalities on behalf of the Auditor General. Yaseen serves as a member of the Exco committee at Forvis Mazars in South Africa and is also a Certified Forensic Examiner.

His clients operate in the following industries:

  • Retail
  • Manufacturing
  • Renewable Energy
  • Professional Services
  • Not-for-profit organisations
  • Travel & Insurance

Professional memberships

  • SAICA (South African Institute of Chartered Accountants)
  • IRBA (Independent Regulatory Board of Auditors)
  • Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (SA and US chapters)

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