Bernard Matamba is a Registered Public Auditor, Chartered Accountant and is presently managing partner of Matamba & Company. He has thirty four years experience in Zimbabwe and since 1994 he has been a Certified Practicing Accountant making him one of the few registered auditors in the country.
Bernard has vast experience having served in various capacities covering audit, investigations, financial and management accounting, business improvements services, taxation, strategic planning and performance management. He has been with Lever Brothers (Zimbabwe) Private Limited, BDO Zimbabwe Chartered Accountants (formerly Kudenga & Company) and Deloitte and Touché and currently serves as managing partner in practise. His cumulative experience to dates back from over 33 years ago. Skills encompass financial review, external auditing, due diligence reporting, internal control development, as well as business advisory services.
Assignments in Zimbabwe include providing audit and professional services to a diverse number of clients in both private and public sector including; Reserve bank of Zimbabwe, Barclays Bank of Zimbabwe, Founders Building Society, Sagit Merchant Bank Ltd, and Zimbabwe Reinsurance Company Ltd among others.
Outside the practice, Bernard sits in the Institute of chartered Accountants of Zimbabwe’s Accounting Procedures Committee (APC), Auditing and Professional Standards Committee (APSC) and the Continuing Professional Development Programme. This makes him always up to date with changes that take place within the profession.
A Chartered Accountant, member of the Institute of Forensic Auditors in Zimbabwe (IFAZ) and Institute of Chartered Accountants of Zimbabwe (ICAZ), Nathan obtained his B.Com Accounting (Hons) degree from the Midlands State University, in 2007 which he passed with distinction. He joined Matamba & Company in 2006 as an attachment and rejoined in 2008 under a training contract. He qualified as a Chartered Accountant in November 2009.
He was admitted as a partner for the in January 2011 firm and since then has been mainly involved with ensuring that the firm remains up to date in terms of IFRS and professional standards.
Nathan has wide experience encompassing trading, financial and manufacturing organisations, trust account audits, as well as government institutions.
Outside practice, Nathan lectures to the Institute’s students on their undergraduate studies. He is an alternative member in Accounting Procedures Committee and Auditing and Professional Standards Committee.