Ms Salma Vanker is a lecturer in the field of Financial Accounting at the School of Accounting, Economics and Finance.She is a qualified Chartered Accountant and passionate about financial accounting and education. As a leader in accounting education, her responsibilities include leading the development and delivery of the University of KwaZulu-Natal’s flagship Chartered Accountant qualification.
She has unique insight as an IFRS expert into international standards and effective methods of developing the ability to apply those standards with rigour and consistency. Her teaching responsibilities focus mainly on teaching financial reporting to senior undergraduate and tutoring postgraduate students in courses accredited by the South African Institute of Chartered Accountants for entry to professional qualifying examinations (CA stream students). She is masterful at helping students recognize how seemingly complicated topics can be reduced to a much simpler framework for understanding and analysis.