Andre van Staden, a Manager with StoneTurn, specializes in investigations, audit and forensic accounting. Specifically, Andre has performed data analysis as part of several investigations, developing tools and programs to uncover misconduct. He also has extensive experience in the planning, management, and execution of external audits.
Previously, Andre was a part of the investigative team concerning timeshare fraud at a prominent entertainment group, and he served on the remediation team for an international bank monitorship. Regarding the latter, Andre assessed the non-financial risks and controls throughout the corporate finance division of the bank. As part of a high-profile investigation, he assessed the controls and process related to on boarding of advisors and contractors. He also executed an internal audit readiness assessment for a multinational healthcare company.
He has worked on internal investigations for multiple international entities to assess whistleblower reports by reviewing emails and financial data to corroborate the reports.
He also has extensive investigation skills and was part of an investigation team working on a high-profile matter, which involves extensive data analytics. Andre led this section of the engagement, and he was responsible for the data analytics on vendor spend and bank statement analysis. Andre was responsible for creating data tools to identify trends in vendor spent and identify anomalies. He is also part of a current litigation matter where damages are being calculated, as part of the litigation financial statements and records are being recreated and analysed.
Over the course of his career, Andre has worked with clients across various industries including pharmaceuticals, financial services, manufacturing, agriculture, mining and retail. He has also worked with non-profit as well as government entities.
Prior to joining StoneTurn, Andre served in the audit practice at a Big Four accounting firm where he was responsible for executing working paper for all financial statement captions and the implementation of new financial standards.
Andre holds memberships with the South African Institute of Charted Accountants (SAICA).