Jason decided to pursue a career as a Chartered Accountant (SA) and Registered Auditor directly after matriculating. He started his internship at the age of 18 and at the same time started studying towards qualifying as a Chartered Accountant at the University of South Africa, completing his undergraduate degree three years later.
Jason went on to graduate within the top 1%, and as the top audit student in South Africa in his final year of postgraduate studies, amongst over 2 400 students, while working full time. He completed his SAICA training contract at Mazars, one of South Africa’s largest audit firms, where after he was appointed as an audit manager at JN Chartered Accountants at the age of 22.
At age 24 Jason qualified as a Chartered Accountant (SA) after passing both SAICA’s ITC and APC exams in the first sitting where after he became the first person in South Africa to pass IRBA’s Audit Development Programme. Jason qualified as a Registered Auditor at age 25 where after he was appointed as a partner at JN Chartered Accountants. Jason also holds a Master’s Degree in Law (cum laude), specialising in the field of Taxation.
Jason is the registered training officer and is ultimately responsible for the training of prospective Chartered Accountants (SA) who do their internship at JN Chartered Accountants.