Yolande van Heerden

Position:
Financial Manager
Responsibility:
Financial Administration & Policy, Operations
Experience:
21 Years
Personal Experience

Yolande deftly provides the backbone to Shadownet’s operations, with a steadfast commitment to accuracy in even the smallest of details. Yolande’s aptitude for finance was evident from a young age, not only achieving multiple distinctions in her matric year, but receiving top honours and awarded the best economics student of the year. Leveraging strong academic flair she graduated cum laude from the Rand Afrikaans University in 1999 with a business degree majoring in Law and Economics. Evidently Yolande’s dedication and pursuit of excellence did not allow for her long list of accolades to end there. In final year university her crowning glory saw her placed amongst the top three students in Economics majors. She believes that one should never rest on previous accomplishments, and that keeping skills updated is a necessity in order to provide keen insight in the business environment. Sharpening her skill set, she has subsequently completed various post graduate certifications through UNISA in the fields of Finance and Small Business Management. This is testimony to her ambition and avid desire for knowledge and personal growth, advocating her belief that constant learning is essential to living a rewarding life, and giving back to those you encounter.

Standing testimony to a highly disciplined and dedicated approach to building a career in business finance and management, Yolande’s illustrious career has been cultivated in the insurance, recruiting, banking and finance, hospitality, and Information Technology sectors. Managing various aspects of businesses groomed her financial, administrative and support skills over the last 20 years, acquiring deep insights along the way. Yolande does nothing in half measures and she meticulously tackles every task with merit, devotion and diligence, forever questioning the status quo.

A rare find and true gem to have on board Shadownet, Yolande’s passion for people is evident in the high standard of service she delivers to clients and team members alike, with unfailing allegiance and a positive disposition unusual amongst “bean counters”!

Professional Skills
Administration & Coordination
87%
Finance
96%
Operations Management
81%
Standards Documentation
87%
Roles
  • Finance & Administration
  • Statutory & Regulatory Officer
  • Administrative Support to Directors
  • Operations