Department of Financial Governance

Prof Christo Cronjé

College of Accounting Sciences
School of Applied Accountancy
Department: Financial Governance
Tel: 012 429 4718


  • M Phil Philosophy (NWU, 2014)
  • D Com Accounting Science (UP, 2008)
  • M Com Taxation (UP, 1995)

Fields of academic interests

  • Interconnected Reporting

Field of Specialisation

  • Interconnected Reporting

Journal articles

  • An analysis of the accounting practices of junior exploration companies in South Africa.  Journal of Economic and Financial Sciences [JEF] October 2014 7(3), pp. 681-696, Authors:  Joline Sturdy, Christo J Cronjé
  • The influence of full compliance with the companies act on the knowledge-creating potential of the directors’ report (Meditary Accountancy Research Vol. 9 2001). Co-authored.
  • The balanced scorecard as a potential instrument for supporting the planning and improvement of accounting education in South Africa (Meditari Accountancy Research Vol. 9 2001). Co–authored.
  • The balanced scorecard as a potential instrument for supporting the planning and improvement in accounting education: comparative survey findings (Sajems Vol. 3 2004). Co-authored.
  • Corporate annual reports: Accounting practices in transition (SABR Vol. 12 (2) Aug 2008). Co-authored.
  • A more subtle set of information in corporate annual reports for disadvantaged stakeholders (SAJEMS Vol. 13 (2) June 2010).
  • The degree of commonality between the preparer and the user as a prerequisite for conveying meaning (SABR Vol. 15 (2): 43-58. Aug 2011). Co-authored.
  • Intellectual Capital: Measurement, Recognition and Reporting (SAJEMS Vol. 16 (1) March 2013). Co-authored.
  • An analysis of tax implications of prospecting expenditure by junior exploration companies (JEF Vol. 6(1) April 2013. Co-authored.
  • The significance of human capital disclosures in corporate annual reports of top South African listed companies: evidence from the financial directors and managers (African Journal of Business Management 7(34), 3248-3258, 2013. Three authors.
  • A reflection on historical Biblical principles in support of ethical stewardship (Studia Universitatis babes-Bolyai-Philosophia (3), 229-240  2013. Two authors.

Professional positions, fellowships & awards

  • Chartered Accountant (SA)
  • Section editor of the South African Journal of Economic and Management Sciences (SAJEMS)