Marli Pieterse

Assistant Professor

Office: EB 2038
Phone: 403.440.6238

Professional Qualifications and Education:
Chartered Professional Accountant (Canada) Designation
Master of Commerce (SA and International Taxation) - Nelson Mandela University
Chartered Accountant (South Africa) Designation
B Com Honours (Accounting: Chartered Accountancy) - University of Johannesburg
B Com (Accounting) Cum Laude - University of Johannesburg


Marli is a qualified Chartered Professional Accountant with a passion for students and their development.  She has been involved in student mentoring for numerous years at various Universities around the world and has lecturing experience in undergraduate and postgraduate business degrees and diplomas.  Before moving to academia permanently, Marli worked in public practice and industry where she has gained extensive knowledge and experience in assurance, full cycle accounting under IFRS, budgeting, forecasting, reporting, financial planning & analyses, policies, processes, and internal controls.



Professional Designations
Chartered Professional Accountant (Canada) Designation – admitted 2018
Chartered Accountant (South Africa) Designation – admitted 2014 

Key teaching areas
Financial Accounting Concepts
Management Accounting
Principles of Auditing


Bissett New Student Orientation (NSO) organizing committee member.
Member of Bissett Career Expo organizing committee as Accounting & Finance Department faculty representative.
Accounting Scholarships and Awards committee member.
Accounting Case Club and CPA Case Competition mentor.
MRU Iniskim Centre volunteer.
Hiring committee member (various).
Futures Fund Scholarship committee member.