Ryk Eksteen

Audit Principal

Ryk heads up the Audit Division of Collins & Co, after joining the firm in 2010 as an Audit Manager. He has Audit Principal role since July 2012. He is a Chartered Accountant with more than 26 years’ experience advising privately owned businesses and their owners.

Ryk specialises in the areas of audit and business advisory and has extensive experience advising and auditing not-for-profit organisations, including dealing with their compliance requirements and best practice governance. His involvement in these organisations enables management to focus their time where it should be spent on achieving the organisation’s objective of making a valuable contribution to the wider community.

His approach to clients is to place an emphasis on systems, risk exposure, accounting policies, governance issues and understanding the client’s objectives.

Professional Memberships and Associations

  • Ryk is a Registered Company Auditor
  • He is a Registered SMSF Auditor
  • He is an Approved External Examiner for the Victorian Legal Services Board
  • He has a Bachelor of Accounting and an Honours Degree in Accounting
  • He is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants Australia (ICAA) since July 2005
  • He was a member of the South African Institute of Chartered Accountants (SAICA) from June 1998 to December 2013
  • He holds a Certificate of Public Practice from the ICAA

He is also served on the Board of Directors of the AIOH Foundation Ltd (Sep 2016 to Dec 2019) and I CAN Network Limited (Oct 2015 to Feb 2017).

When not assisting his clients, Ryk loves to spend time with his partner and son. He also enjoys reading, movies, exploring historical sites and travel when the opportunity arises.

Please contact Ryk, who is ready to assist you with your audit and assurance requirements.

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