Candice Mckop was born in the Cape Flats, Cape Town, South Africa. Currently, Mckop is Finance and Human Resources Administrator at Zeitz MOCAA.
At Zeitz MOCAA, Mckop is primarily responsible for supporting the Finance Manager to ensure efficient ways of financial accounting, audit and accurate reporting activities.
McKop’s schooling took place within the Cape Flats communities, where she was exposed to a rich cultural diversity, which played an integral part of moulding and shaping her into a “people’s person”. Her passion for people and Africa has seen her travelling to countries within Africa and share the rich cultural diversity it brings.
She started her career in retail, working in corporate finance and HR. She has assisted with new store opening projects within the Western Cape, implementing business policies and procedures. Included in her role was to conduct internal process audits to identify risks and address these through the implementation of business solutions.
Mckop holds various Business Finance courses, the latest graduating from the University of Stellenbosch Business School NMDP programme in 2016. Candice completed the Value Based Leadership Programme 1 and 2 to ensure that personal and organisational values are aligned. She has also completed the Assessor Training which equips her to conduct outcomes-based assessments, through OMNI HR Consulting, registered and accredited body with the SETA (Sector Educating and Training Authority), Local Government SETA, Department of Education and Umalusi.