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ANALYSIS: AMENDMENTS TO IMPAIRMENT STANDARDS

Since adopting the Standards of Generally Recognised Accounting Practice (GRAP) on impairment of assets, stakeholders shared practical challenges on the application of those standards...

ANALYSIS: THE NEW AUDITOR’S REPORT

Challenges are being faced in the implementation of the new auditor’s report. Here are some tips gleaned from auditors’ initial experiences The most prominent change...

ANALYSIS: The Significance of the Paris Agreement

South Africa’s commitment to the Paris Agreement on climate change will require collaboration between government and business to achieve its stated carbon reduction goals There...

ANALYSIS: IAASB in SA Update on Enhancing Audit Quality Projects

SAICA recently hosted representatives from the International Auditing and Assurance Standards Board (IAASB) and received first-hand feedback on their work relating to quality control...

PROFILE: Based in Beautiful Berlin

Stephanie Davis says international experience has changed her whole approach to tackling her many tasks. Being based in Berlin, Stephanie Davis works with a number...

ANALYSIS: Growing demand for Agreed-upon procedures engagements

Increased audit exemption thresholds internationally have prompted stakeholders to look for alternative services to an audit. This article explores the growing use of agreed-upon...

PROFILE: PwC’s journey to integrated reporting

PwC South Africa has released its integrated report for 2016. It has been clear for some time that neither financial reporting nor sustainability reporting...

PROFILE: Equipping exceptional young leaders

Project Siyakhula is a Deloitte-sponsored initiative that invests time to mentor and motivate students. It tutors Mathematics and Accounting to Grade 10, 11 and...

PROFILE: Thriving in Paris

Thomas Siakam CA(SA)  is a senior consultant at a boutique advisory firm in Paris specialising in banking with a focus on risk and IFRS...

ANALYSIS: Auditing accounting estimates

On 20 April 2017, the International Auditing and Assurance Standards Board (IAASB) issued the Exposure Draft: Proposed ISA 540 (Revised), Auditing Accounting Estimates and...

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