SAICA offers three reputable professional accounting and business designations from a foundational to a strategic level of accounting and business competence –

Accounting Technician [AT(SA)], Associate General Accountant [AGA(SA)] and Chartered Accountant [CA(SA)].






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Do Cas(SA) Make Good Entrepreneurs?

The Wits School of Accountancy headed by Professor Nirupa Padia hosted a seminar on 18 September titled ‘The Chartered Accountant as an Entrepreneur’ which explored the skills, training and character traits required by chartered accountants to be successful entrepreneurs. The keynote speaker was Brian Joffe CA(SA), one of South Africa’s greatest entrepreneurs who founded the…

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Cover Story: Tramayne’s Ten Cents’ Worth

Move over, number crunchers. Tomorrow’s CAs(SA) are more concerned with adding value than balancing the books, says Tramayne Monaghan. And he should know – as chief innovation officer of Tencent, he’s a living example of this new breed ‘My mother isn’t actually sure what I do,’ Monaghan laughs. That’s not surprising, given that he describes…

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SPONSORED CONTENT: CRS: Flexi-hours deliver efficiency improvements

With a flexible schedule allowing employees to work hours that differ from the conventional company start and stop time, Nicol Myburgh, Head of the HR Business Unit at CRS Technologies, says this approach has had a significant positive impact in the South African market. “More organisations are adopting flexi-hours as they derive better performance from…

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Social Impact: Why Brands Should Be Moving From ‘for Profit’ To ‘for Benefit’ Model

Besides being good for your brand, good social impact business practices are good for everybody! Social impact is more than just a catchphrase we hear bandied about on special days observed by the United Nations. Social impact is also no longer confined to non-governmental organisations (NGOs), non-profit organisations (NPOs) or even basic corporate social investment…

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