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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Viewpoints: The unexpected consequences of leadership decisions

Business Innovator and CatalystAs leaders, our decisions are powerful. They have ripple-like effects, both positive and negative, that in large we cannot always anticipate. I offer no insight as to how to be a better oracle when making decisions but merely offers anecdotal macro trend information on some of the unexpected consequences of the global…

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CFO optimism falls to all-time low

The coronavirus pandemic has reduced CFO business optimism to an extremely low point, according to a SAICA and Duke University business outlook survey. The quarterly survey was conducted over six weeks beginning February 25 and the results document the impact of COVID-19 on businesses around the world. Results below are for South Africa and Africa,…

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ArticlesCA(SA) Profiles

Professional accounting designations for SANRAL

When the Auditor-General South Africa (AGSA) releases its annual audit outcome reports, state-owned companies (SOCs) are usually accused of being run poorly and not sticking to good governance guidelines. The numerous challenges CFOs of these organisations face – including basic upskilling of their teams to enhance the finance capabilities required to produce financial information (financial…

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ArticlesCA(SA) Profiles

Former bursary student hits a six

Tennyson Botes, who was recently appointed interim CEO of the Western Province Cricket Association (WPCA), shares his journey toward attaining South Africa’s premier business designation, Chartered Accountant South Africa (CA(SA)) For 18 years now, the Thuthuka bursary has been empowering South Africa’s youth from previously disadvantaged communities with educational support to pursue the accountancy profession…

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