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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Viewpoints: COVID-19 survival tips for entrepreneurs

Financial Consultant & CoachAs South Africans, we are used to facing multiple challenges and conquering those challenges. We are warriors. We are strong. We are survivors. We were hit hard but we will fight this. We will come out stronger than before. Ronel Jooste CA(SA)Director at FinanciallyFiTLifeand author, speaker and radio talk show host Cash…

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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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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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A CA(SA) that came with a turbo

Kobus Stadler is one of the youngest CAs(SA) to qualify in South Africa. He walked straight from finishing home school into his first job interview at BGR Jacobs Bester Griessel, a small accounting/audit firm in Worcester, Western Cape, while starting his degree part-time at Unisa. He was just 15 years old. Kobus Stadler says that…

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