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)].







Special Report – RISK MANAGEMENT: IT: Protect your businesses’ most valuable asset

Information technology is one of the most valuable yet often least understood assets in a business. It takes an insightful enterprise to recognise the benefits of information technology and use it to drive stakeholder value. Moreover, successfully managing information technology in a business also means understanding and mitigating the risks associated with it, including increased…

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VIEWPOINT: Risk management

Risk management can feel like going to war: there are threats on the horizon and it could take substantial investments of time, resources and effort to achieve victory. Some of the threats your business will face are bad debts, theft or fraud, loss or theft of data and natural disasters. The good news is your…

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VIEWPOINT: Aspire to inspire

Outside the grey stone walls of Oxford University’s Saïd Business School, it was an ordinary damp Friday morning in England. But inside, where I sat listening to Adrian Moorhouse – Olympic gold medallist turned consultant – it was an extraordinary moment. I had just experienced that rare and delightful ‘Ah-ha!’ moment, and I knew then…

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INFLUENCE: Financial reporting in a micro entity

SAICA’s National Small and Medium Practices Committee (NSMP) and the Accounting Practices Committee (APC) jointly conducted a survey in order to better serve and understand the financial reporting needs and reporting environment of small and micro entities. The objective of the survey was to solicit views from preparers, auditors, reviewers and advisors/consultants of small and…

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COVER STORY: How a conversation can change lives

Stor-Age, the country’s largest and leading self-storage company today, boasts a R1.5 billion property portfolio consisting of 33 properties, comprising 25 trading stores and eight development sites across six cities. As recently as 2006, two of the three CAs(SA) running this unglamorous business were still doing their articles and dreaming of anything but self-storage. CAs(SA)…

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