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)].

VIDEOS

COMING SOON

LATEST ARTICLES

ARTICLES FROM COVID-19 HUB

ARTICLES FROM ACCOUNTANCY SA

ArticlesInfluence

Special Report – RISK MANAGEMENT: Innovation Risk: How to make smarter decisions

New products and services are created to enable people to do tasks better than they previously could, or to do things that they couldn’t before. But innovations also carry risks. Just how risky an innovation proves to be depends in great measure on the choices people make in using it. Ask yourself this: If you…

Read more
ArticlesDevelop

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…

Read more
ArticlesDevelop

VIEWPOINT: Clearing the confusion

The release of the definitive International Integrated Reporting <IR> Framework in  December 2013 has cleared the confusion about what an integrated report actually is and how companies should implement it. Until now many ‘integrated reports’ were anything but except in title, with one survey concluding that only 30% of so-called integrated reports truly made the…

Read more
ArticlesDevelop

ANALYSIS: Carbon management lessons from Australia

Australia is rich in fossil fuels. Vast reserves of black and brown coal drove the development of coal-fired power stations which have supplied power for many years to Australian industry at comparatively low prices, creating a cost advantage that attracted energy-intensive industries and supported the growth of manufacturing. This story is similar to South Africa’s…

Read more
ArticlesDevelop

ANALYSIS: Financial performance measurement

By using earnings per share as a measure of financial performance, do we interpret it appropriately? Pundits in the know and other users of financial statements perhaps not that well informed have been touting earnings per share (EPS) as the holy grail of financial performance for a very long time. The requirement for companies in…

Read more
ArticlesInfluence

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…

Read more