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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RECOMMEND: Industry associations and implied cartel participation

Given the clandestine and secretive nature of cartel conduct, the onus placed on the ‘passive participant’ implies that it is not sufficient to merely distance oneself from the cartel conduct within the clandestine setting of a secretive meeting. One would need to actively spotlight the conduct by publicly exposing it and preferably advising the Competition…

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RECOMMEND: Feedback on exploring the growing use of technology in the audit

Subsequent to the board meeting held in December 2017, the Data Analytics Working Group (DAWG) of the International Auditing and Assurance Standards Board (IAASB) issued a feedback statement to inform stakeholders of the key messages received in response to their outreach activities. This article provides an overview of this feedback statement In September 2016, the…

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COVER STORY: Prevention is better than cure

Cyberattacks like WannaCry, the ransomware worm that spread rapidly across a number of computer networks, has put serious cybercrime on the radar of South African companies. It’s an ever-evolving, exciting, in-demand field that has attracted CA(SA) Jordaan Burger. He offers some insights into this intriguing world Every year brings new IT security breaches, but 2017…

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FEATURE: SAICA congratulates its successful APC candidates

In November 2017,   2 703 aspiring South African chartered accountants (CAs(SA)) sat down to write their final professional examination, the Assessment Professional Competence (APC), with great expectations. Today, the South African Institute of Chartered Accountants (SAICA) is delighted to announce that 2 168 candidates (80%) passed this final qualification hurdle For successful candidates, passing the…

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