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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INFLUENCE: Integrated sustainable reporting

Evaluating the benefits of integrated sustainable reporting according to the King III Codes of Governance, and what it means for those responsible. The King III Code has brought more clarity and weight to the concept of integrated sustainable reporting, which has been to the benefit of all stakeholders. Those tasked with the responsibility of compiling…

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SPECIAL FEATURE: First 100% electric car in South Africa

“The new Nissan LEAF represents one of the most significant events that Nissan South Africa has ever undertaken.” Retail sales have commenced in November via a dedicated Nissan LEAF dealer network covering Johannesburg and Pretoria. A charging infrastructure has been implemented at convenient locations to provide a new, environmentally sustainable way of travelling. Says Mike Whitfield, Nissan South Africa Managing…

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ANALYSIS: 6 key tips for choosing financial consolidation software

:The software you choose is not the only variable that determines the success of your consolidation software implementation. ” Prevent costs and headaches later by selecting the ‘right fit’ solution Companies with multiple cost centres or business units usually reach the point of needing to adopt a financial consolidation solution. The time is ripe to…

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SPECIAL FEATURE: Integrated reporting: a growth spurt

“The integrated report is an outcome of the integrated reporting process – and importantly, it is based on the foundation of integrated thinking in a company.” The finalised integrated reporting framework may transform corporate reporting worldwide This year will be remembered for the birth of a new prince … and the birth of an accepted…

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INFLUENCE: Automation simplifies the last mile for integrated reporting

Producing an integrated report can be a tedious and stressful affair, but automated tools are becoming available. Most organisations have sophisticated intelligence and analytical tools in place for planning, budgeting, forecasting and consolidation, also known as the ‘first mile of reporting’. However, when compiling monthly and annual reports, all data is initially extracted from Excel…

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COVER STORY: Jannie Mouton: man of vision and focus

“There is no downside to having a qualification as a chartered accountant, only upsides. One of the things I have learnt here at PSG is never to use the word ‘I’ but rather use the word ‘we’” Jannie Mouton is one of South Africa’s most successful and influential businessmen.  Accounting SA had a rare opportunity…

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ANALYSIS: Hedge Accounting: Is it feasible?

“Differing accounting recognition and measurement criteria, applied to various components of a hedge relationship, create volatility in financial reporting” Hedge accounting is becoming imperative for companies exposed to exchange rate volatility The recent volatility in the South African rand (ZAR) has seen many local corporates scrambling to control the impact of dwindling local currency value…

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INFLUENCE: Investec SA Private Bank and Wealth takes top honours in Geneva

SA welcomed into Financial Times Group global survey Investec has been recognised by London’s Financial Times Group as the Best Private Bank and Wealth Manager in South Africa, at the 5th Annual Global Private Banking and Private Wealth Management (PWM) Awards, hosted in Geneva. Significantly for South Africa, it was the first time in the…

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Accountants breed accountants

If each CA(SA) donated R500 per annum (fully tax deductible), SAICA could support 50% more bright young students At the inaugural North-West dinner for the Association for the Advancement of Black Accountants in South Africa (ABASA), many accountants were left wondering as to how one particular family could produce such provincial success in the accountancy…

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SPECIAL FEATURE: Building sustainability into investment decisions

“Capital investments made by organisations result in the commitment of significant resources to projects expected (in most cases) to enhance the value of the organisation and/or provide shared community benefits over time.” An Australian study reveals trends in incorporating sustainability impacts when making capital investment decisions The past decade has seen the emergence of significant…

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