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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COMPLIANCE AND ITS RELATIONSHIP TO INTERNAL AUDIT

 Introduction The overall governance structure of an organisation, practicing good corporate governance, includes at least an internal audit function, a risk management function and a compliance function. In our opinion, the starting point for setting a corporate governance culture in an organisation is an overall Enterprise Risk Management (ERM) framework. Such a framework facilitates the…

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TECHNICAL: ACCOUNTING

FINANCIAL INSTRUMENTS WITH CHARACTERISTICS OF EQUITY A discussion paper on the distinction between equity financial instruments and other financial instruments (non-equity instruments) has been published for public comment by the International Accounting Standards Board (IASB). This has been issued in South Africa as ED236 – Financial Instruments with Characteristics of Equity and can be downloaded…

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INDUSTRY NEWS: SAICA Launches New Eastern Region Office

February 12 this year heralded a new era for the South African Institute of Chartered Accountants (SAICA) in the Eastern Region with the opening of an independent office in Durban. The launch was aptly entitled “Opening New Doors”, reflecting the glimpse of a bright future dedicated to serving SAICA members in the Eastern Region. The…

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GLOBAL NEWS: New Zealand Institute of Chartered Accountants Key Events and Issues

Centennial We celebrate our centennial year in 2008. There will be a number of events throughout the year, and we will be looking to the next 100 years in a major international conference, to be held in Auckland, New Zealand in August. Admissions review We’ve begun a review of policies for admission to the College…

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XBRL

XBRL has evolved. See it in action today. See real companies using real XBRL tools today to develop and publish business information, streamline reporting processes, enhance profitability and increase transparency. SEE XBRL IN ACTION IN MAY 2008 WHERE           17th XBRL International Conference entitled “Evolution in Business Reporting – XBRL in Action” Eindhoven, Netherlands (near Amsterdam,…

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SAICA NEWS: STRAIGHT SHOOTING

Continuing Professional Development An interesting debate I often have with Chartered Accountants (CA(SA)) and other professionals, from a variety of constituencies and, across geographical boundaries, is on the topic of Continuing Professional Development (CPD). Invariably, the discussion leads to the definition of a professional and what constitutes a professional, be they CAs(SA) or any other…

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SPECIAL REPORT TOPP 1 – 3

THE PINNACLE OF CAs(SA) SUCCESS IN COMMERCE AND INDUSTRY Programme aims to avoid retraining of CAs(SA) More than 70% of chartered accountants [CAs(SA)] registered with the South African Institute of Chartered Accountants (SAICA) practice in commerce and industry – the largest constituency of SAICA’s 26 915 members. With the aim of addressing the constituency’s needs,…

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