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)].






Vanessa Olver – Soars to greater heights

Vanessa Olver, Business Connexion deputy CEO and group executive of its largest division Shared Services with 2,600 employees, is not only one of the country’s leading businesswomen, but was acknowledged as such when nominated as CEO magazine’s ‘South Africa’s Most Influential Woman in Business for 2013’. Her success stems from combining a strong financial acumen…

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The public sector needs trainee accountants that make a difference

The public sector provides trainee accountants with a diverse range of opportunities to hone their skills. There is usually minimal interest from accounting students to pursue careers as CAs(SA) in the public sector, especially in a government department. I did not plan to serve articles at National Treasury, however, my being in the public sector…

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GRAP 21 defines non-cash-generating assets for assessing impairment

Recent reports by the Auditor-General of South Africa state that there are municipalities that fail to timeously submit financial statements for audit purposes. Without dwelling much on the reasons for such failures, it is public knowledge that these municipalities rely significantly on the support of external service providers to compile and submit annual financial statements.…

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Accountants are vital to anti-corruption Compliance

Tough and far reaching new anti-corruption laws mean that companies have to be more vigilant than ever. The local and global anti-corruption landscape is changing rapidly. Chartered accountants, either in business or in the profession, have to keep abreast of new developments to ensure that they play a meaningful role in the prevention of corruption…

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