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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Focus: Managing innovation for success

‘Nothing is more powerful than an idea whose time has come’ − Victor Hugo Innovation and creativity refer to the development of new concepts, innovative ways or new ideas promoting a business success or widespread use, using a questioning or inquisitive mindset, and form part of essential competencies that are crucial for the future success…

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Focus: Entrepreneurship – The art of innovation

‘An entrepreneur is a person who jumps off a cliff and builds a plane on the way down’ (seen on a T-shirt). As entrepreneurs, we need to have the ability to see change before it happens; we need to identify opportunities and be resolute in moving towards them. Wouldn’t entrepreneurial life be so much easier…

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Recommend: Suzie’s sweater – Revenue recognition alternatives and the implication for faithful representation

Revenue is a crucial figure for all companies in all industries. It is used by management and investors as a key consideration in operating, strategic and investment decisions. Due to this, it is also often the target of financial and accounting fraud. This demonstrates the importance of getting the accounting right Accountants trained under IFRS…

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Advice: Collaboration for economic impact

SAICA Enterprise Development and Anglo American Zimele launch new strategic Enterprise Development Financial Excellence Programme SAICA Enterprise Development (SAICA ED) is passionate about partnerships and developing a pipeline for economic impact for our country. As we know, in accordance with SAICA’s Accelerating and Prioritising the Delivery of the SDGs report in 2021, SDG 17 calls…

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The Ukraine conflict isn’t the only reason for skyrocketing fuel prices – economist says

By: Sanisha Packirisamy, Economist at Momentum Investments Momentum Investments Economist unpacks how the current war is only another reason for continued fuel price increases With the war in the Ukraine severely hampering already precarious global economic stability, many eyes turn to the rising price of fuel as one of the most financially devastating consequences of…

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Regulars: Professor Enrico Uliana’s Eulogy

Unique leader, exemplary teacher and world-class academic – Professor Enrico Uliana(1950-2022) The University of Cape Town (UCT) community is mourning the passing of Professor Enrico Uliana (16 February 1950 – 24 January 2022), an acclaimed and respected academic, an exemplary teacher, and the university’s executive director (ED) for finance from 2001 until his retirement at…

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