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)].






Cover Story: Facing The Giants

In 2011 the landmark merger between SizweNtsaluba VSP and Gobodo Incorporated formed the largest black-owned and managed auditing and accounting firm in South Africa. September 2012 witnessed the birth of SekelaXabiso, the country’s second largest black-owned and managed practice, when Xabiso Chartered Accountants and Sekela Consulting joined forces. South Africa’s corporations and public sector companies…

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Adaptability & Perseverance

What influenced your decision to become a CA(SA)? I first heard about the profession from my friend in high school. Her father was a CA(SA). I always had a passion for accounting – I used to maintain the monthly household files for my parents from a young age, and I excelled in accounting at high…

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UP-TO-DATE: Africa Fraud Barometer

Africa Fraud Barometer KPMG has released the findings of the second Africa Fraud Barometer. This initiative was launched in 2012 and is an early stage effort to measure fraud on the African continent and expose the risk of fraud to companies in their day-to-day operations. According to the tool, reported cases of fraud decreased from…

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ANALYSIS: Inconsistent shareholder spread

Inconsistent shareholder spread – Disclosures The JSE’s current Listing Requirements contain ambiguities that lead to inconsistent disclosures on public and non-public shareholders. Listed companies need to disclose a shareholder spread in their annual report in terms of section 8.63(d) of the JSE’s Listings Requirements. The shareholder spread deals with the number and percentage shareholding by…

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