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)].







Integrated thinking: A property developer’s perspective

Chris McMaster, CFO of the Rabie Property Group, contributed to SAICA’s broader project to support the understanding and application of integrated thinking and value creation by sharing his views on these concepts by responding to a series of exploratory questions. How do you understand ‘integrated thinking’ as it applies to your company? And describe how…

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Financial statements to undergo a facelift

How many times have shareholders and other users of financial statements questioned the quality of financial information that companies provide in financial statements? The manner in which financial information is presented and disclosed could impact how the users of financial statements perceive the content and context provided in those financial statements. Financial statements are an…

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CPD: Information produced by the entity to be used as audit evidence

The auditor is tasked with obtaining audit evidence to be able to draw reasonable conclusions on which to base the auditor’s opinion1 and in obtaining such evidence, to consider the relevance and reliability of the information to be used as audit evidence.2 This article focuses on information to be used as audit evidence that is…

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Implementation of IFRS 17 by insurers: Challenges and Insights

The implementation of IFRS 17 results in a major transformation in actuarial and finance reporting processes, systems and data. SAICA recently hosted an event at which some of the challenges and insights were discussed. The insurance industry saw the effective date of the IFRS 17 Insurance Contracts standard being deferred by two years from the…

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Motering: VW T-Cross 1.0 TSI Comfortline DSG

Volkswagen − which translates into ‘people’s car’ − has always been iconic with creating people’s cars designed to meet the needs of all types of people. As people’s needs have changed over the years, many consumers are opting to buy more versatile vehicle. In keeping with this thinking, VW has decided to enter the mini…

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Cover Story: Giving farmers wings

Aerobotics has taken agriculture, one of the oldest industries in the world, and combined it with artificial intelligence, one of the newest. The result? A mind-blowing agritech company with four dynamic CAs pioneering, guiding and growing this South African-birthed company to global greatness whilst competing against some of the world’s best technology. By 2100, Africa’s…

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Entrepreneur says integrity has been the cornerstone of his career

Entrepreneur says integrity has been the cornerstone of his career Integrity, it’s something many say is missing from the corporate world and that current history would have you believe is none existent in many sectors – particularly the accounting industry which has been plagued by countless scandals over the past few years. But for accountant…

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Entering the job market after your training contract

Entering the job market after your training contract It is that time of the year when final-year trainees are preparing for their future jobs. The last few months of your training contract is a stressful period mainly because you are entering uncharted territory – life after a training contract. Friends and family want to know…

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#CALife & Style: Exceptional reds

Middelvlei Momberg Pinotage With international pinotage day on 10 October, it is fitting to celebrate Middelvlei’s 100 years in the capable hands of the Momberg family who have paved the way as one of the leading pinotage producers in the country. This exceptional wine honours the pinotage varietal – the first wine ever bottled under…

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