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)].

VIDEOS

COMING SOON

LATEST ARTICLES

ARTICLES FROM COVID-19 HUB

ARTICLES FROM ACCOUNTANCY SA

Articles

Zero-Based Budgeting: A practical understanding

South Africa’s uncertain future is motivating private and public sector managers to take a closer look at costs. An old idea from the 1970s has re-emerged right on cue. Zero-based budgeting (ZBB) asks managers to question each line-item in their budgets, and the related activity, from scratch. ZBB supporters dispute the merits of traditional budgeting,…

Read more
ArticlesEditor's Choice

The IRBA’s Public Inspections Report 2019

In this article, we analyse the results of the IRBA’s Public Inspections Report 2019 against those reported in previous years, as well as against the International Forum of Independent Audit Regulators’ (IFIAR) Survey of Inspections Findings 2019. We also highlight success factors or recommended practices to be applied by firms in order to ensure the…

Read more
Articles

On strategy A masterclass in strategy

With a background in financial management and business valuations, I have always been intrigued by ‘strategy’, the thing that ultimately sets a company apart from the next and probably, together with strong leadership, the main driver behind sustained value creation. In a series of interviews, I will be exploring the different approaches of different business…

Read more
Articles

Public sector financial management must be professionalised

SAICA has noted with concern the Auditor-General’s report of the audit outcomes for local government, which showed that only 8% of municipalities received clean audits for the 2018/19 financial year despite R1,26 billion being spent on financial reporting consultants. The report revealed how vital strong internal controls, appropriately skilled people and ethical conduct by both…

Read more
Articles

Empowering finance staff with SAICA qualifications

BCX has started the process of empowering its team of 250 employees with professional accounting qualifications offered by SAICA. Information and communications technology giant BCX has begun to professionalise its finance team with the professional accounting designations of Associate General Accountant (AGA(SA)) and Accounting Technician (AT(SA)). Commenting on the decision to professionalise her finance team,…

Read more