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: Creating wealth and helping others to do so

Armed with her chartered accountant skills, Phuti Mphelo is on a mission to create wealth for generations to come and help other women change their perspective of wealth. Phuti Mphelo CA(SA) co-founded Mae Eggs, an operation that produces table eggs, in 2019 together with her husband. Having gone into this business just before the COVID-19…

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Focus: Step into the entrepreneurial evolution of accounting

Charmel Flemming CA(SA) qualified in 2009 after completing her articles with KPMG in Bloemfontein. Until the middle of her matric year she was indecisive about her career choice, but it all fell into place once the accounting bug bit. She reminisces on her varsity days which felt like a breeze as she thoroughly immersed herself…

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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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