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Accounting Technician [AT(SA)], Associate General Accountant [AGA(SA)] and Chartered Accountant [CA(SA)].

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ISA 315 (Revised 2019) – Overview of Revised Requirements

International Standard on Auditing (ISA) 315 (Revised), Identifying and Assessing the Risks of Material Misstatement through Understanding the Entity and its Environment (ISA 315 (Revised 2019)), was issued by the International Auditing and Assurance Standards Board (IAASB) in December 2019 and is effective for audits of financial statements for periods beginning on or after 15…

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SAICA congratulates successful January ITC candidates

The Institute encourages perseverance for unsuccessful candidates and reminds them of a second opportunity. We would like to congratulate the 2 149 (of the 3 657) aspirant chartered accountants (CAs(SA)) who passed the Initial Test of Competence (ITC) in January 2020. Those candidates who were unsuccessful will have another opportunity later in the year to…

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COVID-19 crisis – Audit offices responding in times of crisis

The outbreak of the global coronavirus pandemic has demanded an extraordinary response by governments around the world. The fight against the biggest health threat of our time requires of every parliament, organisation, company and individual to respond quickly to this challenge. It cannot be business as usual. The same applies to national audit offices. Not…

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SDG: Wind energy company powering skills development work

Jill Johnson, senior executive at SAICAEnterprise Development South Africa is moving towards cleaner energy with Cabinet’s latest approved 2019 Integrated Resource Plan (IRP). This IRP outlines wind power contribution to the future energy mix of 18%. South Africa has therefore seen the swift appearance of larger and smaller wind and solar farms in the past…

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Empowering his people to unleash their potential

Raymond Khotsofalang Mayekisa AGA(SA) is a keen businessman, model, stylist and MC, and a freelance broadcaster at Inkonjane Community Radio station popularly known as RK Mayekisa. But his favourite business venture remains to be a fun-filled flea market that is helping other businesses to flourish. Raymond Mayekisa was born and bred in Matatiele, Eastern Cape.…

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What good leaders do in a time of crisis

As part of SAICA’s Leadership in a time of crisis webinar series, CA(SA) and CFO of Discovery Health, Brett Tromp, shared his thoughts on what good leaders can do in a time of crisis. In good times, a leader’s role is straightforward: keep your company afloat, your staff employed, and your customers satisfied. It’s during…

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The essential chartered accountant

On 25 March 2020 the South African government announced a nationwide lockdown in which only those categorised as ‘essential’ are permitted to go to work. The rest, the ‘non-essentials’, were ordered to stay at home. 2020 … The year the world was divided into two distinct categories: essential and non-essential services. I, Wadzanai Mabuto, a…

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