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)].







The building blocks of 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…

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Think outside the box

In this feature, we look at some individuals with interesting and varied careers who have the CA(SA) designation in common – but also their exciting, innovative way of thinking. They occupy positions in vastly different worlds, doing different things while capitalising on their unique talents, formal qualifications and interests. Their enthusiasm and insights are infectious…

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The accountancy profession mourns the loss of Professor lucas van vuuren

The chartered accountancy profession recently lost a leading figure in accounting education when Professor Lucas van Vuuren (86) passed away at his Hermanus home in July 2020. SAICA pays tribute to Professor van Vuuren’s commitment to and passion for accounting education. Professor Lucas van Vuuren’s track record illustrates his life-long commitment to accounting education in…

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Cover Story: Ayanda Kanana

Driven by candour, clarity and professionalism, Ayanda Kanana, CEO of Land and Agricultural Development Bank has found that leadership in a time of crisis can help to accelerate change. Being a CEO is hard. Becoming a CEO of an organisation with financial woes is harder. But imagine stepping into a CEO role at the start…

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Dineshrie Pillay CA(SA) represents at this years Toastmasters 2020 Virtual Convention

Congratulations to Dineshrie Pillay (CA)SA who is will be representing Region 11 (Africa/Saudi Arabia) at this years Toastmasters 2020 Virtual Convention. Dineshrie – who is also a Distinguished Toastmaster and Motivational Speaker – wrote a series of inspirational social media posts aimed at helping people get through lockdown. She then converted those posts into an…

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#CALife: Live-streaming yoga

Good news for yoga lovers. Since it’s not possible to attend classes in person, Life Retreat Online Studio is bringing exercise classes to you. They are now live-streaming yoga, Nia dancing and meditation classes seven days a week. All you need is an Internet connection and a mat or towel. And exercise boost our immune…

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