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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Viewpoints: Ethically Speaking

Public Speaking TrainerYour audience knows more about you and your subject than you may think. Content can be Googled, cross-checked, and verified before, during, and after your speech delivery. If you are active on social media, your personal life is public. Enter the ethical speaker Dineshrie Pillay CA(SA) Business Owner and Public Speaking Trainer Ethical…

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Approaching Data Privacy Compliance with A King IV Mindset

With A King IV Mindset The Protection of Personal Information Act (POPIA) is South Africa’s data privacy legislation which regulates how personal information must be processed from the moment of collection until the moment of destruction to ensure that it is adequately protected and secure. POPIA was enacted in 2013 but a commencement date has…

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SDG Profile: Working Doggedly To Prevent Poaching

The role of honorary ranger suits this animal-loving books-balancer to a T, but how exactly does one end up in a career that also stokes your passion of protecting the natural environment? Leonie Meyer CA(SA) is a reporting strategist at GreymatterFinch as well as an active member of SANParks Honorary Rangers (SHR). At SHR she…

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SDG Thought Leadership: Matric Results Show Worrying Trend

While matrics around the country celebrate their success following the Department of Basic Education’s release of the 2019 NSC and IEB matric results, SAICA is concerned about the long-term repercussions of ongoing trends for the future of our economy Chantyl Mulder CA(SA) Photo: Theana Breugem ‘It’s a milestone achievement!’ exclaimed Angie Motshekga, Minister of Basic…

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CA(SA) Profile: Monica Singer

Preventing corruption in financial markets Monica Singer shares her story: from CEO of Strate, a leading central securities depository, to joining ConsenSys to champion the adoption of blockchain technology in Africa. Photo: André van der Merwe Monica Singer CA(SA) led the digitisation efforts in the South African financial markets as CEO of Strate, a licensed…

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Why Use A Bottom-up Leadership Approach?

In the bottom-up leadership approach, leaders don’t take charge of the situation but rather allow employees to initiate, ignite and drive with the objective of steering them on the correct path Hiten Keshave CA(SA) MBA ‘We’ve all been asked: ‘What’s your New Year’s resolution’. We apply our resolutions to our personal lives and careers, and…

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Aligning Different Perspectives Of Ethics

It is easy to have the view that ‘right is right’ and ‘wrong is wrong’, but what if one person truly believes a different ‘right’ to someone else? One of the key challenges for businesses operating in several jurisdictions is that individuals and cultures have different perspectives on what is right and wrong. Organisations that…

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