Accountancy Talk Podcast
Providing the accounting student, current trainee, and aspiring CA(SA) and AGA(SA) with a basic understanding of what a SAICA Training Program is about and the importance of the professional development of a Trainee Accountant within the training. The podcast also provides information about understanding key concepts that a trainee must know within SAICA’s Training Regulations.
Interview with Mandi Olivier, CA(SA) and SAICA’s Senior Executive: Professional Development, on how SAICA is committed to instilling ethics in aspiring accountants to ensure the future of the profession.
Given the recent accounting and auditing scandals, the South African Institute of Chartered Accountants have increased its focus on ethics training in the pre- and post-qualification education space. Jeanne Viljoen, Project Director at SAICA elaborates on what SAICA is doing to address this issue.
Auditor General’s report on audit results for local government released 1July 2020, showed only 8% of municipalities received clean audits.
This reveals how vital strong internal controls, appropriately skilled staff and ethical conduct are in ensuring effective service delivery.
Natashia Soopal, the Project Director: Public Sector at SAICA emphasises on the need to professionalise the public sector finance professionals.
Interview with Inge Muller, CFO and CA(SA) on SANRAL, To illustrate why AGAs(SA) and ATs(SA) are key parts of a finance office and why she is passionate about professionalising the SANRAL finance office through SAICA’s Associate General Accountants and Accounting Technicians designations.
Professional bodies exist with the mandate of representing, promoting and enhancing their respective profession. we discover the benefits of belonging to a professional body such as SAICA or hiring an individual who belongs to one with an Interview with Robert Zwane to discuss the importance of professional body membership.
Whether you call them “bean counters” or “those that crunch the numbers”, you can’t get past the importance of efficient accountants. If you run a business, or you need to hire an accountant, do you know the benefits of belonging to a professional body?
Introducing ‘Be Accountable’ – a progressive pathway to accounting excellence – brought to you by SAICA, the South African Institute of Chartered Accountants.