Accounting ethics: Why character matters

Accounting ethics: Why character matters By Schalk Engelbrecht, Chief Ethics Officer at KPMG South Africa as well as Research Associate with the Centre for Applied Ethics (Stellenbosch University) and an Extraordinary Associate Professor with the School of Accounting Sciences (Northwest University) Johannesburg, 8 September 2020 – We generally assume that a person can be good…

A passion for the public sector

As the accounting profession in South Africa evolves, the sector is welcoming new talent into its ranks. SAICA’s numerous training programmes are evidence that the industry is churning out fresher, younger minds as it continues to grow. But with so many opportunities to work in the lucrative private sector, why would a young professional choose…

Young professional shares his passion for the public sector and encourages others to choose this path

As the accounting profession in South Africa evolves with each new day that dawns, the sector also welcomes new talent into its ranks. The numerous training programs afforded by the South African Institute of Chartered Accountants (SAICA) is evidence that the industry is always churning out fresher, younger minds as the profession continues to grow. But…