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Active members and associates around the world
Complementary accounting designations
Recognition agreements with peer accounting institutes
Industry events hosted each year


The South African Institute of Chartered Accountants (SAICA), South Africa’s pre-eminent accountancy body, is widely recognised as one of the world’s leading accounting institutes. The institute provides a wide range of support services to more than 50 000 members and associates who are chartered accountants (CAs(SA)), as well as associate general accountants (AGAs(SA)) and accounting technicians (ATs(SA)).

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“I am part of a prestigious and valued profession that enables me to participate and make a difference in South Africa and globally, while positively impacting the economy and society.”

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Latest from SAICA

25 Aug 2021
Press release

Data Breach Notification to Information Regulator and General Notification

SAICA hereby notifies you that there are reasonable grounds to believe that the personal information of some SAICA data subjects have been accessed or acquired by an unauthorised person.

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20 Aug 2021
Press release

Does external assurance contribute to higher quality integrated reports?

Johannesburg, 20 August 2021 – The International Integrated Reporting Council defines Integrated reporting (IR) as an opportunity for organisations to explain how different types of capital are being managed in the context of their operating environment to generate value for stakeholders. This type of reporting yields benefits including, inter alia, improved financial returns and lower costs of capital, enhanced risk management, increased innovation, enhanced stakeholder communication and a lower impact on the environment. South Africa is well regarded for its efforts to advance IR and for the quality of its listed companies’ integrated reports, writes Dusan Ecim CA(SA), Lecturer at the University of the Witwatersrand.

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4 Aug 2021
Member profile

Why numbers are important - Nyawa Dikwayo

Nyawa Dikwayo loves numbers because they help identify developmental needs and create accountability.

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