Professional Bodies In Accounting

Professional bodies in accounting

Visit the following websites to learn more about the exciting possibilities in the world of accounting that will be open to you after completing your accounting undergraduate degree:

South African Institute of Chartered Accountants (SAICA) 

  • SAICA - Home of CA (SA) and the dominant accounting qualification in South Africa

South African Institute of Professional Accountants (SAIPA) 

  • SAIPA - Home of Professional Accountant (SA), opening opportunities to work in large businesses, SMEs or accounting or tax practices.

Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA)

  • ACCA is a global body of chartered accountants, allowing you to be recognised around the world. The dominant accounting qualification in the rest of Africa.

Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA) 

  • CIMA is a global body, offering the Chartered Global Management Accountant (CGMA) qualification. They recently partnered with the American Institute of CPAs, giving them a truly global presence.

South African Institute of Business Accountants (SAIBA)

  • SAIBA offers various accounting qualifications, depending on your experience and completed studies