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  • Fintech-focused startup accelerator seeks applicants for 2021 programme
    on September 17, 2020 at 11:19 am

    Initiative is led by the Association of International Certified Professional Accountants and CPA.comRead more... | Send to a friend

  • Financial statements to undergo a facelift
    on September 11, 2020 at 12:37 pm

    How many times have shareholders and other users of financial statements questioned the quality of financial information that companies provide in financial statements? The manner in which financial information is presented and disclosed could impact how the users of financial statements perceive the content and context provided in those financial statements. Financial statements are an important tool for communicating the financial performance, financial position and cash flows of a company. In addition, financial statements enable users to form an opinion, for example, on the liquidity and solvency of the company. They are also a mechanism that can be used to hold management accountable for the resources entrusted to it by shareholders, writes Bongeka Nodada, Saica project director: financial reporting.Read more... | Send to a friend

  • Research reveals a radically different, Covid-influenced CFO role
    on September 4, 2020 at 5:29 am

    Pieter Bensch, executive vice-president, Africa & Middle East, Sage</span>As Covid-19 continues to challenge and disrupt the business landscape, chief financial officers (CFOs) are stepping up and playing a bigger role in digital transformation. In fact, many of them are driving the digital strategy within their businesses - and we have new insights into how they're achieving this.Read more... | Send to a friend

  • CIMA elects new female chairperson of the Ghana CIMA branch
    on September 3, 2020 at 11:33 am

    The Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA), has recently announced that Stella Oye has been elected as the first female chairperson of its Ghana branch.Read more... | Send to a friend

  • ACFE SA and CIMA to advance the future of business and finance through mutual recognition of designations
    on September 2, 2020 at 12:08 pm

    The Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA) and the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners, South Africa Chapter (ACFE SA) have announced the undertaking of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) whereby the respective designations of these bodies will be mutually recognised.Read more... | Send to a friend

  • 7 trends accountants are embracing
    on September 1, 2020 at 6:53 am

    [[]]</span>Accountants are reinventing themselves. The Covid-19 pandemic has accelerated this process of renewal, convincing even the most traditional-style accountants that the time to adapt is now and it's more urgent than ever before.Read more... | Send to a friend

  • #WomensMonth: I strive to be an empowering leader, says Zimkita Mabindla
    on August 28, 2020 at 6:53 am

    Zimkitla Mabindla</span>Her curiosity about how money works as a young child is what inspired Zimkita Mabindla to become a chartered accountant. But what she really strives for is to be an empowering leader, both professionally and personally.Read more... | Send to a friend

  • From trainee to citizen - enter Saica's Trainee Trailblazer competition today
    on August 21, 2020 at 4:04 pm

    Are you a Saica trainee with a passion for citizenship or do you know a Saica trainee who is? Don't underestimate yourself, your achievements or your desire to change the world. If you're making a real difference in society, you have what it takes to be the first Saica Trainee Trailblazer.Read more... | Send to a friend

  • #WomensMonth: Bridging the gender parity gap in the South African internal auditing profession
    on August 21, 2020 at 9:39 am

    Cheryl Sambaza</span>The year 2020 has brought with it disruption and upheaval of proportions never before encountered by South African business, affecting both the public and the private sector alike. This "new normal" is necessitating a reassessment of old paradigms and a call for innovative and pioneering approaches. Value chains must be reimagined and rebuilt for sustainability in an increasingly volatile and unpredictable environment.Read more... | Send to a friend

  • Accounting for sustainability - BCom students get behind the UN SDGs
    on August 17, 2020 at 12:50 pm

    Entries for the 2020 Student Leadership Summit (SLS) Competition are open. BCom CA-stream students are being challenged to put together a Sustainable Development Goal (or SDG) focused business case that illustrates how they are empowering and improving the country through a community-based project that works towards solving one or more of the UN's SDGs.Read more... | Send to a friend