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Earn more as a certified Financial Manager.

Apply for your CBA(SA) Designation.

Gain professional recognition as a Finance Manager within the Finance Department.

Ideal for: Head of Finance / Financial Managers / Treasurer / Controller from any nationality that may have an interest in Southern Africa.



  • B Com Hons, CTA, or Commerce based Advanced Diploma
  • Alternative qualifications and exemptions may apply, for example professional levels achieved from a professional body
  • NQF8 or higher


  • 2 years relevant experience at an operational level in the finance department or as a trainee in practice
  • 4 years relevant experience in finance department at a managerial level


  • Employer confirmation and interview by your peers plus a course in ethics.
  • Stand out as a certified Financial Manager
  • Registration on the National Database of Accountants in terms of the NQF Act, 2008
  • Use of the official designatory letters: CBA(SA) or Certified Business Accountant (SA) next to your name
  • Employers obtain objective confirmation that you have obtained 34 critical competencies required at the management level of the finance department
  • The CBA(SA) designation is your stepping stone to the prestigious CFO(SA) designation
  • Proof that you are committed to ethical conduct and lifelong learning
  • Proof that you belong to a community of professionals and have subjected yourself to peer review and self-improvement
  • Access to earn more with job opportunities
  • Marketing and promotion
  • Networking opportunities at SAIBA events
Earning Potential

Your earning potential associated with a CBA(SA):

When performing work as an financial manager, you can earn on average R534 810 p.a.

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The Robert Half Salary Survey 2021 found that financial managers with a designation earn more.