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Business Accountant (SA)

Are you looking for a job in accounting? Have you been working in an accounting role for some time as a financial assistant, bookkeeper or junior financial accountant? Or are you a non-financial manager who needs to expand your knowledge and understanding of accounting?

The BA (SA) is the perfect designation to get you started.

With increased earning potential and better job prospects, the BA (SA) will help you get the start you need in your accounting career.

Do you have a commerce-focused degree?

Your commerce-focused degree or diploma, or Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) along with two years of accounting experience will open the door to your BA (SA) designation.

No Commerce-focused degree?
No problem

All you need to do is prove that you have at least two years relevant accounting experience, and demonstrate that you are able to meet our assessment criteria.

Become a BA (SA) for

 R138 p/m

 Pay annually or via monthly debit order

All potential designation holders must register as a SAIBA Associate and pay the BA (SA) fee. SAIBA designations are only awarded to those members that can demonstrate that they have achieved specified assessment criteria.

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in the benefits and rewards of a BA (SA) with SAIBA.

As a BA (SA) you get to share in a wide range of benefits. You’ll immediately be plugged in to a network of learning and experience that will guide you on your path as an accountant. You’ll improve your knowledge with personal and professional development seminars and webinars. SAIBA’s events will give you a chance to network and get to know the ins and outs of the industry. You’ll be the first to receive updates on legislative changes which helps you to get ahead of the game. Look professional with your designation and SAIBA’s logo on your stationery and online communication Just think how good it will feel to be able to sign Yourname Surname BA (SA).

Certified Business Accountant (SA)

Are you a financial manager or do you hold a management role within your company’s accounting department? Do you face challenges in many different areas, including technical skills, as well as soft skills like communication and leadership in your interactions with clients, or within your own department? SAIBA’s CBA (SA) designation is officially registered with the NQF and will give you the tools and knowledge you need to face your challenges head on.

Obtaining a CBA (SA) with SAIBA will open up a world of professional opportunities that extend beyond the average accounting job.

Do I qualify to become a CBA (SA)?

You will need to have obtained a Commerce degree at honours level or higher, e.g. Honours in Accounting / CTA from an accredited institute of higher learning. In addition to this you must have four years accounting related experience and finally you will be required to complete an examination by experience. This consists of self-assessment, an employer verification and an experience evaluation by a committee.

Become a CBA (SA) for

 R323 p/m

 Pay annually or via monthly debit order

All potential designation holders must register as a SAIBA Associate and pay the CBA (SA) fee. SAIBA designations are only awarded to those members that can demonstrate that they have achieved specified assessment criteria.

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in the benefits and rewards of a CBA (SA) with SAIBA.

As a certified CBA (SA) you get to share in a wide range of benefits. You gain status as an accounting or financial manager which takes you a step closer to becoming a CFO (SA). You’ll improve your knowledge with personal and professional development seminars and webinars. You get a chance to network at SAIBA’s events and will receive exclusive invitations to the CFO Talks events. You’ll be the first to receive updates on legislative changes – assuring that you keep your technical knowledge up to date.

Certified Financial Officer (SA)

Prestige is hard-earned and not given lightly.

Are you ready to push the boundaries to see just how far your career path can take you? With your CFO(SA)™ designation, not only do you become a member of an exclusive international community, but you also convey to employers your suitability for a position of trust.

 

The CFO(SA)™ is your gateway to becoming an international financial executive

The CFO(SA)™ is officially registered with the NQF providing you with government validation and is underpinned by an MBA based competency framework.

Elevate your status by joining a network of 21000 global finance professionals, receive exclusive access to bi-monthly CFO Talks events, and achieve your listing in the official CFO Directory.

Become a CFO (SA) for

 R375 p/m

 Pay annually or via monthly debit order

All potential designation holders must register as a SAIBA Associate and pay the CFO (SA) fee. SAIBA designations are only awarded to those members that can demonstrate that they have achieved specified assessment criteria.

Business Accountant in Practice (SA)

If you would like the opportunity to start your own practice and work with clients in a range of sectors, including Close Corporations, Schools, Insurance Intermediaries, Non-Profit Organisations, Credit Providers, amongst others, then the BAP (SA) is the right designation for you. The BAP (SA) is officially registered with the NQF providing you with government validation.

Gain invaluable recognition as an Accountant in Practice, Business Advisor or Management Consultant with the BAP (SA) designation.

WHY

Why a BAP (SA) designation?

If you require a statutory licence to perform regulated services

AND

want to operate as an Independent Accounting Professional, Commissioner of Oaths, Independent Reviewer or Tax Practitioner

HOW

How do I qualify as a BAP (SA)?

With your commerce based degree or national diploma, that includes Accounting (3), Auditing (2), Tax (2), Management Accounting (2) and Corporate Law (2).

AND

4 years relevant accounting/tax experience

WHAT

What to do if you have the commerce degree but are missing subjects?

You just need to pass an exam for those missing subjects SAIBA has partnered with LexisNexis to make this process simple by providing an online exam for these subjects.

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Become a BAP (SA) for

 R323 p/m

 Pay annually or via monthly debit order

All potential designation holders must register as a SAIBA Associate and pay the BAP (SA) fee. SAIBA designations are only awarded to those members that can demonstrate that they have achieved specified assessment criteria.