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SAIBA Associate

Are you are a student or a member of another professional body?  You can share in SAIBA events, newsletters and other benefits by becoming a SAIBA Associate. Membership is open to anyone involved in the accounting and finance sector.

Join us and become part of an inclusive accounting community. With a SAIBA membership, you automatically connect with a community of thousands of like-minded finance professionals who share ideas, advice and expertise.

Become a SAIBA Associate for

 R360 p/a

and gain instant access to this elite network

Personal and Professional Benefits to joining SAIBA

YOU EARN MORE

Starting salaries for professionals with a degree and a professional body designation can be 5 to 15 percent more than the market average.

EMPLOYERS WANT YOU

Employers value the process of awarding a designation as it shows commitment, knowledge and experience.

YOU BECOME A PROFESSIONAL

Earning a designation enhances your professional image and reputation.

LOCAL RECOGNITION

Those who join the BAP (SA) designation
receive recognition as a Commissioner of oaths, Accounting Officer, Independent reviewer, Business Rescue Practitioners and may obtain Immigration verification

INTERNATIONAL RECOGNITION

SAIBA CBA(SA) and CFO(SA) members gain access to a network of global finance executives with, IAFEI, the global society for finance executives. SAIBA has also adopted the IFAC Code of Conduct and Engagement Standards.

PROFESSIONAL BODY RECOGNITION

SAIBA signed a mutual recognition agreement with the South African Institute of Tax Professionals and the Institute of Certified Bookkeepers.

More rewards you receive when you sign up

Training & Support

Satisfy your CPD requirements with a broad catalogue of courses for every stage of your career. You also have access to quality technical support and those with a BAP(SA) designation gain access to mentorship support from AMAX SA.

Risk Mitigation

SAIBA Associates that have been awarded a designation qualify for professional indemnity cover at lowest industry rates. Aon South Africa (Pty) Ltd, the leading Specialty Insurance Brokers in South Africa, have structured a unique offering for SAIBA Members.

Representation/ Committees

SAIBA is a member of CIPC and FRSC Technical and has established a Business Rescue Liaison Committee to represent the interest of the Business Rescue profession.

University Accreditation

UNISA SBL – The MBL programme of the UNISA School for Business Leadership has been accredited by SAIBA for the attainment of the CFO(SA) designation.

REWARDS FROM OUR PARTNERS

WHAT YOU GET

R10,000+ for SAIBA members who buy a franchise licence

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R10,000+ for SAIBA members who buy a franchise licence.

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WHAT YOU GET

Access to FNB SME clients who need help from an accountant

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SAIBA and FNB Instant Accounting have teamed up to help new SMEs with FNB bank accounts get access to SAIBA BAP(SA)s. Everyday hundreds of new SMEs open up bank accounts with FNB. FNB provides them with a free FNB bookkeeping software, FNB Instant Accounting. If these SMEs need help from an accountant FNB will refer the SME to an accredited accountant. So as a BAP(SA) make sure your fees are up to date with SAIBA and let us register you for access to FNB SME clients.

Complete the form to the right and indicate your preference for FNB. We will then invite you to attend an exclusive information session on the next steps.

WHAT YOU GET

Up to 25% discount
for SAIBA members
who are new to Draftworx

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Up to 25% discount for SAIBA members who are new to Draftworx

Draftworx Financial Statements and Working Papers are an all-inclusive automated drafting and working paper suite, with full integration into all Sage Pastel, Quickbooks & Xero accounting products.

Draftworx is quick to learn, easy to use and includes the following templates, IFRS, IFRS for SME’s, Compilations, Independent Review and Audit from Sole Proprietors to JSE listed companies.

WHAT YOU GET

25% Commission on referrals and a 15% discount on training /seminars

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As the market leader for integrated accounting, payroll and payment systems, Sage combines social, mobile, real-time technology to put live information at your fingertips so you can make fast, informed decisions

SAIBA Members will get access to:

  • 25% Commission on successful software referrals on any Sage product
  • 15% Discount on Training, Seminars or Workshops