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South African Institute of Chartered Accountants

Index South African Institute of Chartered Accountants

The South African Institute of Chartered Accountants (SAICA), is a professional accountancy body in South Africa. [1]

27 relations: Accountant, Articled clerk, Association of Accounting Technicians, Audit, Bachelor of Accountancy, Bachelor of Commerce, Certified Public Accountant, Commercial law, Deloitte, Ernst & Young, Financial accounting, Financial audit, Global Accounting Alliance, International Accounting Standards Board, International Federation of Accountants, International Financial Reporting Standards, Johannesburg, KPMG, Major (academic), Management accounting, Pan African Federation of Accountants, PKF International, Postgraduate diploma, PricewaterhouseCoopers, South Africa, South African Institute of Professional Accountants, Tax.

Accountant

An accountant is a practitioner of accounting or accountancy, which is the measurement, disclosure or provision of assurance about financial information that helps managers, investors, tax authorities and others make decisions about allocating resource(s).

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Articled clerk

An articled clerk is someone who is studying to either be an accountant or lawyer.

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Association of Accounting Technicians

The Association of Accounting Technicians, or AAT, is a UK qualification and professional body for vocational accountants, with over 140,000 members worldwide.

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Audit

An audit is a systematic and independent examination of books, accounts, statutory records, documents and vouchers of an organization to ascertain how far the financial statements as well as non-financial disclosures present a true and fair view of the concern.

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Bachelor of Accountancy

The Bachelor of Accountancy, also known as Bachelor of Accounting, is the principal academic degree in accountancy in several countries, and is often the only (undergraduate) degree recognised for subsequent practice as a professional accountant; see First professional degree.

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Bachelor of Commerce

A Bachelor of Commerce (baccalaureates commercii, abbreviated B.Com. or B.Comm.) is an undergraduate degree in commerce (or business) and related subjects, usually awarded in Canada, Australia, India, Ireland, New Zealand, Pakistan, South Africa and other Commonwealth countries; however, the degree is no longer offered in the United Kingdom.

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Certified Public Accountant

Certified Public Accountant (CPA) is the title of qualified accountants in numerous countries in the English-speaking world.

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Commercial law

Commercial law, also known as trade law, is the body of law that applies to the rights, relations, and conduct of persons and businesses engaged in commerce, merchandising, trade, and sales.

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Deloitte

Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu Limited, commonly referred to as Deloitte, is a UK-incorporated multinational professional services network.

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Ernst & Young

Ernst & Young (doing business as EY) is a multinational professional services firm headquartered in London, England.

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Financial accounting

Financial accounting (or financial accountancy) is the field of accounting concerned with the summary, analysis and reporting of financial transactions pertaining to a business.

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Financial audit

A financial audit is conducted to provide an opinion whether "financial statements" (the information being verified) are stated in accordance with specified criteria.

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Global Accounting Alliance

The Global Accounting Alliance (GAA) is an international coalition of accounting organisations that was formed in 2006.

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International Accounting Standards Board

The International Accounting Standards Board (IASB) is the independent, accounting standard-setting body of the IFRS Foundation.

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International Federation of Accountants

The International Federation of Accountants (IFAC) is the global organization for the accountancy profession.

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International Financial Reporting Standards

International Financial Reporting Standards, usually called IFRS, are standards issued by the IFRS Foundation and the International Accounting Standards Board (IASB) to provide a common global language for business affairs so that company accounts are understandable and comparable across international boundaries.

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Johannesburg

Johannesburg (also known as Jozi, Joburg and Egoli) is the largest city in South Africa and is one of the 50 largest urban areas in the world.

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KPMG

KPMG is a professional service company and one of the Big Four auditors, along with Deloitte, Ernst & Young (EY), and PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC).

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Major (academic)

An academic major is the academic discipline to which an undergraduate student formally commits.

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Management accounting

In management accounting or managerial accounting, managers use the provisions of accounting information in order to better inform themselves before they decide matters within their organizations, which aids their management and performance of control functions.

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Pan African Federation of Accountants

The Pan African Federation of Accountants (PAFA) is the regional body that is aimed to represent African professional accountants with one and louder voice, particularly in relating with International Federation of Accountants (IFAC).

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PKF International

PKF International (previously known as Pannell Kerr Forster) is a global network of accountancy firms.

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Postgraduate diploma

A postgraduate diploma (PgD, PgDip, PGDip, PG Dip., PGD, Dipl. PG, PDE) is a postgraduate qualification awarded after a university degree.

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PricewaterhouseCoopers

PricewaterhouseCoopers (doing business as PwC) is a multinational professional services network headquartered in London, United Kingdom.

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South Africa

South Africa, officially the Republic of South Africa (RSA), is the southernmost country in Africa.

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South African Institute of Professional Accountants

The South African Institute of Professional Accountants (SAIPA) is a professional association of accountants based in South Africa.

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Tax

A tax (from the Latin taxo) is a mandatory financial charge or some other type of levy imposed upon a taxpayer (an individual or other legal entity) by a governmental organization in order to fund various public expenditures.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/South_African_Institute_of_Chartered_Accountants

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