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Management accounts

Guide to Business Accountants in Practice (SA) to preparing reports that can help management make better business decisions.

R 475
Category Practice Management
Accredited SAIBA
CPD Hours 2
Effort 2 hours
Duration 2 hours
Format Webinar
Level Moderate
Assessment Yes
Supervised No
Pre-Entry No
Tuition Mandatory
Study Material No

What you will learn

By the end of this webinar the participant should:  

  • Know how to draft concise and useful sets of management accounts. 
  • Understand how to calculate and explain important business ratios. 
  • Be able to assist clients to manage going-concern challenges.
  • Be able to assist clients to manage their working capital risks. 
  • Identify additional services and revenue streams for the accountant’s practice.

Study Units

Management Accounting vs Financial Accounting.

Drafting a set of useful management accounts.


Performance measurements: 

  • Debt collection.
  • Liquidity ratios.
  • Gross margin and operating margin.
  • Debt to equity ratio.
  • Quick ratio.

Areas to focus on during difficult trading times. 

Managing business survival and growing-concern.


  1. There are no preconditions for this course.   
  2. Moderate level. 
  3. Recorded webinar made available on a specified date.


The following members will benefit from attending this webinar: 

  1. Business accountants in Practice (SA)
  2. Business Accountants (SA) 
  3. Accounting support staff


Management accounting techniques are used by business owners and managers to make solid business planning decisions. Many SMEs unfortunately overlook the importance of management accounts to their demise.  

Some small business owners are surprised as to why they never have enough cash to pay their bills when they are their sales are high. This is because nobody told them about an important aspect of management accounting called cash flow management.   

This webinar will equip business accountants to help save their clients' businesses using concise management accounting techniques.  


The following pricing apply: 

  • Ad hoc: R475.00  
  • Subscription: Accountant in PracticeAccountant in Practice plus tax, Bookkeeper


This webinar will be available from 14 May 2020.


Caryn Maitland CA(SA)  

Caryn Maitland is a CA(SA). She has been a member of IRBA as a registered auditor and accountant since 2002. 

Caryn has lectured Auditing and Accounting at various institutions and has conducted independent workshops and seminars for professional accountants since 2006 on various topics.  

Caryn has presented on the national tour for the annual Legislation Update with ProBeta Training (Pty) Ltd in 2014 and 2015, as well as on the FASSET national tour for the Tax Administration Act in 2014.  


By attending this webinar, you will be provided with:  

  • Summarised slide presentation 
  • Reference documents and / or course material where available 
  • Access to a technical knowledge base


This event is included in the following subscription packages. If you are not a subscriber, you need to purchase as a stand-alone event. 

Accountant in Practice:Yes 

Accountant in Practice plus tax: Yes 

Bookkeeper: Yes 

Quickupdate: No 

IFRS for SME's: No



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