Accountant-in-Practice CPD Sub 2023 (Migration)

Available from

1 January, 2023



Course Category:




Remain professionally competent and achieve success with updates regarding compliance and legislation.


From: R 356 VAT Incl. / month


Product Information

CPD Subscription
A bundle of CPD events paid for monthly or as a once-off annual amount. The individual CPD events are loaded to your profile during 2023, as they are released during the year and can be viewed at a convenient time 24/7.

Who will benefit from the subscription

Accounting Officers, Financial Managers, Financial Directors, BAP(SA)’s, CBA(SA)s, Financial Controllers, Treasury Analysts.

What you will learn

Subscribing to the Accountant-in-Practice series provides you access to monthly webinars covering ethics, financials, reporting, audit and assurance, working papers, law, technology, management topics, and enable you to:

  • Be aware of the latest legislative changes and what it means for your business, practice, and your clients;
  • Prepare compliant financial statements fast;
  • Issue reliable reports on financial statements;
  • Understand the laws and regulations that govern your profession; and
  • Develop enhanced business advisory skills.


CPD makes you smarter, faster. The CIBA Accountant-In-Practice CPD Subscription option provides you with the knowledge and skills to earn a higher income from providing accounting services to SMEs.

The subscription offers:

  • immediate access to new content released monthly
  • 24/7 access to CPD events within your own online CPD portal
  • online recorded webinars presented by well known qualified accountants and professors
  • >100 CPD units available (equivalent to >40 CPD hours)
  • 12 months professional development with automatic renewal
  • access to technical experts and technical FAQs
  • access to technical support library
  • access to Technical Helpdesk
  • CPD in-line with IES 7 of IFAC and recognized by all major professional accountancy bodies for CPD units

The subscription includes various CPD events that typically consist of:

  • A 2-4 hour webinar – access 24/7 to the online recordings,
  • Slide presentations for future reference,
  • An assessment providing 2 – 4, outcomes-based CPD units,
  • Electronic CPD certificate of attendance for sharing on social media, and
  • Access to presenters for Q&A support.

The CPD events cover the following topics:

  • Accounting
  • Financial Management
  • Ethics
  • Law
  • Compliance and Regulatory
  • Advisory
  • Professional Skills
  • Practice Management


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The subscription package consists of a predetermined list of CPD events from 1 Jan 2023 to 31 December 2023 at the following cost:

  • Once-off Annual Cost – R 3,630.00 CIBA members only (Normal price R4,539.00)
  • Monthly installment – R 356.00 per month CIBA members only (Normal price R445)

Subscription package registration includes an automatic annual or monthly renewal. No cancellations will be considered for the first year after registration, thereafter a month’s notice applies from the date the signed cancellation form is received. The CPD events are accessible for 12 months from January 2023. If you are not a CIBA member, join here to become an Associate member at R1,360 per year. No incorrect purchases will be refunded.

CPD events included in the Subscription


Accounting Topics Month CPD
Monthly Compliance and Legislation Update (content listed below) Monthly 2
Monthly Accountants Tech Talk: Resolving your current Issues Monthly 1
Implementing IFRS 17 Jan 2023 2
Drafting IFRS and Companies Act Compliant Financial Statements Feb 2023 2
Reporting Requirements relating to fraud and NOCLAR Feb 2023 2
Emerging Technologies Advancing Accounting Practices Mar 2023 2
Evaluating Going Concern Mar 2023 2
Accounting for Cryptocurrencies and Digital Assets Apr 2023 2
ISRS 4400 Agreed Upon Procedure Engagements: Due Diligence Apr 2023 2
CIPC Compliance: Prescribed Standards and Regulations Conducting Independent Review Engagements May 2023 4
Financial Reporting for Non-Profit Entities (and PBO’s) May 2023 4
IFRS for SME: A Refresher Jun 2023 4
Annual IFRS Update Jul 2023 4
Integrated reporting and Climate Change Aug 2023 2
Annual Audit (ISA) Update Sep 2023 4
Annual Accounting Update 2023 / 2024 Nov 2023 4


Compliance and Regulatory Topics Month CPD
2023 CIPC Updates Jul 2023 2
Companies Act: A Refresher Aug 2023 2
Corporate Governance and Company Secretarial Sept 2023 2
Ethics, Independence and NOCLAR – Policies, Procedures and Checklist for practical implementation Oct 2023 4
Government Regulatory Filing: UIF, COIDA, and Seta Oct 2023 2
SMME Compliance with Occupational Health and Safety Legislation Oct 2023 2


Advisory Topics Month CPD
Business Advisory: Support SMEs with Cost and Management Accounting Apr 2023 2
ISRS 4400 Agreed Upon Procedure Engagements: Immigration Services May 2023 4
Business Rescue: Financial and Credit Negotiation May 2023 4
Estate Planning: Wills and Trusts Jun 2023 2
Guiding clients about BBBEE compliance Jun 2023 2
Drafting Successful Tender Proposals for clients Jul 2023 4
Developing Government Funding Applications for clients Jul 2023 2
Establish a Trust Administration Practice Aug 2023 2
Executor Appointment: Administration of Estates Aug 2023 2
Financial Management Excellence 3 In 1 – Financial Statement Analysis, Business Valuations And Due Diligence Nov 2023 2

Professional Skills Topics Month CPD 
Sustainability related disclosure Standards Update Feb 2023 2
Reducing Waste and Circular Economy Mar 2023 2
Understanding Risk Assessments ISA 315 Mar 2023 2
The implications of moving into the Metaverse space for accountants and their clients May 2023 2
Quality Management in practice – Monitoring and updating policies and procedures Jun 2023 2


Preloaded CPD events
The following CPD events are available as pre-loaded resources to your profile.

Pre-loaded CPD events CPD
Agricultural Accounting 3
Budgets tba
Cash Management & Ratios tba
Cost and Management tba
Critical Thinking (Decision-making Acumen) tba
Digital Acumen: Big Data Analytics tba
Enterprise budgets, forecasts and cash flow 3
High Performance Teams (Relational Acumen) tba
POPIA: Advising Clients tba
Professional Citizenship as an Accountant tba
Project Management Skills (Business Acumen) tba tba
Risk and Management Accounting tba


Various vetted and experienced presenters that we source from successful firms and Universities.

Topics included in the Monthly Compliance and Legislation Update


Updates regarding financial reporting and the accounting pronouncements, e.g. proposed and effective changes to International Accounting Standards (IAS), IFRS, IFRS for SMEs, etc. It also encompasses important news from IFAC, standard-setting authorities and other relevant role players in the financial reporting field.

Auditing And Assurance Services

Updates regarding new auditing pronouncements, e.g. proposed and effective changes to International Standards of Auditing (ISAs), South African Auditing Practice Statements (SAAPS), etc. It also encompasses important news from IRBA and other relevant role players about assurance services (i.e. auditing and independent review), non-assurance services, etc.

Company Secretarial

Updates and important notices released by CIPC, the Companies Tribunal and the Compliance Unit. It may also include general information on upcoming deadlines and other relevant information regarding the performance of company secretarial and related services.

Employment Law

This usually includes updates to the BCEA, sector-specific determinations setting out minimum wage rates, as well as publications containing lessons to be learnt from case law and judgments, e.g. CCMA, Labour Court, Supreme Court of Appeal, etc.

Other Laws And Regulations

This usually includes publications regarding various other Laws and Regulations, e.g. BBBEE, Consumer Protection Act, National Credit Act, Occupational Health and Safety Act, etc.

Overview Of Auditors Big 5 For SMPs

Overview of the developments in the auditors profession e.g. NCR Guidance, Draft Acts, Regulations, Bills, Amendment Acts, Government Gazette Notices, etc.


Overview of the developments in the tax profession as highlighted by SAIT e.g. new income tax pronouncements, interpretation notes, guides, etc. It also encompasses important news about SARS operations, eFiling, etc.

Regulatory News

Updates to notices, articles, guides and press releases from relevant regulators in our industry, e.g. IRBA, SAIBA, SAIT, FIC, FSB, JSE, Law Society SA and Fidelity Fund, Estate Agency Affairs Board (EAAB), SAICA, FRSC etc.

General Announcements

Includes notices, articles and press releases from relevant stakeholders, e.g. ombudsman, etc. It also encompasses important news about SARS operations, eFiling, Newspaper articles, Technical magazines, Regulators issuing general news items, General media articles.

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