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Accounting

Obtain a SAIBA Certificate of completion in Accounting for part completion of the designation.

R 5500
Category Accounting
Accredited SAIBA
CPD Hours 120
Effort 3-6 Months
Duration 3-6 Months
Format Self-study
Level NQF Level 6
Assessment Yes
Supervised No
Pre-Entry No
Tuition Optional
Study Material Yes

What you will learn

By enrolling for this upskilling course you will cover the following:

  • Regulation and preparation of financial statements in accordance with international standards and local regulations.

Competencies required to produce financial statements for legal entities, related and consolidated and groups using appropriate international financial reporting standards (IFRS)

Study Units

Financial statements and the international financial reporting standards.
Accounting standards measurement and recognition
Accounting standards disclosure
Financial statements of all legal entities
Consolidated financial statements.
Analysis of financial performance and position

Requirements

Applicants for this course are required to have the relevant degree/diploma with all the core subjects as specified, missing no more than 2 subjects. 

The law and best practice require that you must have an:

  • accounting qualification
  • plus relevant experience
  • plus a designation with a professional body, such as a Business Accountant in Practice (SA), BAP(SA)

In this way society knows you are competent and they are assured of quality work.

In addition, it is required that your qualification should consist of the following core subjects:

  • Accounting (3rd year University level)
  • Auditing (2nd year University level)
  • Tax (2nd year University level)
  • Management accounting (2nd year University level)
  • Commercial law (2nd year University level)

If your qualification does not include these subjects you can register as a SAIBA Academy student and write our assessments as evidence that you are competent in these subject areas. We call this recognition of prior learning or RPL.

Once you have gained all the missing subjects for non-degree purposes you will be eligible for the SAIBA designation BAP(SA) and start working for yourself as an Accountant in Practice.

 

Description

Financial accounting III covers the regulation and preparation of financial statements in accordance with international standards and local regulations. It provides the competencies required to produce financial statements for legal entities, related and consolidated and groups using appropriate international financial reporting standards (IFRS).

*The assumption is made that the accounting standards not mentioned in this module are covered in previous financial accounting modules (NQF 6 level)