The Association of Chartered Certified Accountants is a non-profit organization registered in the Republic of South Africa, with registration number 2002/031746/08. The ACCA is registered as a professional body in accordance with the National Qualification Framework Act;
Mission of the ACCA:
ACCA's mission is to be a global leader in the profession by:
· providing opportunity and open access to people of ability wherever they are in the world
· supporting and promoting the highest ethical, governance and professional standards
· advancing the public interest.
AFROSAI-E is the African Organisation of English - Speaking Supreme Audit Institutions, an autonomous, independent and non-political organisation established as a permanent institution with 26- member supreme audit institution.
About the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants
The Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA), founded in 1919, is the world’s leading and largest professional body of management accountants. As part of The Association of International Certified Professional Accountants (the Association) its members and students operate in 179 countries, working at the heart of business. In Africa, we are represented in South Africa, Ghana, Botswana, Zambia, Nigeria, Kenya, Rwanda and Mauritius.
CIMA members and students work in industry, commerce, the public sector and not-for-profit organisations. CIMA works closely with employers and sponsors leading-edge research, constantly updating its qualification, professional experience requirements and continuing professional development to ensure it remains the employers’ choice when recruiting financially trained business leaders.
CISA is a non-profit organisation registered in the Republic of South Africa. The Compliance Institute Southern Africa’s registered as a professional body in accordance with the National Qualification Framework Act.
The EPA aims to be the recognised professional body for Ethics Practitioners. The purpose of the association is to promote the professional status, image and credibility of its members and provide accreditation, best practice principles, conduct standards and be a body of knowledge for its members.
To establish cooperation between countries in the region in the area of government accounting;To provide a forum for participants to review and discuss comparative experiences; and to encourage the development of government accounting personnel and trainers through the implementation of regional program of attachment and production of a number of comparative case studies.
To be the leading organisation supporting good governance through sound public financial management in member countries
To support the Accountants-General’ Offices to develop sound PFM practices
The Ethics Institute is an independent public institute producing original thought leadership and offering a range of ethics-related services and products. They work with the public and private sectors, and with professional associations. The Ethics Institute’s vision is building an ethically responsible society.
ETHICS INSTITUTE - WEBSITE
The Financial Planning Institute of Southern Africa (FPI) is a South African Qualifications Authority recognised professional body for financial planners in South Africa. It is the only institution in South Africa to offer the CFP® certification, as well as an approved examination body for the FAIS regulatory examinations.
As a non-profit professional body, founding and affiliate member of Financial Planning Standards Board (FPSB), the Institute exists to improve the level of professionalism and positively influence the quality of advice provided by its members. There are 25 other affiliate member countries who offer the CFP® certification.
In 2012, FPI was highly commended by FPSB and awarded Tier 1 Affiliate Status for receiving 96% in the global assessment. This is the highest achievement any affiliate has ever received.
Vision and Mission
Our vision is one of professional financial planning for all.
Our mission is to advance and promote the pre-eminence and status of financial planning professionals, while at all times acting in the interests of the society whom the profession serves.
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The Institute of Internal Auditors South Africa (IIA SA) is part of an international network representing the interests of Internal Auditors worldwide. As a part of this international network, the IIA SA upholds and supports the fundamental tenets of the profession - the Code of Ethics and the International Standards for the Professional Practice of Internal Auditing.
The IIA SA supports the profession by providing a wide range of services dedicated to the education and advancement of internal auditors and dynamically promoting and developing the profession in South Africa. The IIA SA’s objectives are to build the profession, its credibility and a thriving business environment in South Africa.
We serve internal auditors in South Africa by offering Technical Guidance, Professional Training Programs, Certification Programs, Continuing Professional Development Opportunities, Conferences and Networking Opportunities.
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The Institute of Directors in Southern Africa NPC (IoDSA) is a professional body recognised by the South African Qualifications Authority (SAQA) and a non-profit company (NPC) that exists to promote corporate governance, and to maintain and enhance the credibility of directorship as a profession (SAQA ID: 836).
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What is the IRBA
The IRBA is the statutory body controlling that part of the accountancy profession involved with public accountancy in South Africa. Our strategic focus is to protect the financial interests of the public by ensuring that only suitably qualified individuals are admitted to the auditing profession and that registered auditors deliver services of the highest quality and adhere to the highest ethics standards.
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IRMSA has been recognised by the South African Qualifications Authority (SAQA), as the only professional body for Risk Managers in Southern Africa. We are dedicated to the advancement of the Risk Management profession and accreditation, and are the leading source of information and networking opportunities within the Risk Management industry.
To protect the constitutional rights of all people to life, safety and dignity through the effective promotion and regulation of the private security industry.
To be recognised as an excellent regulator of private security in South Africa by all our stakeholders.
The primary objectives of the Authority are to regulate the private security industry and to exercise effective control over the practice of the occupation of a security service provider in the public and national interest and in the interest of the private security industry itself.
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South African Institute of Chartered Accountants (SAICA) is the foremost accountancy body in South Africa and one of the leading Institutes in the world. It plays an influential role in a highly dynamic business sector.
The objectives of the Institute are broadly defined and encompass the promotion of the members’ interests by advancing accountability and auditing. Since the principles of government auditing are based on the generic principles of auditing, the Institute strives to promote auditing in its wider context.
The Southern African Institute of Government Auditors is not a trade association, but it promotes its members interests by focusing on the advancement of the disciplines of accountability and auditing.
The Southern African Institute of Government Auditors is recognised as a professional body by the South African Qualifications Authority (SAQA) for the purposes of the National Qualifications Framework Act, Act 67 of 2008. The professional designation “Registered Government Auditor” (RGA) is registered on the National Qualifications Framework (NQF) for the purposes of the NQF Act of 2008.
The Auditor-General South Africa (AGSA) recognised the RGA qualification as a professional qualification in the Auditor-General Office.
Members of the Southern African Institute of Government Auditors uphold the INTOSAI Code of Ethics for Public Sector Auditors.
SAIPA is the South African Institute of Professional Accountants.
SAIPA boasts a membership of over 10 000 members and celebrates 35 years in the industry this year.
SAIPA represents qualified Professional Accountants (SA) in practice, commerce and industry, academia and the public sector.
For 35 years, SAIPA has been a pioneer in the South African economy, contributing to the advancement of the accountancy profession, influencing legislation and constantly transforming to keep abreast of business, financial and social developments in the country and internationally.
SAIPA is a professional body registered with South African Qualification Authority (SAQA) and has a number of registered professional designations – learn more here.
The strategic priorities of SAIPA are expressed in terms of its vision, mission and strategic objectives.
The Southern African Polygraph Federation (SAPFED) is the polygraph association of choice of all professional polygraph examiners in South – and Southern Africa as SAPFED provides them with a united voice to promote and celebrate honesty, integrity and most of all, the true nature of Ubuntu.
SAPFED empowers its members to articulate the unique diverse, multi – cultural nature of forensic psycho-physiological detection of deception in Southern Africa, thereby contributing in a meaningful way to the science and practice of forensic psycho-physiological detection of deception with the aid of the polygraph technique
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SAPPA: Act 71 of 1997 / Reg. No. 047-376-NPO - Non-Profit Organisation that was established as a self-regulating Association for all Polygraph Examiners who comply with the various legislations applicable to all persons within the Republic of South Africa, including the Constitution, Criminal Procedure Act and other applicable laws, as well as the SAPPA code of conduct and all Polygraph examiners who were trained by APA accredited training schools.
The promotion of professional excellence in the water sector, through building expertise, sharing knowledge and improving quality of life.
WISA, your professional, comprehensive, independent, volunteer, water sector community institution, that provides diverse membership benefits, and support the Africa water sector in a representative and effective way. It strives to be an effective and efficient organisation, subscribing to the principles of its memorandum of incorporation and complying with process of good corporate governance.
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