KPMG boss: Auditors forgot who they were working for

2019-07-31 15:23

Ignatius Sehoole, ex-SAICA head and KPMG's new CEO, shed light on reforms at the company and the auditing profession more generally.

Royal Bafokeng Platinum slams allegations of fraud against its directors

2019-07-05 10:23

Royal Bafokeng Platinum says there is no merit to allegations made against it and its directors.

Revised transformation charter for accountants not a 'mere tick box exercise' – accounting body

2019-04-26 19:11

In an effort to grow the number of black chartered accountants, the Department of Trade and Industry has gazetted the revised chartered accountancy profession sector code for public comment.

Accounting body strips former VBS board chair of membership

2019-02-20 19:53

Saica has recommended that ex- VBS board chairperson Tshifhiwa Matodzi be stripped of his registration with the organisation. The decision means that Matodzi won't be recognised as a chartered accounted.

Fresh bid from accounting body to discipline ex-VBS bosses

2018-12-06 06:55

The South African Institute for Chartered Accountants is hoping to end 2018 with disciplinary action in the bag against two former VBS leaders, as the industry comes under pressure to deal with errant accountants.

Transformation in accounting in the spotlight as top universities collaborate

2018-11-17 10:52

Accounting students can now get a top-notch qualification at WSU and UniZulu thanks to a multi-year project funded by BankSETA.

5 Questions: Steinhoff, KPMG, VBS - Saica acting CEO on how the accounting industry is feeling the heat

2018-10-28 16:59

From Steinhoff CEO Markus Jooste to several senior KPMG staff and a number of VBS Mutual Bank executives, acting CEO of the SA Institute of Chartered Accountants Fanisa Lamola talks to Fin24 about the state of the accounting industry in SA.

Saica charges diamond dealer’s accountant

2018-08-05 11:49

A South African Institute of Chartered Accountants (Saica) member, Munroe Swirsky, is accused of failing to return confidential documents to his diamond dealer former client.

Here's how to do business with the government, and get paid

2018-07-13 15:10

New regulations make it easier to do business with government.

Khaya Sithole's explosive affidavit casts shadow over accounting body

2018-06-23 12:49

An explosive affidavit by chartered accountant and commentator Khaya Sithole accuses the top leadership of the SA Institute of Chartered Accountants of lying, not following due process and covering up corruption.


SAICA suspends Markus Jooste amid disciplinary proceedings

2019-07-25 20:57

The South African Institute of Chartered Accountants announced that it has suspended the former Steinhoff International CEO pending the finalisation of disciplinary proceedings against him.

Ignatius Sehoole takes the reins as KPMG head

2019-06-04 16:23

Ex-SAICA president Ignatius Sehoole has taken up his position as CEO of KPMG, the company said in a statement on Tuesday.

Gupta-linked ex-KPMG auditor struck from IRBA register for 'egregious dishonesty'

2019-03-28 16:11

The auditor responsible for auditing Gupta-linked company Linkway Trading has been struck from the register of the Independent Regulatory Boards for Auditors. This is the first matter arising from the Gupta Leaks to reach a disciplinary conclusion and sanction, IRBA noted.

Slow progress on Steinhoff sends negative message to investors about SA

2019-02-09 13:40

Unethical behaviour has a major impact, not only on the business involved, but also on the image of the private sector, says Mlondi Mdluli.

Slow disciplinary process hampers Saica’s case against accountant Khaya Sithole

2018-11-26 16:06

Accountant and commentator Khaya Sithole has complained about the slow disciplinary process by the South African Institute of Chartered Accountants, which could extend until 2019, with no finalisation.

Ex-VBS bosses fail to pitch for disciplinary hearing

2018-11-09 14:43

A pair of top VBS officials failed to turn up at a scheduled disciplinary hearing being conducted by the SA Institute of Chartered Accountants. The two face being stripped of their chartered accountant titles after being provisionally sequestrated.

Saica's hearing against accountant Khaya Sithole to continue

2018-08-29 09:39

The South African Institute of Chartered Accountants (Saica) inquiry into chartered accountant, commentator and former Wits lecturer Khaya Sithole is set to resume on Wednesday.

VBS CEO probe one of 265 others as Saica seeks to restore faith in accounting field

2018-07-26 14:34

Saica says it is determined to restore faith in the accounting profession - and the investigation into VBS CEO Andile Ramavhunga is one of 265 underway.

Not all equal under Saica laws – Khaya Sithole

2018-06-24 06:26

The SA Institute of Chartered Accountants has come under fire for gunning for one of its prominent young critics while letting the industry’s biggest sinners off the hook.

Saica's transparency bid - a public hearing for commentator Khaya Sithole

2018-06-22 16:43

In a bid to be seen as more transparent, the SA Institute of Chartered Accountants has opened disciplinary processes to the public.

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