Ask someone what a Chartered Accountant CA(SA) looks like and they will probably describe them as a person dressed in a sharp power suit and driving a slick set of wheels. While it is true that many of the directors of top South African companies are CAs(SA), their success is no accident. With their disciplined, insightful approach to business and strong analytical skills, CAs(SA) are highly sought after professionals who quickly rise to the top.

If you dream of becoming a CA(SA), here is all the information you need to know about:

• the Chartered Accountancy profession;
• what it takes to study towards the CA(SA) designation including details on the five the steps you need to take to qualify as a CA(SA); as well a
• information about SAICA’s very own bursary fund – the Thuthuka Bursary Fund (TBF) – and how to apply if you qualify for TBF.