Johannesburg, 16 April 2018 – As companies usher in the new financial reporting standards (IFRS 9 – Financial Instruments and IFRS 15 – Revenue from Contracts with Customers) in 2018, management and those charged with governance should be asking the right questions to understand the business impact of these standards. The effects of these standards will vary from company to company and from industry to industry.
Johannesburg, Friday 13 April 2018 – Back in the day accountants were viewed as task-oriented, pedantic bean counters, typically cast as introverted, glass-wearing math geniuses. Today, however, the picture is quite different and the scope of work has broadened. What does remain consistent is they have always been expected to maintain the values of their professional code of conduct.
Johannesburg, Friday 23 March 2018 – For the past 15 years, the chartered accountancy profession has put considerable “skin in the game” to ensure that its objective of “creating a constant flow of suitably qualified accounting professionals who represent the racial and gender composition of the country” is achieved.