Extract from the ACCA Global Website 24 Aug. 2023

ACCA Members' Pathway to Audit

ACCA practising certificate and audit qualification South Africa.

ACCA members now have a route to Registered Auditor status in South Africa following accreditation by the country’s Independent Regulatory Board for Auditors (IRBA) on 6 July 2023. This opportunity will be available from 1 April 2024.

Please note that in the video/audio below we incorrectly reported Advanced Financial Management as Advanced Performance Management,  Our profuse apologies.

Information Session

On the 23rd of August, we hosted an information about the ACCA - IRBA accreditation. IRBA & ACCA are still working on getting more information about this ahead of 1 April 2024.

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ACCA members in South Africa or elsewhere who wish to become Registered Auditors in South Africa must have completed:
  • South African variants of the ACCA Qualification’s Corporate and Business Law examination and the Taxation examination.

  • At the ACCA Strategic Professional level, the Essentials examinations (Strategic Business Leader and Strategic Business Reporting examinations) and the Advanced Audit and Assurance (International) and either Advanced Taxation (South Africa) or Advanced Financial Management examination. 

  • Meet the ACCA audit training requirements as part of three years of practical experience in an ACCA Approved Employer, holding the Practising Certificate Development Audit stream status in South Africa. You can learn more about our Approved Employer programme here.

ACCA students and affiliates aiming for registered auditor status should consider the requirements as they plan their training and exam journey.  Members wishing to undertake the exams listed above can enter for them on the ACCA portal.

Additional information will be added as we approach the start date of 1 April 2024. 

Extracted from ACCA Global - 24 August 2023