Stripes that matter for your business: IRBA, SAICA, and SAIPA accreditations

MMS Group consists of qualified and experienced individuals who specialise in an array of business services – from auditing and accounting, to taxation and payroll. Our team members bear various accreditations, making him/her a specialist in their specific field. In the business world, some stripes do matter! Accreditations matter, not only because it influences your reputation, but it also plays a large role in your credibility.

Our accountants and taxation consultants are SAIPA and/or SAICA members, and our audit directors are registered members of IRBA. Therefore, the team at MMS can be counted on for their range of professional, ethical, and accurate services. By adhering to the principles stipulated by these regulatory bodies, our team is up to date with advancements or developmental changes in the industry.

What do these accreditations mean?

Independent Regulatory Board for Auditors (IRBA)

IRBA is a statutory body that controls accounting occupations that involves public accounting in South Africa. Their focus lies in protecting the public’s financial interests by ensuring that only qualified individuals are admitted to the auditing profession, and that all registered auditors adhere to ethical standards and deliver professional services.

The South African Institute of Chartered Accountants (SAICA)

SAICA is a leading accounting body in South Africa, and one of the foremost institutes in the world. Their mission is to ensure that the professional standards and integrity of the chartered accountancy profession are maintained. SAICA serves the interests of both registered CA’s(SA) and society.

SAICA offers a range of services to its members to ensure that their professional competence and performance are developed and enhanced continuously.

South African Institute of Professional Accountants (SAIPA)

SAIPA represents qualified accountants (SA) in practice, in the trade, in academia, and in the public sector. The institute boasts more than 10 000 registered members. They have been active in the industry for many years, celebrating 25 years in 2018.

SAIPA’s goal is to contribute to the advancement of accounting as a profession by influencing legislation and by keeping up to date on the latest business, financial, and social developments in the accounting industry, both nationally and globally.

As a business owner, you need individuals with these levels of qualifications and accreditations on your side.

By relying on a company with the right accreditations, you can rest assured that your financial reporting and audit requirements will adhere to national legislation and industry regulations.