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Requirements to Be an Accountant

You may be at the end of your Grade 9 year when you need to decide which subjects to choose in order to get the needed credits to study for a certain career field at university. At your school's subject orientation evening, you may be addressed by a successful accountant, doctor, and lawyer. This may […]

30 Oct 2020 ∙ 7 minutes reading time


Accountant Salary: An Array of Possibilities

South Africa is a land of contrasts - on the one hand we have properties in Bishopscourt on the market for R39,000,000 and on the other hand, according to StatsSA, in quarter 1 of 2019, the average employee in the formal sector was paid R21,432 per month. To be able to afford the aforementioned property […]

28 Feb 2020 ∙ 7 minutes reading time


Accounting Jobs to Consider

"Accounting is the language of business." - Warren Buffet Accountants and accounting support staff work across most industries worldwide and there are a number of different career paths available to you, should you decide to follow this course of study. Careers in Accounting include being employed by a bank, higher education institution, JSE listed company […]

26 Feb 2020 ∙ 7 minutes reading time

Financial Analysis

How to Pursue an Accounting Degree and Other Accounting Qualifications

If you find that you have a natural flair with numbers, are able to easily identify patterns and enjoy a bit of problem-solving, a career in Accounting may be ideal for you. Accountants were often stereotyped as humourless bean counters in the past, but this impression is quickly changing with the impact of social media […]

24 Feb 2020 ∙ 7 minutes reading time

Need Help Studying Accounting or Working as an Accountant?

Does accounting seem daunting to you? Superprof’s tutors are here to assist you in overcoming this fear.  Whether you’re studying Accounting at university, looking to improve your knowledge to get ahead in your career, or need help managing the finances of your business, we are here to help. Consult the profiles of our accounting tutors here.


What Are Some of the Accounting Qualifications Available in South Africa?

South Africa is a country with a struggling economy and a high youth unemployment rate. Financial and accounting qualifications can increase your employment opportunities as you are able to work across a wide range of industries. All businesses require financial information to determine how successful they are, to plan for the future and to ensure […]

21 Feb 2020 ∙ 8 minutes reading time