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Institute of Certified Bookkeepers, South Africa

Financial Accountant

Study to be a Financial Accountant with our fully accredited ICB course.  This is the final level in the full qualification, and it will take approximately one year to complete.  You will need to have successfully completed the three previous levels in order to gain entry to this qualification.


National Diploma: Financial Accounting NQF L6 – ID 20366 (ICB Designation – Financial Accountant)


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  • Accounting Officer
  • Register to SAIBA to become an Accounting Officer visit  www.saiba.org.za
  • Tax consultant
  • Tax practitioner
  • Management accountant
  • Assistant manager

 Find out more about accounting careers here.


Being a member of a professional body such as SAIBA shows you are committed to taking your career seriously. Most of these organisations offer their members several benefit, which can include designations (letters after your name), offers and discounts, networking opportunities and more.

These organisations usually require members to keep their knowledge up to date by completing a specific number of Continuing Professional Development hours every year. Employers or clients will feel more reassured hiring someone who is a member of a professional body as it shows you’re serious about your career.


Entry Requirements for the Financial Accountant programme:


Successful completion of the previous learning areas (1-8).  This will mean that you hold the National Diploma: Technical Financial Accounting NQF L5, or equivalent.


Programme Duration:


Recommended 3 years of study


Programme Recognition:


This programme is accredited by the QCTO SETA.  Your certification is issued by the FASSET SETA.


Programme Content:


  • Management Accounting
  • Control Systems
  • Financial Reporting and
  • Regulatory Frameworks Accounting Theory and Practice*

*By dissertation


What you will be able to do once you complete this level?


  • Compile annual financial statements
  • Register with SAIBA as an Accounting Officer
  • Work with Chartered Accountants and Auditors
  • Have a thorough knowledge of accounting theory and practice, corporate strategy and regulatory frameworks

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Important Exam Information:

Assessment is based on the submission of a Portfolio of Evidence (PoE) which will comprise formative activities and evaluations, as well as one summative assessment (final exam). PoE assessment comprises formative/interim assessment of activities (assignments) and evaluations (test) that count 30% towards the total mark. A Summative Assessment (final exam) contributes to the remaining 70% of your marks. The PoE is basically a file containing all the evidence necessary for a learner to be declared competent against the relevant outcomes.

  • You will be awarded with the National Certificate: Bookkeeping by FASSET upon successful completion of your PoE and your exams.
  • You will also receive a Programme Completion Certificate from the ICB
  • Assessment takes place in February, May, August and November.
  • Please note that the ICB exam fees and annual memberships are not included in your programme fees.  Please visit the ICB website at www.icb.org.za to familiarise yourself with the exam registration dates, the actual exam dates and the fees.

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Last updated: February 25, 2020 

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