The ICB Public Sector Accounting Programme is ideal if you want to have a career as an accounting working for government. As one of the biggest employers, in a environment where jobs a very stable and secure, many South Africans prefer to work for our government. This is also a position where you can have a very big positive impact on our country as you help to improve the accounting skills and practices in government departments.
ICB Public Sector Programmes
Why should I study ICB Public Sector Accounting?
A public finance accountant is responsible for ensuring the effective operation of accounting and financial activities within public sector organisations such as governments and municipalities While many work for public bodies, such as local and central government and publicly funded organisations, an increasing number are employed in industry or private accountancy firms.
The role will differ from general financial administration to management accounting. Whether employed directly within the public sector or working on a consultative basis, public finance accountants ensure that public money is used as effectively and efficiently as possible and that a high level of transparency is maintained.
Here are the qualifications we offer in the ICB Public Sector Accounting Programme:
- National Certificate: Public Sector Accounting NQF L4 – SAQA ID 20352
- Diploma: Public Sector Accounting NQF L5 – SAQA ID 20353
- National Diploma: Financial Accounting NQF L6 – SAQA ID 20366
Other bookkeeping and accounting courses
You can also take a look at the related ICB Courses below:
- Financial Accounting
- Business Management
- Office Administration
Careers in Accounting
Interested in what accounting careers you can get into? This is a popular career field with many job opportunities. Possible job titles include:
- Financial Manager
- Debtors Clerk
If you want to know more about our ICB Public Sector Accounting Programme you can also contact us any time on 0800 39 00 27 or fill in the form on this page and we will call you right back.
Last updated: February 24, 2020