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Institute of Certified Bookkeepers, South Africa

ICB Public Sector Accounting Programme

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


ICB National Certificate Public Sector Accounting      ICB National Diploma Financial Accounting3       ICB Diploma Public Sector Accounting

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.ICB logo (1)

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:


Other bookkeeping and accounting courses 

Skills Academy offers various accounting bookkeeping and finance courses via distance-learning. 

You can also take a look at the related ICB Courses below: 

  • Financial Accounting 
  • Business Management
  • Entrepreneurship 
  • 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 
  • Bookkeeper 
  • Accountant 
  • 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

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