A career as a Registered Auditor (RA) will grant you many opportunities to serve the economic interest of the people of South Africa and international investors.
As a Registered Candidate Auditor (RCA) you are already in this exciting route to being an RA.
Whether you are already an RCA or you are still thinking about registering, this section of our website will be resourceful.
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A period of work experience undertaken by a qualified professional accountant that is relevant to the work of an RA. The work experience enables the individual’s development of professional competence in the workplace and provides a means whereby individuals can demonstrate the achievement of professional competence in an RA firm.
RCAs and are required to complete the following:
The ADP is the joint responsibility of the IRBA and the RA firms. It builds on the competence of a professional accountant and focuses on the competence required for a specialist role within the field of professional accountancy; that of an RA. The ADP develops RCAs for the role of an RA.
Refer to the Audit Development Programme for a full description of the audit development programme.
As an RCA you have to meet the IRBA’s six-monthly reporting requirements and on completion of the ADP your assessment will be in the form of submission of a Portfolio of Evidence.
If you are not an RCA and are seeking to register as an RCA, please refer to the Registration as an RA link.
For more details on registering as an RCA, please refer to Registration as an RA
The IRBA is a Regulatory Board regulating the Auditing Profession in South Africa. The IRBA reports to the Minister of Finance. The mandate of the IRBA by law is Public Protection. We develop the competence requirements for auditors, we write the auditing standards, we inspect the auditors to ensure that they comply with the auditing standard and we discipline auditors where they are not compliant with laws and regulations.
Once you have qualified as a Chartered Accountant or Registered Auditor. You can be a Manager in the education department… You can be an Inspector… You can be a Forensic Investigator… and many another positions.