Trainee Accountant – Articles – Hillcrest

Established Auditing firm based in Hillcrest is looking for Trainee Accountants – Graduates who have COMPLETED their and who are studying towards or REGISTERED to do GDA/Hons/CTA in 2020 or Postgraduates (first prize) for their 3 year training contract.  There are also a few places for those still studying who are wanting to continue their studies to become a Chartered Accountant.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Produce client reports (AFS, Minutes, Certificates, Management letter)
  • Assist managers in identifying material issues
  • Communicate professionally with clients
  • Perform audit tasks timeously
  • Be proactive in obtaining sufficient and reliable evidence for all audit procedures
  • Exercise professional judgement
  • Complete Tax returns
  • Perform other non-audit tasks as required
  • Manage personal performance and learning trajectory
  • Pass all tests and exams required to qualify for the ITC and APC within the prescribed period and number of attempts
  • Complete regular rating assessments as outlined by the South African Institute of Chartered Accountants

Desired Experience & Qualification

  • 3 Year training contracts available to Graduates and Postgraduates who have completed a B Com Accounting, BBus Sci, Bcompt or B Accounting Degree with or without GDA/Hons/CTA. (Must be enrolled for HONS)
  • 4 training contracts available to Graduates currently enrolled in a degree bridging programme from a non SAICA accredited university to accredited one e.g. Damelin to UNISA (Must be enrolled in an accredited institution)
  • 5 Year training contracts available to undergraduates studying part time towards a SAICA accredited accounting qualification. (Must have good marks on matric certificate)

Minimum requirements

  • Matric / Grade 12 with decent results
  • Must have or in the process of obtaining a recognized degree as accredited by SAICA
  • Must be starting with, or continuing with a 2nd attempt at CTA in 2020 (audit clerkswill need to be registered for their postgraduate qualifications)
  • Must have a passion for accounting, auditing and display such enthusiasm in becoming a CA
  • Must have a driver’s license and own car as there will be extensive travel to and from clients

Package & Remuneration

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