Audit & Assurance: Trainee Accountant (External Audit) - Contract (KZN/JHB/CPT)

  • Deloitte
  • Midrand, South Africa
  • 17/11/2021
Full time


Main purpose

A trainee works under the guidance of a senior professional to perform statutory external audits in accordance with specific laws and rules, on financial statements of a company; government entity or organisation.  This process includes evaluating a company's internal controls, policies and guidelines, and to ensure that such policies are adequate and functional. A trainee is also required to provide leadership and guidance to junior trainees on external audit engagements.


Required qualifications

Relevant SAICA accredited degree

Relevant SAICA accredited post graduate degree or the equivalent

Additional Information

Specialized Competencies·   

Technical and Behavioural Competencies

Functional Competencies

  • Ability to prioritise
  • Excellent communication skills across all mediums
  • Negotiation ability
  • In-depth understanding of business operations
  • Ability to think strategically as well as understand the detail
  • Networking skills
  • Have strong analytical skills
  • Have strong business acumen skills

Technical Competencies

  • Strong Leadership skills
  • Excellent computer literacy
  • Project management skills

Behavioural Competencies

  • Highly influential
  • Ability to deal with pressure
  • Ability to prioritise and multi-task
  • Flexibility and embracing of change
  • Ability to actively engage with people at all levels
  • Strong relationship building skills
  • Focused on client service and satisfaction
  • Ability to work in a team
  • High level of energy and enthusiasm

*Please note that this job advertisement provides a summary of the capabilities required and all candidates shortlisted will receive a full list of capabilities.

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