Trainee Accountant

Midrand, Johannesburg, South Africa

Job Description

We are seeking a motivated and ambitious individual to join our team as a Trainee Accountant. This position offers an excellent opportunity for professional development and gaining hands-on experience in accounting practices.

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  • Trainee Accountants to perform audits on allocated clients.
  • Performance of activities entailed in a 3-year SAICA training contract program within the risk management and governance elective and other requirements.
  • Performs appropriate audit fieldwork by the audit program.
  • Documents results of testing adequately and with sufficient detail as per the auditing standards.
  • Ensures that assigned tasks and responsibilities are fulfilled in a timely and efficient way whilst maintaining high levels of quality.
  • Identifies weaknesses within the client environment and communicates them.
  • Evaluates financial statements by the identified accounting framework.
  • Responding to emails timeously.
  • Performs and adheres to duties and professional conduct as regulated by SAICA from time to time.
Qualifications Required:
  • CTA/ PGDA Completed CTA (Leve1 and 2) Or Relevant SAICA Postgraduate Qualification at a SAICA Accredited University (Non-Negotiable).
Personal Attributes/ Soft Skills Required:
  • Knowledge and ability in the use of a personal computer and software applications (Intermediate Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.)
  • Knowledge and application of International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS).
  • Knowledge and application of International Auditing Standards (IAS).
  • Computer literacy. Strong interpersonal and communication (written and oral) skills.
  • Technical proficiency and an eagerness to expand skills and develop knowledge.
  • Analytical and problem-solving capabilities.
  • Ability to interact in a team environment.
  • Flexibility i.e., the ability to adapt quickly to changing environments and changing requirements.
  • Pays attention to detail.
  • Demonstrate professionalism and competence in all client and staff interactions.
  • Must be deadline-driven, a goxc3xa2xe2x82xacxe2x80x9cgetter, assertive yet friendly.
  • Must be diligent, ensure that rules and procedures are followed strictly, and have a high standard of work ethics.
  • Must have a passion for accounting, and auditing and display such enthusiasm to becoming a Chartered Accountant.
Other information applicable to the opportunity:
  • 3-year contract
  • Location: Montrose

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    Midrand, Johannesburg, South Africa
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