CA: Cape Town
SAICA Training Contract 2021

 Audit        EA/CT21        March 2021

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Brief Description of this Job

A fabulous opportunity for has arisen to join the External Audit Department as a SAICA Trainee in the Cape Town office. We are looking for an ambitious and focused individual who will progress within the ranks of our organisation.


  • Grade 12
  • Bcom Accounting Degree
  • Completed CTA 2/ PGDA (Preferred)

Key Responsibilities

  • Participate in audit engagements and executing the work plan
  • Work effectively as a team member, sharing responsibility & providing support
  • Communicating and updating senior team members on progress
  • Preparing and attending meetings with target management teams
  • Preparing reports and schedules, Interpreting financial statements
  • Develop and maintain productive working relationships with clients
  • Select appropriate accounting frameworks and policies
  • Accounts for the entity’s transactions, including non-routine transactions
  • Building strong internal working relationships across all services lines
  • Contribute towards securing the best talent at the firm
  • Act ethically and in accordance with the rules of professional conduct
  • Maintain your own educational programme and develop your interpersonal skills

Personal Competencies

  • Excellent communication skills (verbal and written)
  • Display levels of patience and understanding
  • Adaptability and flexibility
  • Responsibility and accountability
  • Negotiating skills
  • Team player, approachable, receptive to feedback from others
  • Ability to work in a pressurised environment
  • Prioritising, ability to manage time effectively
  • People management skills
  • Good listening skills, actively clarifying what has been communicated to ensure understanding
  • Integrity, honesty and confidentiality
  • Assertive, able to handle conflicts
  • Ability to multi-task
  • Ability to work in a culture diverse environment
  • Self-motivated and energetic