Articled Clerk – Hillcrest (3 and 5 year contracts)

Medium size accounting firm based in Hillcrest is looking for Graduates and Postgraduates who have completed their undergrad degree (B Com Accounting, BBus Sci, Bcompt or B Accounting Degree) and studying towards or preferably completed their GDA/Hons/CTA and wanting to continue their studies to become a Chartered Accountant.  This is a 3 Year Training Contract.  Own car and drivers license is essential in order to travel to clients.  There are opportunities for 5 year contracts for those still studying towards their B.Com degree.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Produce client reports (AFS, Minutes, Certificates, Management letter)
  • Perform Audit Work
  • Complete Tax Returns
  • Assist managers in identifying material issues
  • Perform audit tasks timeously
  • Finalise an Audit File and propose an Audit opinion
  • Be proactive in obtaining reliable and sufficient evidence for all audit procedures
  • Perform other non-audit tasks as required
  • Complete regular rating assessments as outlined by South African Institute of Chartered Accountants
  • Pass all tests and exams required to qualify for the ITC and APC within the prescribed period and number of attempts
  • Work effectively in teams
  • Uphold ethics and values and act with integrity
  • Work productively and in a challenging environment

Desired Experience & Qualification

For 3 year articled contract:

Must have completed undergraduate degree:  B Com Accounting, B. Bus Sci, Bcompt or B Accounting Degree

Honours an added advantage or currently studying towards the CTA

There are 5 year article contracts available for those showing potential for becoming a chartered accountant:  ie Min of B aggregate for matric Maths Core and Accounting and registration for B.Com, B. Compt or equivalent at a SAICA Accredited University