Tuesday, 31 May 2016

Distell Trainee Accountant Programme 2016

Distell applications for a Trainee Accountant position in the Internal Audit Department, based in Stellenbosch. This position will report to the Head of Internal Audit: South Africa.
Distell is a multinational brewing and beverage company that produces and markets spirits, fine wines, ciders and ready-to-drinks (RTDs).
This programme will grant Trainees an opportunity to be found working in a variety of challenging positions within the Group where their qualification and training is highly valued.  Distell’s TOPP Program offers trainees three years of articles in a FMCG environment where they will be exposed to mainly Internal Audit and other business functions within the group. Trainees will gain their experience by being placed on rotations within the various business entities of Distell.
In addition to the support trainees receive from the TOPP Program management team, each trainee is appointed a trained mentor. The rotation line management and the teams of the business entities in which trainees are placed, are keen supporters of the Program and this ensures integration and quality training for the trainees. The TOPP experience sets out to select and recruit aspiring CA’s who are self-starters, will challenge and seek challenge, who display entrepreneurial ability and add value, and who ultimately see themselves establishing careers within the Distell Group.
Key Performance Areas would include, but are not limited to
  • Performing the internal audit projects as approved by the Audit and Risk Committee.
  • Finalise an Audit File and propose an Audit opinion.
  • Prepare financial statements.
  • General bookkeeping, taxation and audit tasks.
  • Manage personal performance.
The successful candidate must have the following experience/skills:
  • A completed BCom Acc (Hons)/CTA degree will enjoy preference.
  • A completed BCom Acc degree will also be considered.
  • Certified copies of latest academic records.
  • Driver’s license and own vehicle will be advantageous.
  • Ability to work in a team.
  • Good communication skills (verbal and written).
  • Computer literate in MS Office.
  • Willingness to travel.
Closing date is 31 July 2016. 

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