Monday, 17 December 2018

SAICA Trainee Opportunity at Siemens 2019

This is a three year training programme to become certified as a Chartered accountant with SAICA.

Siemens is one of the largest and most successful electrical engineering and electronics organisations in the world. Our innovations are touching the lives of millions of people daily.

About the Internship
•Based in Accounting & Controlling.
•Rotation in other business divisions, business units or corporate support functions to gain core competencies.

What are the responsibilities for the role? (What does the CA programme involve?)
•Plans, prepares and consolidates balance sheet and P&L statements and reports, according to relevant accounting standards (IFRS, GAAP, local standard etc)
•Prepares reports for division or support function management
•Analyse and evaluate assets and liabilities
•Contributes with analyses relevant for annual financial statements
•Co-operates with vendors, clients in reconciling the account status, on an accountable level
•Keeps abreast with changes of internal guidelines and external accounting standards, and prepares and presents training
•Review and update published guidelines owned by Processes & Projects
•Issue and implement new accounting guidelines
•Investigates project and other adhoc queries from the divisions and support functions
•Plan and prepare budgets and forecast for corporate units
•Capture budget and forecast into SAP
•Allocate Infrastructure costs as per approved budget for distribution to divisions
•Provide support to colleagues in the other African countries
•Provide support to corporate units with respect to specialised reporting required by Head Quarter reporting
•Proactively understand and implement Support Function and Financial Reporting Guideline requirements
•Ensures that all SAICA learning requirements technically and professionally are met with in the relevant time period

Through exposure and training on:
•Financial Management
•Management Decision-Making
•Financial Accounting
•Internal Audit
•Corporate Governance
•Auditing & Assurance
•Commercial project management

Including development and training on:
•Interpersonal & communication skills
•Intellectual skills
•Organizational & management skills

What do I need to qualify?
•Successfully Completed Certificate in Theory of Accounting (CTA)
•Strong verbal communication skills

Personal Attributes
•High performer
•Ability to work within a team and autonomously
•Analytical thinker

Location: Midrand


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