11 February 2021

BDO Assistant Audit & Review Consultants Internship 2021

Description: BDO invites you to apply for a Assistant Audit & Review Consultants Internship where you will learn to perform accounting, and at times, payroll work for clients, under supervision.

The Assistant Audit & Review Consultants will work as part of a dedicated team and will be required to complete daily reviewing of Annual Financial Statements.

The Assistant Audit & Review Consultants will also be responsible for testing the transactions processed in the clients accounting records to ensure transactions are valid, accurate and complete and provide feedback to the client for any recommended changes required and further indicate if any additional adjustments are required based on the findings from the testing performed.

This 1-year YES program Initiative was launched by President Cyril Ramaphosa in 2018 to combat youth unemployment in South Africa.

YES stands for Youth Unemployment Service, and the goal of the initiative is to create one million new jobs and job opportunities over the next three years, in urban areas, peri-urban areas and rural areas throughout the country.

Through facilitating youth employment and YES Community Hubs, the YES initiative aims to combat high youth unemployment, upskill workers, make South Africa more attractive to investors, and boost the South African economy.

Principle Outcomes of the program: Ending unemployment, and then improving the work-readiness of youth who sign up by providing them with training and development opportunities.

Location: Cape Town, Western Cape

Closing Date: 15/02/2021

Principle Outcomes of the program: Ending unemployment, and then improving the work-readiness of youth who sign up by providing them with training and development opportunities.

Key Performance Areas:

  • •Review of accounting records to ensure whether transactions are valid and accurate.
  • •Review of Financial statements to ensure disclosure performed is accurate and all disclosure that has been included in the accounts is appropriate and relevant.
  • •Agree transactions identified in the accounting records to the related supporting invoices.
  • •Agree payments and receipts to related bank statements.
  • •Confirm that all routine expenditure has been accounted for in the accounts and included in the correct financial period
  • •Performance of Analytical Review Procedures such as variance analysis and investigations for any changes in current year cost to that of prior year and what was budgeted for.

Required Qualification:

  • •National Senior Certificate which includes competence in Accounting
  • •Diploma or Degree in Accounting or Internal Auditing

Competency Requirements:

  • •Takes responsibility for work allocated / Dependable
  • •Hard working and reliable
  • •Excellent communication skills
  • •Ability to cope under pressure and achieve deadlines
  • •Have good time management skills
  • •Experience with working with Microsoft Office
  • •Excellent computer literacy skills.

Our mission defines who we are and why we exist. It’s our core purpose. We play a big role in helping our clients and people achieve their dreams. Our mission keeps us grounded and humble about our impact on people’s lives every day.

The appointment will be made in terms of the firm’s Employment Equity Policy.

Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.