Trainee Accountant, Parktown
Gateway Capital Placcements
Johannesburg, South Africa
2d ago
source : Job Placements

Having been in the auditing and advisory game for more than 40 years, this firm provides an environment that will provide you will all the resources necessary to realise your career as an Accountant, and potentially Chartered Accountant if you opt to take that route.

That’s right, the firm offer SAICA articles should you show that you have what it takes during your probation period.

Join a company that works and plays hard; a company that creates an experience for their employees, rather just a means to an end.

You won’t be office-bound the entire time, as you’ll spend about 20% of your time at clients, gaining exposure to industries across the board something you would not necessarily get at one of the larger corporates.

With quarterly company functions (like quad-biking, river rafting), monthly events and awesome working hours (08 : 00 16 : 30 Monday to Thursday, and 08 : 00 14 : 00 on Fridays) and a team big on technology, who wouldn’t want to be a part of this modern setup?

Minimum requirements : Essential :

Essential :

  • Matric / Grade 12
  • Must have obtained a recognised degree from a reputable university, or be currently studying. Individuals who are busy with or have completed CTA would be an advantage.
  • There is also the opportunity to start with your SAICA articles

  • 1 to 2 years’ experience in an accounting role, and have done the following :
  • Loading trial balances on CaseWare
  • Drawing up financial statements
  • Liaising with clients
  • Auditing on CaseWare
  • Must have CaseWare experience ( non-negotiable - please do not apply if you have not worked with CaseWare )
  • Must have a driver’s license and own car, and be willing to work overtime and travel extensively
  • Must have excellent computer skills
  • Must have excellent communication skills, both verbal and written
  • Must be presentable and well-spoken
  • Competencies & attitudes :

  • Must be deadline driven, a go getter, assertive yet friendly
  • Must be diligent, ensure that rules and procedures are followed strictly and have a high standard of work ethic
  • Must have a passion for accounting, auditing and display such enthusiasm to becoming a great Accountant / CA
  • Must be serious and committed to ensuring client service is met and relationships are maintained
  • Must have a high learning agility
  • Must be a strong character that can handle pressure, enjoys a challenge, is presentable and portrays a professional image at all times
  • Remuneration & benefits :

  • R 15 000 20 000 cost to company (including optional benefits : CAMAF and retirement annuity)
  • Affiliated with CAMAF, should you opt to take a medical aid out through the company
  • Travel reimbursement, as you will not always be office bound
  • Lucrative bonus structure
  • Additional study leave days
  • This opportunity applies to South African citizens. Non-South African citizens need not apply.

    Only online applications will be considered and reviewed. If you have not been contacted within two (2) weeks of your application, please consider it unsuccessful.

    We will keep your profile on hand should a similar position come up in the future

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