Finance & Banking 

Junior Trainee Accountant


Accountant, Finance, Account management, Financial reporting Internship

Career Field

Finance & Banking 

Job Type

Internship Programme


South Africa



The Host Organisation

An auditing and accounting practice which offers extensive expertise and personalized services to local businesses.

Roles and Responsibilities

Junior accountants will provide support to our financial team by assisting in daily accounting tasks such as preparing financial statements, reconciliation, reviewing and reporting. As part of a team of experienced professionals, you will strive to maintain organization and financial transparency for clients as well as client satisfaction.


Excellent organization. Attention to detail and analytical acumen. Intrinsic motivation and strong work ethic. Currently studying or completed degree in accounting, finance or relevant field is beneficial but not required.

Skills Acquisition

Understanding of financial reporting principles and practices Client relationship management Analytical and problem solving Technical, IT and other software knowledge Commercial acumen

Benefits to Intern

Work in a fast paced environment as you learned from seasoned professionals at a leading financial provider in Cape Town. Establish an international network while demonstrating your adaptability and dedication to future employers. Gain valuable, on the job training on finance related skills and specialized software.

Schedule & Compensation

Full-time temporary role with expectation of 37.5 hours work per week. Summer placement of 8-12 weeks with some flexibility and potential to extend Internship completed on an unpaid basis.



Please note that this position is offered as part of a comprehensive professional internship programme which has a fee. We offer lots of opportunities in this career area as part of our internship programme.

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Choice of programmes

We offer several programme options to suit different budgets

Choose your level of support and independence

Pay only for what you need from your trip

Programme fee starts at GBP £396 (USD $495)

Unlimited duration. No extra fee

Stay for any amount of time that you need and the price you pay for your programme does not change.

Total flexibility and control over your stay duration

You're free to change your itinerary whilst you're here, no hassle.

Unique guarantees

You won’t pay a penny unless we can offer you your ideal internship. Get 100% back if you’re not 100% happy after our placement search.

Your needs and preferences always come first

You're in total control of your experience

You won't get a 'cookie cutter' experience with us.

Four unique promises underpin our services. See them.

Focus on the skills you need.

Not only do you choose your industry, but also choose the exact skills you want to develop within that industry. Communication, negotiation, political negotiation. Just say!

We have a huge network of host organisations that allow us to find your match with unbeatable accuracy.

Our unique application provides you with the opportunity to highlight the skills you need to develop.

Our placement search is totally driven by your personal requirements.

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