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  • Posted: Apr 22, 2021
    Deadline: Not specified
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  • KPMG is the authoritative voice in Africa - unmatched in our ability to provide excellent service to our global, regional and local clients. KPMG in Africa's footprint ensures our forward-thinking, skilled professionals understand the complexities of doing business on this continent. Our deep expertise on Africa’s contrasts and opportunities and long-s...
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    Trainee Accountant (2024)

    Description

    KPMG is a firm which provides you with an exciting and diverse experience during your articles.

    We provide you with excellent support structures to ensure your wellbeing and personal development. This includes in-house board exams and a dedicated learning and development team committed to making you the best Chartered Accountant you can be.

    Successful applicants for our audit practice will have the following qualifications:

    • Certificate in the Theory of Accountancy (CTA) or equivalent from a SAICA accredited university.
    • Ability to work under pressure and meet strict deadlines
    • We offer a 36-month training contract, competitive remuneration package and professional challenges.
    • You will also benefit from an opportunity to excel in an environment where professionalism and ability are the only criteria for success.


    Qualifications

    KPMG is a firm which provides you with an exciting and diverse experience during your articles.

    We provide you with excellent support structures to ensure your wellbeing and personal development. This includes in-house board exams and a dedicated learning and development team committed to making you the best Chartered Accountant you can be.

    Successful applicants for our audit practice will have the following qualifications:

    • Certificate in the Theory of Accountancy (CTA) or equivalent from a SAICA accredited university.
    • Ability to work under pressure and meet strict deadlines
    • We offer a 36-month training contract, competitive remuneration package and professional challenges.
    • You will also benefit from an opportunity to excel in an environment where professionalism and ability are the only criteria for success.

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    Trainee Accountant (2025)

    Description
     
    KPMG is a firm which provides you with an exciting and diverse experience during your articles.

    We provide you with excellent support structures to ensure your wellbeing and personal development. This includes in-house board exams and a dedicated learning and development team committed to making you the best Chartered Accountant you can be.

    Successful applicants for our audit practice will have the following qualifications:

    • Certificate in the Theory of Accountancy (CTA) or equivalent from a SAICA accredited university.
    • Ability to work under pressure and meet strict deadlines
    • We offer a 36-month training contract, competitive remuneration package and professional challenges.
    • You will also benefit from an opportunity to excel in an environment where professionalism and ability are the only criteria for success.

    go to method of application »

    Experienced Manager - Technical Accounting

    About the job
    Purpose of the position

    To provide technical accounting advisory services, assistance and training to KPMG partners and staff (audit, tax and advisory) and KPMG clients through the Africa region – levels of responsibility may vary for managers and senior managers, but will include management of staff, engagements and projects.

    Key roles and responsibilities

    • Researching and answering accounting queries for KPMG staff and clients in accordance with International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS), IFRS for SME’s* and US GAAP* (*to a lesser extent)
    • Writing accounting opinions for KPMG audit teams and clients in accordance with IFRS, IFRS for SME’s* and US GAAP* (*to a lesser extent)
    • Being a technical consultant on specified audit engagements to provide dedicated technical accounting advisory services and support to the audit team and client
    • Providing technical accounting advisory services to KPMG clients on implementation projects within the larger RAAS BU.
    • Assisting with the preparation and presentation of accounting updates and training on IFRS for KPMG partners, staff and KPMG clients through the African region
    • Staying up to date with developments in both local standards and IFRS through internal research and involvement on local topic teams and market interest groups
    • Writing technical briefs and other articles for KPMG partners and staff on accounting application issues, including contentious or complex issues
    • Writing accounting articles for external publication and distribution
    • Assisting with updating the various technical “tools”, such as the South African illustrative disclosures disclosure checklists, and other tools
    • Review of financial statements of listed and unlisted entities for compliance with the reporting framework selected.

    Person specification

    Qualifications And Experience

    • Qualified CA

    Skills and attributes

    • A passion for accounting technical matters
    • Keen interest in researching and dealing with accounting-related issues
    • Good working knowledge and understanding of IFRS
    • Able to take initiative, and manage people, projects and engagements
    • Strong problem solving and analytical skills
    • Ambition to contribute to building a successful and profitable department
    • Proactive
    • Works well under pressure
    • Good organisational and time management skills
    • Able to deal with various tasks at once and meet deadlines
    • Strong communication, presentation and interpersonal skills (including writing)
    • Able to deal effectively with individuals at all levels within KPMG and external to KPMG
    • Willingness to keep up to date with developments in local and international accounting standards
    • Able to work independently and as part of a team
    • Good computer skills (Microsoft word, excel and powerpoint)
    • Could have knowledge of US GAAP (not essential)
       

    Method of Application

    Note: Never pay for any training, certificate, assessment, or testing to the recruiter.

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