BDO South African: Audit Assistant Intern (Port Elizabeth)

Audit Assistant Intern

Company BDO South Africa

Reference # EXA_01

Published 05/03/2021

Contract Type Permanent

Salary Market Related

Location Port Elizabeth, Eastern Cape, South Africa


At BDO, we believe in investing in our people to help them grow, both professionally and personally. The foundation of our business is strong relationship, with colleagues, clients and other stakeholders and we work hard every day to make this a reality. Our commitment is to create unlimited growth by giving our people continuous opportunities and our client's unparalleled support.

BDO’s global organisation extends across 167 countries and territories, with 88,120 people working out of 1,617 offices – and we’re all working towards one goal: to provide our clients with exceptional service. Our firms across the organisation cooperate closely and comply with consistent operating principles and quality standards.

BDO has a vacancy for a Audit Assistant Intern.

Job Functions Accounting,Auditing

Industries Accounting & Auditing


The Audit Intern will work as part of a dedicated team and will be required to complete daily tasks assigned by the external audit team. The Audit Intern 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 external audit team.

Job Requirements and Specifications:

•Preparation of audit working papers on behalf of the external audit team

•Responsible for obtaining external bank and attorney confirmation letters

•Performing deed searches

•Casting and cross-casting of annual financial statements


Qualifications & Experience:

•BCom Accounting Degree or in final year of degree

Skills and Competencies Required:

•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

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

Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

Job Closing Date 19/03/2021