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Chartered Accountants Academy Programme for Accounting graduates at Department of National Treasury




Division: Office of The Accountant-General

Training Programme: Candidates are invited to apply for the programme and will be exposed to the public sector with a view to meeting the skills shortage in the sector. Trainees will have an opportunity to be on the cutting edge of financial management transformation and be part of policy development initiatives while developing technical and professional competencies. Purpose: The National Treasury’s Chartered Accountants Academy offers a three-year full-time training contract that will provide trainees with an opportunity to develop the Professional Values, Attitudes and Acumens (PVAA) proficiency in pursuance of the Chartered Accountancy CA (SA) profession.

STIPEND : R424 104 per annum, (all-inclusive)

CENTRE : Pretoria, Johannesburg, Cape Town & Durban

REQUIREMENTS : Certificate in the Theory of Accounting (CTA) or equivalent qualification that meets SAICA requirements to write Initial Test of Competence (ITC) in January 2024. Candidates who are in the process of completing CTA or doing final year of equivalent qualification can apply. Proof of academic results.

DUTIES : Key learning areas to be clarified by various units where the successful trainees will be placed.


APPLICATIONS : To apply: Send your application form available on Grade 12 certificate, full official academic record, and your South African ID to:

CLOSING DATE : 09 October 2023 at 12:00 midnight

NOTE : The National Treasury utilises an e-Recruitment system, effective from 7 April 2021, which means all applicants must login/register to apply for positions as we no longer accept applications via email or hand delivered/post. The applicant’s profile on the e-Recruitment is equivalent to the newly approved Z83 and it is the responsibility of applicants to ensure their profiles are fully completed or their applications will not be considered, as per the DPSA Practice Note. Certain documentations will still be required to be uploaded on the system such as copies of all qualifications including National Senior Certificate/Matric certificate, ID, etc., however these documents need not be certified at point of application however certification will be required prior to attending the interview. All qualifications, criminal and SA citizenship checks will be conducted on all short-listed candidates and, where applicable, additional checks will be conducted. It is the applicant’s responsibility to have all their foreign qualifications (this includes O and A level certificates) evaluated by the South African Qualifications Authority (SAQA), not negotiable. The status of your application will be visible on the e-Recruitment system. However, if you have not received feedback from the National Treasury within 3 months of the closing date, please regard your application as unsuccessful. Note: The National Treasury reserves the right not to fill the below-mentioned posts or to put on hold a position/s and/or to re-advertise a post/s. The National Treasury is compliant to the requirements of POPIA. OTHER

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