Siemens Accounting Professional (SAICA Trainee)

As soon as possible

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Location (s):

  • South Africa


This is a three year training programme to become certified as a Chartered accountant with SAICA.


Based in Accounting & Controlling.

Rotation in other business divisions, business units or corporate support functions to gain core competencies.

What are the responsibilities for the role? (What does the CA programme involve?)

  • Plans, prepares and consolidates balance sheet and P&L statements and reports, according to relevant accounting standards (IFRS, GAAP, local standard etc)
  • Prepares reports for division or support function management
  • Analyse and evaluate assets and liabilities
  • Contributes with analyses relevant for annual financial statements
  • Co-operates with vendors, clients in reconciling the account status, on an accountable level
  • Keeps abreast with changes of internal guidelines and external accounting standards, and prepares and presents training
  • Review and update published guidelines owned by Processes & Projects
  • Issue and implement new accounting guidelines
  • Investigates project and other adhoc queries from the divisions and support functions
  • Plan and prepare budgets and forecast for corporate units
  • Capture budget and forecast into SAP
  • Allocate Infrastructure costs as per approved budget for distribution to divisions
  • Provide support to colleagues in the other African countries
  • Provide support to corporate units with respect to specialised reporting required by Head Quarter reporting
  • Proactively understand and implement Support Function and Financial Reporting Guideline requirements
  • Ensures that all SAICA learning requirements technically and professionally are met with in the relevant time period

Through exposure and training on:

  • Financial Management
  • Management Decision-Making
  • Financial Accounting
  • Internal Audit
  • Corporate Governance
  • Auditing & Assurance
  • Taxation
  • Commercial project management
  • Controlling

Including development and training on

  • Interpersonal & communication skills
  • Intellectual skills
  • Organizational & management skills

Opportunity is About:


Candidates should be from:

Description of Ideal Candidate:

Who do I need to qualify?

  • Successfully Completed Certificate in Theory of Accounting (CTA)
  • Strong verbal communication skillsPersonal Attributes
  • High performer
  • Ability to work within a team and autonomously
  • Analytical thinker


Deadline: As soon as possible

Cost/funding for participants:

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