SAICA Training Contract

at PwC
Location East London, South Africa
Date Posted December 29, 2021
Category Management
Job Type Full-Time


A career within External Audit services, will provide you with the opportunity to provide a range of Assurance services and business advice to a variety of clients from small, fast growing clients to large entities. Our clients are often well known brands and many have broad international reach. We focus on using the latest technology to reduce the level of manual testing ensuring you’ll focus on the most valuable areas of client service and on enhancing corporate governance and the reliability of our clients’ information.
To really stand out and make us fit for the future in a constantly changing world, each and every one of us at PwC needs to be a purpose-led and values-driven leader at every level. To help us achieve this we have the PwC Professional; our global leadership development framework. It gives us a single set of expectations across our lines, geographies and career paths, and provides transparency on the skills we need as individuals to be successful and progress in our careers, now and in the future.

As an Associate, you'll work as part of a team of problem solvers, helping to solve complex business issues from strategy to execution. PwC Professional skills and responsibilities for this management level include but are not limited to:

Invite and give in the moment feedback in a constructive manner.
Share and collaborate effectively with others.
Identify and make suggestions for improvements when problems and/or opportunities arise.
Handle, manipulate and analyse data and information responsibly.
Follow risk management and compliance procedures.
Keep up-to-date with developments in area of specialism.
Communicate confidently in a clear, concise and articulate manner - verbally and in the materials I produce.
Build and maintain an internal and external network.
Seek opportunities to learn about how PwC works as a global network of firms.
Uphold the firm's code of ethics and business conduct.
Execute external audit engagements for PwC’s clients.

Essential skills and experience

IFRS knowledge. Display sound leadership skills. Computer literate with all PwC’s software. Self-motivated, pay attention to detail. Excellent communication skills. Strong interpersonal and management skills. Ability to multi-task. Analytical and solution driven. Pro-active and committed to delivery. Excellent time management skills.

Required qualifications

B.Com Honours in Accounting preferred

B.Com in Accounting minimum requirement


Work under the supervision of an Audit Manager or Senior;

Execute general auditing functions according to PwC methodologies;

Work within budget allocations;

General administration;

Invite and provide evidence-based feedback in a timely and constructive manner;

Share and collaborate effectively with others;

Work with existing processes/systems whilst making constructive suggestions for improvements;

Follow risk management and compliance procedures;

Keep up-to-date with technical developments;

Communicate confidently in a clear, concise and articulate manner - verbally and in written form;

Uphold the firm’s code of ethics and business conduct.

Education(if blank, degree and/or field of study not specified)

Degrees/Field of Study required:
Degrees/Field of Study preferred:
Certifications(if blank, certifications not specified)

Required Skills

Optional Skills

Desired Languages(If blank, desired languages not specified)

Travel Requirements

Up to 60%
Available for Work Visa Sponsorship?

Interested candidates can send their CVs