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Sanne: Commerce Graduate Internships Programme 2021


Unemployed Graduates are invited to Apply for the Sanne Internships Programme 2021

  • Job Title: Finance Intern and Trainee Fund Accountant
  • Location: Cape Town, South Africa
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Closing Date: Not Specified

Job Details:

This is an internship programme for a candidate studying towards a finance related course and seeking to gain commercial experience in the Finance industry. The role will be designed to assist the AR Manager.

We are seeking a Trainee Fund Accountant, reporting to a Manager within the Debt Division of Sanne, to have responsibility for the preparations of accurate portfolio valuations on a timely basis. You will typically be responsible for the accounting of a number of portfolios.

The following Internships are open for applications:

1. Finance Intern

  • Currently studying towards a Finance related degree or moving in that direction.

Key responsibilities:

  • Capturing customer receipts;
  • Preparing bank reconciliations;
  • As necessary – resolving customer queries;
  • Reinforcing their financial accounting knowledge in practice; and
  • Obtain basic excel skills

Skills / experience required :

  • Currently studying towards a finance-related degree or moving in that direction.
  • Proficient in English.
  • Computer literate.
  • Willing to learn and adapt to a changing environment.
  • The current studying schedule must be flexible enough to accommodate the working week.

2. Trainee Fund Accountant Intern

Commerce degree with:

  • Financial Accounting 3
  • Taxation 1
  • Auditing 1 OR Internal Auditing 2 OR Internal Control & Code of Ethics
  • Corporate Law 1 OR Commercial Law 2
  • Management accounting

Key responsibilities:

The brief description outlined above will involve the following specific duties:

  • Working with the Manager to ensure the completion of NAVs, Management Reporting, and Statutory
  • Reporting of corporate entities to ensure the team
  • Liaising with fund managers, brokers, and custodians
  • Ensure that client responsibilities are managed
  • Assisting the external auditors to ensure the audit
  • Preparation of monthly, quarterly, annual NAV’s,
  • Management accounts and IPD’s;
  • Preparation of annual statutory financial statements;
  • Assisting with cash management and bank payments
  • Responsibility for all bookkeeping of clients in complies with all of its accounting and regulatory obligations and requirements including listing requirements and client reporting; to communicate information and resolve issues on a timely basis; effectively and to the agreed client, best practice, regulatory and statutory deadlines; function is executed on a timely and efficient basis; and portfolio.


Skills / experience required

Applicants will need to be in possession of the following:

  • Commerce degree with:
  • Financial Accounting 3
  • Taxation 1
  • Auditing 1 OR Internal Auditing 2 OR Internal Control & Code of Ethics
  • Corporate Law 1 OR Commercial Law 2
  • Management accounting;
  • Proficient in MS Excel;
  • Structural and detail orientated;
  • Good analytical and problem-solving skills;
  • Excellent interpersonal and teamwork skills;
  • Ability to prioritize work and meet strict deadlines;
  • Excellent communication and organization skills;
  • Motivated and driven and Financial sector and Fund knowledge will be a distinct advantage

How to Apply

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