Earnest & Young South Africa Graduate Trainee Requirements and Salaries

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Earnest & Young is one of the best Audit Firms in South Africa for Graduate trainee program. The company recruits over 10 graduates under the Graduate Trainee program. During training, the monthly salary is R5,000 to R 8,000.The training takes up to 3 years.After the training,monthly salary grows to R12,000 to R 15,000 per month.

 Requirements for the Graduate Trainee Program

 Assurance/Audit Graduate Programme

Requirements

To pursue a career as a Chartered Accountant you will need to enrol for a BCom Accounting degree or an equivalent CA(SA) undergraduate qualification at a SAICA accredited university. Once you have completed your degree you will be required to complete your Certificate in the Theory of Accounting (CTA)/ Honours/ Post Graduate Diploma in Accounting (PGDA). Our firm is diverse, so if you are thinking about a profession in Tax, International Tax, or Transfer Pricing, then our Graduate Programme is also for you.

Business Experience Programme: Audit

Requirements

To participate in the Business Experience Programme, you will need to enrol for a B Com Accounting degree or an equivalent CA(SA) undergraduate qualification at a SAICA accredited university. This programme is open to all undergraduate students including 1st year students.

The Tax Trainee Programme

General Information

Both SAICA Tax Elective trainees, and SAIT trainees will join this programme.

The SAICA Tax Elective programme offers trainees will gain significant experience across multiple service offerings, and sectors with long-term opportunities for focusing in one or more areas.

The SAIT programme, for SAIT tax trainees, is within our Global Compliance and Reporting (GCR – Tax, Finance and Payroll Operate) subservice line which includes Indirect Tax (ITX), Personal Advisory Services (PAS) and Financial Reporting (Finance Operate). Within our subservice lines, SAIT tax trainees will gain experience in:

  • Tax compliance: Preparation and review of corporate income tax returns
  • Audit of tax support: Corporate tax audit of companies
  • Tax accounting and reporting, and financial reporting: Tax accounting of companies, preparation of Annual Financial Statement for companies (tax and accounting)

The broad range of experience across the different subservice lines are there to build your professional expertise in a well-rounded tax and finance professional.

Requirements

To join this programme you will need CTA level 02, or BSc/BCom Honours degree in Tax/Accounting/ Accounting Science.

Indirect tax (ITX) Training Programme

Requirements

To join this programme you will need a BCom Honours Accounting/Tax; or an LLB with completed articles (admitted attorney).

Internal Audit Graduate Programme

Requirements:

A Bachelor of Commerce (BCom) Honour’s degree and above with a minimum overall academic average of 65% and above in Internal Audit.

Actuarial and Quants Graduate Programme

Requirements:

An Honours or Master’s degree in Actuarial Science, Mathematics, Statistics and/or Data Science.

Forensic and Integrity Services Graduate Programme

Requirements:

A minimum overall academic average of 65% and above in one of the following fields of study:

  • BCom/BCom Honours degree Accounting/Auditing;
  • BCom Honours degree in Forensic Accountancy;
  • LLB; and
  • BSc Degree in Computer Science.

Strategy and Transactions Graduate Programme

Requirements

Applications are open to those in their final year of study at the time of applying; and studying towards a BCom and/or Bachelor of Business Science (BBusSc) degree. A minimum overall academic average of 65% and above in one of the following fields of study: Finance, Economics, Statistics, Information Management, Actuarial Sciences is required.

Vacation Work – Audit

General Information

EY understands the importance of personal and career development. Choosing to join our organisation for short period over your University holidays is a fantastic way to gain all the exposure you will need to understand more about our organisational culture, people, business and clients. Vacation work includes interaction with clients and first-hand audit experience.

Requirements

The programme applications open in January and June and is open to second, third and final year students studying a relevant accounting degree at a SAICA accredited University. Students with an academic average of 60% and above are invited to apply.

Bursary Programme

Eligibility requirements

The first requirement to be eligible for a bursary is South African citizenship and a valid South African identity document. We require an academic record of a minimum of four A’s, excluding Life Orientation; that you will be studying toward a relevant CA degree (three to four years) and a year Accounting Honours/Certificate in Theory in Accounting (CTA). Further, you should be accepted and/or enrolled at a SAICA (South African Institute of Chartered Accountants) accredited University. The list of accredited Universities can be found on the Matric bursary page.

Supply Chain Graduate Programme

Requirements:

A final year Bachelor of Engineering or Bachelor of Science Honours degree and above with a minimum overall academic average of 65% and above in the field of Industrial Engineering.

Technology Consulting Graduate Programme

General information:

Technology is at the centre of business change, enabling organisations to transform their business and operating models and respond nimbly to competitive threats. EY technology advisory teams operate in the following domains:

  • Cyber Security                                                                  SAP Financial Services
  • Governance, Risk and Compliance Technology            SAP Non-Financial Services
  • Data and Analytics                                                           SAP Treasury and Loans
  • Technology Transformation                                            IT Advisory

Requirements:

A Bachelor of Commerce (BCom) Honour’s degree and above with a minimum overall academic average of 65% and above in one of the following fields of study:

  • Information Technology                                                  Big Data Analytics
  • Informatics                                                                        Information Systems
  • Computer Engineering                                                    Computer Science

CcaSS Graduate Programme

Requirements:

An Environmental or Social Science Honours degree and above with a minimum overall academic average of 65% and above in one of the following fields of study:

  • Environmental or human rights law;
  • Engineering: renewable energy, civil or chemical; and
  • Development finance, sustainable development, impact finance or business administration with a sustainability focus.

Technology and Risk (IT Audit) Programme

Requirements:

A minimum overall academic average of 65% and above in one of the following fields of study:

  • BCom Information Systems/Science;
  • BCom Honours in Internal Audit; and
  • BSc Computer Science.

To apply for the vacancies,visit the company’s website.