Standard Bank CA(SA) Training Programme

Company Description

Standard Bank Group is a leading Africa-focused financial services group, and an innovative player on the global stage, that offers a variety of career-enhancing opportunities – plus the chance to work alongside some of the sector’s most talented, motivated professionals. Our clients range from individuals, to businesses of all sizes, high net worth families and large multinational corporates and institutions. We’re passionate about creating growth in Africa. Bringing true, meaningful value to our clients and the communities we serve and creating a real sense of purpose for you.

Job Description

At Standard Bank we value diversity.

We value diverse ways of thinking; forward thinkers with a passion for innovation. Being willing to learn, unlearn and relearn at a great pace to remain relevant is vital.
Adapting to change is one of the most important attributes that CA(SA)s will need in our digital age.

Building the future is exciting and fun, but it isn’t easy. We are looking for innovators, not spectators – challenge seekers who are motivated by constant transformation, growth and life-long learning.

We recognize that every trainee’s career path is different. That is why, through our rotation planning process, we ensure you obtain experiences and exposure that will build you into a future ready CA(SA).

Standard Bank is passionate about growing our people, and we are passionate about growing you. Choose Standard Bank to explore your potential and challenge the norm to become a creative, ground-breaking business leader and a CA(SA) of the future.


  • Must have completed or be completing a SAICA accredited
  • Certificate in the Theory of Accounting (CTA).
  • Postgraduate Diploma in Accounting (PGDA) or an equivalent qualification
  • Honours (HNS) in Accounting
  • Graduate Diploma in Accounting (GDA) or equivalent.
  • Post passing GDA,CTA or PGDA you must be eligible to write the ITC Board assessment 
    NB: Please note that you are NOT eligible to apply to the programme if you are currently completing CTA level 1 or BCTA (Bridging course into CTA)

Application Open from 7th February – 30th June 2024

Additional Information

Behavioural Competencies:

  • Articulating Information
  • Checking Details
  • Developing Expertise
  • Following Procedures
  • Interacting with People
  • Interpreting Data
  • Managing Tasks

Technical Competencies:

  • Financial Accounting
  • Financial Acumen
  • Interpreting Financial Statements
  • Management Accounting
  • Preparing Financial Statements
  • Understanding GAAP
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