FirstRand is a leading and diversified financial services group, with interests across Africa and abroad.
With a unique culture, a wide range of opportunities and powerful commitment to its clients and employees, alike, there is no better place than FirstRand to make your Start. Build your life. Create the future. Craft your career. Invest in yourself. Dream bigger. Give yourself options. Make your Start at Africa’s largest financial services group.
What are we looking for?
FirstRand CA Training Programme
To successfully complete your three years of articles in the FirstRand CA training programme and qualify as a Chartered Accountant.
Contribute to the profitability of the business through cost savings
Ensure deadlines and obligations are met
Constantly improve and maintain turn-around times of responses to queries, reporting, and other client services
Focusing on tracking and meeting of goals set for rotations
Develop and maintain effective relationships with internal stakeholders and external stakeholders
Reach the required competency levels as stipulated by SAICA on the compulsory, elective and residual competencies
Continuously support effective teamwork within the department
Keep abreast of changes and trends in Accounting and related field
Identify and request relevant training interventions
Maintain own professional development
Qualifications and Experience:
CTA /PGDA or B.Com Honours Accounting
Quantitative Graduate Trainee
Work at a high level in a range of placements across the organisation, undertaking specific project work or operational delivery for the host department, developing key skills, and building organisational understanding.
Represent the Bank both internally and externally, to develop and maintain an understanding and awareness of relevant initiatives and challenges facing local banking authorities as well as global issues pertaining to banking, and the impact it has on Risk/Treasury.
Undertake training in a relevant professional qualification. (CFA, FRM, Actuarial exams, etc.)
Build strong professional relationships within Business units to improve cross-functional understanding and partnership working
Demonstrate commitment to continuous personal and professional development through active participation in graduate development events and by exploring placement and employment opportunities
Qualifications and Experience:
Honours qualifications in either Actuarial Science/ Mathematics/ Statistic / Engineering or Data Science
SAS / Matlab /R coding experience
How to apply
To apply submit a CV, motivational letter and all updated academics to www.my4in1.co.za
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Are you invested in your future?
Then FirstRand would like to invest in you…
“Talented individuals who love challenges, are motivated to add value and have innovative ideas will always find a home at FirstRand.”
BURSARIES TO MOTIVATED, SMART AND CONSISTENTLY ACHIEVING STUDENTS
As a leading African financial services business, FirstRand has a vested interest in the future of the continent and her young talent. With brands well known for their entrepreneurship and innovation: FNB, RMB, WesBank and Ashburton Investments – FirstRand is actively engaged in virtually every sector of the economy.
And so we invest in those students who invest in themselves. Our bursaries are available to top performers.
If you are in the final year of a BCom Accountancy, Accounting Honours or CTA programme – or have completed your second year quants (in Mathematics, Statistical, Engineering or Actuarial Studies); are passionate about your field of study, motivated, driven and full of hope for your future, then let FirstRand’s bursaries work for you.
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