Posted on :
28 Apr, 2010
At Absa, we run challenging training programmes which allow candidates to explore all areas of Absa. We provide SAICA, ACCA and CIMA training for accounting trainees who want to qualify as Chartered Accountants (CA) (SA), Accredited Certified Chartered Accountant (ACCA) and Chartered Management Accountant (CMA).
ABSA is now recruiting for Absa Accounting Training Program
Successful applicants will form part of the extensive Absa Graduate Development Program during their first year of training.
Every trainee will receive guidance on professional development from a dedicated personal mentor. The training takes place at our head office in Johannesburg. The Absa Accounting Training Program provides a challenging training platform, with rotations to ensure exposure to different technical areas and specialist business units
Chartered accountants and other professionals supervise trainees. Trainees also have the opportunity to explore various divisions in the bank to establish which area of specialisation they would like to follow after completion of their training contract.
In 2008, the Absa Accounting Training Program had a success rate of 73% for the SAICA FQE 1 exam; and achieved a 50% pass rate for the FQE 2, with one of the candidates holding the 10th position overall. In 2009, the pass rate for the FQE 1 was 100%.
Absa also offers additional benefits during the training period:
Application process and entry requirements for 2010
Entry Criteria for SAICA Program
If you are planning to study towards B.Com Hons / CTA or equivalent.
Entry Criteria for CIMA Program
If you have completed studies that will exempt you up to Managerial Level.
Entry Criteria for ACCA Program
If you have completed studies that will exempt you up to Fundamental Level.
Due date for applications
As soon as the applicant has graduated, contact us to apply, and send your CV and results to us. Applications close on the 31 August 2010. We would also like to assist you by facilitating personal development and skills courses that will further help with your studies; and with financial assistance, such as bursaries.
Please ensure that you meet the minimum criteria for SAICA, CIMA and ACCA before sending your CV to us at [email protected]. This e-mail address must only be used for Accounting Training Programme-related communications.