Old Mutual CA (SA) Training Program offers training and bursaries to candidates who wish to pursue a career as a Chartered Accountant. The program is previously known as Training Outside Public Practice (TOPP) and now SAICA which is the umbrella body for Chartered Accountants has changed the name.
How do you become a Chartered Accountant?
The first step to becoming a Chartered Accountant (CA) after completing Matric is completing a B. Comm. Accounting or Equivalent at universities accredited by SAICA. You are then required to complete CTA or equivalent. After you have completed all the academic requirements, you need to get a job with a Training Office (ATO) like Old Mutual. Once hired, you will complete a three-year training program. Whilst doing your training/ internship, you need to complete Part one and two of the Qualifying Examinations (QE1 and QE 2). For more information on Qualifying examinations and detail in training visit www.saica.co.za.
Why be a Chartered Accountant @ Old Mutual?
Old Mutual’s dual listing in London and South Africa makes it essential that we attract, train and retain the best skills to ensure that our business practices are of the highest international ethical standards.
Due to the diversity of its businesses, Old Mutual offers a multitude of career opportunities for aspiring Chartered Accountants including:
Risk & compliance management through our Group Internal Audit and Enterprise Risk Management.
Financial management within different business units within Old Mutual.
Strategy development & implementation for the company.
Investment analysis and portfolio.
Providing specialist skills to the group at large through the corporate tax, corporate finance and corporate accounting divisions of the company.
Property development & management.
Product development & distribution.
Exposure to Old Mutual’s international operations will also help you to identify your career interests and strengths while simultaneously providing invaluable on-the-job experience.
Opportunities for secondments to our international offices also exist due to our presence in the United States, the United Kingdom & Sweden.
How to Apply
You need a Certificate in the Theory of Accounting (CTA) or a Post -graduate Diploma in Accounting (PGDAP) before you apply for Old Mutual’s Training Outside Public Practice (TOPP) programme.
Applications need to be submitted by 31 July annually.
All applications will be reviewed and successful applicants will be invited for an interview and further assessment.
The application form must be accompanied by all the documentation requested on the application form. This includes certified copies of your academic transcripts and identification documents.
Please note: application forms that are incomplete or do not have supporting documentation will not be considered.
Post your application form to us at:
The Coordinator Accounting Bursary
FinRisC Human Resources (4C)
Po Box 66
The programme coordinator will acknowledge your application. If your receipt is not acknowledged please contact:
E-mail: Babalwa Mgoduka
Tel: +27 (21) 509 2656
While every effort is made to accommodate applicants we do not take responsibility for applications that do not reach us in time.
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