BDO South Africa Available Employment Opportunity – Apply Now!

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3 Jun, 2021

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Analyst Jobs in South Africa, Finance Jobs in South Africa

BDO’s global organisation extends across 167 countries and territories, with 88,120 people working out of 1,617 offices – and we’re all working towards one goal: to provide our clients with exceptional service. Our firms across the organisation cooperate closely and comply with consistent operating principles and quality standards.

At BDO, we believe in investing in our people to help them grow, both professionally and personally. The foundation of our business is strong relationship, with colleagues, clients and other stakeholders and we work hard every day to make this a reality. Our commitment is to create unlimited growth by giving our people continuous opportunities.






Job Title: Economist
Location: Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa
Reference #: COF_01
Contract Type: Permanent/Contract 24 Months
Salary: Market Related

Job Summary:
The successful candidate will report to the Director and will inter alia be responsible for the provision of:
•Economic and statistical analysis – macroeconomic, econometric, predictive, forecasting and projection
•Risk analysis and Monte Carlo simulation
•Strategy, policy and research services to clients
•Procurement advisory to clients
•Financial Modelling development, reviewing and reporting
•Financial Modelling training and support
•Preparation and review of valuation models and reports
•Specialised valuation & strategy advice services to clients
•Project management
•Transaction services including due diligence
•Fund raising (project finance and other) and transaction advisory
•Business development and securing engagements

•Masters Economics and/or CFA

•Excess of 10 years project finance experience in performing the following:
-Bidder and sponsor
-Feasibility, business plans and financial close
-Product lifecycle
-Post implementation support acquisition/divestment
-Advisory team management
-General company and share valuations
•Excess of 10 years infrastructure experience
•Good understanding of valuation methodologies and determining the appropriate valuation approaches
•Excellent grasp of the English language and the ability to prepare relevant reports and letters
•Analysis of financial statements and evaluation of a company’s operating data, business performance and determination of proper levels of “working capital” and “capital structure” ratios
•Working within a professional environment
•Managing staff
•Client development and marketing
•Analysing client needs and determining deliverables
•Practical experience of business analytical review and risk evaluation
•Excellent computer literacy – Microsoft, OAK/Arixel/Spreadsheet Studio, @Risk/Chrystal Ball,
•Understanding of the basic principles of mergers and acquisitions
•Understanding of Companies Act requirements (as pertaining to affected transactions)
•Understanding of JSE Listing Requirements
•Understanding of BEE Codes

•An eye for detail and the ability to prepare precise models
•Ability to build strong and effective relationships with internal and external clients ensuring a professional and quality service that meets required expectations and needs
•Have a clear interest in a broad range of business, strategy and finance topics
•Ability to research market conditions and developments
•Excellent communication and report writing
•Ability to identifying new business opportunities
•Ability to work as part of a team and build a successful team
•Excellent planning and organising abilities
•Ability to work under pressure and achieve internal reporting deadlines
•Have a strong commitment to excellence and personal and professional growth
•Have demonstrated outstanding academic achievement and an aptitude for analytics
•Have a strong record of leadership in a work setting
•Ability to prepare valuation reports, information memoranda and prospectuses
•Skills transfer, succession planning and managing BDO and subcontractor teams
•Support the Directors in negotiate and structuring financial details
•Liaise with all parties involved in transactions and assist with negotiations
•Contribute to competitive bid proposals and formal presentations
•Ability to prepare due diligence reports using templates and executive summaries


The appointment will be made in terms of the firm’s Employment Equity Policy.
Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.


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Application Deadline: 10/06/2021

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