Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr Graduate Opportunity 2017

Posted on :

27 Apr, 2017

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Internships in South Africa

At Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr (CDH) we believe the right partnership can lead to great things. The partnerships we cherish and value most are those we have forged through time and experience with our clients and, of course, our people.

We are a full service law firm – one of the largest business law firms in South Africa, with more than 350 lawyers and a track record spanning over 163 years.

We are able to provide experienced legal support and an authentic knowledge-based and cost-effective legal service for clients looking to do business in key markets across Africa.

Our Africa practice brings together the resources and expertise of leading business law firms across the continent that have direct experience acting for governments, state agencies and multinational organisations.

This combined experience across the continent produces an extensive African capability. We also partner with other professional disciplines such as audit, business consulting or corporate finance disciplines to provide a seamless and integrated solution for projects that have a multi-disciplinary dimension.

We focus on a number of key sectors which are active and thriving in Africa, including mining and minerals, telecommunications, energy, oil and gas, banking and finance, projects and infrastructure, hospitality and leisure and arbitration.

An exciting opportunity exists in the Johannesburg Finance department for a graduate that has successfully completed a BCOM Finance/Accounting degree.

The applicant should be proficient in, MS Office i.e. Excel, Word, and Outlook. Experience in the accounting software programme AJS would be considered an advantage.
Training will be provided on in-house systems such as AJS.
KEY FUNCTIONS
The responsibilities of the position include but are not limited to:
• Manage and maintain Creditors
• Capture and reconcile Cash Books
• Assist with investments when required
• Assist in month-end procedure
• Maintain financial files and records
• Follow up on outstanding unallocated direct deposits
• Assist manager with all departmental matters when needed
• Attend to telephonic and email queries and requests
• Assist with other responsibilities in the department as required

OTHER REQUIREMENTS
• Effective interpersonal and communications skills
• Analytical and problem solving skills
• Proactive
• Ability to administer and execute instructions, from receipt to conclusion, with minimal supervision.
• Strong organisational skills, meticulous and high attention to detail
• Ability to work towards tight deadlines in a highly pressurized environment
• Be honest and trustworthy
• Be flexible
• Motivated and driven
• May be required to work extended hours during month-end
Location: Sandton

Should you be interested and meet the requirements as stipulated above, CLICK HERE to apply.

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