Economic advisor intern


CompanyBDO South AfricaReference #ECI_01Published24/12/2020Contract TypeContract 12 MonthsSalaryMarket RelatedLocationJohannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa  Introduction

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.

BDO Johannesburg has a vacancy for an intern working with the Economic Incentives department with BDO Advisory Services.

Job FunctionsAuditing,Intern  IndustriesAccounting & Auditing  Specification

The Economic Advisory Intern will inter alia be responsible for:
•Auditing of APDP grants
•Auditing of all other Government Grants
•Consulting of all Government Grant applications
•Advisory and auditing of all government grant applications
•Adherence to deadlines


•National Diploma/NQF6 Accounting or Auditing – minimum
•Degree B Com Accounting – advantageous
•Honours degree/diploma – advantageous

•Advanced knowledge of Excel
•Excellent telephone manner and etiquette
•Excellent communication (verbal and written) and interpersonal skills
•Stress tolerance
•Task driven
•High level of computer literacy
•High attention to detail
•Time management ability
•Able to prioritise

Excellent people skills with the ability to:
•Team player
•Ability to work under pressure
•Strong analytical skills
•Ability to deal effectively with individuals at all levels

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

Job Closing Date07/01/2021