BDO: Corporate Finance Trainee


Now make it work for you, by joining the fastest-growing professional services firm, globally.
At BDO, we invest in our people to help them grow, both professionally and personally. Work with over 1 800 professionals across seven offices in South Africa and watch your career take off.

We have vacancies for a Corporate Finance Trainee at our Durban Office.


The Corporate Finance Trainee will assist in providing deal related services, principally from a financial and accounting perspective to both financial and strategic buyers and vendors. The successful candidate will also be involved with JSE advisory services from time to time. 

•Building trust and relationships
•Fostering Collaborative Teamwork.
•Approachability, persuading and influencing.
•Proactive in all that we do
•Fostering active communication (verbal and written)
•Continuously adding value
•Excellent presenter
•Have a Commercial and Innovative Digital Mind-set
•Aligning career aspirations with the strategies, goals and objectives of the team and firm
•Innovative and willing to share ideas for new ways of working.
•Ability to work with all levels within an organisation


•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
•Stays up to date with 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 detailed reports with the appropriate levels of literacy.

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

Closing date: 08 September 2021