Entry level job: Junior Accountant post available at BDO

BDO is looking for a junior accountant to work in the Business Services and Advisory Department

Closing date: Ongoing

Location: Durban

Job specifications: 

  • Responsibility for portfolio of clients (individuals, trust companies and cc’s) 
  • Perform the following engagements 
  • Compilation Engagements in terms of ISRS 4410  
  • Independent Review Engagements in terms of ISRE 2400  

  • Accounting Officer Engagements in terms of Close Corporations Act  
  • Ensuring that proper planning is performed before execution  
  • Ensuring BDO SOP’s are followed at all times   
  • Proposing journals to client   
  • Communicating with clients and making engagement arrangements, discuss engagement results     

  •  Accounting duties: Preparation, processing and maintenance of accounting records for numerous individual companies, cc and trusts from source documents  
  • Balance sheet reconciliations  
  • Preparation of audit files and finalization of accounts  
  • Preparation of monthly management accounts


  • BCom Financial Accounting
  • Working knowledge of most commonly used accounting packages (for reporting purposes and ad-hoc processing) 
  • Detailed knowledge of Caseware working papers   


  • Good communication skills, internal and external, both written and verbal

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