Selection of Positions

Random selection of Internship and Volunteer position, projects, thesis in Cape Town, Somerset and Stellenbosch where Magister had people in the past or/ and presently open. Please notice that names and exact locations are changed or deleted. Even if you don't find your desired position or is not available for your desired period, Magister is still able to supply you with an suitable professional alternative. To apply please fill in the application form. A listing of most internship and volunteer positons and descriptions are stored in the Magister South Africa database. Here you find few examples in following fiels :

Finance

Ref: 1701

Founded in Cape Town, South Africa over 10 years ago with their major aim being to provide sound financial solutions to businesses and individuals, this Group has since grown to a Solutions provider for Government, Corporates, Small and Medium Sized Businesses as well as Individuals. Their Head Office is situated in central Cape Town South Africa and their clients stretch across the globe. Their main divisions are  College of Business & Finance, Accounting & Training Solutions and  HR Solutions. this Group’s areas of specialty range from further development, offering locally and internationally accredited Diploma’s and courses, Compliance & Tax, & Accounting, Business Systems, Audits, payroll and Company Secretarial offerings. Due to the sophistication of the technology they use, they are able to deal with clients of all sizes and in any location. This Group is the one of the country’s most successful professional organizations and they also boast of a very prestigious College of Business & Finance and they will continue to expand its borders deeper into Africa and abroad. From increasing global appreciation of Financial Literacy and Financial Education to succeed, this Group have customized Financial and other solutions aimed at increasing client’s financial wealth. Their team comprises of highly qualified, competent and well trained professionals who are always ready to provide their client’s with excellent service.

Location: Cape Town city centre
Car required: No
Dress code: Semi casual

Duties
Journal entries and Cash Book entries
Working in excel and Accounting software (Omni)
Preparing annual and monthly financial Statements for clients
Dealing with various tax calculations
Working manually and on the South African electronic Tax System (Efiling and easyfile respectively)
Doing submissions at the Receiver of Revenue
Various Administration tasks like filing, printing copies, managing own workplace
Participating in Audits only if there is any available. Background in Accounting/Finance/Economics or Marketing

Requirements
Accounting, bookkeeping, finance background
Analytically orientated
Creative and open to new methods and ideas 
Previous work or internship experience preferred 
Able to get on well with people from different cultures and communicate openly

Finance

Ref: 1702

This finance firm is an international organization with the mission to alleviate poverty through the development of microfinance, therefore increasing the unbanked and underbanked’s access to financial services. Based in Paris, This finance firm’s international network holds activities in close to 80 countries. This finance firm Southern Africa is a local branch of This finance firm, one of the objectives is to enable inclusive finance players to scale up and improve their sustainability. PFSA provides technical assistance and advisory services to a variety actors in the microfinance sector.

Location: 10 minutes  Cape Town City Centre
Car required: No
Dress code: Semi-casual

Duties
Organizing and supervising expert’s missions
Managing logistics directly in contact with each project manager
To ensure relationship with suppliers/providers and follow the reception of invoices 
Prepare request for payments which will be submitted to the Executive Director
To update the administrative process of the office 
Assist with organizing diverse conferences with the project officer of their office, and assist the development officer if needed. 

Requirements
A background in Finance or a related field
Hardworking, motivated all rounder individual
Enjoy team work and would like to make a significant contribution to the company
Be fluent in English and able to communicate effectively

Finance

Ref: 1703

The ever growing company network in South Africa has over 300 partners and staff with offices in Johannesburg, Cape Town, Stellenbosch, Durban, Port Elizabeth and Humansdorp.  were the first firms to practice under this style. company International network is now one of the leading international accounting and consulting networks outside the Big 4, comprising 539 offices of member and correspondent firms in 93 countries worldwide, involving some 15,400 partners, principals and staff. The aim of company's member firms is to provide comprehensive modern services to clients globally, through the development and maintenance of a cohesive network that operates to the same high standards of professionalism and value in each country. Their clients are mainly large owner managed businesses and multi-national companies. They consider themselves to be a “mid-tier” auditing firm and are able to offer all services, from basic audit and tax compliance, through to more strategic offerings, such as transfer pricing assistance and corporate governance advice.

Location: 10 minutes Cape town City Centre
Car required: No
Dress code: Smart

Duties
Involved as a full part of their team
Accommodated either in the Audit department or in the Monthly Accounting Department
General accounting practices that are carried out in any other large accounting firm
Ample opportunity to apply your learnt theoretical knowledge or improve on your practical skills gained through previous work or internship experience

Requirements
Excellent Auditing or Accounting background
Reasonable English language skills
Several previous experience and be hard-working, independent and reliable.
Professionally and presentable  

Finance

Ref: 1704

This firm was founded in October 2000 as an independent investment advisory business in South Africa. In 2006 they began expanding into Africa where they have built an extensive network and gained invaluable experience and insight into investing on the African continent. Having been in the business for more than a decade, This firm has over ± 400 years of collective experience in the investment industry. They believe that the steady growth of their business, combined with the retention of their clients, consistent performance and constant product innovation is a good measure of a solid track record in successful fund management. With offices in South Africa, Botswana, Mauritius and Nigeria, firm’s businesses fall under the regulatory control of various authorities. The Cape Town office is comprised of a young and sociable team of around 35 people all involved with portfolio management, fund analysis and client advisory – both on long only (domestic and offshore) Fund of Fund portfolios as well as a pre-eminent player within the local Fund of Hedge Funds industry (they publish the only and seminal annual FoHF survey, which is again due for release in a few months). The usual “work-hard, play-hard” cliché applies, but they enjoy putting this into practice.

Location: Bellville, 25 minutes from Cape Town City Centre
Car required: Yes, preferable
Dress code: Semi-casual

Duties
Involved in the day to day aspects of institutional portfolio management as performed within the South African pension fund and retail environment, including but not limited to manager analysis, fund of fund reporting, trade settlement and attendance of both onsite and remote manager visits and meetings. 

Requirements
Background in Accounting/Finance
Analytically orientated
Creative and open to new methods and ideas
Previous work or internship experience preferred
Able to get on well with people from different cultures and communicate openly