Accounting Bursaries South Africa 2017 – 2018

 

If you have a passion for numbers and for keeping order, you may be best suited to a career in the Finance/ Accounting sector.

In general, Accountants are responsible for the balancing of books, creation and finalising of financial statements and all-round management of an organisations finances.
 

For those who are interested in the various pay scales within the Finance/ Accounting field, here is an estimate of what you can expect to earn (based on years experience and location of the job):
Auditor: R95 000 to R 530 000/ annum
General/ Operations Manager: R99 000 to R860 000/annum
Accountant: R110 000 to R390 000/annum
Senior Accountant: R115 000 to R472 000/annum
Internal Auditor: R120 000 to R458 000/ annum
Chartered Accountant: R150 000 to R780 000/annum
Financial Accountant: R156 000 to R500 000/annum
Management Accountant: R186 000 to R590 000/annum
Finance Manager: R216 000 to R795 000/annum
Financial Manager: R218 000 to R742 000/annum
Financial Director: R426 000 to R1 486 000/annum
Chief Financial Officer (CFO): R495 000 to R1 550 000/annum
Finance Director: R575 000 to R1 608 000/annum
 

As qualified Accountants are considered one of the “scarce skills” in South Africa, there are many large corporations seeking to help students gain qualifications into the finance field by way of a bursary programme.

Whether you intend on studying towards an accounting degree/ diploma/ certificate, here are a list of big companies offering accounting degrees and scholarships for South African students in need of financial assistance to complete their studies.
 

AUDITING BURSARIES FOR 2017 & 2018

Auditing is an on-site verification process, such as the examination or inspection of a quality system to ensure that it meets compliance requirements.

 

CHARTERED ACCOUNTING BURSARIES FOR 2017 & 2018

A Chartered Accountant’s job role includes: financial reporting, auditing, corporate finance, taxation, forensic accounting, business recovery and insolvency, helping people based on their financial records and much more.

 

FINANCIAL ACCOUNTING BURSARIES FOR 2017 & 2018

Financial accounting involves record keeping of a companies financial transactions. Transactions are recorded, summarised and thereafter presented in the form of a financial statement or financial report, such as a balance sheet or income statements.

 

FINANCE & FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT BURSARIES FOR 2017 & 2018

Financial management is the effective and efficient management of funds in order to accomplish company objectives.

 

GENERAL ACCOUNTING BURSARIES FOR 2017 & 2018

The general duties of an accountant includes the preparation of asset, liability and capital account entries by way analysing and compiling account information. Accountants are also responsible for documenting financial transactions and recommending financial actions.

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