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Level 1 NIPA Accounting Trainee

30 September 2022

Location: Oshakati
Job title: Level 1 NIPA Trainee Accountant
Reference: #875
Contact: Luzaan Pretorius

To take advantage of this position, please submit your CV, Cover letter and supporting documents at this secure link: Scubed Online

Job overview

Reporting to the BSO Portfolio Manager, the Accounting Trainee is responsible for performing day-to-day accounting related activities assigned to him / her by the BSO Manager. In particular, the Level 1 NIPA Trainee is responsible to:

  • Interpret, understand and execute the detailed instructions / accounting programme / assignment to meet the Client's expectations on each assignment;
  • Understand the departmental budget and objective of the department;
  • Understand the Firms Risk and Quality procedures, ensuring adherence of these
  • Contribute to the culture of Quality, Ethical and Professional Behaviour of the Firm in a positive manner.


Key accountabilities and responsibilities

  • There will be an expectation that you will take full responsibility for project delivery on your assignments;
  • To ensure assignments are completed within agreed budgets and keep Senior / s and / or Manager informed of overruns;
  • Ensure timeous completion of assignment and keeping to given deadlines;
  • Delivery of high standard, technically correct products (Reports, AFS, Management Accounts, etc.) to the clients;
  • Ensure that the Firm’s Quality Control procedures are adhered to as applicable to your assignments.

Education and professional skills / knowledge

  • Grade 12 Certificate and registered for a B.Compt (or equivalent) degree at an accredited institute;
  • High workable knowledge of MS Office;
  • Workable knowledge of Pastel Partner Accounting and Xero;
  • Dedicated and ambitious personality, with a passion to deliver the highest quality service to our clients;
  • Excellent verbal and written communication;
  • Ability to work well independently or in a team;
  • Ability to work under pressure.



  • Highly competitive market related remuneration package;
  • Future growth opportunities;
  • Medical Aid
  • Group pension annuity fund
  • Friday time and private time (see here for more)


How to apply

Please note that BDO is committed to the Employment Equity and preference will be given to suitable qualified Namibian candidates from previously disadvantaged groups.

To take advantage of this position, please submit your CV, Cover letter and supporting documents at this secure link: Scubed Online

We will be keeping this vacancy open year round and will be screening applications on the 15th of every month. We will contact every candidate which applies to infrm them if they are sucsesful or not. Please only send one application.