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CSIR: Finance / Accounting Internships 2024 New Hiring

CSIR is seeking highly motivated and dedicated individuals for our Finance/Accounting Internship program. This internship opportunity provides a hands-on experience in a dynamic and innovative scientific research organization.

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  • Assist in maintaining financial records, ensuring accuracy, and compliance with accounting standards.
  • Support the finance team in day-to-day financial operations, including accounts payable/receivable, expense tracking, and budgeting.
  • Assist in preparing financial reports, statements, and analysis as required.
  • Collaborate with team members on various projects related to financial planning and analysis.
  • Participate in auditing processes and ensure adherence to internal controls.
  • Contribute to process improvement initiatives within the finance department.
  • Perform administrative tasks and provide support to the finance/accounting team as needed.
  • Current enrollment in a Bachelor's or Master's degree program in Finance, Accounting, Business Administration, or related field.
  • Strong analytical skills with a keen attention to detail.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite (Excel, Word, PowerPoint).
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to work independently and in a team-oriented environment.
  • Prior internship or coursework related to finance/accounting is a plus.
Job Benefits
  • Hands-on experience in a reputable scientific research organization.
  • Mentorship and guidance from experienced professionals in the field.
  • Networking opportunities within the organization.
  • Exposure to diverse aspects of finance and accounting.
  1. Prepare Your Application Materials: Compile a cover letter, resume/CV, and any additional documents required (transcripts, certificates, etc.).
  2. Online Application Submission:
    • Visit the CSIR official website or career portal.
    • Locate the specific internship posting for Finance/Accounting.
    • Complete the online application form.
  3. Application Components:
    • Upload your resume/CV and cover letter.
    • Ensure all required fields are completed accurately.
    • Attach any additional documents specified in the application.
  4. Deadline:
    • Be mindful of the application deadline and submit your application before the specified date.
  5. Follow-Up:
    • After submission, you may receive an acknowledgment email confirming receipt of your application.
    • Stay attentive to any further communication regarding interview schedules or additional steps in the application process.
  6. Contact Information:
    • If you have any inquiries or encounter issues during the application process, refer to the contact information provided on the CSIR website or within the internship posting.
Employment Type
Duration of employment
3 Months
Job Location
Pretoria, Gauteng, South Africa, Pretoria, Gauteng, 0002, South Africa
Working Hours
Date posted
April 4, 2024
Valid through
December 28, 2024
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