Corporate Finance Trainee

BDO South Africa

KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

36 MonthsContract

Aug 25

YOUVE WORKED HARD FOR YOUR SUCCESS.Now make it work for you, by joining the fastest-growing professional services firm, globally.At BDO, we invest in our people to help them grow, both professionally and personally. Work with over 1 800 professionals across seven offices in South Africa and watch your career take off.We have vacancies for a Corporate Finance Trainee at our Durban Office. The Corporate Finance Trainee will assist in providing deal related services, principally from a financial and accounting perspective to both financial and strategic buyers and vendors. The successful candidate will also be involved with JSE advisory services from time to time. Building trust and relationshipsFostering Collaborative Teamwork.Approachability, persuading and influencing.Proactive in all that we doFostering active communication (verbal and written)Continuously adding valueExcellent presenterHave a Commercial and Innovative Digital Mind-setAligning career aspirations with the strategies, goals and objectives of the team and firmInnovative and willing to share ideas for new ways of working.Ability to work with all levels within an organisationJob Description Transaction Advisory (50%) Execution of due diligence projects including working paper and report template preparation Production of comprehensive due diligence reports which indicate, inter alia key due diligence findings and recommendations to the client, which are in compliance with best practice and BDO standards Contribute to professional and collaborative client relationships Maintain active communication with managers, partners and clients ensuring the management of expectations and client satisfaction. Proactively identify, document and communicate any changes to the scope of workM&A (50%) Liaise with partners in the Port Elizabeth office to identify M&A deals Work with our other regional M&A teams on the execution of their Port Elizabeth based jobs Prepare information memorandums and teaser documents in compliance with best practice and BDO standards Assist in the preparation of valuation workings and reports of privately held businesses and projects using various valuation techniques. Identification of potential buyers by leveraging the BDO network, desktop research, client contacts, and own network

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