Closing Date: 28 October 2014
Location: Pretoria


The CSIR Shared Services Finance unit has vacancies for Financial Internships and In-Service Trainees seeking to gain financial experience in the following sections: Accounts Receivable; Accounts Payable; Assets; and General Ledger. The successful candidates will rotate within the financial administrative functions within the financial shared services group. The vacancies are based in Pretoria.


  • Internships: A Bachelor’s degree in finance.
  • In-Service Trainees: Studying towards a national diploma or a Bachelor’s degree in finance for which practical experience is a requirement in obtaining the qualification.
  • Basic computer literacy.
  • Mathematical and analytical ability.
  • Record-keeping skills.
  • Ability to work accurately and pay attention to detail.
  • Knowledge on VAT.
  • General knowledge on double-entry accounting concepts of debits and credits and different methods of accounting including cash and accrual basis.
  • Knowledge and understanding of internal controls and the need for policies and procedures.
  • Ability to work in teams is essential.
  • Problem-solving and planning skills.
  • Ability to work in a changing environment.

How To Apply

Apply for CSIR Financial Internship / In-Service Training Programme 2015