PwC Traineeships Fraud Investigation

PwC Traineeships Fraud Investigation, Fraud, Investigations & Regulatory Enforcement (FIRE)

Management Level


Job Description & SummaryPwC Forensics has been helping organizations deal with the issues such as fraud, corruption and dishonesty, both in proactive and reactive situations. Our Forensics Cape Town team have assisted organizations to manage these issues and focus on outcomes that address reputation protection, asset recovery and prevention. 

PwC Forensics Cape Town provides first-hand experiences in assisting clients with serious business needs. We have developed methodologies and strategies that help clients handle difficult circumstances. 

We are seeking for ambitious team players with exceptional analytical skills and a well-rounded personality to become part of our dynamic team in Cape Town. 

Your role as an Associate will focus on the delivery of client engagements, by understanding objectives for clients and PwC, aligning your own work to objectives and setting personal priorities, teaming with others across businesses and borders and taking accountability for own and team results. In this role, you will build relationships and exercise your communication skills in order to positively influence your peers and other stakeholders. You will commit to personal learning and development by actively seeking opportunities for growth, you will share knowledge and experience with others, and act as a strong brand ambassador. 

If you are willing to work under pressure with strict client and PwC deadlines, gain exposure to conducting investigations and Global Intelligence assignments across a wide range of industries and client portfolio (both local and international), have strong analytical capabilities and strive for continuous attention to quality – This role is for you.


  • Investigate matters relating to economic crime, i.e. allegations of fraud, corruption and/or irregularities including document review, research, quality control, and perform accounting, economic, and financial statement analysis within established timeframes and budgets allocated
  • Summarise, analyse, and prepare reports and findings in a clear, logical, and concise manner and appendices
  • Provide general support to team on a variety of tasks in connection with project execution, and communicate with clients and other sources for the purpose of obtaining relevant information and documents
  • Assist in conducting integrity due diligence reviews using various local and international online public sources and databases
  • Maintain the highest degree of professional standards and strict client confidentiality
  • Contribute to new business proposals and development for Forensic Services

The successful candidate will need to complete a CFE Learnership

Essential competencies and attributes:

  • Passionate about client service
  • Self-starter and motivated
  • Innovative and creative mind-set
  • Ability to cope with multiple conflicting client demands through managing time and prioritizing deliverables and tasks
  • Excellent attention to detail and problem solving skills
  • Logical reasoning and analytical ability
  • Ability to work under pressure whilst delivering high quality products
  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision
  • Ability to build and sustain relationships
  • Acquiring and applying commercial and technical expertise
  • Open-minded, practical and agile with change
  • Leading and contributing to team success

Relevant qualifications

  • A degree or postgraduate qualification in Forensic Accounting, Accounting, Risk Management or Law, though candidates without degrees will also be considered if they demonstrate relevant experience

Experience requirements

  • 1 to 2 years work experience in a forensic services environment will be advantageous
  • Excellent Microsoft Office skills – Word, Excel and PowerPoint
  • Good working knowledge of data analytics
  • Excellent report writing skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication

Please attach full/latest academic transcript as well as all matric and university certificates obtained.

How to Apply

Apply online at PwC website

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Audit Traineeships PwC

Audit Traineeships PwC

Job Description & Summary

A career within External Audit services, will provide you with the opportunity to provide a range of Assurance services and business advice to a variety of clients from small, fast growing clients to large entities.

Our clients are often well known brands and many have broad international reach. We focus on using the latest technology to reduce the level of manual testing ensuring you’ll focus on the most valuable areas of client service and on enhancing corporate governance and the reliability of our clients’ information.


As an Associate, you’ll work as part of a team of problem solvers with extensive consulting and industry experience, helping our clients solve their complex business issues from strategy to execution. Specific responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Proactively assist the team in various aspects of the project
  • Prepare deliverables
  • Contribute to the development of your own and team’s technical acumen
  • Keep up to date with local and national business and economic issues
  • Ensure you are adhering to compliance matters
  • Work on developing internal relationships and your PwC brand

During your learnership, you will be expected to:

  • Perform audits at various clients in different industries to express an opinion on their financial records
  • Work closely with the audit team to ensure client deadlines are met and progress steadily during towards qualifying as a CA(SA). This includes writing the qualifying exams and attaining the core hours as prescribed by SAICA.
  • Taxation and estate if necessary

Preferred skills

  • You must have completed your CTA or PGDA at a SAICA accredited university
  • You must have passed your ITC exam

Minimum years experience required

  • You must have completed your first year of training contract/articles

Skills and behaviours we are looking for:

  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Enthusiasm, drive, determination and output driven
  • Leadership potential, professionalism and integrity
  • Proficiency in English and good communication skills
  • Deadline-driven
  • Attention to detail
  • Logical thinking
  • Broader business knowledge, ability to think out of the box to deliver quality solutions that our clients seek

During your learnership, you will gain experience in the following fields:

  • Auditing
  • Accounting
  • Business information systems
  • Financial management
  • Secretarial systems
  • Taxation and estates

We know that the skills and experiences you gain with us will stay with you throughout your career. So join PwC. We’ll help you to reach your full potential.

How to Apply

Apply online at PwC

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