Equity Research Intern - Audit Quality and Risk

  • Intern

Company Description

Deloitte provides industry-leading audit and assurance, tax and legal, consulting, financial advisory, and risk advisory services to nearly 90% of the Fortune Global 500® and thousands of private companies. Our professionals deliver measurable and lasting results that help reinforce public trust in capital markets, enable clients to transform and thrive, and lead the way toward a stronger economy, a more equitable society and a sustainable world. Building on its 175-plus year history, Deloitte spans more than 150 countries and territories. Learn how Deloitte’s approximately 415 000 people worldwide make an impact that matters at www.deloitte.com

About the Division

Our Assurance services go beyond merely meeting statutory requirements. We help our clients perform better and achieve their business objectives. We listen to their needs, think about the business implications and tailor our approach accordingly. In today’s changing global economy, businesses need trusted advisors.

Job Description

This is a 12 months Internship Contract role

The purpose of this job is to (but not limited to)

  • Risk identification and identification of potential brand damaging events to Deloitte Africa Audit & Assurance.
  • Support the proactive identification of potential brand damaging events to the Deloitte Africa Audit and Assurance portfolio using the Audit Risk Sensing team and specialists (where required) using the Integrated Risk Sensing Model (IRSM).
  • Provide internal clients (engagement teams and Audit and Assurance business/executive) with independent risk opinion as a service offering for existing and target listed clients across Africa, through the performance of equity research.


  • Bcom Finance and Investment management / Economics / Risk Management
  • Honours Accounting / Finance / Risk Degree
  • 0-1 years working experience in a role with exposure to risk management / due diligence 
  • Experience delivering on broad research projects/topics for dissemination in market


  • Sound industry and business knowledge
  • Basic report writing skills
  • Basic financial knowledge
  • Basic research skills
  • Basic analytical, problem solving and critical thinking skills
  • Basic ability to perform risk based financial statement analysis


  • Good communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Ability to work well in a team environment
  • Good time management skills
  • Good interpersonal and relationship building skills
  • Focus on quality and risk

Additional Information

*Please note that this job advertisement provides a summary of the capabilities required and all candidates shortlisted will receive a full list of capabilities.

At Deloitte, we want everyone to feel they can be themselves and to thrive at work—in every country, in everything we do, every day. We aim to create a workplace where everyone is treated fairly and with respect, including reasonable accommodation for persons with disabilities. We seek to create and leverage our diverse workforce to build an inclusive environment across the African continent.

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