Assurance Services – ESG Reporting and Assurance: Graduate Programme – 2024

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Company Description

About Deloitte:

Deloitte is a leading global provider of audit and audit and assurance, consulting, financial advisory, risk advisory, tax and related services. Our global network of member firms and related entities in more than 150 countries and territories (collectively, the “Deloitte organization”) serves four out of five Fortune Global 500® companies.  Learn how Deloitte’s approximately 312,000 people make an impact that matters at . Our Professionals demonstrate their commitment to a single vision: To be the standard of excellence, while working towards one purpose – to make an impact that matters.

About the Division:

Deloitte ESG Reporting and Assurance is a growing team of professional that want to make an impact to our clients and broader society by walking alongside them in navigating the complex reporting landscape and provide credibility to the ESG information they place within the public domain. Whilst the forming team will result in diverse group with a wide and varied range of proficiencies, our values and purpose remains the same.

What impact will you make?

Every day, your work will make an impact that matters, while you thrive in a dynamic culture of inclusion, collaboration, and high performance. As the undisputed leader in professional services, Deloitte is where you’ll find unrivalled opportunities to succeed and realize your full potential.

Job Description

  • Supports Engagement team in delivery of ESG reporting and assurance services to / at client premises on delegated engagement / project.  
  • Under guidance, supports the delivery efforts of the engagement team in relation to the allocated subject matter, through
  •   Attending in site visits to gather evidence
  •   Engaging with the client to obtain an understanding of the process and activities
  •    Performing testing procedures (inspection, observation, reperformance, recalculation) on the subject matter reported, including data analytics
  •    Reporting of issues identified in written format together with recommendations
  • Contributes to decisions by engagement team in terms of approach by providing fact-based and pertinent recommendations from research / analysis / client interaction
  • Communicates regularly with senior team members and manager on status of allocated deliverables
  • Responds with urgency and accountability to client and team requests
  • Assists in preparation of client presentations / discussion documentation as directed
  • Identifies possible opportunities for follow-on work and advise manager/partner


Must have an undergraduate or postgraduate BSc/BCom/BSsc Degree:

Accounting (Non-CA)

Financial Accounting degree - must have accounting 3

Economics/Finance/Financial Management

Chemical engineering 

Environmental Science


Internal Audit 

Relevant Degree in Social Sciences, Sciences, Geography, Geology 

Desired Qualifications

Postgraduate qualification on the above will be an advantage.

Minimum Experience


Additional Information

Additional information

As a graduate, you will support the Assurance Services team to deliver on services in an advisory context to clients to help them drive a successful finance function. The programme consists of a 24 month general intern option and a 36 month ESG focused option.

Technical Competencies

·       Proficient in MS Office suite – specifically Excel, Word and PowerPoint

·       Broader understanding and interest in ESG and sustainability

·       Strong attention to details and accuracy

·       Proficient verbal and written skills

·       Technical knowledge in specific areas of ESG and sustainability – desired


Behavioural Competencies


·       Good communication skills, both written and verbal

·       Interpersonal and relationship building skills

·       Demonstrates initiative and desire to develop self

·       Client delivery focus

·       Adaptable

·       Focus on quality

·       Problem solving ability

·       Analytical thinking

·       Able to work independently and efficiently within a team environment.

·       Must be able to multi-task, adapt well to changing priorities, and effectively prioritise workflow to meet critical deadlines

·       Ability to work in a fast-paced, demanding, and changing environment: must work well under pressure·

·       Basic report writing skills

·       Willingness and ability to travel



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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