BDO is the world’s fifth largest network of public accounting firms. We provide audit, taxation and advisory services in over 164 countries and territories, with over 111,307 people working out of 1,803 offices worldwide. BDO’s distinctive reputation for building excellent relationships with our clients is built upon our commitment to all our stakeholders, that what matters to them, matters to us. In Zambia, BDO provides a full range of services to both local and international clients of varying sizes, in all sectors of the economy.
At BDO Zambia, we have a rapidly growing audit practice looking for enthusiastic professionals to join our team. We believe in People helping people achieve their dreams. Those dreaming to be Chartered Accountants and willing to gain international experience, an opportunity is available for successful candidates for the audit trainee role.
Transfer Pricing Trainee
This entry-level role in transfer pricing is ideal for those keen to apply their financial or economic education in a practical setting, laying the groundwork for a future in transfer pricing or tax strategy. The position, requiring a three-year full-time commitment, involves completing necessary professional qualifications within this period. Responsibilities include preparing, analyzing, and documenting intercompany transactions across various tax jurisdictions, ensuring compliance with international and local tax laws. The role demands precision, attention to detail, the ability to meet deadlines, and effective teamwork. Strong communication skills are crucial for collaboration with internal teams and other stakeholders. Additionally, it encompasses compiling data, performing financial analysis, developing pricing models, and researching transfer pricing regulations and methodologies.
Bachelor’s degree in finance, accounting, economics, business, law or similar fields, ACCA, CIMA, or similar qualifications.
Additional Skills and Attributes
Industrious work ethic, self-starter with drive, tenacity, and results oriented.
Demonstrate a basic understanding of business and economic principles
Able to embrace different points of view and welcome opposing and conflicting ideas.
Ability to work with others effectively in teams.
Participate in and contribute to achieving team goals.
Strong commitment to quality output.
Strong desire to learn.
Think broadly and ask questions about data, facts, and other information.
Above average verbal, and written communication skills.
Good research and analytical skills.
Proficiency in MS Office, especially Word, Powerpoint and
Basic knowledge or background on data science, data analytics, computer science, computer engineering, or applied math is an added advantage.
Application deadline: 28th November 2023