As a developing economy, South Africa has a pressing need for individuals who are equipped with sound financial skills and an ability to think laterally. Accountancy graduates who possess a strong problem-solving ability, critical thinking and a qualification from a world-leading educational institution will have a distinct competitive career advantage.
The Wits School of Accountancy programme ensures that you will receive a sound theoretical base of knowledge and practical financial skills, while also being challenged to think laterally and apply the knowledge you have gained.
Here are the Top 5 reasons why you should join us
Great career prospects: many of our graduates end up doing their traineeship with and working for the Big 4 firms – Deloitte, PriceWaterhouseCoopers, Ernst & Young, and KPMG – as well as for the country’s major financial institutions and leading blue-chip corporates.
|Great Career Prospects
Many of our graduates complete their traineeship with the Big 4 firms – Deloitte, PwC, Ernst & Young, and KPMG – as well as the country’s major financial institutions and leading blue-chip corporates.
|Connections to Industry Leaders
We maintain close relationships with the Big 4 firms who conduct graduate recruitment programmes with us each year.
|Real Business Knowledge
Our auditing firm partners collaborate with academic staff, providing them with business case study scenarios that are used during lectures. This gives you real-world business knowledge and insight.
The majority of our academic teaching staff are themselves CA’s and many are contracted to mark the annual SAICA and IRBA exams. Wits is a SAICA-accredited university
Great businesses leaders chose Wits and some of South Africa’s leading CEOs and most prominent entrepreneurs with CA qualifications began their business journey here.