Burgiss – Internship Programme 2022 / 2023

Your journey will include processing and requesting of financial statements received from investment managers. You will learn how to perform research on private companies, analyze private capital reporting, and ultimately be responsible for the identification, aggregation, and capture of data. This is a great opportunity to join a vibrant, fast-growing, and dynamic team and help contribute to the gold standard of research-quality private capital data.

 

After the 2-year graduate programme you would have gained valuable insights into the reporting of private equity fund transactional data as well as private company characteristics and financial statement metrics to become a well-rounded Financial Data Analyst who will be able to perform across various Data Operations teams.

 

Key Responsibilities:

  • Follow established document and data processing policies and procedures
  • Detailed review and analysis of private capital fund financial reporting and online resources to accurately identify relevant fund and company level financial data
  • Capture, enhance and maintain large volumes of financial data
  • Develop an in-depth understanding of fund valuations, capital flows, performance reporting methodologies, financial statement metrics and industry classification standards
  • Perform audits and other quality control functions
  • Effectively communicate details of reporting and compilation methodologies in response to client-directed requests

 

Benefits:

  • Full-time employment
  • Competitive salary
  • Medical aid, pension, and risk benefits
  • Two-year structured programme which includes:
  1. Rotation across at least 4 Data Operations departments
  2. Enrolment into further educational programs such as CFA, CIPM or CAIA
  3. Personal development courses
  4. Leadership training

Requirements:

  • A final-year Post Graduate Commerce degree in: Finance / Accounting / Economics (NQF 8+)
  • Minimum grade-point average of 70% throughout university tenure
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks, meet processing deadlines, and demonstrate flexibility with delivery of assignments
  • Analytical thinking, organization efficiency, desire to improve processes and automate procedures
  • Team player – ability to work well in a team, professional and respectful to colleagues
  • Strong professional verbal and written communication in English
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Location: Stellenbosch, South Africa

Closing Date: 30 November 2022

About the Graduate Program:

As part of the Burgiss Graduate Programme, your primary function will be a Financial Data Analyst and you will be upskilled across several areas of Data Operations under a structured development programme to ensure you’re exposed to the multi-faceted aspects of data capture. The information gathered assists our institutional investor clients to better understand their complex portfolio composition as well as measure investment performance and risk.

Your journey will include processing and requesting of financial statements received from investment managers. You will learn how to perform research on private companies, analyze private capital reporting, and ultimately be responsible for the identification, aggregation, and capture of data. This is a great opportunity to join a vibrant, fast-growing, and dynamic team and help contribute to the gold standard of research-quality private capital data.

After the 2-year graduate programme you would have gained valuable insights into the reporting of private equity fund transactional data as well as private company characteristics and financial statement metrics to become a well-rounded Financial Data Analyst who will be able to perform across various Data Operations teams.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Follow established document and data processing policies and procedures
  • Detailed review and analysis of private capital fund financial reporting and online resources to accurately identify relevant fund and company level financial data
  • Capture, enhance and maintain large volumes of financial data
  • Develop an in-depth understanding of fund valuations, capital flows, performance reporting methodologies, financial statement metrics and industry classification standards
  • Perform audits and other quality control functions
  • Effectively communicate details of reporting and compilation methodologies in response to client-directed requests

Benefits:

  • Full-time employment
  • Competitive salary
  • Medical aid, pension, and risk benefits
  • Two-year structured programme which includes:
  1. Rotation across at least 4 Data Operations departments
  2. Enrolment into further educational programs such as CFA, CIPM or CAIA
  3. Personal development courses
  4. Leadership training

Requirements:

  • A final-year Post Graduate Commerce degree in: Finance / Accounting / Economics (NQF 8+)
  • Minimum grade-point average of 70% throughout university tenure
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks, meet processing deadlines, and demonstrate flexibility with delivery of assignments
  • Analytical thinking, organization efficiency, desire to improve processes and automate procedures
  • Team player – ability to work well in a team, professional and respectful to colleagues
  • Strong professional verbal and written communication in English

How to Apply

Submit the following documents to BambooHR on this link: Burgiss Graduate Program 2023

  • Updated CV
  • Academic transcript (All studies to date, including the mid-year results)
  • Copy of your ID/ Valid work permit

The Process:

  • Step 1: Apply for the Graduate Program on BambooHR on the link provided above.
  • Step 2: Your application will be reviewed by our screening panel. If your application is shortlisted, you will be invited to attend an interview and assessment at our office.
  • Step 3: Interview with panel and assessment to be conducted on scheduled date
  • Step 4: Successful candidates will be given feedback within 1 week of the interview on the status of their application.
  • Step 5: You will be contacted by our team regarding the final outcome of your application.   

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