At Standard Bank we value diversity.

We value diverse ways of thinking. Creative, innovative and unique approach to your choices.

Our program is looking for future leaders with trail-blazing mind-sets who will constantly raise the bar to keep us looking and moving forward.

We recognize that every trainee’s career path is different. That is why, through our rotation planning, we ensure your experience and exposure will build you into the CA(SA) ready for the future.

Standard Bank is passionate about growing our people, and we are passionate about growing you. Choose Standard Bank to explore your potential and challenge the norm to become a creative, ground-breaking business leader and CA(SA) of the future.

Key qualifications: Completed or completing SAICA-accredited Certificate in the
- Theory of Accounting,
- Honours (HNS) in Accounting
- Graduate Diploma in Accounting (GDA) or equivalent.

Citizenship: South African

Duration: 36 months

Applications open from 1 February to 8 June 2020

For any further information please contact Ziyaad Khan | [email protected]

To apply please make use of the Apply button below. Please note that applications can only be made through the Apply button, no email applications will be considered.


Being part of the Standard Bank CA(SA) programme gave me the foundation to build my brand and direction on the kind of professional I aspire to be. I rotated in different business units which equipped me with different skill sets that I can take further in my career. What stood out the most for me was the support from fellow colleagues which made the transition from varsity to the corporate world easier.

Bertie Van Zyl


By rotating throughout the Group I gained an invaluable view of the banking sector. Rotations were diverse, with everything from Budgeting to client facing meetings and building models in CIB, which taught me to be resilient and highly adaptable. The highlight of my programme was a 6 month rotation in our UK Wealth International business, which is also the team am I joining after my articles

Our people
Our Chartered Accounting CA(SA) graduate programme will help you gain the essential financial management skills, commercial exposure and leadership capabilities needed to further a stellar career.




How will the process unfold?

Apply online

You need only apply once by clicking the link below.
Create an account and complete your application.
Upload your CV, transcripts and identity document
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If you pass our first screening we will invite you to interview with our business. The interview will be arranged at one of our regional offices, or via webinar.
We may ask you back for a further interview or psychometric assessments.


If you are successful at the interview stage, you will be invited to an Assessment Centre, which will take place at our Global Leadership Centre..
You will be asked to prepare a presentation based on a case study, participate in interviews and team exercises.
You will also have the opportunity to network with some of our senior business representatives.
Application dates
CA(SA) Training programme applications are now open.

Applications for all other graduate programmes will open on 1 April 2020 .



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