Daniel Paul Anderson

Audit Trainee, Prospective CA(SA)

Email: danielpaul@andersondp.com
Phone: +4475 3937 1190

About me

Clifton Strengths Profile Top 5 Strengths:
Competition | Achiever | Significance | Focus | Futuristic
I revel in contests, approaching them with a dogged perseverance. I am hard-wired to pursue goals until they are achieved. Performance is my ultimate yard-stick. I am not swayed by emotion. I feel invigorated when I can impart into people’s lives and I am fascinated by the future.


| Won first prize in a Deloitte South Africa national business idea and pitch competition, called ‘Suit Up’, modelled on the ‘Dragon’s Den’ Television show where I had to pitch a business idea in front of 60 people, including judges.

Head Boy of St Charles College. |

| President of the school toast master’s committee.

Voted ‘First Year of the year’ at Helderberg men’s
residence (Stellenbosch University). |

| Vice Chairman of the 2nd Years committee
at Helderberg men’s residence.

Was a member of the Zimbabwean Sub-Sahara
swimming team. |

| Am a member of the NSHSS
(National Society of High School Scholars) for high
achievers due to my SAT results(1824 out of 2400).

Member of BDO LLP’s social committee. |

| Co-founder of a football recruitment
business called Unisoccer.

My Skills

External Audit 90%
IFRS 90%
Financial Analysis 80%
Assurance 70%
Financial Reporting 70%
Tax 90%
Financial accounting 90%
Valuation 90%
Internal Controls 90%
Accounting 90%
Enterprise Risk Management 80%
Consolidation 70%
Corporate Finance 70%
IT Audit 70%

Job Experiences

2019 January - Current

Full-time Audit Trainee

London, United Kingdom
Presented Microsoft excel training courses for new joiners to BDO LLP UK.


Accounting Software

Well-versed in the Microsoft software, especially Excel, as well as several accounting programs including Pastel, Sage, Xero and the generic Deloitte and BDO auditing software.


Deloitte LLP

Co-ordinator of recruitment events for Deloitte South Africa at Stellenbosch University.
Completed a week of auditing vacation work with Deloitte South Africa.


Community Work

I worked in an under-privileged community called Khayamandi once a week for the duration of 2015, teaching 14 year old students Mathematics. I learnt never to take anything for granted.



Bachelor of Accounting Honours Degree

Stellenbosch University, South Africa

2015 - 2017

Bachelor of Accounting Degree

Stellenbosch University, South Africa

2010 - 2014

St Charles College

Pietermaritzburg, South Africa
University of Cambridge International Curriculum IGCSE's and AS Levels