Isabella Bengu
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Personal Statement

My name is Isabella Sbongile Bengu. I am a 23 year old young and vibrant woman.I am well spoken, presentable and love a challenge.  I have a dream of one day becoming a Chartered Accountant.  I obtained a Bachelor of Commerce degree in Accounting, from Rhodes University. I am friendly, hardworking, diligent, trustworthy and honest. I can relate well to others and strive to give off my best at all times. I participated in both sports and cultural activities in my high school career making me a well-rounded individual. I also did student volunteering work in both my high school and university years which, improved my communication skills, interpersonal skills and patience.I  do not have work experience as yet but,look forward to joining the work environment.

Biography

Work Rights:
  • South African Citizen
Citizenship:
  • South Africa
Languages:
  • English
  • Zulu

Education

  • Rhodes University - Bachelor in Accounting
    Graduation date:
    Discipline(s):
    • Accounting
    Degree Level:
    Bachelor
  • University of South Africa - Postgraduate Diploma in Accounting
    Graduation date:
    Discipline(s):
    • Accounting
    Degree Level:
    Postgraduate Diploma

Employment

  • Company Name:
    Student volunteer at Home of Joy
    Start - End Dates:
    Description:

    Student volunteer at a children's orphanage. The experience was great,both enlightening and fulfilling. Assisted the children with homework, life advice and playing.

  • Company Name:
    Student volunteer at Ditshego House of Laughter
    Start - End Dates:
    Description:

    Assisted at a Children's orphanage. Experience was both humbling and a blessing. Great bonds formed.

  • Company Name:
    Student volunteer at Othandweni Children's Home
    Start - End Dates:
    Description:

    Humbling experience. Served as a student volunteer at a children's orphanage.

Achievements

  • Engaged Student Award (Volunteering)

    Received certificate for being a student volunteer at Home of Joy.

  • Service Committee Merit Certificate

    Received certificate for serving and being part of the service committee.

  • Potted Sports Committee Member

    Chosen to serve as part of the Potted Sports Committee.

  • Academic Scroll and Certificate

    Received academic scroll and certificate.

  • DUX

    Recipient of the Dux for being top student.

Skills

  • communication skills

    Great communication skills(written and verbal)

  • interpersonal skills

    I can interact well with others.

  • listening skills

    I am a great listener and can take directions well.

  • ability to work under pressure.

    I can work well under pressure and meet tight deadlines

  • organisational skills

    I can use my time and resources well. I am great at sorting things out to work effectively and efficiently.

  • teamwork

    I work really well within a team as well as individually.

  • enjoy learning new skills

    I strive to understand concepts and give off my best at all times.

  • patience and perseverance

    I am patient and do not believe in giving up.

  • leadership

    I have great abilities of taking leadership over tasks, when necessary. I can lead well.

  • highly motivated

    I am very optimistic and believe in the success of everything I do.

  • microsoft (word)

    Worked with Microsoft over a number of years

  • microsoft (excel)

    Did a course in both my first and second year of university, on Excel.

  • sage one -pastel

    As part of my course,Information Systems, I did an online assessment on Pastel.

Interest & Hobbies

  • netball

    Participated in Netball in both my primary and high school career.

  • touch rugby

    Played touch rugby in high school and for the Gauteng u17B team.

  • piano

    Played the piano as an extramural activity in high school.

  • dancing

    Used to dance in both primary and high school.

  • marimba

    Part of the intermediate marimba team in high school.

  • acting

    Acted in both the major production and numerous plays in high school.

  • playing with children.

    All my student volunteering work was with children.

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