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Audit Assistant - Aberdeen - Placement - August 2024

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RSM US LLP

Aug 15

🚀 Placement Program

Aberdeen

AI generated summary

  • The candidate must be an enthusiastic self-starter, quick to grasp new subjects, have excellent communication skills, and meet specific academic qualifications.
  • As an Audit Assistant at RSM in Aberdeen, the candidate will be an integral member of the team, working on client engagements, taking ownership of tasks, and gaining hands-on experience in auditing. They will receive on-the-job training from senior team members and have the opportunity to delegate to other auditors over time.

Placement Program

Accounting & TaxAberdeen

Description

  • Join our external audit team on a 12-month paid placement as part of your sandwich degree course and discover what it’s really like to work in business. Gain hands-on experience, build a network of contacts and get advice from our expert mentors.
  • At RSM, you’ll discover a culture that nurtures individuality and an environment where everyone is supported to reach their potential. If you perform well, you could be given the opportunity to join one of our Graduate training programmes that will help you kick-start your business career. With us, you’ll always be moving forward.

Requirements

  • We’re on the lookout for enthusiastic self-starters who are always up for a challenge and want to learn.
  • Audit is a technically demanding discipline, so we look for students who are quick to grasp new subjects.
  • You may have confidence with numbers, be an excellent team player, or be inquisitive of complicated issues. If you don’t, we will look to develop these skills in you.
  • You’ll often need to explain complex financial information, so you’ll need excellent written and verbal communication skills. What separates us from our competitors is the financial acumen we demonstrate and we expect that right from the start from our people.
  • 112 UCAS points across 3 A Levels or an equivalent level 3 qualification, or 104 UCAS points across 4 Scottish Highers/Advanced Highers or Irish Leaving Certificate (Higher Level);
  • A predicted honours degree.
  • Please note, RSM does not accept General Studies, AS levels or the Extended Project Qualification (EPQ).

Education requirements

Currently Studying

Area of Responsibilities

Accounting & Tax

Responsibilities

  • At RSM, you’ll be a key member of our team from day one. You’ll get involved in client work very quickly, always working as part of larger teams, giving you ownership of tasks within those teams swiftly and preparing you to lead those teams in the future.
  • Our placement programme allows you to experience working in the audit team alongside current trainees and experienced members of the firm. This hands-on early experience is invaluable as you take the next steps in your career. You’ll also benefit from on-the-job training from more senior members of the team and gain access to our internal training courses that will help you develop in the role.
  • Within your first month you will be talking to our clients’ finance staff and within the year you will be delegating to other auditors in the team.

Details

Work type

Full time

Work mode

office

Location

Aberdeen