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Audit Assistant - Belfast - Placement - August 2024

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RSM UK

Aug 15

🚀 Placement Program

Belfast

AI generated summary

  • The candidate must possess excellent communication skills, be quick to grasp new subjects, have a strong academic background, and demonstrate enthusiasm, teamwork, and a desire to learn.
  • The Audit Assistant will be responsible for quickly becoming part of a team, taking ownership of tasks, and gaining hands-on experience in client work. They will receive on-the-job training, communicate with clients' finance staff, delegate tasks, and work with a variety of organizations.

Placement Program

Accounting & TaxBelfast

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.
  • The depth of services and clients you’ll be exposed to will help you kick-start your career. You could be working with a wide variety of organisations, including large listed companies, national retail chains, and high-profile charities, as well as some of our international clients that operate throughout the UK and beyond.

Details

Work type

Full time

Work mode

office

Location

Belfast