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Audit Assistant - Milton Keynes - Placement - August 2024

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Aug 15

🚀 Placement Program

Milton Keynes

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  • The candidate must be an enthusiastic self-starter, quick to grasp new subjects, confident with numbers, an excellent team player, inquisitive, and possess excellent written and verbal communication skills. They should have 12 UCAS points across 3 A Levels or an equivalent level 3 qualification, a predicted honours degree, and not have General Studies, AS levels, or the Extended Project Qualification (EPQ).
  • As an Audit Assistant at RSM in Milton Keynes, you will quickly become an integral part of client teams, taking ownership of tasks, developing your skills, and preparing to lead teams in the future. You will gain hands-on experience working in the audit team, receiving on-the-job training from senior members and access to internal courses. From engaging with clients' finance staff to delegating to other auditors, you will have the opportunity to work with a diverse range of organizations and kick-start your career in auditing.

Placement Program

Accounting & TaxMilton Keynes


  • 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.


  • 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.
  • 12 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


  • 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.


Work type

Full time

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Milton Keynes