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Audit Trainee ACA – Corporate & Capital Markets – Business Services – Graduate Sept 2024 - London

🚀 Off-cycle Internship


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  • The candidate must have a minimum 2.2 degree, 112 UCAS points, a grade 5/B in Maths and English Language, commercial awareness, computer literacy, teamwork skills, strong communication and organizational abilities, attention to detail, prioritization and deadline management skills, initiative, problem-solving skills, and persuasion skills.
  • The Audit Trainee ACA will develop accounting and auditing techniques, work under the assignment leader's guidance, complete assigned tasks within budget, maintain high professional standards, and acquire knowledge of bookkeeping and accounting standards while preparing sections of the audit file.

Off-cycle Internship

Accounting & TaxLondon


Business Services:

  • We are the 2nd largest auditor of AIM listed companies and the 6th largest of all LSE companies with over 130 on either the Main Market or AIM. In the last 5 years we have grown significantly in the listed audit market by focussing on delivering consistent quality and making all our clients feel valued.
  • The team also work with a number of large, multinational private businesses across many sectors with varying regulatory and reporting requirements, and we have specialist knowledge of a range of industries – from natural resource companies, tech companies, professional practices and retailers.
  • You could be involved in the audit of any organisation from a listed company to working with owner-managed businesses. With every audit, you'll gain a deeper insight into each stage of the process, and a broader view of the businesses we work for. As your experience grows, so will your opportunities.


  • Minimum of a 2.2 degree, attained or expected. Please note if you have a Master's in Accounting or Finance you will not be eligible for this position. You can apply to our Business Outsourcing or Tax role instead.
  • Minimum of 112 UCAS points (2017 tariff), from three A Levels (excluding general studies), or equivalent
  • GCSEs Grade 5/B in Maths and English Language
  • Be commercially aware
  • Computer literate
  • Team player
  • Good communication skills
  • Flexibility
  • Strong organisational skills
  • Systematic
  • Enthusiastic
  • Able to work on own initiative
  • Good attention to detail
  • Ability to prioritise workload
  • Work to deadlines
  • Ability to spot new business
  • Initiative
  • Problem solver
  • Persuasive

Education requirements

2:2 or higher
Currently Studying

Area of Responsibilities

Accounting & Tax


  • Purpose and aim of the job is to begin to develop a knowledge of accounting and auditing techniques and show commitment to passing the professional examinations.
  • Undertake the work allocated by the assignment leader
  • Keep the assignment leader informed about progress at daily meetings
  • Ensure attendance at briefing meetings and understand the audit plan
  • Complete the work within budget for each area
  • Adopt high professional standards with a business-like approach to work
  • Develop a comprehensive working knowledge of double entry bookkeeping
  • Develop a basic knowledge of current accounting standards
  • Pass relevant professional examinations first time
  • Be able to advise on basic accounting issues
  • Be aware of Institute and internal ethical guidelines
  • To accept responsibility for all work performed and to follow up to ensure completion
  • Willing to accept feedback/development points and action it
  • Be able complete sections in the audit file by obtaining and documenting sufficient and appropriate audit evidence, to include the following sections:
  • Fixed assets section;
  • Bank section;
  • Document accounting systems and complete systems testing;
  • Substantive testing on the Profit and Loss analysis – including attention to tax requirements


Work type

Full time

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