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Intern UK - Internal Audit - London Based

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Pearson

26d ago

🚀 Off-cycle Internship

London

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Off-cycle Internship

Accounting & TaxLondon

Description

  • Join our dynamic, collaborative team as an Intern and experience an exciting opportunity to learn about our business and try out internal audit. You'll be exposed to a wide range of assurance projects and initiatives (eg Artificial Intelligence and key finance processes including payroll), giving you a broad understanding of the company, the wider risk profile and its operations. You'll have the chance to build your knowledge of data analytics with real data sets too. We'd love to support you to make a real impact at Pearson as you gain hands-on experience and jumpstart your career. We look forward to hearing from you!

Requirements

  • Second or final year student pursuing a Bachelor's or Master's degree in Business/Accounting/Finance, or related field.
  • Strong analytical and critical thinking skills with attention to detail.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team in a fast-paced environment.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite (Word and PowerPoint). Advanced proficiency in Microsoft Excel (e.g. macros, pivot tables, complex formulas)
  • Prior internship or coursework in auditing or accounting is a plus.
  • Highly motivated with a desire to learn
  • Attention to detail, ability to do in-depth data mining, methodical approach to work while also seeking to understand the big picture
  • Ability to work successfully in a fast-moving environment, and to meet tight deadlines and prioritise workload even when faced with conflicting priorities
  • Data visualisation skills, such as proficiency in Tableau, QlikView, PowerPivot, or MicroStrategy is beneficial.

Education requirements

Currently Studying
Final Year
Second Year
Bachelors
Masters

Area of Responsibilities

Accounting & Tax

Responsibilities

  • Assist in planning, executing, and reporting internal audit engagements under senior auditors' supervision.
  • Conduct testing of internal controls to assess their effectiveness and identify areas of risk.
  • Support with data analytics for audit testing and to analyse our functional performance indicators
  • Document audit procedures, findings, and recommendations in clear and concise work papers.
  • Collaborate with team members to develop audit programs and methodologies tailored to specific areas of focus.
  • Participate in meetings with auditees to discuss audit findings and recommendations for improvement.
  • Assist in the preparation of audit reports and presentations for management and stakeholders.
  • Stay current on industry trends, regulations, and best practices related to internal audit.

Details

Work type

Full time

Work mode

office

Start date

Jun 2, 2024

Application deadline

Apr 8, 2024

Location

London