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Audit Trainee (ACA) - Corporate & Capital Markets - Business Services - Graduate Dec 2024 - London

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Accounting & Tax, Banking & FinanceLondon

Description

  • 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.

Requirements

  • 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. Please include A Level results (or equivalent) in your CV. Without this information your application may be delayed.
  • GCSEs Grade 5/B in Maths and English Language
  • Personal Attributes:
  • 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
Undergraduate
Bachelors

Area of Responsibilities

Accounting & Tax
Banking & Finance

Responsibilities

  • 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
  • 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
  • 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

Details

Work type

Full time

Work mode

office

Start date

Nov 21, 2024

Location

London