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£29,460 per annum
Who is the NAO? The National Audit Office (NAO) is an independent public body that helps Parliament hold government to account for how taxpayers’ money is spent. Our vital audit work adds value to government by supporting its drive to improve the delivery of public services to millions of people everyday. Our work is impactful and influential and you can find out more on our website What is the NAO graduate scheme? Our 3-year graduate programme will train you in the latest accounting and auditing techniques, equipping you with the skills you need to develop into a well-rounded professional with excellent career prospects and lead to qualification as a Chartered Accountant. You will help deliver work which contributes to improvements in public services - last year we saved the taxpayer £19 for every £1 we spent - whilst gaining unrivalled access to a unique set of clients across central government. What are the benefits? We offer a competitive package including: A highly competitive starting salary, which will increase year-on-year and with success in exams 25 weeks of college study leave over the three-year programme, allowing trainees time away from the office to concentrate on studying An array of attractive benefits including season ticket loans for travel to work, a subsidised gym, health screening and retail discounts a host of other benefits A calendar jam-packed full of fun social events; from quizzes to sporting events Who can apply? Graduates from all degree disciplines and backgrounds are welcome – we value the ideas, energy and variety this brings us, so you don’t need to have studied maths to excel at the NAO or become a successful Chartered Accountant. We value diversity in all its forms and the difference it makes to our organisation. By removing barriers and creating an inclusive culture all our people have the opportunity to develop and maximise their full potential. What is the recruitment process? Online application form including a numerical reasoning test Four competency-based questions (250 word limit for each) Telephone interview One-day Assessment Centre featuring four exercises The deadline for applications is Friday 30th November 2018. The start date for the scheme will be early September 2019, however we do have some limited early start positions available from January-March 2019. These will allow you to gain some practical work experience before starting the training programme when it kick starts in September. Please note that we reserve the option of bringing the applications deadline forward so please apply as soon as possible to ensure you don't miss out on this amazing opportunity!
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17000 - 17000
We are seeking to recruit a graduate trainee to start 1st February 2019. You will work as part of the audit team based in our Newport office. You will work on a range of audits predominantly in South Wales, although some travel may be required. You will receive full training support.
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Work Experience & Placements
An exciting opportunity for year 12 and 13 students to undertake a week’s work experience with one of the top accounting firms – apply by 7 September! Grant Thornton is a global organisation and the fifth largest financial services firm in the UK. We provide trusted advice to dynamic businesses of all shapes and sizes. From tech start-ups to publicly listed companies; from high profile individuals to family-owned businesses We recruit between 350-400 graduates, interns and school leavers in the UK every year, and as part of our commitment to widening access to the industry, we are offering a minimum of six work placements to students across the Thames Valley area this October. All of our work experience students will spend a week getting stuck into areas of Audit, Tax and Advisory, as well as being coached around their professional development skills. This programme is a chance for you to get a taste of what working for a financial services firm is really like, from day-to-day life to how we see ourselves contributing towards the future of our economy. This is your chance to get first-hand experience of dealing with clients across a variety of sectors. We will be running the programme during half term, from Monday 22 to Friday 26 October, at our Oxford and Reading offices. The application process will be an online application, strengths assessment, and digital interview. The programme is open to year 12 and 13 students who want to find out more about a career in business, and if they demonstrate the right skills and motivation on the programme, we would offer them the fast-track opportunity to be considered for our school leaver programme. We are currently accepting applications until Friday 7 September. If you’re interested, please visit https://trainees.grant-thornton.co.uk/programmes/work-experience.html for further information. You can apply via the following links: Oxford (3140 Rowan Place, John Smith Drive, OX4 2WB) Reading (1020 Eskdale Road, Winnersh RG41 5TS)
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