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BDO LLP is an accountancy and business advisory firm, we provide integrated advice and solutions to help businesses navigate a changing world. Our clients are Britain’s economic engine – ambitious, entrepreneurially-spirited and high growth businesses that fuel the economy. We share our clients’ ambitions and their entrepreneurial mind-set. We have the right combination of global reach, integrity and expertise to help them succeed. BDO LLP operates in 17 offices across the UK, employing 3,500 people offering tax, audit and assurance, and a range of advisory services. BDO LLP has revenues of £428m and is the UK member firm of the BDO International network. The BDO global network provides business advisory services in 162 countries, with 74,000 people working out of 1,500 offices worldwide. It has revenues of $8.1bn. BDO gives trainees all the training they need to attain their professional qualifications, along with extensive practical experience that includes on-site client work. The firm provides constant support to help you achieve your potential. 'Achieving My Potential’ is BDO’s organisational framework. It is made up of 4 key elements – core competencies, technical competencies, values and attitude. In essence, what you do and how you do it. Overview Working in Audit means much more than just analysing numbers, we really get to know our clients by building close relationships with key individuals there in order to help them and their investors to better understand their financial performance, business systems, culture and the risks they face and then to provide crucial advice to them in these areas. Our structured programme will help you to develop your career in whichever direction it takes by supporting you to study for your professional qualifications whilst working in different industry sectors and locations in the UK and abroad. You will work as a part of a team, all of whom will be highly supportive, and there are plenty of opportunities to socialise together as well. Many people choose to specialise in an industry sector, perhaps even gaining a reputation as a leading expert in their field, or alternatively choose to become a generalist usually in one of our regional office, looking after clients across a range of sectors. As a Trainee Auditor your Programme is a 3 year structured programme around working and studying. You will study towards an appropriate qualification, usually either the ACA (from the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales) or the CA (from ICAS) in Scotland. An Audit Trainee will form part of the audit team both on-site at clients, and in the office, ensuring that all aspects of the audit are completed on time and within budget. You will be expected to study for and complete your accounting qualification over the 3 year period, and will be supported, developed and supervised by Senior Members of the Audit Group. As a Trainee Auditor you will study towards an appropriate qualification, usually either the ACA (from the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales) or the CA (from ICAS) in Scotland. There may well be other qualifications you can obtain along the way. This is dependent on your business stream and may be subject to change. Audit contains many different streams and, if successful, you could be working across some or all of our areas of specialism in the regional office(s). We aim to accommodate your first or second preference for office location but this will depend on demand and business needs. Business Area Overview You will assist within the wider team by obtaining audit evidence necessary to support opinions given. Prepare analysis of accounting data from client’s books and records. Ensure audit files have all relevant documentation on the appropriate section; check appropriate and sufficient documentation obtained to support the opinion and documenting all conclusions. Active engagement with client staff in the gathering of appropriate audit evidence. Active adherence to budget and timetable, bringing matters to the attention of the Senior or Manager, particularly when actual time is in excess of budget. Involvement in the planning, execution and finalisation of the audit assignment supporting the Audit Manager. Ensure compliance with internal (audit methodology and risk management) and external (regulatory) requirements Identify and understand client needs, including sometimes providing initial solutions to client challenges, then communicating these needs and solutions to your Senior or Manager. Build strong relationships with new and established clients. Carry out ad hoc assignments as may be reasonably required by your group. Undertake any training or development co-ordinated by your group. Coaching and assisting more junior trainees on the team, both at client premises and in the office. Participate in group, stream and firm wide activities. Requirements Candidates must have, or be on course for the following grades (or international equivalent): A minimum 2.2 degree in any discipline; 3 A Levels at grades A*- C, excluding General Studies and Extended Projects A*- C at GCSE in Maths & English Language We are looking for candidates who demonstrate strengths which are aligned to: Business Thinking, Collaborating, Innovation and Change, Communicating, Developing Self and Others & Decision Making.
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Start Date: September 2019 As a Tax Apprentice your time will be split between meeting clients, working in the office and studying for your professional exams. Our clients range from individuals and owner managed businesses to large corporates. Our clients operate in a broad range of sectors, for example retail, media, financial services, infrastructure, real estate and many more. Mazars offers a range of tax services to meet the needs of our clients, including: Corporate Tax, International Tax, Personal Tax, Partnership Tax, Trusts & Estates, Expatriate Tax, Indirect Tax (VAT), Employment Tax, Share schemes and Tax investigations. Your typical day will vary between: Liaising with HMRC on behalf of our clients; Assisting seniors and managers with research, reports and other client deliverables for advisory projects; Nurturing client relationships through meetings and developing an understanding of their business/industry; Attending in-house training; Studying towards your professional qualification. What we are looking for We are looking for collaborative people who think creatively about their work and enjoy embracing challenges. Do you have?: Interpersonal skills; the ability to build client relationships with a foundation of trust and responsibility. Analytical skills; the ability to think critically, research and solve problems. Attention to detail and strong time-management skills. Commitment to self-development & learning. Affinity with our values; in particular, respect for individuals, diversity and integrity. If this sounds like you, this could be the perfect opportunity. Academic Requirements Strong academic performance is important so we know that you’re ready to take your professional exams. However, we understand things don’t always go to plan – so if you don’t meet our minimum requirements, please let us know if you have any exceptional achievements or extenuating circumstances which affected your results. Minimum of 112 UCAS points. This is based on the new 2017 UCAS Tariff. You can calculate your UCAS points here. Grade B or above in GCSE English Language and Maths. Training & Support We will fund for you to study towards either the ATT/CTA combined qualifications within Personal Tax or the ACA qualification within Corporate Tax. You will receive a full study package and time off to study and attend college. Your professional qualification is only part of the story at Mazars; we support all of our trainees with a blended approach to training and development including classroom study, 1:1 coaching, and soft skills training. You will be supported by a mentor and an appraising manager to keep your career and aspirations on track. Benefits We recognise that benefits are important to you and our aim at Mazars is to give you as much choice as possible and to allow you to benefit from our buying power. We offer core benefits to all employees – holiday, pension, life assurance and income protection insurance. Beyond that we want you to be able to choose benefits that you want, rather than have all benefits chosen for you. As a Mazars employee you also have access to a range of voluntary benefits including a shopping-discount platform, discounted phone contracts, gym memberships and interest free season ticket loans. About Mazars “At Mazars, people matter. Everyone is different and we treat our people as individuals, playing to their strengths. We pride ourselves on nurturing and developing talent, helping our people fulfil their aspirations whatever they may be.” Ian Wrightson, UK Executive, Head of People & Culture We are a positively different international accountancy and advisory firm. With entrepreneurship and a desire to create value at the heart of our DNA, we differentiate ourselves by the opportunities we offer our people, our approach to working with clients and our passion for responsible business. Mazars is among the top 10 accountancy firms within the UK with approximately 140 partners and over 1800 staff serving clients from 17 offices. With offices in more than 80 countries across six continents the opportunities to build and develop your career are infinite.
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We are looking to recruit graduates for our September & April intake. Our people are key to our success. We want to recruit and retain the very best, so every year we look for five to six top-quality graduates who wish to train as chartered accountants. We offer the quality and benefits of a large firm in a smaller environment where there is more opportunity to use your initiative and gain responsibility early on. We provide wide-ranging work experience in fields including investigation litigation support, business planning, financial modelling, tax planning, audit and general business advice. As a trainee, you will have the opportunity to deal with everything from an entrepreneur just setting up a business, to a large established company. Our clients include high street names such as Wimpy and GBK, AIM-listed companies, film distributors, retailers and travel firms. We also specialise in working with hedge fund managers regulated by the FCA. Our audit assignments are typically completed within two weeks, so our trainees gain experience in a much wider variety of businesses than those at the Big Four, where a single job might last six months. Because we place so much importance on people, our starting salaries are at the top end of the market – currently £27,000 p.a. We welcome applications from graduates of any discipline with a consistent record of achievement including at least 136 UCAS points (old system 340 UCAS points) from three A levels or 36 IB points. We are looking for strong communication and analytical skills and a willingness to contribute both to the work itself and to the collaborative atmosphere of the firm. To apply, you’ll need to complete our online application form. You can save the details and revisit the form at any point before submitting your final application.
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Dixon Wilson is a leading accountancy firm, specialising in providing accountancy, tax advice and strategy planning to private clients, companies, entrepreneurs and their businesses. We currently have vacancies within our London and Paris offices. We offer a three-year training contract, with an interesting mix of assignments. You will receive support from external tutors, who provide training designed to enable our students to pass the prestigious ACA examinations, first time. We also provide in-house training designed to help students on a wider range of soft skills and management topics. Qualifications Minimum 2:1 degree in any discipline and 300 UCAS points. To work in the Paris office, applicants should have strong French language skills (oral and written) and must be able to demonstrate a strong desire to live and work in Paris. Please click here to apply.
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The NAO helps the nation spend wisely, and we want your help to do that. What is the Apprenticeship and what will I do? Our fully-funded 5-year apprenticeship will train you in the latest accounting and auditing techniques, equipping you with the skills you need to develop into a well-rounded professioal 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? Alongside this we offer a competitive benefits package including: A highly competitive starting salary of £24,026 (London) or £18,441 (Newcastle), which will increase year-on-year and with success in exams Blocks of study leave over the five-year programme, allowing trainees time away from the office to concentrate on studying An interest-free season ticket loan for travel to work, subsidised gym, civil service pension scheme, health screening and a host of other attractive benefits, as summarised in our Total Reward statement Social events – including annual pop quiz, film quiz and our Christmas party….. Opportunities to take responsibility early in your career An excellent system of support from NAO colleagues, including a ‘buddy’ from our more experienced trainees Who can apply? 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. As members of the Business Disability Forum and Disability Confident Scheme we guarantee to interview all disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria. 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 Please note the following: When applying you will be asked if you have at least 120 UCAS points from the 2017 UCAS points tariff (or equivalent). Please answer yes if you have yet to take your A-Levels but expect to have 120 points upon receiving your results later in the year. We reserve the option of bringing the closing date for applications forward. Where can I get further information? For more details on the scheme, please visit our trainee website here. The NAO graduate blog also has lots of information about recruitment and the NAO which candidates find useful.
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