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If your chosen area in London is within Audit, you will study the ACA route via ICAEW while working within areas of the business and clients such as: Corporate Audit Non Profit Pension Funds Private Clients Professional Practices We would aim to build you up year by year via our 3 year Level 7 apprenticeship route: First Year: Your first year would consist of perfecting your auditing skills while passing your exams. You will be completing the ICAEW Certificate level modules of Accounting, Assurance, Business & Finance, Law, Management Information and Principles of Taxation. Second Year: Your second year you would further enhance your audit skills with the addition of responsibility of looking after a first year Apprentice. You would also manage a first year apprentice on an Audit while undertaking your exams for your second year. By the end of the second year, you could be leading your own audits You will also complete the ICAEW Professional Level modules including Business and Planning, Business Strategy and Financial Management. While covering off Audit & Assurance, Financial Accounting & Reporting and Tax Compliance. Third Year: Leading your own Audit team Reviewing work done by the team with written feedback Planning an running Audits Sitting and passing exams In this final year, you will complete the ICAEW Advanced Level Modules including Corporate reporting, Strategic Business Management and a Case study. Our minimum requirements: An expected or achieved 2:1 or equivalent. BBB (or equivalent UCAS points) from three A Levels (or equivalent). GCSE grade B or above in Maths and English Language
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Accounts Associate/Accounts Trainee - Accountancy Services, Business Services, Trainee Accountant Competitive Salary + Study Support + Benefits Are you looking to take the next step on your journey? Want to be part of an international family whose vision is “To make their services smarter, more effective, and more personal every day”? Then you could be our next investment! At Azets, you are in control of your career and with our support this will make us even stronger, together. Our moto when it comes to career development is “Your Journey – Your Voice – Your Success ". Azets Azets is an award-winning leading firm of Accountants and Business Advisors operating across the UK, Nordics and the USA. We are a family of over 6,500 employees and work across 100 offices in the UK alone. We have seen dramatic growth in recent years which has made us the 9th largest accountancy firm in the UK, and we are over the moon to have been awarded Accountancy Firm of the Year in the FD Excellence Survey 2020. As a result of this growth, we are now looking to invest in our skills set even further! Our values are our motivations: Our values are at the heart of everything we do. We are looking for people who also believe in these drivers as we work together to achieve success for both our colleagues and our clients alike. As a business we believe we are stronger together. We share knowledge, ask for help and empower each other to achieve more collectively. We are open minded and value everyone’s contribution, embracing our differences and fostering a culture of trust and inclusion. We look for people who adapt quickly to change, finding smart ways to deliver the best results and remain one step ahead. Does that sound like you? To get the job that you’ll love For us, the personal attributes of each of our employees are what makes us authentic in the marketplace. We look for people who can collaborate with peers but can also bring their own voice to the table. We want people who are dynamic in their approach and respectful of other people’s opinions. We are looking for someone who want to be more than just a team member, but who wants to join a family of likeminded individuals. As part of your role as an Accounts and Business Services Associate you will provide assistance with the preparation of annual statutory accounts and record keeping for clients and also assist your colleagues with obtaining information for the completion of tax and VAT returns. As well as providing support to your clients from an accounting perspective, you will also be communicating with HMRC and really gaining a full insight into the world of accounts. In terms of qualifications, we want to ensure we are offering the best service to our customers and the same goes for our people. As an Associate we will enrol you on either ACCA or ACA, to provide the key building blocks for your future with us. We will provide you full study support including paid study leave, mentorship and coaching as we support you all the way on your journey to becoming a qualified accountant in the future. A note from the Hiring Manager; “This is an exciting opportunity for a talented individual to join a busy and growing office, taking on your qualification in the support of talented colleagues and managers alike” Why join the Azets family? The relationship we have with our colleagues is of the upmost importance to us as a business. Your voice is important to us. Attracting and retaining the right people who will deliver the level of service that our clients expect is key to both ours and your success. We offer training and development opportunities to all employees. In nurturing talent from all backgrounds, this helps us to grow our own and bring out the best in people. What’s in it for you? Pension - Looking after your future self when it’s time to step back and relax. 23 days annual leave + bank holidays – Time to focus on your family and what’s important to you. Where will your precious time take you? Life Assurance – 4 x times salary, our family is important to us, and so is yours. Employee Referral Bonus – We’re always looking for talented individuals to join our family. Employee Benefits Portal – Cashback and vouchers on everyday purchases. Extensive Learning & Development Opportunities – Continuous development and support not only for your professional qualifications but also for your personal goals and aspirations, so we can grow together. Opportunity to attend social events – Time to stop, pause and have fun. Career Coaching – Better never stops. Sharing our time to make the best use of yours.
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Who we are Our purpose - to build trust in society and solve important problems - has never felt more relevant. We bring our purpose to life through our focus on our clients, our people and the communities in which we live and work to address current and future challenges. As one of the world’s leading professional services organisations, attracting the right talent continues to be paramount. Investing in our people is central to our mission and inclusive culture. Whether it be empowering our people to learn new skills for the digital world, to reimagine the possible on how we work with clients, or to be open-minded on how we care for and support each other, we want to create an environment where our people can be the best they can be. What you'll do During this three-day paid programme you’ll get an insight into what a career at PwC could look like, you’ll virtually meet mentors and buddies who’ll represent the variety of opportunities available across PwC. You’ll meet some of our Black colleagues to hear about their own personal career journeys, as well as from some of our networks focussed on Diversity and Inclusion. Through interactive sessions the programme will help you to develop confidence in a business setting and encourage you to bring your whole self to the workplace. At PwC, we nurture an environment where our people can be the best they can be. Our Black Talent in Business programme will be a 3-day paid programme which will be run virtually in Summer 2021. You can join any of these areas: Audit - You’ll be providing market leading audit services to an unprecedented range of clients including one of the largest shares of FTSE 100 companies of any UK audit firm. Our audit helps organisations navigate regulatory complexity while strengthening trust and transparency in their business. Consulting - Our Consulting practice is focused on results, supporting our clients with fast track, profitable growth. We use our understanding of how business works and a knowledge of how the right technology in the right place can create competitive advantage. Our clients might want us to help them enter new markets; address the challenges created by organisational change; or draw up a sustainability strategy that aligns their commercial objectives with broader environmental and social concerns. Deals - Deals provide an opportunity – for faster growth, development of stronger capabilities, accelerated operational transformation, value realisation and protection. Here you’ll put together major mergers and acquisitions and resolve business crises. You’ll work on anything from international take-over bids to economic crime investigations and cases of insolvency. Operate - Operate supports the delivery of a range of client programmes across a variety of regulated market sectors. We deliver our client work from a range of locations, providing our clients with cost-effective delivery, access to subject matter expertise and operational excellence disciplines. Risk Assurance - The world of risk is changing. Today's business environment is different. More complex. More connected. More volatile. While this environment makes it much harder to predict where new risks will come from, we work with our clients to protect and strengthen every aspect of their business; from people to performance, systems to strategy and business plans to business resilience. Tax - We help our clients stay ahead of the changes that impact their business. Equipped with the scale of a seamlessly connected global network, we’re where they need us - delivering deep tax technical expertise, while providing the critical context to help make informed and compliant decisions that drive their operations forward. Technology - We use technical and business knowledge to solve our clients’ problems. And because we offer so many different technology services we need people with different experiences to help us deliver them effectively. Digital is the new normal, transforming how we work and live. At PwC, as we focus on future innovations, we’re investing in the best and most diverse talent of today and tomorrow. What you’ll gain Through our Black Talent in Business programme you’ll complete a 3-day virtual programme, which could lead to an offer of an internship or 11 month placement with the aim of securing a graduate role with us on completing your degree. What you'll need You'll need to have or be on course for a 2.1 degree or above in any subject. We determine whether you're on course for a 2.1 based on the grades you achieved in your last completed year of academic study. You'll need to be a first year undergraduate university student on a three-year degree course; or You'll need to be a first year undergraduate university student on a four-year degree expecting to do a work placement in your third year; or You'll need to be a second year undergraduate university student on a four-year degree course. When to apply The deadline for applications is 19th March 2021 The deadline for online assessments is 26th March 2021 Assessment centres will take place in May 2021 Explore. Inspire. Reimagine.
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If you are interested to pursue a career as Planning & Forecasting Associate within Finance team at GSK Regional Hub in KL, please submit your professional profile through our career page. As Planning & Forecasting Associate, you are expected to register with ICAEW and complete the three (3)-year training and practical work experience with GSK. At GSK, our modern and technology-led Regional Finance Hub – APAC team, we work together with colleagues from across Finance to support our businesses across APAC in delivering the best outcome for our patients and consumers. Our new Finance Hub team in Malaysia will be part of a global network of Regional Finance hubs to share best practices and knowledge whilst working closely with our HQ Finance teams. You will be responsible to support the Planning and Forecasting Process which includes the preparation, review and submission of in-market annual, quarterly and monthly forecasts. Also, you will be responsible to provide Value added Analytics on Actual and forecasted Business Performance in the areas of P&L, BS and Cash flow. Year 1: Focus core commercial cycle activities Participate in monthly core commercial cycle. Support the P&F Lead in the preparation monthly consensus forecast deliverables in accordance with GSK Corporate requirement. Provide support to the P&F Lead with the preparation of the 3+1 plan, UP2 & Flip on annual basis. Understand the various planning cycles and their key role in the overall corporate planning process. Attend pre demand review meeting on monthly basis to understand business Planning process. Responsible for supporting the preparation of the monthly OPEX, A&P, Sundry, headcount and cash flow forecast. Upload and validate approved forecast numbers into GSK tools. Support the P&F lead in creating, updating and maintaining financial models to provide detailed monthly and quarterly forecasts for the market (CCC process) Prepare adhoc analysis to analyse forecast Vs budgets, prior month forecasts and prior year actuals. Support the preparation of internal management reports (e.g. DRM, MPR) for executive leadership. Year 2: Focus on financial management and analysis *Note: Year 1 job responsibilities remain with expanded responsibilities. Performs Core commercial cycle activities independently for a LOC. Performs variance analysis to explain differences in actual performance against forecast. Support the process of generating commentary on variance analysis such as flash sales commentary, P&L commentary and price volume analysis. Responsible to monitor Innovation sales performance against forecast and support all activities related to innovation sales. Identify key learning for Year 1 role and make improvements going forward with global process owner or process improvement expert to standardize activities across P&F. Evaluate forex impact on actual and forecast numbers and validate GSK P&L performance in all rates such as Budget rate and Actual rate. Year 3: Becoming a true finance business partner Note: Year 1& 2 job responsibilities remain with expanded responsibilities. Drive the monthly core commercial market with In- house commercial team and market finance director. Present monthly performance review to area finance director with minimum supervision. Work closely with supply chain finance team on annual flip exercise. Responsible to maintain annual transfer price which is aligned to tax requirements. Other ad-hoc activities: Support ad hoc analysis requirement on Sales, Gross Margin, Operating Margin, A&P, OPEX, Sundry, Working Capital, Headcount, OE and Capex. Any other business relevant tasks assigned by P&F Lead or P&F Director Other tasks as BSC management, system upgrade and changes to business environment. Involvement in Change management projects Why you? We look for people who appreciate the importance of safety and quality and strive to continuously improve our performance and practices. We work in an open and transparent environment so you’ll be someone who treats others with respect and integrity – as you will be treated yourself. Ideally, we are looking for someone with: A Bachelors degree (Finance / Accounting is preferred) You must be a registered student of ICAEW. Excellent customer service skills Positive working attitude and willing to take challenge Excellent communication and interpersonal skills Self-motivated and displays initiative in solving problems Actively seeks to improve processes making them more effective and efficient Must be fluent in English – both written and spoken Attention to detail, good analytical and problem solving capabilities Ability to plan and manage workload to ensure all key deadlines are met. Why GSK? GSK’s dedication to the wellbeing of our employees is reflected in the benefits we offer; including healthcare for yourself and dependents, performance related bonus, etc. We also offer a range of employee health and wellbeing programs including our truly unique Partnership for Prevention program, a global commitment by GSK to provide all employees with up to 40 preventative healthcare services bringing to life our mission to: do more, feel better and live longer. Our goal is to be one of the world’s most innovative, best performing and trusted healthcare companies. We believe that we all bring something unique to GSK and when we combine our knowledge, experiences and styles together, the impact is incredible. Come join our adventure at GSK where you will be inspired to do your best work for our patients and consumers. A place where you can be you, feel good and keep growing. *Li-GSK Our goal is to be one of the world’s most innovative, best performing and trusted healthcare companies. We believe that we all bring something unique to GSK and when we combine our knowledge, experiences and styles together, the impact is incredible. Come join our adventure at GSK where you will be inspired to do your best work for our patients and consumers. A place where you can be you, feel good and keep growing. 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