ACA Trainee – Business Services

Job Title: ACA Trainee – Business Services
Contract Type: Graduate
Location: London
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Reference: N/A
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Job Published: January 28, 2019 13:02

Job Description

Purpose and Aim of the Job 

  • To begin to develop a knowledge of accounting and auditing techniques and show commitment to  passing the professional examinations 

Job Duties and Responsibilities 

  • 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 book keeping  
  • Be able to obtain and document effective audit evidence including that relating to Corporation and  Indirect taxes, to include the following:  
     Fixed assets section (complete)  
     Bank section (complete)  
     Understand & document accounting systems and complete systems testing  
     Profit and loss analysis – with attention to tax requirement  
  • 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