Apprentice - September 2019, Reading (Corporate Audit, CFAB)

Job Title: Apprentice - September 2019, Reading (Corporate Audit, CFAB)
Contract Type: School Leavers
Location: Reading
Salary: 20000 - 30000
Contact Name: Lucy Boyd
Contact Email:
Job Published: January 08, 2019 14:41

Job Description

Joining as a Level 4 apprentice, you’ll be a valued member of the firm from day one. You’ll be challenged in the work you do as your skills and knowledge grow. You’ll find a personal approach, coupled with encouragement and support. You’ll push yourself to become the business professional you aspire to be. In addition to a competitive salary and flexible benefits, you’ll receive full study support towards gaining your CFAB qualification. We provide the opportunities – you take them.                                          

Being part of our corporate audit team you will need an analytical mind as you work to provide audit and accounting services to a broad range of clients including financial services, technology companies and sports clubs. Your role will involve providing a high quality service to clients in respect of the preparation and audit of statutory accounts.

Core responsibilities

l  Understand and act on basic instructions

l  Develop a basic understanding of the objectives of an audit

l  Understand and perform basic tests from within PROaudit

l  Develop elementary knowledge of double entry

l  Assist in the call and cast of accounts

l  Assist in the preparation of lead schedules and audit work which includes, but is not limited to:

o   Completing Statutory sections

o   System notes

o   Journal testing

o   Capital and reserves sections

o   Income testing

o   Expenses testing

o   Bank and cash testing

l  Follow any reasonable instruction by the audit Senior

l  Assist in the preparation of legible and comprehensive working papers

l  Be prepared to travel to client sites as required

l  Demonstrate commitment to working as a team to achieve deadlines

l  Successfully study towards the CFAB qualification via a Level 4 apprenticeship




l  5 GCSE's grade 4-9 with a 6 or above in English Language and Maths (or equivalent)

l  Minimum of 120 UCAS points (or equivalent), attained or expected

l  Competent using MS Office

l  Able to work to deadlines

l  Team worker

l  Good communication and presentation skills

l  Strong organisational and time management skills

l  Proven planning and prioritising skills

l  Able to work under pressure with accuracy and focus

This role will follow a Level 4 Professional Accounting Taxation Technician Apprenticeship standard.

Please note due to high volume of applications for our roles we reserve the right to close all vacancies earlier than the advertised date without notice. To avoid disappointment please apply as soon as possible.

Moore Stephens values diversity, and a diverse workforce is essential. You will experience a working culture that is inclusive, collaborative and supportive, to make sure that you reach your full potential and thrive in your career. We believe in teamwork and respect, and are committed to providing an environment that empowers your individuality. If you require any adjustments to be made in order for you to submit your application please let us know.