CFAB Apprenticeship intake September 2018 and January 2019 - Corporate Audit, Reading

Job Title: CFAB Apprenticeship intake September 2018 and January 2019 - Corporate Audit, Reading
Contract Type: School Leavers
Location: Reading
Salary: Competitive
Reference: CADTVOSEPT18
Job Published: June 27, 2018 12:47

Job Description

Joining as an 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 technology, manufacturing, engineering and property. Your role will involve providing a high quality service to clients in respect of the preparation and audit of statutory accounts.

Core responsibilities

·         Demonstrate a basic understanding of the objectives of an audit

·         Understand and perform basic tests, and complete individual tests from within PROaudit

·         Prepare a simple trial balance and identify errors in basic accounting

·         Elementary knowledge of double entry

·         Assist in the call and cast of accounts
·         Understand and act on basic instructions

·         Work solely on all aspects of property audits, which are of limited complexity, providing review points to manager

·         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

·         Follow any reasonable instruction by the Senior on the job

·         Perform bank reconciliations and audit bank sections

·         Prepare legible and comprehensive working papers

·         Demonstrate an understanding of working to deadlines

·         Prepare to be out of office at client sites conducting audits as and when required


·         5 GCSE's grade 4-9 with a 6 or above (grade A*-C with a B or above on pre-2017 tariff) in English Language and Maths (or international equivalent)
·         Minimum of 120 UCAS points (300 UCAS points on pre-2017 tariff) or international equivalent, achieved within the same academic year

·         Competent using MS Office

·         Team worker

·         Good communication and presentation skills

·         Strong organisational and time management skills

·         Proven planning and prioritising skills

·         Able to work under pressure with accuracy and focus