CFAB Apprenticeship intake September 2019 - Corporate Audit, Birmingham

Job Title: CFAB Apprenticeship intake September 2019 - Corporate Audit, Birmingham
Contract Type: School Leavers
Location: Birmingham
Salary: Competitive
Contact Name: Lucy Boyd
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Job Published: January 09, 2019 16:46

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 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  Be aware of and comply with the firm’s policies at all times

l  Record time accurately using the Practice Management System (PMS) on a daily basis

l  Any other duties appropriate to the level of responsibility of this post, for which the post holder has the necessary experience and/or training

l  Be aware of the firm’s risk management and practice assurance procedures and ensure compliance

l  Ensure continuing professional development is up to date at all times


 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