Graduate Audit Trainee

  • Location

    Harrow on the Hill

  • Sector:

    Accounting Practice

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    Market rate

  • Contact:

    Harsheel Dodhia

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  • Published:

    18 days ago

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KLSA LLP is a London based accountancy firm with 6 Partners and 50 staff operating through two offices (Harrow office and City office). We are a member firm of PKF International.

This is a great opportunity for an audit/accounting trainee to join a professional office with potential career progression to higher level.

The Job

In general terms your role will involve:

- Proactively looking to become an integral part of the audit team, creating good contacts and developing relationships with client finance teams and wider business.

- Owning assigned work (a mixture of substantive and controls) over specific non-significant audit areas

- Assisting more senior members of the team in the audit of significant complex audit areas. 

- Obtaining an understanding of client’s systems and processes. Applying knowledge gained through training and on-the-job experience to undertake risk based assessments of the level of work required.

- Driving the use and development of technology across audit.

- Seeking to embed technology and data analytics in the audit process.

- Preparation of statutory accounts in compliance with UK GAAP

The Candidate

As a general rule, you'll be expected to meet the following requirements: 

- Minimum grade B GCSE Maths or equivalent

- Minimum grade B GCSE English Language or equivalent

- Accounting graduate (or similar) with other numerical based disciplines considered

- Team player, with the ability to multi-task, as well as flexible and can work under pressure

- Socially confident with good organization skills

- Self-starter with good analytical skills and a proactive approach to problem solving