Graduate Trainee

Job Title: Graduate Trainee
Contract Type: Graduate
Location: Wales
Salary: 20000 - 30000
Reference: WAO0109/2020
Contact Name: Sian Grainger
Contact Email:
Job Published: October 04, 2019 16:55

Job Description

Do you have an interest in how money is spent?  Do you want to help support the improvement of public services and have a career that really counts?  Do you want to work in an organisation that values how people behave and treat each other?

If so, the Wales Audit Office may be the perfect place for you, offering you the unique opportunity to make a real difference to the people of Wales.

We are looking for the future leaders within the public sector in Wales; and  are genuinely interested in who you are, your strengths and your potential. 

If you have an impressive academic record with a minimum of a:

  • A second-class degree in any discipline
  • Good academic results at A level
  • Good GCSEs, including grade B in English and Maths

And are naturally inquisitive, enjoy team work, have an interest in public services and want to train as an accountant then our graduate role is the one for you.

If you choose to join us; you will be fully supported during a four-year training programme to achieve an internationally recognised and highly acclaimed ICAEW accountancy qualification. Working within teams across the Wales Audit Office, you will have opportunities to gain knowledge and experience in various aspects of our financial and performance audit work.  

In addition, our Graduate Programme offers the unique development opportunity to undertake secondments; this could be internally or across the wider Public Sector and to other publicly funded organisations.

Our clients cover the whole of Wales and you will be expected to travel to various client offices within a defined geographical area, therefore a driver’s licence or the willingness to learn is essential.       

Further information about the role can be found in our recruitment pack.

For an informal discussion about the job please contact Sian Grainger on 07814 604515