Apprentice – September 2019 and January 2020, London and Reading (Corporate Audit, CFAB)

Job Title: Apprentice – September 2019 and January 2020, London and Reading (Corporate Audit, CFAB)
Contract Type: School Leavers
Location: Unknown
Reference: AppSep19Jan20LonTVOCFAB
Contact Name: Lucy Boyd
Contact Email:
Job Published: October 26, 2018 16:58

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

·         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

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.