Student Placement - Audit and Accounts

Job Title: Student Placement - Audit and Accounts
Contract Type: Work Experience & Placements
Location: Borehamwood
Salary: £Competitive package with excellent benefits
Reference: SB-PS051119
Contact Name: Tatjana Golovina
Contact Email:
Job Published: November 06, 2019 14:36

Job Description

About Us

Are you studying towards a degree in Accounting, Finance, Economics or similar? Do you want to experience a 12-month placement to get a head start on your graduate career? Our 12-month placement is an excellent way to gain exposure and practical experience that will help you secure a career opportunity when you complete your degree.

Established in 1975, Sopher + Co is a trusted business adviser of choice for entrepreneurs, owner-managed businesses, high net worth individuals, professional partnerships and expats. Our roots in Elstree led to our early client base in the media & entertainment industry. Since then we have grown immensely, with our portfolio now spanning over 20 industries.

Our teams of accountants, tax advisers and business advisers pride themselves on our entrepreneurial approach to our clients’ personal and business affairs based on trust and expert advice. This, combined with the personalised service and tailored approach our clients receive, means that long-lasting working relationships can continue to be formed.

Our success is within our people - with endless opportunities and open-mind approach, Sopher + Co is a place where you can drive your career and ambitions forward, sharing and promoting our commitment to excellent client experience. We take an individual approach to our talent and work together to reach mutual goals, whilst building a truly diverse, equal, proud and happy workplace. Our engaged and committed teams of professionals will assist you with achieving your career goals in an atmosphere of respect, understanding and full support.

You will be based in our Borehamwood office and will get involved in real, practical work including specific projects that add value to our business as well as showcase your talents.

Duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Assisting with accounts preparation for Limited companies, Sole traders and Partnerships
  • Assisting on Audit assignments
  • Completing assigned audit areas to a high standard
  • Assisting with client queries


About you

Sopher + Co take pride in their employees and their achievements whilst praising and recognising hard work. We are looking for people who embrace the 3 C’s – Change, Challenge and Commitment. We enjoy working with people who can work well with others and in turn enjoy working amongst a diverse team of professionals.

You will be confident in working to a high standard, have excellent communication skills and a flexible approach to your work. Ideally you will also have/be:

  • Outstanding time management skills and ability to prioritise work
  • Excellent work ethics and eagerness to learn
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills
  • Great attention to detail and problem-solving skills
  • Strong organisational skills with the ability to multi-task
  • Have an organised approach to work

In addition to the above successful candidate will be organised and commercially minded, displaying a level of flexibility, professionalism, confidence and ability to build successful relationships through trust and credibility.  


In Return

We will offer you a competitive package, including extensive benefits for you and your family, a comfortable warm and friendly environment with great people and the chance to work with some of the most prestigious clients that no other family-based firm can offer. Sopher + Co strongly believe in staff development and continuously encourage internal progression.

Sopher + Co is committed to the principle of equality of opportunity in employment and we expect all our employees to act in accordance with this policy, we recognise the key role it plays in the success of our business.