Role details

Audit Junior (2:1 Degree Required)

London   •   £22,000 - £24,000   •  Permanent

Bullet points

  • Fantastic Graduate Accountancy Opportunity at a Top 10 London Firm
  • Training Contract Included - Strong & Clear Career Progression

About Our Client

This Top 10 Accountancy Firm based in London has a network of independent practices spanning across the globe. Even with such an international presence, the firm massively values each and every member of their organisation, aiding employees to both increase their skills and qualifications as well as progressing their careers on a clear and structured pathway. The company culture is one of hard work alongside friendly colleagues, providing the ideal breeding ground for success in the business world.

Job Description

The business unit you will be joining provides audit and transaction services to a wide range of mid-tier corporate clients within the SME sector including AIM listed companies, is responsible for European Commission contract audit assignments and also a number of specialist assignments including risk management, forensic accounting and due diligence.

Your main duties as a successful Audit Junior (2:1 Degree Required) will be to:

  • Attend pre-audit discussions with partners and a manager
  • Assist in planning smaller audit assignments with the assistance of the audit partner and manager
  • Ensure an adequate briefing is held and other members of staff are up top speed on the project
  • Ensure that the work undertaken on site is in accordance with the approved plan and budget
  • Hold daily team meetings to assess progress on smaller assignments
  • Advise the audit manager of progress on the job and any developments that may lead to a change in strategy on a daily basis
  • Suggest logical solutions to problems
  • Aid on specialist audit assignments - gaining experience at a junior level on solicitor reviews, charity audits and IFRS assignments
  • Respond to client concerns in an efficient and professional manner

The Successful Applicant

The ideal Audit Junior (2:1 Degree Required) candidate will:

  • Have a 2.1 degree or above
  • Have a minimum of 300 UCAS points (excluding general studies)
  • Be effective in all communication skills both written and verbally
  • Have started or aim to progress through a training contract
  • Be able to pass the relevant professional examinations
  • Attend training courses to improve their skills and abilities
  • Possess IT skills in Word, Excel & Outlook (Any knowledge of audit software such as Pentana Checker, Proaudit & Caseware would be preferable but in no way essential)

Other ideal qualities of an Audit Junior (2:1 Degree Required) are:

  • Being commercially aware
  • A strong team player
  • Flexibility in your approach to work
  • Strong organisational skills
  • Systematic
  • Enthusiastic
  • Able to work on own initiative
  • Attention to detail
  • An ability to prioritise workload
  • Work to deadlines
  • Ability to spot new business
  • Initiative
  • Problem solver
  • Persuasive

What's on Offer

What's on offer is :

  • Audit Junior (2:1 Degree Required) position at a Top 10 Firm in London
  • Ideal role for a graduate looking for a strong start in accountancy
  • Mixed client exposure in Audit and specialist assignments
  • £22,000 - £24,000 Training Contract

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