Corporate Audit, CFAB September 2019 Apprenticeship at BDO

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Corporate Audit, CFAB September 2019 Apprenticeship

Joining as a Level 4 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.

Location: Reading, London

Core responsibilities

  • Understand and act on basic instructions
  • Develop a basic understanding of the objectives of an audit
  • Understand and perform basic tests from within PROaudit
  • Develop elementary knowledge of double entry
  • Assist in the call and cast of accounts
  • Assist in the preparation of lead schedules and audit work which includes, but is not limited to:
    • Completing Statutory sections
    • System notes
    • Journal testing
    • Capital and reserves sections
    • Income testing
    • Expenses testing
    • Bank and cash testing
  • Follow any reasonable instruction by the audit Senior
  • Assist in the preparation of legible and comprehensive working papers
  • Be prepared to travel to client sites as required
  • Demonstrate commitment to working as a team to achieve deadlines
  • Successfully study towards the CFAB qualification via a Level 4 apprenticeship

Requirements

  • 5 GCSE's grade 4-9 with a 6 or above in English Language and Maths (or equivalent)
  • Minimum of 120 UCAS points (or equivalent), attained or expected
  • Competent using MS Office
  • Able to work to deadlines
  • 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

This role will follow a Level 4 Professional Accounting Taxation Technician Apprenticeship standard.

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.

About BDO

BDO LLP is an accountancy and business advisory firm, we provide integrated advice and solutions to help businesses navigate a changing world. Our clients are Britain’s economic engine – ambitious, entrepreneurially-spirited and high growth businesses that fuel the economy.

We share our clients’ ambitions and their entrepreneurial mind-set. We have the right combination of global reach, integrity and expertise to help them succeed.

BDO LLP operates in 17 locations across the UK, employing 5000 people offering tax, audit and assurance, and a range of advisory services. BDO LLP has revenues of £590m and is the UK member firm of the BDO International network. The BDO global network provides business advisory services in 162 countries, with 80,000 people working out of 1,500 offices worldwide. It has revenues of $9bn.

BDO gives trainees all the training they need to attain their professional qualifications, along with extensive practical experience that includes on-site client work. The firm provides constant support to help you achieve your potential.

'Achieving My Potential’ is BDO’s organisational framework. It is made up of 4 key elements – core competencies, technical competencies, values and attitude. In essence, what you do and how you do it.

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