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CFAB Apprenticeship intake January 2019 – Corporate Audit

Reporting to Manager

The team

The group specialises in assurance and advisory services for family offices and global corporates. Our family office clients include overseas family trusts, investment funds and their personal and corporate interests. Our corporate clients include multi-national groups and companies operating in the shipping, property investment, energy and technology sectors.

Role purpose

To provide a high quality service to clients in respect of the preparation and audit of statutory accounts and on occasions, other ad hoc assignments.

Core responsibilities

  • Demonstrate a basic understanding of the objectives of an audit
  • Understand and act on basic instructions
  • 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:
  1. Completing Statutory sections
  2. System notes
  3. Journal testing
  4. Capital and reserves sections
  5. Income testing
  6. Expenses testing
  • Follow any reasonable instruction by the Senior on the job
  • Assist with bank reconciliations and audit bank sections
  • Prepare legible and comprehensive working papers
  • Demonstrate an understanding of working to deadlines
  • Assist in aspects of property audits, which are of limited complexity, providing review points to manager
  • Prepare to be out of office at client sites conducting audits as and when required

Other

  • Be aware of and comply with the firm’s policies at all times
  • Record time accurately using the Practice Management System
  • Any other duties appropriate to the grade and level of responsibility of this post, for which the post holder has the necessary experience and/or training
  • Be aware of the firm’s risk management and practice assurance procedures and ensure compliance
  • Ensure continuing professional development is up to date at all times

Attributes, Requirements, skills

  • Study for the CFAB
  • 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

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