Deadline

30 Sep 2017

  • Job Type: Graduate Job
  • Profession: Chartered Accountancy
  • Start Date: December
  • Location: Canary Wharf, London
  • UCAS Points Required: 300
  • Salary: Competitive
  • Degree Required: 2:1
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Business Services Group

The Business Services Group (BS) provides audit and transaction services to a wide range of mid-tier corporate clients within the SME sector including AIM listed companies.  In addition, this Group also has responsibility for European Commission contract audit assignments, as well as special assignments such as risk management, forensic accounting and due diligence.

Purpose and Aim of the Job

  • To begin to develop a knowledge of accounting and auditing techniques and show commitment to passing the professional examinations

Job Duties and Responsibilities

  • Undertake the work allocated by the assignment leader
  • Keep the assignment leader informed about progress at daily meetings
  • Ensure attendance at briefing meetings and understand the audit plan
  • Complete the work within budget for each area
  • Adopt high professional standards with a business-like approach to work
  • Develop a comprehensive working knowledge of double entry book keeping
  • Be able to obtain and document effective audit evidence including that relating to Corporation and Indirect taxes, to include the following:
  • Fixed assets section (complete)
  • Bank section (complete)
  • Understand & document accounting systems and complete systems testing
  • Profit and loss analysis – with attention to tax requirement
  • Develop a basic knowledge of current accounting standards
  • Pass relevant professional examinations first time
  • Be able to advise on basic accounting issues
  • Be aware of Institute and internal ethical guidelines
  • To accept responsibility for all work performed

Responsibilities involving Management

  • To promote the firm
  • To complete appraisals in accordance with procedure

Communication and Business Relationships required

  • Effective internal communication – both oral and written – with:
  • Partners
  • Managers
  • Assignment Leaders
  • Other Audit Staff
  • Effective external communication with clients

Job Knowledge Required

  • Attend training courses as appropriate
  • Possess core IT skills, including Pro Audit & CaseWare

What you should expect from others

Assignment Leader:

  • Detailed briefing from Assignment Leader/Manager
  • Day-to-day support and on the job training
  • Face to face feedback
  • Daily on site progress updates
  • Guidance in planning work to complete it on time and within budget
  • Review of work completed and feedback on progress

Manager:

  • Detailed briefing
  • Ongoing support and guidance
  • On the job training
  • Prompt response to queries
  • On site reviews

Partner:

  •  On site reviews
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