Make a difference at Mazars
From the first day you arrive at Mazars, you will be welcomed with rewarding work, a good client list and supportive colleagues – all the crucial ingredients you need to inspire and educate you as you study for your qualification.
An overview of the role
Your first year will be spent obtaining practical experience as an external auditor and learning the fundamental part they play in the successful management of any organisation. You will have the opportunity to explore and understand the intricacies of how different organisations function effectively, across a wide range of industry sectors.
You will be working with a variety of clients, from large multinationals to smaller owner-managed businesses, as well as public sector bodies and private individuals.
Your day to day responsibilities will involve working as part of the audit team, both at client premises and in the office, providing an efficient and effective audit service to our clients through the completion of audit work programmes. You will also be involved in the creation of annual financial statements and drafting client reports to the expected high standard.
As your training contract progresses your key skills and technical expertise will develop allowing you to take on increased levels of responsibility and a more senior role within the audit team.
Mazars Northern region has a diverse and interesting client portfolio, which includes excellent exposure to owner managed businesses, as well as being the home to some of the firm’s largest international clients.
A role with Mazars will enable you to develop the skills and knowledge necessary to help you achieve your full potential, providing a truly rewarding start to your career with the opportunity to work in other departments post qualification, as well as the opportunity to travel internationally.
How we will support you
We will fund you to study towards the ACA (Association Chartered Accountants) qualification.
You will receive a full study package and time off to attend college but, with Mazars your professional qualification is only part of the story. We support all our trainees with a blended approach to training and development, classroom study, 1:1 coaching and support and, as you progress, technical and skills training to enable you to progress to management and leadership positions.
You will spend time away from the office to attend classes for tuition and revision stages of each exam. The classroom taught approach means that you will have the support of your peers and valuable study time for your exams.
We also operate a number of in-house training courses which will give you technical insight to assist you to keep up with changes in legislation and case law, both in the UK and worldwide.
What we are looking for
We want driven professional individuals who excel at working with others, who have the ability to communicate at a high level and who share the same values as Mazars. Alongside this you must be able to demonstrate analytical skills, commitment, drive, commercial awareness, flexibility and creativity.
We look for candidates who can demonstrate a strong academic track record.
• You will have achieved, or be on course to achieve, at least a 2.1 in your degree, although the subject of your degree is not important.
• You’ll need at least 280 UCAS points (to have achieved in the same academic year, from your best 3 A Levels and excluding General Studies).
• We also look for Grade B or above in GCSE English Language and Maths.
If there were extenuating circumstances that affected your result(s), please tell us in your application form so we can consider whether we take them into account.
Closing date for applications
We do not have a closing date for our vacancies, so you can apply all year round. However, competition is high so we would advise that you apply as early as you can.