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  • Job Type: Graduate Job
  • Profession: Chartered Accountancy
  • Start Date: Unspecified
  • Location: Birmingham
  • UCAS Points: 280
  • Degree Required: 2:1

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

During your training scheme your time will be spent learning about the role of a Forensic and Investigation Services.

Our Forensic and Investigation Services (FIS) team has extensive experience of providing high-quality, timely and cost-effective investigations, advice, expert reports and expert testimony on financial and accountancy matters, including:

• Litigation and arbitration: acting as party appointed, single joint expert or expert advisor in a host of litigation, English and international arbitration and Alternative Dispute Resolution procedures; and
• Investigations: providing authoritative and impartial advice in investigations and asset recoveries.

The Birmingham FIS team has a diverse range of clients and assignments, the combination of which ensures that an Internship within this department is a varied, informative and exciting learning experience. The FIS team are instructed to work on assignments from a variety of clients in different sectors including; inter alia, oil & gas, shipping, mining, telecommunications, intellectual property and royalties, pharmaceuticals and financial services (including insurance).

As a member of this busy and dynamic team you will be instrumental in ensuring that client expectations are exceeded through the provision of a quality product within an agreed budget and timescale.

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.

Academic requirements

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.

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