An overview of the role
Throughout your industrial placement you will learn about internal audit, control and risk management, specifically for public sector clients. You will develop a sound technical understanding of important issues surrounding organisations in the public sector while developing your report writing skills and interpersonal skills.
Your day to day activities will include working to understand the operational and technological risks our clients face, allowing you to recommend improvements through detailed testing work, anticipate complex organisational issues and recommend preventative action to mitigate risk.
The work you conduct will be varied and may include technical fraud investigations, IT systems analysis and specific governance, risk and internal controls frameworks for a multitude of public sector clients including; Health Authorities; Local Authorities; Police Authorities; Fire Authorities; Higher Education Institutions and Housing Associations.
How we will support you
We will continuously support you through out your Industrial Placement by:
- Funding you to study towards the first set of IIA (Institute of Internal Auditors) exams.
- Providing you with feedback: We believe that continuous feedback is the best way to learn. You will receive feedback on each job you work on.
- Supporting your development: You will have regular review meetings during your placement to discuss how you are progressing and will receive support and advice about your longer term career.
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.
- You will have achieved, or be on course to achieve, at least a 2.2 in your first degree, although the subject of your degree is not important.
- You’ll need at least 240 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 (or equivalent) 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
12th April 2015