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Audit Trainee

BDO Limited, Guernsey

Work Involved: 

As Audit Trainee will form part of the Audit team both on-site and in the office, assisting the team by obtaining audit evidence, preparing analysis of accounting data, and being actively involved with client relationships. As well as be included in the whole audit process from planning, through execution to finalisation.
An Audit Trainee will be expected to study for and complete an accounting qualification, and will be fully supported, developed and supervised by senior Audit team members, whilst gaining first-hand relevant experience.

• Assist within the wider team by obtaining and documenting audit evidence necessary to support opinions given,
working under the supervision and guidance of Seniors, Supervisors and Assistant Managers
• Initial examination and audit of service charge accounts, dependent on scope of work
• Ensure compliance with internal (audit methodology and risk management) and external (regulatory and legal)
• Liaise with clients as needed, dealing with issues that may arise, escalating to relevant individual, as required
• Prepare analysis of accounting data from client's books and records
• Active engagement with client staff in the gathering of appropriate audit evidence
• Active adherence to budget and timetable, bringing matters to the attention of the Senior or Manager,
particularly when actual time is in excess of budget
• Prepare for and have passive involvement in the engagement team discussion (ETD)
• Complete testing and working papers assigned by more senior staff in order to allow detailed review to take place
• Ensure timely answering and clearance of points raised
• Active involvement in feedback in debrief
• Build rapport with clients
• Actively develop a network of professional contacts and attend relevant networking events
• Participation in group, stream and firm wide activities
• Successfully study towards your professional qualification, where relevant
• Timely completion of all mandatory training
• Proactive in managing personal learning and development

Skills and Specific Qualifications Required:

• Hold an undergraduate degree of at least a 2:2 and/or gained 3 A-levels grades A*-C (or equivalent from IB
pathways) and/or have obtained a BTEC level 3 with at least a Merit, Merit, Pass
• Received GCSE grades 9-4 (A*-C) in English Language and Mathematics, or equivalent
• Excellent communication skills
• A desire to understand our business strategy and goals
• Good time management and organisational skills, with the ability to prioritise
• Be a motivated team player with the able to work autonomously and at a high level of quality
• Have an interest in personal and professional development over and above formal qualifications

Training Available:

We offer great support from day one, from your work buddy, typically a trainee in their second year, to your Counselling Manager and the wider firm. Our aim is to help you succeed in creating a brilliant career and with excellent on-island training from a local provider you will be given every opportunity to do so, typically our trainee programme takes three years. You can also expect to be given study leave as well as time to attend the courses. Of course, you will also be expected to study in your own time, but gaining a globally recognized qualification makes all the hard work worth it.

Working Hours and Pattern:

36.25 hours.
Flexible working policy

How to Apply:

or email, recruitment@bdo.gg

Closing Date:

1 August 2024

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