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Audit Trainee - Glasgow

26000 - Accountancy Practice - Part Qualified Accountant
Ref: 2377 Date Posted: Monday 16 Jul 2018
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This award winning accountancy practice currently requires an Audit Trainee to join the Glasgow based Audit department 

The company

This is one of Scotland's largest and most successful accountancy practices that offer a full range of services including audit, tax, corporate finance and business services.

The role

Working both autonomously and as part of a team to deliver audit and accounting services 

On offer

The role comes with a competitive remuneration package and study support towards the ICAS or ACCA qualification

Duties and responsibilities

  • Completion of planned substantive and analytical audit procedures, normally on site at client premises.
  • Ensure audit files have appropriate and sufficient documentation on each section worked on to support the opinion and documenting all conclusions.
  • Involvement in the planning, execution and finalisation of the audit assignment supporting the senior or manager.
  • Preparation of statutory financial statements from client data.
  • Highlight risk areas or matters of concern to Managers whilst using a considerable degree of your own judgement.
  • Assist with development of more junior members within the team.
  • Manage and develop client relationships.
  • Ensure compliance with all internal and external regulatory requirements.
  • Complete all administration in a timely manner (including timesheets and fees) and to a high standard.

Your experience 

  • Part-Qualified CA or ACCA student with previous audit experience 
  • Effective teamworking skills
  • Effective planning and organising skills to ensure that the varied workload is managed effectively
  • Good communication skills and the ability to engage at all levels.
  • IT literate; good knowledge of Microsoft Office
  • Self motivated