Assistant, Audit (School Leaver & Graduates) - Cheltenham

Employer
Crowe UK LLP
Location
Cheltenham
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
6 Oct 2021

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Specialism
Administration
Sector
Accounting
Role Type
School or college leaver, Other work and training

Job Details

If you have recently completed your A-levels or near to completing your degree and are looking for a career in Accountancy, we have exciting opportunities available for you to study and work towards your Chartered Accountant qualifications.

Job descriptions below for both our school leaver and graduate opportunities.

School Leaver Job Description

We are Crowe U.K. LLP - one of the UK's foremost Audit, Advisory and Tax experts. We are part of Crowe Global, offering the right combination of global reach and expertise to help our clients succeed.

ACA Cheltenham (School Leaver Level 7 Apprenticeship)

Joining us through the ACA route means you can study to be a Chartered Accountant without the financial burden of having to go to university first. You would join us once you have achieved your A-levels as a Level 4 Apprentice.

The ACA route will be a 5 year journey to becoming ACA qualified while on the job and we facilitate your training, exams and all other elements of study.

Throughout your study you will have exposure to our huge portfolio of clients across:

  • Corporate Audit
  • Non profit
  • Pension Funds
  • Professional Practices

Your 5 years to full qualification will encompass:

Year 1:

  • Introduction to Accounting
  • Business writing skills training
  • Effective time management
  • Completing the ICAEW Modules: Accounting, Assurance, principles of Taxation, Business & Finance and Law

Year 2:

  • Perfecting Presentation skills
  • Completing the ICAEW Module for Management Information

Year 3, 4 & 5:

  • Completing the exam modules for the ICAEW: Financial Management, Business Planning Taxation and Business Strategy, Corporate reporting, Strategic Business Management and the Case Study followed by an End Point Assessment.

Graduate Job Description

If your chosen area in Cheltenham is within Audit, you will study the ACA route via ICAEW while working within areas of the business and clients such as:

  • Corporate Audit
  • Non Profit
  • Pension Funds
  • Professional Practices

We would aim to build you up year by year via our 3 year Level 7 apprenticeship route:

First Year:

  • Your first year would consist of perfecting your auditing skills while passing your exams
  • You will be completing the ICAEW Certificate level modules of Accounting, Assurance, Business & Finance, Law, Management Information and Principles of Taxation

Second Year:

  • Your second year you would further enhance your audit skills with the addition of responsibility of looking after a first year Apprentice
  • You would also manage a first year apprentice on an Audit while undertaking your exams for your second year
  • By the end of the second year, you could be leading your own audits
  • You will also complete the ICAEW Professional Level modules including Business and Planning, Business Strategy and Financial Management. While covering off Audit & Assurance, Financial Accounting & Reporting and Tax Compliance.

Third Year:

  • Leading your own Audit team
  • Reviewing work done by the team with written feedback
  • Planning and running Audits
  • Sitting and passing exams
  • In this final year, you will complete the ICAEW Advanced Level Modules including Corporate reporting, Strategic Business Management and a Case study

Our minimum requirements for school leaver and graduate applications:

  • An expected or achieved 2:1 or equivalent (for graduate applications).
  • BBC (or equivalent UCAS points) from three A Levels (or equivalent) (for graduate and school leaver applications).
  • GCSE grade 5 or above in Maths and English Language (for graduate and school leaver applications).
  • Driving licence (preferred) (for graduate and school leaver applications).

Why work for Crowe U.K. LLP?

As one of the UK's leading firms of chartered accountants, we are looking for exceptional people. Our ethos is to promote our friendly, approachable and professional style as business partners, building strong and long-term relationships with our clients.

We offer you an opportunity to continue your career and work for a Firm that offers stability and knowledge. In addition you can work alongside experienced professionals who put the client at the heart of everything they do.

We want to create the best environment for our staff to thrive. We recognise the importance of offering a flexible approach to our working environment and we would be happy to discuss this with you further.

At Crowe U.K. LLP, you will find the expertise, the resources and, above all, the commitment to help you build a satisfying and rewarding career. In return we can offer you continued career development, highly competitive salaries and flexible benefits. Plus an opportunity to work for a Firm that truly values its people

Crowe U.K. LLP is committed to equal opportunity and diversity in recruitment and employment. We value the differences that a diverse workforce brings to our organisation and believe that diversity and inclusivity are key drivers of effectiveness and in providing our clients with a quality service.

Entry and progression within the firm is determined solely by the application of objective criteria, personal performance and merit.

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