Audit Assistant Apprentice - Accounting

EC2V 6DL, London (City of)
22 Oct 2017
17 Dec 2017
Contract Type
Job Level
To provide quality accounting and auditing services to clients within the Charity Team. The successful candidate will be able to commence earlier and start their AAT training in January 2018.

Start date: January 2018

Employer: Buzzacott is a top 21 firm of chartered accountants in the UK.

Qualifications we are looking for:
1. Excellent GCSE’s with a minimum of a B grade in English and Maths, or equivalent
2. A minimum of 300 UCAS points (120 using the new tariff) or equivalent.
3. The right to work in the UK without restrictions for the duration of their training contract.
NOTE: Ideally, we are looking for recent school leavers and non-graduates for the role.


Start date: January 2018

Location: (nearest station) St Paul's, London

Primary responsibilities:
1. Audit and Accounts
i. To act as a trainee auditor in the Charity Team, working with a wide range of not-forprofit organisations, including charities (social, religious, welfare, international development, healthcare etc) and educational organisations (independent schools, government funded schools, colleges and universities).

ii. To carry out all audit work, in compliance with the firm’s and statutory procedures.

iii. To prepare accounts, including consolidated accounts, from accounting records.

iv. To provide general accounting services and assistance to clients in the preparation of accounts, for example preparing working papers.

v. To recommend improvements to the clients’ accounting systems and controls and assisting clients whenever needed.

vi. To complete ad hoc advisory services to the firm’s not-for-profit sector clients as the need arises.
2. Client Service and Care
3. Technical and Departmental Administration
4. IT
5. General
i. To carry out such other duties as may from time to time be reasonably required.

Hours: 9am to 5:30pm, weekdays
Buzzacott is committed to an active equal opportunities policy from recruitment and selection through to appraisals and promotion. All decisions relating to employment practice will be objective, free from bias and based solely on individual merit.
Skills required: Excellent interpersonal skills in order to interact professionally with internal and external clients. Good command of the English Language (oral and written). Able to prioritise workload and be self sufficient, Be a multi-tasker. Displays ethical judgement. MS Office Suite (Word, Excel,PowerPoint, Outlook)

We are looking for Apprentices with inquiring minds and a sociable disposition; problem solvers with high standards, who will thrive in a meritocracy

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