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Graduate Job Trainee Chartered Accountant

Vacancy Type: Graduate Job
Employer: Moore Stephens LLP
Reference: 1010156300LON
Salary: £24,500  

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Moore Stephens LLP is currently looking to recruit graduate Trainee Chartered Accountant to join our Public Sector Group, ideally to start on 01 November 2012 (with the opportunity to join sooner if available)

The Public Sector Audit Group provides audit and consultancy services to public sector bodies within the UK, the EU and worldwide. This role focuses on UK bodies and works closely with the National Audit Office.

The purpose of the role is to work with senior staff to provide a high quality service to clients in respect of the preparation and audit of statutory accounts and on occasions, other ad hoc assignments.

You will also work towards gaining the ACA qualification with the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales.

The main responsibilities of the role will include (but not be limited to):

  • Understand and perform basic audit tests
  • Prepare a simple trial balance and identify errors in basic accounting
  • Assist in the call and cast of accounts
  • Perform bank reconciliations and audit bank sections
  • Prepare lead schedules and audit transaction balances
  • Code a trial balance and post it to the firm’s systems, reconciling the client’s profit figure
  • Prepare legible and comprehensive working papers

The role initially works under close supervision of senior staff. As you progress, you will be responsible for completing more complex areas of the audit file. You will also begin to direct and review the work of junior staff.

The role will involve spending a high proportion of time working at client sites throughout London and the UK. Many assignments require you to obtain security clearance.

To be considered for this role you will be able to demonstrate:

  • Achievement of at least 300 UCAS points, calculated from three A-level subjects taken in the same year and excluding General Studies (or international equivalent)
  • Achievement of at least a 2.1 university undergraduate degree classification in any subject
  • Strong interpersonal, communication and teamwork skills
  • Sound commercial awareness
  • An interest in a career in audit and obtaining the ACA qualification


The firm

Moore Stephens LLP is a mid-tier accounting and consulting firm with 650 partners and staff. We are a member of Moore Stephens UK, which is currently the UK’s 10th largest independent accountancy network. Our growth has been organic and we are small enough to provide a personal service but large enough to have specialist expertise.

Moore Stephens UK is also an independent member of Moore Stephens International Limited, which comprises like-minded professionals located across the globe. Moore Stephens International Limited is regarded as one of the world's major accounting and consulting networks with 630 offices across 98 countries, involving over 20,000 people.

To fulfil our aspirations we believe in recruiting and retaining focused, high performing, diverse and committed people. We value our talent pool and are committed to employee professional development as well as offering a range of flexible benefits.

To find out more and apply, Click the 'apply now' button. 

Location: London (inner and outer)

Recruiter Details

Tricia McCrow
Moore Stephens LLP
0207 334 9191

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