ACA Graduate intake - Public Sector Audit
graduate scheme

ACA Graduate intake - Public Sector Audit

Moore Stephens
Competitive salary
Time left to apply
20 days to apply on Prospects

Job description

Joining as a graduate you’ll be the future of the firm. To ensure you succeed we’ll provide the training and support you need, coupled with the responsibility and autonomy to allow you to grow. You’ll work with experienced professionals and face the kind of challenges that turn smart graduates into confident accountants. In addition to a competitive salary and flexible benefits, you’ll receive full study support towards gaining your ACA qualification. We provide the opportunities you take them.

Working within our public sector audit team you'll provide a high quality service to clients in respect of the audit of statutory accounts, internal audit and advisory assignments, in the central government, local government, health and education sectors within the UK and overseas.

Core responsibilities

  • Demonstrate a basic understanding of the objectives of an audit
  • Understand and act on basic instructions
  • Prepare to be out of office at client sites conducting assignments
  • Ensure office and on-site work is carried out in a professional manner
  • Understand and perform basic tests, and complete individual tests from within PROaudit
  • Elementary knowledge of double entry
  • 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
  • Ensure good communication with the Audit Executive and Audit Manager during the assignment
  • Demonstrate an awareness of the budget and meet set deadlines
  • Demonstrate support for Audit Executives during time pressured assignments

Starting: September 2018.

Person requirements

  • Strong desire to work in the public sector arena
  • Competent using MS Office
  • Team worker
  • Good communication and presentation skills
  • Ability to develop strong organisational and time management skills
  • Ability to develop planning and prioritising skills
  • Able to work under pressure with accuracy and focus

Qualifications and experience requirements

  • Degree educated with a 2:1 minimum (or international equivalent)
  • Minimum of 120 UCAS points (300 UCAS points on pre-2017 tariff) or international equivalent, achieved within the same academic year

Accepted degree subjects



Competitive salary



Contract and working hours

Permanent · Full-time

Start date


How to apply

Number of vacancies: Two

Closing date: 07/01/2018

This job listing will no longer be available on Prospects from 07/01/2018

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