Wales Audit Office
graduate scheme

Graduate Trainees

Job description

If you want a great start, in making your career count, do you have an interest in how public money is spent in Wales and a passion to make a difference?

If so, the Wales Audit Office Graduate Programme may be just what you're looking for.

We are looking for the future leaders within the public sector in Wales; and are genuinely interested in who you are, your strengths and your potential.

If you choose to join us; you will be fully supported to achieve an internationally recognised and highly acclaimed ICAEW accountancy qualification. Working within teams across the Wales Audit Office, you will have opportunities to gain knowledge and experience in various aspects of our financial and performance audit work.

In addition, our Graduate Programme offers the unique development opportunity to undertake secondments; this could be internally or across the wider public sector and to other publicly funded organisations.

We cover the whole of Wales and as a member of audit staff you will be expected to travel to various client offices.

What we are looking for

We are looking for someone who can demonstrate:
  • A commitment to working within the public sector in Wales
  • Naturally inquisitive, confident to challenge and to be challenged but in a professional manner
  • Show excellent attention to detail while being able to see the bigger picture
  • Demonstrate a results focused attitude, responsible for meeting your own objectives, delivering to time, budget and quality
  • Demonstrate very good planning and organisational skills
  • Demonstrate a team working ethos; and
  • Have a desire to continually develop yourself and ensure your knowledge and skills are kept up to date
Whilst we’re looking for individuals with a very good academic record, we will also be considering what else the applicant has to offer – be it personal or professional achievements.


You will need a 2:1 degree in any discipline, with three A-levels in any discipline or equivalent qualifications.

Accepted degree subjects


Additional job details


Contract, dates and working times
Fixed term


How to apply

Click Apply to start your application now. This job will be available on Prospects until 2 July 2019

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Closing date:  2 July 2019

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