We have an exciting new opportunity for an Audit Trainee to join our Portsmouth team.  Your key responsibilities will be:

  • assist within the wider team by obtaining audit evidence necessary to support opinions given
  • prepare analysis of accounting data from clients’ books and records
  • ensure audit files have all relevant documentation on the appropriate section; check appropriate and sufficient documentation obtained to support the opinion and documenting all conclusions
  • active engagement with client staff in the gathering of appropriate audit evidence
  • involvement in the planning, execution and finalisation of the audit assignment supporting the audit manager
  • ensure compliance with internal (audit methodology and risk management) and external (regulatory) requirements
  • identify and understand client needs, including sometimes providing initial solutions to client challenges, then communicating these needs and solutions to the audit manager
  • build strong relationships with new and established clients
  • carry out ad hoc assignments as may be reasonably required

As the role will require you to travel to client premises it is vital you hold a current driving licence and have your own transport.

 Knowledge & Experience:

  • GCSE (or equivalent) in Maths and English, Grades A-C
  • good IT skills including Microsoft Outlook and Excel

 Package:

  • salary £16,000 – £19,000 per annum dependent on qualifications and experience
  • full training package and support
  • pension scheme
  • 23 days annual leave (excl BH)
  • access to our corporate reward scheme
  • free parking on site

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