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Full Time Graduate - Audit & Assurance

Can you get better quality out when you put less time in? How can artificial intelligence make us more naturally creative? Can standardisation inspire individuality? We’re reinventing the future of audit and assurance; are you ready to make change happen?

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What you need

Our Graduate Programme is more than a world-class training scheme, this a permanent job. It gives you a market-leading salary, benefits, a professional qualification, and endless opportunities to learn and progress. You’ll work with clients from the start, on projects that have a genuine impact on their success.

Check our Learning and Development webpage for more information on Professional Qualifications.

Entry Requirements

Our requirements vary for a few specialist roles and therefore before you apply we recommend that you review the specific academic requirements on the vacancy job description.

Application Deadline

Applications for our Graduate Scheme, Summer Vacation Scheme and Industrial Placements will close on a rolling basis when we have enough applications. We therefore advise that you apply as soon as possible so that you don’t miss out on securing a role.

We close our vacancies on a rolling basis as roles are filled. We encourage you to submit your full application as soon as possible.

Locations:

We are currently closed for applications for all locations

Our Graduate Programme is more than a world-class training scheme, this a permanent job. It gives you a market-leading salary, benefits, a professional qualification, and endless opportunities to learn and progress. You’ll work with clients from the start, on projects that have a genuine impact on their success.

Requirements & Qualifications

You will need to have obtained or be studying towards at least a 2:1 in any degree discipline, and have graduated by September 2021 for the Autumn 2021 intake. If you are applying for the December 2021 intake you will need to have graduated by December 2021. You will need to have obtained at least 104 UCAS points (260 UCAS points pre-2017) for your A levels (or equivalent), at least a grade 4 (C) in English language and at least a grade 5 (B) in Maths in your GCSEs (or equivalent).

Your opportunity

Each of our five Audit & Assurance businesses offers fascinating engagements, inspirational colleagues, and every opportunity to explore, develop and grow. The difference is in the type of clients you’ll work with.

  • Private: Want to work with some of the UK’s most dynamic privately owned companies in a role that goes beyond auditing? Private gives you the unique opportunity to work directly with company owners across all aspects of their business - supporting them on their journey to becoming a listed company. When joining Private Audit, you will also complete an ICAEW or ICAS accounting qualification, dependent on your location.
  • Public: Within Public Audit, working on controls-based auditing offers the intellectual challenge of understanding a client’s business. You’ll develop relationships far beyond the main finance team, providing valuable insights to the company’s Board of Directors and leadership teams. All making for a more interesting and rewarding experience. Our Public Audit clients include some of the largest and most successful companies listed in the UK or US. When joining Public Audit, you will also complete an ICAEW or ICAS accounting qualification, dependent on your location.
  • Financial Services: Specialise in the insurance, banking and investments industries, working with a diverse range of clients from key players to the industry’s rising stars. With digital transformation top of the agenda, you’ll go beyond providing audit and assurance, to finding new ways for clients to improve how they work. When joining Financial Services, you will also complete an ICAEW or ICAS accounting qualification, dependent on your location. .
  • PACE: The PACE team sits within Financial Services and works directly with clients on a large portfolio of pension scheme audits. PACE also supports audit teams throughout the UK firm in delivering pension asset testing and providing support on some of the firm’s most prestigious UK and multinational audit clients. There are opportunities to apply for PACE in Reading, Birmingham and Belfast, where you will also get the opportunity to complete an ICAEW or ICAI accounting qualification, dependent on your location.  
  • Assurance: Each of our Assurance teams offers fascinating engagements, inspirational colleagues, and every opportunity to explore, develop and grow. You’ll have the chance to work with financial services and corporate clients, partnering with some of the world’s most recognisable brands - providing finance leaders with assurance across all their accounting, regulatory and transaction needs. When joining Assurance, you will get the opportunity to study towards a CIMA qualification. 

Your professional experience

You’ll get to work with and learn from some of the most talented and experienced professionals in the industry. And benefit from a unique training programme for new joiners. One that balances core skills along with the specific requirements of each of our Audit & Assurance businesses and gives you the flexibility to work, learn and develop in a way that suits you and fits with the business’ requirements.

You’ll have the option to work towards a professional qualification. If joining Audit you’ll get the opportunity to study towards an ACA or CA qualification with either ICAS, ICAEW or ICAI. For those in Assurance, you’ll have the option to work towards a CIMA Certificate in Business Accounting with the possibility to further complete the CIMA Professional Qualification. Whether you join us in Audit or Assurance, you’ll be joining a programme designed to develop our future leaders and specialists.

Locations:

We are currently closed for applications for all locations

Our Isle of Man office offers something unique; the opportunity to work for a Big Four firm whilst living in a beautiful island setting. The island has a vibrant community and a wide variety of outdoor pursuits on offer. Working on the island presents the career opportunities found in large cities but with the benefit of short commutes and being able to take full advantage of the proximity to the sea.

Our Graduate Programme is more than a world-class training scheme, this a permanent job. It gives you a market-leading salary, benefits, a professional qualification, and endless opportunities to learn and progress. You’ll work with clients from the start, on projects that have a genuine impact on their success.

To discover more about a career Audit & Assurance click here

Requirements & Qualifications

You will need to have obtained or studying towards at least a 2:1 in any degree discipline, and have graduated by September 2021, as well as achieved at least 104 UCAS points (260 UCAS points pre-2017) for your A levels (or equivalent), at least a grade 4 (C) in English language and at least a grade 5 (B) in Maths in your GCSEs (or equivalent).

Your opportunity

Our office may be smaller than some, but this doesn’t mean our clients are. The Isle of Man is home to diverse and thriving financial markets. This will give you the opportunity to work with high profile, prestigious clients in the insurance, banking and investments industries.

We work with organisations of all sizes; from rapidly growing local companies to international private equity businesses with a global reach. Our broad range of clients means that no day in our Isle of Man Audit practice is ever the same. The Isle of Man office as part of the North West Audit Practice, is strongly connected to other offices within the North West region including offices in Leeds and Manchester, providing the flexibility and opportunity to work on engagements outside of the Isle of Man.

Our close-knit office community encourages plenty of hands-on experience and the chance to work closely with senior colleagues who invest in your development and career progression from day one.

Your professional experience

You’ll get to work with and learn from some of the most talented and experienced professionals in the industry. And benefit from a unique training programme for new joiners. One that balances core skills along with the specific requirements of each of our Audit & Assurance businesses and gives you the flexibility to work, learn and develop in a way that suits you and fits with the business’ requirements.

As well as your professional qualification, you’ll join a programme designed to develop our future leaders and specialists. You’ll gain experience in a number of different areas of our business, and can potentially go on to work overseas or to experience life in one of our many specialist teams

Locations:

We are currently closed for applications for all locations

Requirements & Qualifications

You will need to have obtained or be studying towards at least a 2:1 in any degree discipline, and have graduated by September 2021, as well as achieved at least 104 UCAS points (260 UCAS points pre-2017) for your A levels (or equivalent), at least a grade 4 (C) in English language and at least a grade 5 (B) in Maths in your GCSEs (or equivalent). 

Your opportunity

Our specialist team provides trustees and corporate clients with assurance on their controls and accounting systems. This includes both external and internal pension scheme audits, as well as a range of specialist assurance related services. Day to day work can be varied but can include interacting with pension scheme administrators and clients, third party investment managers and management/trustees of pension schemes, liaising with other firm specialists (actuarial, IT, valuations, complex financial instruments); performing audit procedures (such as investments testing) or controls testing.

Your professional experience

You’ll get to work with and learn from some of the most talented and experienced professionals in the industry. And benefit from a unique training programme for new joiners. One that balances core skills along with the specific requirements of each of our Audit & Assurance businesses and gives you the flexibility to work, learn and develop in a way that suits you and fits with the business’ requirements.

As well as your professional qualification, you’ll join a programme designed to develop our future leaders and specialists. You’ll gain experience in a number of different areas of our business, and can potentially go on to work overseas or to experience life in one of our many specialist teams, such as Accounting Advisory or Analytics and Modelling. You’ll be encouraged to continue learning throughout your career

As a Graduate in Pensions Audit you will have the opportunity to work with clients and to develop innovative audit strategies, working on external audits for some of the UK’s largest companies and their associated pension schemes.

The Pensions Audit Centre of Excellence (PACE) sits within the Financial Services service line within Deloitte UK and works directly with clients on a large portfolio of pension scheme audits. PACE also supports audit teams throughout the UK firm in delivering pension asset testing and providing support on some of the firm’s most prestigious UK and multinational audit clients.

You will receive industry leading training with a focus on investments testing, and your role will include:

  • Auditing pension schemes including testing investments, pension contributions and benefit payments;
  • Using engagement management software to document audit testing;
  • Communicating with clients and their external service organisations;
  • Working within a dynamic team, reporting to audit managers and partners, and collaborating with specialists.