ACCA Trainee/Part-Qualified Audit Senior - Aberdeen
Trainee ACCA - Audit - Aberdeen Do you want to engage your mind? Our UKI Assurance Group in Aberdeen works with a range of companies across the oil and gas sector and in other industries. We help clients understand and manage key business risks, improve business processes and operating efficiency and assure the validity of vital business information. The role is primarily oil & gas audit, but may include some other audits as well as additional assurance projects such as analytics and process / controls reviews. This role is part of the External Audit practice. Job purpose As an Associate of our External Audit Practice in the UKI Assurance Group in Aberdeen, you will be a fundamental part of a multi-disciplinary team, working closely with our clients delivering efficient and effective assurance services. What's more you won't always find yourself in a purely office based role, as we encourage you to work with clients on their own sites when this is practical and efficient. If you are a confident team player, have excellent communications skills, and have a genuine interest in studying towards an accountancy qualification, consider EY. This position is also suitable for you if are part way through your ACCA qualification and have audit experience, or have completed your ACCA qualification but have an interest in joining a professional services practice. Your client responsibilities Preparing accurate assurance documentation for review Responsibility for nominated audit area(s) and/or delivery and completion of smaller clients Gaining an in depth understanding of the audit process to develop knowledge Complete work allocated by direct supervisor within agreed budget and deadlines Study for ACCA and demonstrate technical/financial knowledge and skills gained Gain understanding of client/business issues, e.g. by using the firm's knowledge resources Gather and analyse data, and perform detailed audit testing Your people responsibilities Develop an effective working relationship with client staff Seek opportunities to expand and share knowledge Keep direct supervisor up to date with progress/issues Be proactive about own learning and development Seek feedback on personal performance and areas for improvement Qualifications & Experience An understanding of what an audit is and some previous audit experience OR an accountancy background preferred Strong motivation to study towards the ACCA qualification Task management skills Questioning and listening skills Good writing skills IT skills Strong communicating skills Team working skill GCSE/Standard Grade or equivalent: including English & Maths A levels/Highers or equivalent Degree, or suitable previous work experience in a professional role Please include a cover letter with your application fully describing why you are interested in this role. Multiple roles available. #LI-P Who we are EY is committed to being an inclusive employer and we are happy to consider flexible working arrangements. We strive to achieve the right balance for our people, enabling us to deliver excellent client service whilst allowing you to build your career without sacrificing your personal priorities. While our client-facing professionals can be required to travel regularly, and at times be based at client sites, our flexible working arrangements can help you to achieve a lifestyle balance.