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09 May 2013

Moore Stephens LLP is currently looking to recruit graduates to join our Insurance Group as Audit Juniors and work towards their ACA qualification.
The Insurance department provide advice on a wide range of issues, including loss-reserving, taxation, solvency and regulatory compliance, management information systems, litigation support and forensic accounting. Clients include London underwriters, P&I clubs and other mutuals, reinsurance companies, London market and retail brokers.
The purpose of the role is to provide a high quality service to clients in respect of the preparation and audit of statutory accounts and on occasions, other ad hoc assignments.
You will also work towards gaining the ACA qualification with the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales.
The main responsibilities of the role will include (but not be limited to):
• 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 for 70% of the time conducting audits
• Understand and perform basic tests, and complete individual tests from within PROaudit
• Prepare a simple trial balance and identify errors in basic accounting
• Elementary knowledge of double entry
• Assist in the preparation of accounts
• Perform bank reconciliations and audit bank sections
• Prepare fixed asset lead schedule, calculate depreciation and audit fixed assets section
• Code a trial balance and post it to the firm’s systems, reconciling the client’s profit figure
• Prepare legible and comprehensive working papers
• Attend clients’ premises and advise on basic accounting package
• Demonstrate an understanding of working to deadlines
The role initially works under close supervision of senior staff. As you progress, you will be responsible for completing more complex areas of the audit file. You will also begin to direct and review the work of junior staff.
The role will involve spending a high proportion of time working at client sites throughout London and the UK.
To be considered for this role you will be able to demonstrate:
• Achievement of at least 300 UCAS points, calculated from three A-level subjects taken in the same year and excluding General Studies (or international equivalent)
• Achievement of at least a 2.1 university undergraduate degree classification in any subject
• Strong interpersonal, communication and teamwork skills
• Sound commercial awareness
• A strong interested in the Insurance sector
• An interest in a career in audit and obtaining the ACA qualification
Assessment centres will be held at the end of May 2013.

  • Area of Specialism: Other
  • Degree Result Required: 2:1
  • Number of Positions: No fixed quota
  • Location: London
  • Salary: Competitive
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