As an Internal Audit Trainee you will be supporting management with the delivery of Governance Risk and Internal Controls (GRIC) across a broad range of clients covering both public and private sectors.
By providing an unbiased and objective view to the highest level i.e. Senior Managers and Governors, your role will be supporting the Internal Audit team in providing clients with independent assurance with regards to the effectiveness of the organisation’s risk management, governance and internal control processes.
- To assist with the planning of internal audit work programmes
- To perform of internal audit fieldwork
- To assist with preparation of internal audit reports
- To assist on other special assignments (e.g. fraud investigations, effectiveness reviews)
- To ensure sound knowledge of a client and its industry by researching background information and useful publications
- To start to build client relationships
- Communicate with the Internal Audit Team on any issues or findings
- To develop and apply technical knowledge gained from studies and on the job experience
- To ensure timesheets are completed on a weekly basis
- To have an awareness of the various services provided by Mazars
- To maintain a professional working relationship with clients
- Attend client social activities
- Attend all training courses as required
Person Specification & Academic Requirements
- Demonstrates strong analytical and research skills
- Effectively able to manage projects
- Takes ownership of assigned tasks
- Ability to organise and prioritise workload
- Ability to produce accurate and timely work.
- Participates in meetings, providing information and ideas with clarity and persuasiveness
- Ability to work at part of a team
- Respects differences in people and values diversity of ideas
- Actively offers assistance to colleagues
- Applies active listening skills – asks questions when necessary but makes basic assumptions when appropriate
- Able to build relationships
- Actively seeks to enhance own expertise and knowledge
- Demonstrates drive and commitment to self development
- Professional approach to work and clients i.e. professional appearance, respect for individuals, and ethical conduct
- Adopts a pro-active approach to work
- Minimum of 240 UCAS points (to have achieved in the same academic year, from your best 3 A Levels and excluding General Studies).
- Grade B or above in GCSE English Language and Maths.
If there were extenuating circumstances that affected your result(s), please tell us in your application form so we can consider whether we take them into account.
Training Contract & Study Support
School Leavers: We will fund for you to study towards the AAT qualification followed by the IIA qualification.
You will receive a full study package and time off to attend college but, with Mazars your professional qualification is only part of the story. We support all our trainees with a blended approach to training and development, classroom study, 1:1 coaching and support and, as you progress, technical and skills training to enable you to progress to management and leadership positions.
You will spend time away from the office to attend classes for tuition and revision stages of each exam. The classroom taught approach means that you will have the support of your peers and valuable study time for your exams.
We also operate a number of in-house training courses which will give you technical insight to assist you to keep up with changes in legislation and case law, both in the UK and worldwide.
You will be given a mentor to help you settle and an appraising manager to keep your career and aspirations on track.