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01 Oct 2013

RSM Tenon is a dynamic leading accountancy and advisory firm, voted ‘National Firm of the Year’ in the 2011 British Accountancy Awards. We are the UK’s 7th largest accounting firm, with leadership in the provision of business advisory, risk advisory, tax, restructuring and financial management.
Our national client base covers a wide range of industries and ranges from individuals and owner managed businesses, to large corporations and public sector organisations. We have multiple offices across the UK and are an independent member firm of RSM International, the 6th largest global accounting network.
RSM Tenon puts clients at the heart of everything that we do. We strive to achieve this goal through excellent people providing excellent client service.

The business discipline

As one of the UK’s largest providers of advisory services, we deliver solutions to client issues and their exposure to risk. You will be exposed to a wide range of clients including those in the Public and Not-for-Profit Sectors and large multinational corporates.
RSM Tenon is the largest provider of Internal Audit to the public sector. Internal Audit helps organisations to achieve their objectives by bringing a systematic, disciplined approach to evaluate and improve the effectiveness of Risk Management, Control and Governance processes. We look at specific areas within an organisation and find out how the organisation achieves its objectives. Risks that prevent them from meeting these objectives are identified and we suggest controls that can be put in place to either reduce the change of the risk happening or to reduce the impact.
Working and training in an advisory role will be challenging and rewarding from day one. Each member of the team, whatever level, plays a vital role towards providing a high quality client service and care.

Your role

As a graduate, we know that you’ll want real hands on experience, enough scope to carve out your own position and a career with excellent long term prospects.
At RSM Tenon, we actively encourage our Assistant Auditors to broaden their experience by partaking in a secondment to another team within Risk Advisory. This opportunity will be available to you on more than one occasion, allowing you to increase your business knowledge and to inform your choice of career path.
IA gives you an overview of many aspects of a number of different types of organization and the departments that help them run smoothly. You can expect to be constantly challenged, but with a framework of support from colleagues who are there to ensure you not only succeed when challenged, but that you do so with growing confidence. Overall, you can expect to work hard; but find the work varied, interesting and rewarding.
You will have the opportunity to do a secondment into another area of Risk Advisory whilst you are training. This will broaden your understanding of the business and other service lines and enable you to learn new skills. we will be scheme encouraged by the Risk Advisory teams and is likely to be available approximately 9 months after joining.
The work will involve travelling within 1 and a half hours radius of the Manchester and the West Yorkshire region; including locations such as Oldham, Rochdale, Huddersfield, Halifax, Wakefield, Barnsley, Bradford, and Burnley.
Your development within the graduate role will be optimised by training from our RSM Tenon Academy, our programme of internal courses, external training and on-the-job mentoring. Highly regarded within the industry, you will embark on a programme that is among the best. Our on-going structured programme of skills development will support your career post qualification ensuring you are well-equipped to meet both our clients’ and your own personal expectations throughout your career with RSM Tenon.
You will train towards the IIA or ACCA qualification. RSM Tenon will give you all the support you need to help you pass your exams including fantastic tuition, exam and study leave.

Your profile:

We’re looking for enthusiastic 2.1 calibre graduates, who are quick to learn, driven and dedicated.
You will possess a minimum of 280 UCAS points (excluding general studies). As a graduate it is assumed you will have no prior knowledge or experience of your preferred business area.
For the majority of the time Internal Auditors work autonomously and therefore need to be self motivated and highly organised. You will also be passionate and driven towards a career in accountancy, demonstrating a mature attitude.
You will get involved in a variety of tasks and trainees will be expected to demonstrate a willingness to learn. Therefore flexibility and adaptability is an absolute must!
You will need excellent people skills and confidence in meeting and talking to a variety of people. Strong verbal communication skills are essential as trainees will communicate at all levels, often explaining complex information.
You will need to have a full clean driving licence and a car is an essential requirement for the role.
It is the aim of RSM Tenon to promote equal opportunities for all regardless of a person’s sex, marital status, sexual orientation, age, race, colour, nationality, ethnic or racial origins, religion, or disability in relation to all aspects of employment of its people generally and, more particularly, in relation to the recruitment, training, promotion, terms of employment, treatment and working environment of all its people.

  • Area of Specialism: Other
  • Degree Result Required: 2:1
  • Number of Positions: 3
  • Location: Leeds, Manchester
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