🚀 Internship

Leeds Public Sector Audit 12 Month Placement Programme (September 2023)

Grant Thornton

2mo ago

🚀 Placement Program

Leeds

Rolling basis

Description

Get to know us, our clients and start learning more about yourself. As a placement student in our Public Sector Audit team, you’ll join us for 12 months for an opportunity to get stuck in with real responsibility, gain an insight into life as a trainee and fast track to a graduate role.

Public Sector Audit is a specialist team with over 300 members across the UK. As part of the team, you’ll be working with public bodies, government departments and national services, working to understand the issues they are facing, giving you a real opportunity to make a difference. During times of rapid change and financial challenge, Public Sector bodies increasingly require assurance over their use of resources and financial accounts. There will be challenges along the way, but you’ll be supported and able to meet each one with a solution. That’s how you excel here.

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Area of Responsibilities

Accounting & Tax

Responsibilities

Our 12- month placement programme is designed so you can experience life working right at the heart of the business. Here’s a glimpse of what you’ll experience during your year with us:• Hands on experience in the different aspects of audit, with a variety of clients, from NHS trusts to Fire Authorities and Local Councils• You’ll get experience working on all kinds of projects with work including identifying audit samples and carrying out audit tests to reviewing the findings of internal audit reports• Responsibility and the opportunity to take ownership for interesting and challenging client work• You’ll develop a strong internal and external network to learn from• Subject to restrictions, you’ll be required to spend time going out to work at client sites• Working closely with colleagues to provide robust challenge and market leading insights to help clients meet their regulatory needs and business objectives• On the job learning, alongside structured training• At the end of the programme, you’ll have gained a wide range of skills and experience which will support your learning and development back at university and when you return to the workplace
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Requirements

We’ve got a flexible approach to academic entry requirements, and we’ll consider these alongside your strengths and motivations. We’re looking for people who want to contribute, spark fresh ideas and go beyond expectations. People who want to be able to proudly do what’s right, for the firm, our clients, our people and themselves.
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