Internal Audit Assistant Graduate (ACA/CIA/CMIIA) – Newcastle – January 2024
Internal audit – get the career youwant at RSMOur internal audit graduateapprenticeship programme will give you all the skills and support you need tounlock a future that’s packed with opportunities and new experiences.
You’llenjoy a fast-tracked business career that recognises your potential and rewardsyour ambition.
When you join our team, you’ll enjoy apowerful combination of on-the-job learning and structured training – not tomention an impressive client list to work with.
You’ll discover a culture thatnurtures individuality and an environment where everyone is supported to reachtheir potential. With us, you’ll always be moving forward.
What does our internal audit team do?
Today’s organisations face manystrategic, financial and operational risks that can stop them from achievingtheir goals.We take a deep, objective look at a business to decide whether ithas the right systems and control processes in place to manage potentialthreats.
A career in internal audit gives youfront-row seats to how organisations operate.
We visit clients throughout theyear to carry out field work:
we look at their existing controls and test theirstrategies.We then write an audit report to document our findings and providethe client with management actions to address any improvement areas that we haveidentified.
We help clients across the public andprivate sectors, so you could be working with local and central government, NHSTrusts and educational organisations, as well as charities, banks and othercorporate organisations.
Our varied client list will give you a greatfoundation to build your business knowledge.
What can you expect?
At RSM, you’ll be a key member of ourteam from day one.You’ll get involved in client work very quickly, initiallyworking as part of a larger team before taking on individual responsibility forprojects.
The depth of services and clients you’ll be exposed to will help youkick-start your career.
A typical working week could includeworking on client sites for a day or two a week which will involve travelstraight from home to your clients, which can be up to 1 hour 30 minutes away.
On other days, depending on the needs of the business and our clients, you maybe working with colleagues in your nearest RSM office or you may be workingalone (with on-line supervision) from home as appropriate.
RSM’s graduate apprenticeship in internalaudit is infinitely varied, interesting and rewarding. No client is the same soyou’ll be constantly challenged.Alongside hands-on experience, you’ll benefitfrom on-the-job training from more senior members of the team and gain accessto our internal training courses that will help you develop in the role.
Withour support, you’ll become a true trusted adviser to your clients in thefuture.
When you join this team, you’ll worktowards your professional qualifications by completing a 3-year graduateapprenticeship programme.This consists of the CIA qualification (CertifiedInternal Auditor) for the first 18 months years, followed by the CMIIA qualification(Chartered Member of the Institute of Internal Auditors) for the remaining 18months.
We do offer a limited number of vacanciesto study towards the ACA qualification with the Institute of CharteredAccountants of England and Wales (ICAEW), or your Chartered Accountancy (CA)qualification with the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Scotland (ICAS) orwith Chartered Accountants Ireland (CAI).
Please note, only graduates with 112UCAS points across 3 A Levels (or an equivalent level 3 qualification), or 104UCAS points across 4 Scottish Highers/Advanced Highers or Irish LeavingCertificate (Higher Level) will be eligible for this and are subject toavailability.
Study options will be discussed with youduring the assessment process.
The qualification training we offer isfully supported with study leave and training costs are met by RSM.Tosuccessfully achieve your professional qualifications you will however need tocommit personal time in the evenings after work and at the weekends to studyand ensure you are well prepared for the examinations.
What we look forInternal auditors spend a lot of timeworking independently so we’re on the lookout for enthusiastic self-starterswho are quick to learn and always up for a challenge.
That said, you’ll alwaysbe fully supported during the audits – you’ll have a dedicated line manager andcore team to learn from and be supported by.
You’ll be working on a widevariety of projects, so it’s important that you’re adaptable and highlyorganised.Strong verbal and written communication skills are essential asyou’ll be communicating at all levels, often explaining complex informationboth in meetings and in written reports.
If that sounds like you, we know you’llenjoy being part of our team.
Flexible workingAt RSM we work hard to create anenvironment where our people can make a difference – to themselves, theircareer, their teams, and to the success of our firm and clients.
We support allour people to work flexibly, to manage their family and other responsibilitiesalongside their work commitments; we believe this is key to achieving aninspiring and fulfilling working environment.
Our recruitment processPlease note, for those who perform wellthroughout our assessment process, should your first preference be unavailable,you could potentially be offered a role in another location or department.
Thiswould always be discussed with you in this instance.
RSM will only take one applicationinto consideration per recruitment cycle. We do not accept multipleapplications to different vacancies.
At RSM, we don’t just look for good examresults. We think passion, personality and originality are just as important.
You will need:
96 UCAS points across 3 A Levels or anequivalent level 3 qualification, or 104 UCAS points across 4 ScottishHighers/Advanced Highers or Irish Leaving Certificate (Higher Level);
A predicted/obtained honours degree.
For all roles outside of Central London, we require successfulcandidates to have obtained both a full UK driving licence and regular accessto a vehicle by the time they come to the end of their 6-month settling inperiod with RSM.
For London roles access to a car is desirable but notessential.”
Please note, RSM does not acceptGeneral Studies, AS levels or the Extended Project Qualification (EPQ).GraduatePermanentNEWCASTLERisk Assurance29/09/2023
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