Trainee Chartered Accountant (Audit) Autumn 2020

Haysmacintyre LLP Graduates

Responsibilities below are generalised and are no way exhaustive:

  • Gathering of audit evidence through communication and interaction with client staff;
  • Attend planning meetings for each audit where you will agree roles, responsibilities and deadlines;
  • Prepare analysis of accounting data from clients books and records;
  • Ensure audit files have all relevant documentation on the appropriate section; check appropriate and sufficient documentation obtained to support the opinion and documenting all conclusions;
  • Active adherence to budget and timetable, bringing matters to the attention of the senior or manager, particularly when actual time is in excess of budget;
  • Involvement in the planning, execution and finalisation of the audit assignment supporting the Senior or Manager;
  • Ensure compliance with internal (audit methodology and risk management) and external (regulatory) requirements;
  • Develop and strengthen client relationships;
  • Add value to clients’ businesses through analysing their strengths and weaknesses, and recommending effective solutions;
  • Carry out ad hoc assignments as may be reasonably required by the Firm;
  • Undertake any training or development co-ordinated by the Firm;
  • Participate in group, stream and Firm wide activities.


Behavioural competencies


  • Have strong business focus and awareness of current affairs.

  • You will need to demonstrate confidence and professionalism when communicating with internal staff and external clients

  • Ability to work as part of a team

  • Ability to work to and meet deadlines

  • Proficient in using Excel, Word and Microsoft Outlook

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