Centre of Excellence
Our Audit Centre of Excellence (CoE) teams are based in four locations - Birmingham, Manchester, Newcastle and Glasgow, all providing innovative solutions for our clients across the UK. As part of our CoE you’ll utilise cutting edge technology to work closely with our Audit teams from across the country, improving the quality, efficiency, and innovation in the more complex areas of an audit. Our CoE teams primarily focus on Pensions Assets and Liabilities, Share Based Payments and the Audit of Tax. Joining the CoE, you’ll develop specialist Audit knowledge and gain exposure to a wide range of clients from FTSE 100 to owner managed businesses across a variety of industries.
Our graduate training programme is underpinned by a development framework that broadens and deepens your knowledge. You'll learn from hands-on coaching and an outstanding variety of work, picking up business, personal and technical skills you can use across the network, and throughout your career.
What you'll do
You’ll be providing market leading audit services to an unprecedented range of clients including one of the largest shares of FTSE 100 companies of any UK audit firm. Our clients range from leading multinational companies to start-ups, from family businesses and governments, to charities and private individuals. Within financial services our clients cover industries within banking and capital markets, private equity, insurance, and consumer finance. Our audit helps organisations navigate regulatory complexity while strengthening trust and transparency in their business.
You’ll also study for your professional chartered accounting qualification. You’ll have a lot of support from your team, career coach and buddy to help you achieve this. It’s the variety and opportunity we offer that allows you to develop a broad range of effective business skills and enables our people to excel across the breadth of work Audit offers, both on the training schemes and further on in your career.
What you'll gain
During our three year programme, you will also study towards the Chartered Accountant (ACA or CA) qualification.
What you'll need
You'll need to have or be on course for a 2.1 degree or above in any subject. We determine whether you're on course for a 2.1 based on the grades you achieved in your last completed year of academic study.
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When to apply
Although there is no application deadline, each year we have only a small number of Graduate roles available. We therefore advise applying early, but please be prepared for a short wait in processing your application at each stage of our process while we consider your application alongside others.
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