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Audit Summer Internship

Johnston Carmichael
Bridge Of Dee, Aberdeen, United Kingdom
Competitive Salary
Closing date
Feb 13, 2024

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Full Time
Our people drive our success, and our Early Careers colleagues are no exception. We want everyone to become a leader of their work and their learning. As part of one of the United Kingdom’s largest independent accountancy and business advisory firms we have over 16,000 clients across a range of diverse sectors so there’s always going be an exciting challenge to push you out of your comfort zone, if that’s what you want.

Our team of sharp minds has unique skills, talents and aspirations. We are always looking for like-minded people to help us reach our shared goals.

Is our Audit internship for you?

Audit involves the independent verification of a company’s accounts. This gives confidence to investors and regulators that business performance reports are true and fair. As part of our growing Audit team, you will contribute to this verification process, from checking invoices and records to understanding client businesses and honing your professional judgement. Within our Corporate Audit team, you will get the inside view of a wide range of clients - from food and drink to oil and gas, to hospitality and construction.

We also have specialist Audit teams that focus on the financial services and funds sectors, both of which are very significant contributors to the UK economy and Johnston Carmichael's growth as a business.

Our Financial Services Team focuses on the wealth and asset management sector, including corporate asset managers, private equity and venture capital structures, LSE listed entities (including FTSE250s) and boasts a number of multi-national household names as clients. Our Funds Team focuses on a large portfolio of open ended regulated funds split across some of the UK's largest names in the sector. These structures make investment in a portfolio of investments, typically ranging from equities to bonds.

Our six week in-person summer internship will run from 8th July - 16th August 2024 and is designed to offer you first-hand experience of working with us. It is an opportunity for you to get an understanding of our business as well as for us to get to know you and your skills as an individual. At the end of the internship, there will be a review on your performance and experience, which could lead to an offer of a permanent position on our 2025 graduate programme.

About you:
  • Penultimate year honours degree student working towards a 2.1 or above in any subject
  • Ability to demonstrate a growth mindset and a passion for learning
  • Strong interpersonal skills, attention to detail and take pride in your work
  • Good time management, problem solving skills and the ability to make sound judgements is essential along with a can-do approach

Why JC?

With 13 offices across Scotland and beyond, we’re one of the country’s leading firms of Chartered Accountants and Business Advisers. Working at Johnston Carmichael means working in a team of over 900 sharp minds - each of which is valued and heard. We support our people to ensure they can grow their own way through proactive learning and development.

At Johnston Carmichael we want what’s best for our clients, our people, and our communities. You’ll be joining a team that’s engaged with its local communities and committed to supporting them. Over the last decade, we’ve raised over £450,000 for charitable causes across Scotland and we’re also Gold Sponsors of the Kiltwalk. You can read more about our culture and the values that define us here.

We have a People and Culture Forum that generates ideas for positive change and has several subgroups including LGBTQIA+ and Gender Equality which seek to educate and encourage everyone in our firm to be themselves in order to do their best work.

Doing the Right Thing and Standing in Other People’s Shoes are two of our core values. We nurture and celebrate individuality at Johnston Carmichael. We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all communities. Our culture is one where everyone is enabled to be a leader of their work and their learning.

At Johnston Carmichael we are committed to diversity, equality and inclusion in the workplace. A copy of this policy will be made available on request.

This vacancy may close early if we receive a high number of applications, so it’s best to apply as soon as you can.

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