Trainee Auditor – School Leaver Programme - 15911
24 April 2018
Fixed Term - 5 years
£16,900 per annum
Audit Scotland provides audit services to all public bodies in
Scotland. We are focussed on the needs of our clients and
committed to providing the highest standard of service to the
public sector. We aim to foster an organisation that promotes
the proper conduct of public business, empowers, develops and
supports staff, and delivers excellence and best value in the
provision of its audit services.
As part of our commitment to deliver work of the highest quality
and to adopt the best professional standards and practices, we
offer a Professional Qualification Scheme (PQS) for Trainee
Auditors. This scheme includes on the job work experience
together with financial and study leave support, under the terms
detailed in this policy. The PQS will support Trainee
Auditors during their training period and equip them with the
necessary skills and experience to become effective financial
and/or performance auditors upon qualification.
What might a day in this job look like?
If you feel a full-time university course is not for you and you
want to enter the world of work whilst accessing a professional
qualification, then join us on our five year school leaver
programme. You will earn a competitive salary whilst gaining vital
on the job experience as an auditor and studying towards your
professional qualification with peer support.
Over the duration of the programme, you will likely work within
a number of different audit teams and you may be exposed to a wide
range of audits in local and central government, the National
Health Service and other sectors.
As a school leaver you will also join up with our graduate
trainee cohort and have peer support whilst you learn the job and
engage with your studies.
What will I learn?
Our school leaver programme includes full sponsorship to become
a qualified Chartered Accountant with ICAS. You'll get a
prestigious, internationally recognised qualification, whilst being
involved in varied and interesting work auditing public bodies in
What Qualifications / Qualities are required?
You should meet the following criteria:
- achieved or expected to achieve A or B in Higher English and
Maths by summer 2018 (any job offer would be conditional on
achieving the required results)
- good communication and interpersonal skills
- self-awareness and confidence to work using initiative
- ability to work well as part of a team
- ability to analyse information and think laterally and
- disciplined and organised with good project management
Sunday 1 July.