Could you be our next Graduate Trainee?

Could you be our next Graduate Trainee?
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Applications for our programme are now open!

Have you just finished university and looking for your next career move? Or currently studying and have a passion for improving public services?

Then read on to hear about our first-class, fully funded graduate trainee programme!

About the role

By choosing the Audit Wales programme, you’ll be studying to become a chartered accountant, whilst investigating how public money is being spent, and whether it is being spent well.

You’ll also get to play the vital part in the audit of over 800 public bodies across Wales, making a real difference to the communities in Wales. Some of our clients include Welsh Government, NHS Wales, local government and many more.

Who are Audit Wales?

Audit Wales are the independent public sector audit body within Wales. Our aim is to assure the people of Wales that public money is being spent well, explain how it is being used and inspire the Welsh public sector to improve. By joining us, you’ll be investing in a career that will be making a real difference to public services and local communities. Some of our recent national work has looked at building safety, digital inclusion, COVID-19 and climate change.

Why choose the Audit Wales programme?

Our programme’s exam pass result is above national average for ICAEW. Some of our graduates are even international prize winners!

We care about the learning and development of our trainees – that’s why we cover all the costs of ICAEW student membership, tuition, exam costs and study materials. You’ll also be fully supported whilst you balance the demands of studying and your hands on role as a trainee.

We’ve also got an impressive list of benefits:

  • 33 days annual leave per annum (exclusive of public bank holidays)
  • Generous salary package
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Shopping discounts
  • Professional subscriptions
  • Extensive learning and development opportunities, including LinkedIn licenses

Do you see yourself as a finance leader of the future? Then find out more about the programme on our website.

Please also know, our program has two entry points, April 2024 for our applicants who have already graduated and July 2024 for those who are due to graduate.

Deadline for applications is 29 January 2024.