• Graduate Trainee
    £29,440- £38,280 (pay band TR22)
    Salary on appointment is at the minimum of the range

About this job


About the role

Do you see yourself as a future finance leader? Are you looking for a first-class, fully funded graduate opportunity to train as a chartered accountant?

Then our Graduate Trainee programme might be what you’re looking for!

Interested in where your tax money is going and what it is being spent on? Are you passionate about improving public services? As a trainee at Audit Wales, you’ll be studying for your accountancy qualification whilst investigating how the public’s money is being spent, and whether it is being spent well.

You’ll play a part in the audit of over 800 public bodies across Wales, ensuring the work you do makes a real difference to the citizens of Wales. Our clients include Welsh Government, NHS Wales, local government and many more!

Who are Audit Wales?

We’re the independent public sector audit body within Wales; our unique role is to assure the people of Wales that public money is being well spent and to inspire the public sector to improve. Our work is having real impact on local communities; some of our recent national work has looked at building safety, digital inclusion, COVID-19, homelessness and climate change.

Why Audit Wales?

We care about the learning and development of our trainees, and you’ll be fully supported whilst you balance your studying with 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.

We are also proud to be accredited with Working Families and the Living Wage Foundation and are continuing to grow a diverse workforce that is representative of the communities we work in and the skills, experiences, and perspectives they offer and welcome applications from people from all backgrounds.  We are also a member of the Disability Confident Scheme and guarantee progression through to the first stage selection process for all disabled applicants who meet the essential criteria for the role.

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.

For further information on the role, please see the job description and contact Sian Grainger on 02920 320547 or see our website to apply.

Nationality Requirements of the Role:

  • UK citizens
  • Citizens of Commonwealth countries who have the right to work in the UK
  • Citizens of the EU, EEA or Switzerland who have (or are eligible for) status under The Permanent Residence Scheme for Citizens of the European Union (EUSS)

All applicants must have the right to work as a permanent full-time employee in the UK without restrictions for the full duration of the training contract, i.e. 4 years.

If you are not sure, visit the UK Government website to check your eligibility.

You should be aware that Wales Audit is unable to sponsor work visas

Closing Date

  • 21/05/2024
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