Accounting and Business Advisory Assistant School Leaver (AAT) - Aberdeen August 2022

Zoek Pin Gordonstown, Aberdeenshire, Scotland


Permanent (Full time)

Posted 3 days ago

Accounting and Business Advisory Assistant School Leaver (AAT) - Aberdeen August 2022

Accounting and business advisory – get the career you want at

accounting and business advisory programme will give you all the skills and
support you need to unlock a future that’s packed with opportunities and new
experiences. You’ll enjoy a fast-tracked business career that recognises
your potential and rewards your ambition.

you join our team, you’ll enjoy a powerful combination of on-the-job learning
and structured training – not to mention an impressive client list to work
with. You’ll discover a culture that nurtures individuality and an environment
where everyone is supported to reach their potential. With us, you’ll always be
moving forward.

What does our accounting and business advisory team do?

accounting and business advisory team makes sure companies’ financial
statements comply with government regulations and industry standards. We also advise
on business strategies, provide companies with financial forecasts and prepare
management accounts that show an accurate picture of business performance.

work helps put a set of figures into perspective. We help our clients
understand what the management accounts actually say about the state of their
business. We help them identify key areas where they could improve performance.

also provide daily advice to clients across a wide range of industry sectors.
Many do not have in-house advisers who can help them deal with day-to-day
issues, so our team is often the first port of call when they have financial or
business-related questions.

What can you expect?

RSM’s school leaver programme in accounting
and business advisory offers top quality career development. With us, you’ll
get involved in client work very quickly, and get the chance to learn about
different types of businesses from varying industry sectors. The depth of
services and clients you’ll be exposed to early on will help you jump-start
your accountancy career.
When you join this team, you’ll work towards your
professional qualifications by completing a 5 year programme. This consists of
the AAT qualification for the first two years, followed by the ACA
qualification for the remaining three years. For Scottish employees, you will
complete the AAT first and then the CA qualification with ICAS.

you’ll be working as part of a larger team. Once you’ve completed your initial
professional qualifications, the complexity of your workload will increase and
you’ll have the opportunity to take on more individual responsibilities and get
involved in more challenging accounting issues, such as applying international
accounting standards. With RSM, you’ll have the space to grow and be challenged
and with our support, you’ll become a true trusted adviser to your clients.

What we look for

on the lookout for enthusiastic self-starters who are quick to learn and always
up for a challenge. You’ll be working on a wide variety of projects, so it’s
important that you’re adaptable and highly organised.

verbal and written communication skills are essential as you’ll be
communicating at all levels, often explaining complex information both in
meetings and in written reports. We also look for team players who enjoy
interacting with others and are curious about how businesses work.

that sounds like you, we know you’ll enjoy being part of our team.

At RSM we work hard to create an environment where our people can make a difference - to themselves, their career, their teams, and to the success of our firm and clients. We support all our people to work flexibly, to manage their family and other responsibilities alongside their work commitments; we believe this is key to achieving an inspiring and fulfilling working environment.

Diversity and Inclusion at RSM

RSM, inclusion and diversity are central to our values. We have an authentic
focus on intentional inclusion, enabling our people to feel they can bring
their whole self to work and ensuring everyone feels supported, respected and
confident to make a valuable contribution.

To find out more, please visit our Diversity and Inclusion page on our
Careers Website.

Our Recruitment Process

note, for those who perform well throughout our assessment process, should your
first preference be unavailable, you could potentially be offered a role in
another location or department. This would always be discussed with you in this

RSM will only take one application into consideration per intake.
We do not accept multiple applications to different vacancies.

Entry requirements

At RSM, we
don't just look for good exam results. We think passion, personality and
originality are just as important.

You will need:

  • 112 UCAS (new tariff) across 3 A Levels or an equivalent level 3 qualification or 104 UCAS (new tariff) across 4 Scottish Highers/Advanced Highers. Please note, RSM does not accept General Studies, AS levels or the Extended Project Qualification (EPQ).

changed their points system so under the old tariff it would be 280 or 260
points respectively.

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