Financial Auditing Apprenticeship / AAT Qualification

Wales, Cardiff
Up to £18000 per annum
04 Apr 2019
04 May 2019
Job Role
Finance Manager
Professional Membership
Contract Type

Job Title: Apprentice

Location: Cardiff

Salary: Circa £18,000

Package: 33 days holiday entitlement per annum + 8 days' public holidays; Civil Service Pension Scheme (MyCSP); purchasing or selling additional annual leave for additional monthly pay; travel allowance subject to eligibility.

Job Type: Full Time, Fixed Term Contract - 3 years

The Company is a unique organisation that works across public services in Wales, reporting on the stewardship of public funds, offering insight on how resources are used to meet people's needs and helping public services to improve. It's high-profile work so it's vital that they are a model organisation.

The Role:

Are you interested in numbers? Do you want to work in an organisation that works with numbers but doesn't treat you like one? Do you love working within teams? Are you interested in how the public sector works and how they spend taxpayers' money?

Then this Apprenticeship Scheme may be for you!

Successful candidates will join a three-year programme studying towards the prestigious Association of Accounting Technicians (AAT) qualification. Their apprentices will work within a team supporting the external audit of public-sector bodies across Wales, from health boards, local authorities, fire and police authorities and the Welsh Government.

Main Duties

  • To attend and complete the AAT qualification
  • Conduct audit work across a range of account areas or grant expenditure, ensuring a planned approach to work with support from a Team Leader or other appropriate supervisor
  • Receive support in identifying findings from the fieldwork and develop meaningful recommendations which are based on evidence
  • Submit well organised and well written documentation for review
  • Any other duties commensurate with role


What you'll need

You will need 3 A-Levels at grade C or above in any discipline or equivalent qualifications.

They are also looking for someone who can demonstrate:


  • A strong team work ethos;
  • Excellent attention to detail;
  • Good communication skills; and
  • A desire to continually develop


While the ability to communicate in Welsh is not an essential requirement for an apprenticeship, they are actively encouraging those with welsh skills, or who are willing to learn, to apply for posts.

Please click the APPLY button and complete the online application form.

Candidates with the relevant experience or job titles of Apprentice, Junior Auditor, Trainee Auditor, Financal Services Apprentice, AAT, AAT Training, Auditing Apprentice, Financial Services Auditing Trainee, AAT Qualification, Apprentice Auditor may also be considered for this role.


A oes gennych ddiddordeb mewn rhifau? A ydych am weithio mewn sefydliad sy'n gweithio gyda rhifau ond nad yw'n eich trin chi fel rhif? A ydych wrth eich bodd yn gweithio mewn timau? A oes gennych ddiddordeb mewn sut mae'r sector cyhoeddus yn gweithio a sut y mae'n gwario arian trethdalwyr?

Yna efallai y bydd Cynllun Prentisiaeth Swyddfa Archwilio Cymru yn addas i chi!

Bydd ymgeiswyr llwyddiannus yn ymuno â rhaglen tair blynedd gan astudio tuag at gymhwyster arobryn Cymdeithas Technegwyr Cyfrifyddu (AAT). Bydd ein prentisiaid yn gweithio mewn tîm sy'n cynorthwyo archwilio allanol cyrff y sector cyhoeddus ledled Cymru, o fyrddau iechyd, awdurdodau lleol, awdurdodau tân a heddlu a Llywodraeth Cymru.

Mae Swyddfa Archwilio Cymru yn croesawu ac yn annog ceisiadau gan bawb, gan gynnwys grwpiau sydd wedi'u tangynrychioli ar hyn o bryd yn ein gweithlu megis pobl o gefndir Du, Asiaidd neu Leiafrif Ethnig a phobl anabl.

Mae Swyddfa Archwilio Cymru yn gyflogwr hyblyg.