Audit Assistant

Full Time

Our Birmingham Audit team are recruiting an Audit Assistant, to join their highly supportive and successful team. Dains Audit team is rapidly expanding and recruiting a career-focused, diligent Audit Assistant, looking to join a visionary and progressive firm, that values and develops its people.

As Audit Assistant you will have the opportunity to build your career within Dains, and with study support, guidance, mentoring and team interaction at all levels, this trainee position is just the beginning of your successful career at Dains.

We are a firm of accountants & business advisers, who operate across the Midlands and have 32 Partners and Directors and over 200 staff.

We believe our employees are our greatest asset, and we look to provide the best working environment, along with hybrid and smart working options and generous benefits. We listen, learn, and evolve as we strive to make Dains a great place to work.


  • To carry out client audit work under the direction of the Audit Senior or Semi Senior using the firm’s approach

  • To investigate and resolve problems arising during the audit under the supervision of the Audit Senior or Semi Senior

  • To gain familiarisation with the client’s internal reporting and control procedures

  • To ensure the work is recorded clearly and concisely and working papers are legible and well presented

  • To bring to the attention of the Audit Senior or Semi Senior anything which is not understood, or which is inconsistent with expectations

  • To provide ad-hoc support to other members of the audit department as required


  • To actively progress towards ACA or ACCA qualification is essential, (suitable equivalents may be considered subject to sufficient experience)

  • To have a basic understanding of the effect of taxes on a set of accounts

  • To have a basic understanding of the technical aspects concerning a set of limited company accounts

  • To have a basic understanding of all current appropriate auditing and accounting practice

  • Ability to use/learn software and systems operated by Audit as appropriate

  • Attend courses (internal and external) to aid you in the capacity to fulfil your role

About Dains - Top 60 firm, Investors in People, Climate Positive Company and Workforce

Our Commitment to you

Job CategoryAudit
Benefit 1.Career development, qualification study support and ongoing training
Benefit 2.Flexible benefits
Benefit 3.Hybrid and smart working
Benefit 4.Holiday trading
Benefit 5.Shopping discounts

How to Apply

If you have any problems submitting your application using the form below then please send your application to Nicola Jones (remembering to quote the job you are applying for).

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Application Process

Step 1

Please complete the application submission form at the end of the job spec or send your full CV to Nicola Jones.

Step 2

If your application is shortlisted, you will be contacted, and a telephone screening interview will be scheduled.

Step 3

Following a successful telephone screening interview, you will be invited to attend a face-to-face interview with the hiring manager.

Step 4

You will be notified of the outcome of your interview and provided with feedback.