The National Audit Office (NAO) scrutinises public spending for Parliament. Our public audit perspective helps Parliament hold government to account and improve public services.
Our work is 'big hitting', high quality, varied and worthwhile. It has a real impact on the nation. The skills and knowledge of our people are our greatest asset and we are passionate about finding the right people to help us achieve our vision to help the nation spend wisely. Click here to find out more about who we are and what we do.
Our very successful ACA professional apprenticeship will equip you with the Chartered Accountancy qualification and membership of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales. Our apprenticeship will give you the opportunity to make a real difference to our huge range of clients but also to the nation. The scope of our work and influence is vast – supporting Parliament to hold government to account and improve the full spectrum of public services. It will help you develop your skills as a professional, a manager and a leader. You will be equipped for a fantastic career. So be part of a much bigger picture at the National Audit Office (NAO).
Our position is unique, and our work is extraordinarily influential. Totally and distinctively independent of government, we scrutinise public spending for Parliament and investigate major government projects and programmes. This means we work for, and for the good of, all citizens in our country. We help our economy and society work better – supporting and enabling improvements in financial management and the way vital public services are delivered right
across the public sector to millions of people every day. For you, this means work that has a real purpose, and offers challenge and variety. You’ll contribute to audits and projects that scrutinise government’s use of resources and help drive improvement in our clients’ businesses.
To find out more about the Apprenticeship leavers, read about our exciting trainee accountancy scheme here