Audit Internship for Maltese students 2024

Audit Internship for Maltese students

Audit Internship Programmes for maltese students

Why Griffiths + Associates?

Griffiths + Associates is one of the leading accounting firms in Malta serving a multitude of industries, including closely-held and middle-market businesses, high-net worth individuals, real estate, maritime, healthcare, international commerce, sports and entertainment, professional practices, non-profit, and many more.

Areas of expertise include corporate services, tax, legal advisory, accounting & auditing, reviews, financial statement preparation, and business valuations.

We take pride in our reputation for providing a consistent quality service, an integrated approach and high-class expertise.

Our collaborative work environment is strongly committed to your professional growth and success – we give you an opportunity to work under the leadership of real experts in Auditing and meaningful on-the-job learning experiences you need to launch your career. Thus, our Audit Internship Program designed specifically to prepare you for a life in a dynamic CPA firm.

Interns who successfully complete the program may receive offers of part/full-time employment.

External Audit – Paid Internship 2024
For Students in Malta Studying Accounting

For Students Studying Accounting At:

  • The University of Malta
  • The Malta College of Arts, Science & Technology (MCAST)
  • St Aloysius College Sixth Form
  • De La Salle College Sixth form
  • St Martin’s College Sixth Form
  • St. Edward’s College Sixth Form
  • The Ġ.F. Abela Junior College
  • Giovanni Curmi Higher Secondary School

The program is designed to familiarize interns with the knowledge needed to perform a financial statement audit – 3 months of an in-depth comprehensive training to get familiar with the software and Statutory External Audit methodology.

After completing the internship program an intern will have the ability to work on an audit effectively and efficiently.

Responsibilities:

The fundamental role of an auditor is to report to the shareholders as to whether the company’s annual accounts show a true and fair view of the company’s financial activity, as well as to ensure that the accounts are presented in conformity with the prevailing legal and regulatory requirements.

As an audit-trainee you’ll be working within an audit team, where you’ll assist in the audit of the annual account of several clients. This includes identifying the possible risk areas where material misstatement could possibly happen in the financial statements and fieldwork and substantive testing.

Knowledge and skills you will learn from doing our audit internship program: 

  • Learn how to evaluate risks.
  • Learn how to develop an audit program and checklist.
  • Learn how to review and test documentation as required.
  • Lear how to analyse complex procedures, transactions and data.
  • Learn how to prepare audit findings to assist in the preparation of draft financial statements.
  • Learn how to fill out a Tax Return.

☑ Availability:
2024

Duration:
Three (3) months

Commitment:
In-person internship, 4-7 hours a week.

The intern would be given preference when recruiting for subsequent Internship programs.

Compensation: Paid Internship

☑ Software you will use:
RevisAudit, Sage Accounts Production, Excel.

Requirements:
University students must be taking Accounting as a major area of study in the Bachelor of Commerce Degree.

or

Sixth Form. Higher Secondary students must be studying Accounting at an Advanced or at an Intermediate level.

or

MCAST students pursuing Accounting with the Institute of Business Management and Commerce.

Meet Your Future Internship Coordinators:

As an intern, you will work with a Coordinator throughout your internship. Our experienced professionals will be there to walk you through the program from start to finish, helping you navigate the work and answering all your questions about building a career in Audit.

Alex Micallef - Audit Director

Alex Micallef has been a practicing auditor since 2001 and is a Fellow of the Malta Institute of Accountants. He started his career after graduating B.A. (Hons) Acctcy at University of Malta in accounting with the company involved in education, publication and consultancy services in 1993. He then moved to public practice in 1995 when he joined a Big 4 audit firm and subsequently after joined another medium firm. During these years he obtained invaluable experience mainly working in auditing, but also in the provision of accounting, and taxation services.

In 2006 he joined Griffiths + Associates where he took over the audit department.

Here he has been involved in audits of local and international firms in various different industries, including construction, manufacturing, co-operatives in the agricultural and transport sector, shipping companies, investment funds and the gaming sector.

Jason Stivala - Audit Director

Jason Stivala is an Audit Director and Internship Coordinator!

Jason graduated with a Bachelor of Acctcy (Hons) from the University of Malta in 2006.  He is a Certified Public Accountant, a Registered Auditor and is a Fellow of the Malta Institute of Accountants. Jason gained valuable experience with a Big 4 audit firm in Malta and was in charge of various audits, both locally and internationally, within the firm’s offices in Malta, Italy and Cyprus.

Jason joined Griffiths + Associates in March 2019, and has been involved in the audits of local and international entities across different industries.  He has been involved in carrying out statutory audits and review engagements.  He has also assisted clients in the preparation of financial statements according to specific financial reporting frameworks.

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