Our Graduates Trainee Programme combines work experience with study towards a recognised professional qualification.
You will work towards the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) qualification where you will gain the fundamental knowledge and skills you need for a career in finance and accounting, whilst earning a competitive salary at the same time. With dedication and commitment to succeed combined with our excellent training and work experience you could be a fully qualified accountant within 3 years.
You will take responsibility for the accounting process, being self-motivated, able to work to tight deadlines, have excellent interpersonal skills together with an ability and interest in understanding our clients’ business.
We welcome applications from candidates with at least 2.1 degree, or an equivalent qualification, who are committed to a career in accountancy.
We are committed to your development and offer the following:
- A comprehensive study package covering every aspect of your professional training including tuition and exam fees as well as making sure you have study time.
- In-house professional development programmes
- Opportunities to learn on the job
We offer full financial and study support for your ACCA exam training, which is provided by external tutors, together with regular counselling and encouragement so that our trainees consistently achieve impressive results.
You will sit the ACCA exams during a three-year training contract. These exams are:
- 9 Foundation Level papers
- 6 Professional Level papers:
- We advise you to take two papers at each sitting
In-House Professional Development
We offer a wide range of tools and support to help you develop and enhance your technical, personal and managerial skills. This includes, but is not limited to:
- Comprehensive in-house training
- Learning on the job through working on different assignments and clients
- Regular feedback and six-monthly appraisals
Opportunities to Learn On the Job
One of the great advantages of working for a firm our size is that you will be working on a wide range of clients. We train you as a generalist and you are not restricted to particular industries or types of client. Our clients range from large companies to small owner-managed businesses. We provide you with responsibility early on in your career. By working with those in a position of influence you gain valuable work experience and an in-depth understanding of how a business operates.
Our Graduates training contract
In order to apply for a graduate training contract you must meet or exceed our minimum criteria of GCSE grades 9 – 4 (or equivalent) with grade 6 or above in English Language and Maths, 128 UCAS points in three A-level subjects and a 2.1 degree (attained or expected).
In order to apply for the graduate training contract, please complete and submit our online graduate application form.
We recruit new graduates to start training contracts September each year. Please be assured that each application is personally reviewed by a member of our Training Team.