Graduate ACA Trainee

Job Title: Graduate ACA Trainee
Contract Type: Graduate
Location: Stanmore
Salary: Competitive
Reference: CAP2018
Job Published: November 13, 2019 14:42

Job Description


Capitax Financial is an independent tax and accountancy practice, with a diverse portfolio of entrepreneurial and private clients.  We are a small sized and fast growing firm, based in Stanmore (North West Greater London).  As a result we can offer a wider exposure to a variety of work experiences than most other firms our size. We offer a hands-on advisory service to our clients and you will benefit from direct client contact and the chance to make a real contribution to their affairs.


Capitax Financial is currently recruiting 2 graduate ACA trainees under a 4 year ACA (ICAEW) training contract. The respective candidate should be determined and committed to successfully complete their training whilst working in a stimulating and challenging environment.  You will receive excellent support and training to attain the prestigious ICAEW ACA qualification, as well as guidance throughout the stages of your career for your development as a trusted professional advisor. We have high standards and are looking for candidates with excellent academic qualifications as well as drive, ambition and a thirst for success.


In addition to the excellent training and experience which we will provide, you’ll also enjoy a competitive salary and an excellent structured training and study support package (with salary increases based on exam and work performances). In return we ask to you demonstrate your commitment to us by studying hard and passing your exams, working effectively & efficiently and providing excellent client care. There is also huge potential to progress within the firm.

The role will cover tasks in financial accounts preparation and tax compliance (all aspects) for both private individual and business. The chosen candidate will also be expected to participate in tax planning opportunities and advisory.  The individual will also receive excellent on-the-job training and will be provided several opportunities to learn and develop in technical and soft skills.


•To be self-motivated and have a willingness to take responsibility.

•To be self-confident and use your own initiative.

•To have an adaptable and sociable personality and have an energetic & enthusiastic approach.

•Willingness to assist others and to take on new challenges

•To be excited to work with entrepreneurs and start-ups.

•To have leadership and management potential.

•Preferably can speak a second European language.

•Have a preference for a breadth of experience (e.g. bookkeeping, accounts, tax, company secretarial, PAYE, Advisory, VAT, rather than just specialising in one stream initially).


  • Eligibility to work in UK
    2:1 or higher undergraduate UK University degree
  • 280 to 300 UCAS points at A2/A Level (or equivalents) from your top three grades
  • GCSE English & Maths (grade B or above)
  • Preferably Maths grade B or above in A-Level or equivalent

You don’t need any previous accounting experience, as full training is provided.

Don’t forget that your academic qualifications are not enough on their own. We’re looking for articulate, confident, intelligent graduates with a range of transferable skills. Accountancy is a people-focused profession. Numeracy is expected, but you must also be able to communicate confidently with colleagues and clients, as well as being able to organise yourself and your workload; balance the competing demands on your time; and take personal responsibility for the development of your career.

If you have all this and are looking for a challenging and rewarding career, please apply today.

The successful applicant will be offered a training contract to complete the ACA qualification.

This is an excellent opportunity for someone seeking a career in a professional and friendly office environment.

Please send us the soft copies of your cover letter and CV by email to