Trainee Accountant- January 2022 intake

Job Title: Trainee Accountant- January 2022 intake
Contract Type: Graduate
Location: London
Salary: 25000 - 30000
Reference: Trainee Accountant - January 2022 intake
Contact Name: Katherine Rose
Contact Email:
Job Published: August 05, 2021 10:37

Job Description

Selection for interview is based on the completion of our application form. A good standard and spread of GCSEs including English and Mathematics, strong A levels, together with an expectation of at least a 2.1 class honours degree, are the academic requirements. We have high standards, not only academically, but we want people with drive, ambition and, last but no means least, personality.

Signing up as a trainee accountant is a big commitment, and we support our trainees as much as we can to help them with their studies. This includes paying for the costs of these studies and allowing paid for time away from the office for full time study. We provide excellent on-the-job training and all of our trainees are given a wide range of work to enable them to learn and develop. It is our belief that each trainee has a chance of becoming a partner in this firm, and we give them every opportunity to push themselves forward. And it does happen – five of our current partners trained with the firm.

Studying for the exams is managed by Mercia, on behalf of the firm, ensuring the best possible path through the training and examination process. External Tuition firms are used to provide the course materials and study packs for homework and full time learning and final revision courses taken prior to each professional examination.

Every six months, your progress is formally monitored and reviewed by the firm’s training team. Your study records, both of work experience and examinations, will be discussed with you and targets set for the future. The variety and level of work provided by the firm is planned in conjunction with the progress made in academic studies and previous experience.

Our offices are based in the West End of London but you will spend part of your working time outside the office working at clients’ premises (COVID-19 guidelines permitting). Most of our clients are based within the Greater London area. A typical assignment might last a couple of weeks, some more, some less. You start as a junior member of a team of two to four people. As you gain experience and seniority, you will be given the opportunity to start leading audit teams and take on additional responsibilities. By the time you reach the end of your final year of training with us,  you will have a well-rounded set of practical and personal skills and a clear idea of how you want your career to develop beyond your training contract.