Each year we recruit a number of trainees to complete a five-year course to become qualified chartered accountants. Below is what we’re looking for in potential candidates for the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) training course.

Qualifications

  • 2 A Level passes, both a minimum grade B, preferably including Maths or Business Studies
  • 5 GCSE passes, including Maths and English Language, all at minimum grade B

Skills and qualities

  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • A clear interest in business finance
  • Ability to deal with confidential information in a professional manner
  • Excellent literacy and numerical skills
  • A strong team player with a good work ethic
  • Effective decision-making skills
  • Committed
  • Self-driven and highly motivated
  • Computer literate

How to apply

Think you fit the bill? That’s great. We have a three-stage process that starts once we receive your completed application form.

The application process

  1. We review your application form
  2. You then complete a half-day of exercises at an assessment centre (between May and July) – including an interview, group exercise, numerical and verbal tests, and an opportunity to meet current students
  3. There’s then a second interview with two managers

If you’re successful, you’ll enter a six-month probationary period and offered a five-year training contract upon completion of the six months.