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Graduate Jobs in Accountancy

SWAT UK provides training, publications and compliance support across the UK. As part our training function we facilitate the ACA qualification for graduates. We have partnered with several small to medium firms in London and the South East and recruit graduates into those positions as part of their training.

Accountancy offers a challenging and rewarding career with excellent salaries and huge potential for career progression.

Not only do we recruit for a number of prestigious firms in London, we support you throughout your journey to chartership. We do this with a training program, mentoring that compliments your day to day learning and exam preparation.

We’re always looking for new people and we start recruiting in October for our January and September intake.

Click here for information about the scheme, or choose one of the following options:


What we're looking for


Minimum Entry requirements

We’re looking for articulate, confident, intelligent graduates with strong academic qualifications and 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

- 2:2 degree or above in ANY subject

- A minimum of 300 UCAS points (old UCAS tariff) or 120 UCAS points (new UCAS tariff) or equivalents, from your top three grades (AS levels and General Studies are not accepted)

- GCSE English Language, grade C or above

- GCSE Maths, grade B or above

Your accountancy training

Excellent package including

Our graduate programme includes an excellent training package worth in the region of 15k, which leads to the ICAEW (ACA) Chartered Accountant qualification.

We administer your accountancy training and ICAEW exams with one of the leading accountancy tutors in London. Paid study leave is granted and your course and examination fees are paid for first attempts. You’ll also benefit from regular one-to-one coaching.
You’ll also attend a range of practical training courses to help equip you with valuable business skills, such as IT skills, bookkeeping, leadership and more.

  • Salaries from £22K
  • 3 - 5 year accountancy training contract
  • Study support package worth in region of £15K
  • ICAEW (ACA) Chartered Accountancy Qualification
  • On-the-job training with a wide range of clients
  • Huge potential for career progression


Accountancy graduate recruitment scheme


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Please note, you are applying for a place on SWAT UK’s graduate training programme at one of the firms for which we recruit (click here for a current list of the firms for which we recruit). Your application will be considered in the context of all firms and we will take into account your preferences. Should your application be unsuccessful, you may only re-apply for the graduate programme after a minimum of 6 months from the submission date of your application (even if you state an interest in one of the other firms for which we recruit).