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Graduate Trainee Accountant (ACA)

Alliotts is an independent accountancy and business advisory practice based in London and Guildford.  

 

We are able to offer talented individuals a wide range of experience and an exposure to a varied and eclectic client base.

 

Whatever your role or function, our size means that you will not be pigeon holed and no two days will be the same. In our people we engender creative thinking, a flexible attitude and enquiring minds.

Careers with Alliotts

We recruit for two annual intakes with successful candidates commencing their contract during August/September and January. We have high standards and are looking for candidates with excellent academic qualifications as well as drive, ambition and a thirst for success.    

In return, you’ll enjoy a competitive salary and an excellent study and benefits package, with salary increases based on exam and work performances. Add to this the opportunities and varied lifestyle that working in the South East has to offer and it all adds up to a very rewarding opportunity.


With a combination of structured training and ad hoc on the job learning, we encourage the development of our people to achieve their potential in both technical and soft skills.

 

Our ongoing performance review system is linked to Alliotts goals. The online system used is designed to provide a framework to enable people to track their progress and identify developmental needs. The process encourages high levels of engagement and motivation 

to succeed.

 

The Firm is committed to providing clear direction and career development.

 

The benefits of training with a medium-size firm like Alliotts


A major benefit of training with a medium size firm (compared with a much larger firm) is the 

depth and variety of assignments you will be involved with. You will have exposure to a wide 

range of assignments with clients of all sizes in various industry sectors.


In larger firms, trainees often spend much of their training confined to audit work because of the sheer scale of audit work. Audit work is just one small aspect of an assignment and in a medium size firm such as Alliotts, you will benefit from having exposure to many different areas of client work.

 

In addition, you’ll tend to work with far more clients in a medium size firm (giving you a broad ranging experience) because the time spent at each client tends to be far less than that of a larger firm.

 

With a medium size firm, you’ll also benefit from involvement from the firm’s Partners, who will take a direct interest in your development and support you through your training. 

Entry requirements

We are looking for numerate and ambitious students who are willing to work hard, study hard and play hard. Above all, you will need to have the flexibility to adapt to a variety of challenging situations and the communication skills to express ideas and deal with clients at all levels.   

You will need:

    • 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 (first attempts only). AS levels and General Studies are not accepted.
    • GCSE English Language, grade C or above.
    • GCSE Maths, grade B or above.

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






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). 


Visit Firm's Website

www.alliotts.com

Specialties

  • Owner managed businesses
    & SMEs
  • Inward Investment & International Businesses
  • Charities & NFP
  • Education
  • China
  • Media
  • Leisure & Hospitality
  • Retail & E-commerce
  • Gaming & Apps, Fintech & Space
  • High Net Worth individuals


Location

London

Imperial House 
8 Kean Street 
London
WC2B 4AS 

Guildford

Friary Court
13-21 High Street
Guildford
Surrey
GU1 3DL


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