Chartered Accountant
graduate scheme

Chartered Accountant

Competitive salary
UK wide · Europeand 2 others

Job description

Our globally recognised chartered accountancy qualification, the ACA, can lead you to the top of your chosen career. That’s because our qualification is a strong foundation for leadership. Once you’ve completed your training, you’ll be a chartered accountant and be able to use the letters ACA after your name.

How do I become chartered?

You become chartered by completing the ACA qualification, which is a combination of study, exams and practical work experience.

We recommend entering into a training agreement with an authorised employer as soon as possible. There are c5,000 employers authorised to train you for the ACA qualification globally. You can train in large companies, small enterprises, charities, accountancy firms and government bodies.

To find ACA training agreements and start applying to vacancies, visit ICAEW Training vacancies.

What training will I complete?

We pride ourselves on offering a high levels of support to those studying with us and throughout their career journey. Employers must meet strict standards to train ACA students, combine this with high-quality learning materials, and ACA students enjoy high pass rates – with 92% qualifying in four years or less.

Visit ICAEW Training Vacancies to see a list of employers currently offering ACA training agreements.

Company information

We’re ICAEW, a world leading professional membership organisation that promotes, develops and supports over 147,000 chartered accountants worldwide. We provide qualifications and professional development, share our knowledge, insight and technical expertise, and protect the quality and integrity of the accountancy and finance profession. Through us, aspiring accountants can take a qualification called the ACA and become ICAEW Chartered Accountants.

Person requirements

Employers will look for you to demonstrate your abilities in the following areas throughout the recruitment process:

  • People skills
  • Team working
  • Decision making and problem solving
  • Professionalism
  • Commercial awareness
  • IT skills

Qualifications and experience requirements

It might surprise you to learn that you don’t need a degree in accounting, finance or business to study for the ACA. Employers look for a strong academic record, in any subject, and a passion for the role you’re applying to.

Accepted degree subjects



Competitive salary


UK wide, Europe · Ireland · Worldwide

Contract and working hours

Permanent · Full-time

How to apply

Number of vacancies: Range of accountancy roles

Closing date: Continuous recruitment

This job listing will no longer be available on Prospects from 26/10/2018

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