Menzies LLP
graduate scheme

ACCA Graduate Programme - September 2020

Job description

Are you an aspiring future business and finance leader who is looking to build a career with a recognised employer of choice for investing in young talent ? If that is you then you need to apply for our ACCA Insolvency Graduate Programme based in our Insolvency department, which is now open for applications for our September 2020 intake in our office in Cardiff.

Based in the Cardiff office with guidance from a tight knit team, the role of Insolvency Graduate involves being responsible for a number of personal and corporate insolvencies. The Insolvency Graduate progresses a case from start to finish ensuring all statutory responsibilities are fulfilled, along side the Insolvency Practitioner’s duties in order to maximise realisations for the benefit of creditors.

Key duties and responsibilities

  • Liaising with directors and bankrupts to gain key information and an understanding of each specific case
  • Communicating with key stakeholders, including: bankrupts, directors, shareholders and employees
  • Preparation of statutory reports
  • Taking responsibility for your own portfolio of cases with appropriate management.
  • Provide support and assistance to other team members when required
  • To carry out investigations
  • Be familiar with all Microsoft programmes including outlook and eventually become fluent with bespoke software systems

Our excellent benefits
Come and work for a recognized employer of choice, where we can offer you a dynamic and rewarding environment with exposure to a diverse range of clients and industry sectors. Our package and benefits are very competitive and work life balance is part of our company culture, we have office locations in London, Surrey, Hampshire and Cardiff and we are a strong believer in developing our staff throughout their career:

  • Competitive base salary
  • 23.5 days annual leave entitlement a year (plus bank holidays)
  • Private Medical Cover
  • Life Assurance
  • Group Income Protection
  • Employer contribution and matching pension scheme
  • Flexible working policy
  • Competitive staff referral scheme
  • Each office location has agreements with local businesses which offer great discounts
  • Learning and development opportunities throughout your Menzies career
  • CSR programme and social events - each office will be involved in various charity and sporting activities to help raise the brand profile and give back to the local community
  • Employee Assistance Programme - our EAP is available for all Menzies employees. As well as being a confidential support line, it also offers practical financial and life management advice 24 /7 and is completely confidential

What we are looking for

The Insolvency Graduate should be able to manage their own workload whilst also meeting statutory deadlines as well as those in house; therefore demonstrating excellent organisational skills.

Working towards an ACCA qualification and becoming proficient with the Insolvency Act and other legislation.

  • Passionate about working with people
  • Commercially and strategically minded
  • Strong at networking and relationship building
  • All candidates will be required to provide evidence of eligibility to work in the UK for the duration of the training contract


Candidates must have a minimum of a 2:1 degree, three A-level passes at grade A-C (minimum 300 UCAS points) and eight GCSE's including maths and English, or equivalent.

Accepted degree subjects


Additional job details

Competitive salary

How to apply

If you believe you have the required skills and attributes to be our new Insolvency Trainee then apply online ASAP.

Click Apply to start your application now. This job will be available on Prospects until 1 January 2020

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Closing date:  1 January 2020

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