Trainee Chartered Accountants
graduate scheme

Trainee Chartered Accountants

Competitive salary
London · South East England

Job description

At SWAT UK, we recruit for a range of prestigious firms of Chartered Accountants based in London and the South East. You don’t need a degree in accountancy or any accountancy experience as we provide you with all the training and support you need. Successful candidates will receive a three to five year training contract, whilst you study towards the ICAEW (ACA) Chartered Accountant qualification.

The firms we recruit for range from four to 19 partners in size, meaning there is huge scope for you to progress within the firm. Plus, you’ll gain exposure from working with a wide variety of clients and enjoy real responsibility from an early stage.

Person 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 you time and
  • Take personal responsibility for the development of your career

Please note, applicants must be eligible to work in the UK.

Qualifications and experience requirements

  • 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

Accepted degree subjects



Competitive salary

Year-on-year salary increases based on exam and work performances. Study support package worth £15,000.


London · South East England

Contract and working hours

Permanent · Full-time

How to apply

Number of vacancies: Approximately 40

Closing date: Continuous recruitment

This job listing will no longer be available on Prospects from 21/09/2017

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