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Become a Graduate Trainee Accountant at Citroen Wells

Enter a three-year funded training programme to become a Chartered Accountant.

  

Location: London

What you will be doing

Citroen Wells is a 15 partner firm of Chartered Accountants, based in the West End of London.

It is our belief that each trainee has a chance of becoming a partner in our firm, and we'll try to give you every opportunity to achieve your full potential. In fact, five of our current partners trained with us, while other ex-trainees hold senior positions within the firm.

The partners and staff at Citroen Wells work closely together as a team. We demand a mutual respect and understanding for each other which has allowed us to function and expand as a team within a solid framework. Success at Citroen Wells is generated by a combination of individual effort and effective team work. We ensure our trainees learn and understand how commercial decisions are made.

In return, you’ll enjoy a competitive salary and an excellent package (with salary increases based on exam success and work performances). There is also huge potential to progress within the firm and the opportunities are there for those who are proactive and keen to progress. It is our belief that each trainee has a chance of becoming a partner in our firm, and we'll try to give you every opportunity to achieve your full potential. In fact, five of our current partners trained with us, while other ex-trainees hold senior positions within the firm.

  • You will enter into a 3 year training contract 
  • You will receive a wide range of practical experience while studying for your professional examinations; all of which leads to the ICAEW (ACA) Chartered Accountant qualification
  • You will be given paid study leave and we also cover the costs of all courses and examinations for first attempts

What you will have

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

Don’t forget that your academic qualifications are not enough on their own. We’re looking for articulate, confident, intelligent graduates with 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.

All applications are administered through our recruitment partner – Mercia incorporating SWAT.

  • You have a 2:2 degree or above in ANY subject.
  • You have 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.
  • You have a GCSE in English Language, grade C or above.
  • You have a GCSE in Maths, grade B or above.

  

Onwards to our company and culture…

We are Mercia incorporating SWAT

Finding excellent graduates for a number of Accountancy firms in London and the South East.

  

What we do

Accountancy offers a rewarding career with excellent salaries and huge potential for career progression. We offer graduate programmes with a range of prestigious firms of Chartered Accountants based in London and the South East

Each year we have approximately 30 vacancies for graduate trainees across the 9 firms of accountants for which we recruit. This means when you apply through us, you’re not just applying to one firm of Chartered Accountants, you’re applying to many.

Our graduate programme provides you with a 3-year training contract with one of the firms of Chartered Accountants for which we recruit, where you will gain an ICAEW (ACA) Chartered Accountant qualification.

You will be given paid study leave and we also cover the costs of all your courses and examinations (for first attempts). You will be provided with support and mentoring to assist you with the ACA exams, as well as being able to tap into advice from trainees who are further on in their studies. This wide range of support means that we have a good track record of students passing all their exams first-time.

The firms we recruit for range from 4-19 partners in size, meaning there is huge scope for you to progress within the firm. What’s more, you will have exposure to a wide range of assignments with clients of all sizes in various industry sectors. 

You will be given responsibility from an early stage and benefit from involvement from the firm’s partners, who will take a direct interest in your development and support you through your training. Indeed, many of our trainees have gone on to become senior managers and partners themselves.

We offer graduate programmes with the following firms of Chartered Accountants based in London and the South East:

  

• Alliotts Chartered Accountants and Business Advisors

• Brebners Chartered Accountants and Business Advisors

• Citroen Wells Chartered Accountants

• Gerald Edelman Chartered Accountants

• Knox Cropper Chartered Accountants

• Nyman Libson Paul Chartered Accountants

• Rayner Essex Chartered Accountants and Business Advisors

• Shipleys Chartered Accountants and Professional Business Advisors

  

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