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Become a Graduate Trainee Accountant at Knox Cropper

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

  

Location: London

What you will be doing

Knox Cropper is a 6 partner firm of Chartered Accountants (comprising over 40 staff), based in central London, with additional offices in Haslemere, Surrey and Hemel Hempstead.

At Knox Cropper, our unique client base ensures that our employees have exposure to a wide range of organisations including commercial companies, national charities, universities and trade unions. Capable and committed individuals can expect rapid promotion to senior positions.

Practical training to equip you for your work with us is provided by our training partner (Mercia incorporating SWAT) and more technical training focusing on the exams is provided by professional tutors from Kaplan. Both are leading training organisations in the profession, and this is supplemented by in-house workshops and training sessions. You will be given paid study leave and we also cover the costs of all courses and examinations for first attempts.

  • 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

At Knox Cropper, we recruit graduates who display initiative, motivation and who can demonstrate the ability to contribute effectively to team work. We recognise that our business is a people-business and our staff are our most important resource. For our part we are committed to providing the highest quality of training for students and qualified staff including sound examination and practical instruction, together with effective on-the-job training.

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

• Haslers 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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