Accountancy College Leaver - ACCA Pathway (Associate), UK Wide, September 2022
We strive to create a diverse and inclusive culture where everyone can bring their whole selves to work and is able to fulfil their potential. This commitment is key to how we do business as it enables us to understand our clients’ needs and reflect the communities in which we operate.
Through our partnership, ACCA have awarded us 5 trainee opportunities to offer ambitious and aspiring accountants via our graduate programme who meet specific social mobility criteria. As part of this offer you will work towards your ACCA professional qualification and be matched with an ACCA mentor, to support you in your first 12 months in role while you find your feet in the accounting world.
To be eligible for this role you will need to match the following criteria:
- Attend a state school or collegeand;
- Are or have been eligible for free school mealsor;
- Would be the first member of your immediate family to attend university.
If you do not meet the above criteria, we would still actively welcome your application to one of our careers programmes, but ask that you submit an application through our website here; https://www.azets.co.uk/careers/early-careers-current-opportunities/
Are you looking to take the next step on your journey? Want to be part of an international family whose vision is “To make their services smarter, more effective, and more personal every day”? Then you could be our next investment! At Azets, you are in control of your career and with our support this will make us even stronger, together. Our moto when it comes to career development is “Your Journey – Your Voice – Your Success ".
Azets is a leading firm of Accountants and Business Advisors operating across the UK, Nordics and the USA. We are a family of over 6,500 employees and work across 100 offices in the UK alone. We have seen dramatic growth in recent years and as we continue our growth journey. We are now looking to invest in our skills set even further!
Our values are our motivations:
Our values are at the heart of everything we do. We are looking for people who also believe in these drivers as we work together to achieve success for both our colleagues and our clients alike. As a business we believe we are stronger together. We share knowledge, ask for help and empower each other to achieve more collectively. We are open minded and value everyone’s contribution, embracing our differences and fostering a culture of trust and inclusion. We look for people who adapt quickly to change, finding smart ways to deliver the best results and remain one step ahead. Does that sound like you?The role
Accounts and Business Services
Our expert teams have years of experience in all aspects of accounting and compliance. But we don’t just see our role as taking every day financial hassles off our clients’ hands (although that’s something we pride ourselves on). Whatever the size or sector, we work to understand our client deeply, then use our insight into the organisation and the wider market to provide personal, practical business advice that will help the company thrive.
We make sure our clients are always fully compliant with HMRC, meet all filing and reporting obligations. We keep our customers up to date with any new legislation and explain how it impacts on their business, and work with our network of technology partners to ensure that the client is using the latest, and most effective tools
In terms of qualifications, we want to ensure we are offering the best service to our customers and the same goes for our people. We will provide you full study support including paid study leave, mentorship and coaching as we support you all the way on your journey onto ACCA and to becoming a qualified accountant.
ACCA (the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants) is the global professional body for professional accountants.
We’re a thriving global community of 233,000 members and 536,000 future members based in 178 countries and regions, who work across a wide range of sectors and industries. We uphold the highest professional and ethical values.
And through our cutting-edge research, we lead the profession by answering today’s questions and preparing for the future. We’re a not-for-profit organisation. Find out more at accaglobal.comKey accountabilities
Skills & experience
To get the job that you’ll love
- Have achieved or are on track to achieve a minimum of 96 UCAS points
- Valid right to work in the UK
For us, the personal attributes of each of our employees are what makes us authentic in the marketplace. We look for people who can collaborate with peers but can also bring their own voice to the table. We want people who are dynamic in their approach and respectful of other people’s opinions. We are looking for someone who want to be more than just a team member, but who wants to join a family of like-minded individuals.
Here at Azets, we believe this is the start of your journey. We have developed a first-class training and development program to support you. So where could your journey take you?Other
Why join the Azets Family?
We will provide you with all the support you need to complete your ACCA qualification, including college and study days, mentoring and comprehensive on the job training.
The relationship we have with our colleagues is of the upmost importance to us as a business. Your voice is important to us. Attracting and retaining the right people who will deliver the level of service that our clients expect is key to both ours and your success.
We offer training and development opportunities to all employees. In nurturing talent from all backgrounds, this helps us to grow our own and bring out the best in people.
Since 1904, being a force for public good has been embedded in our purpose. In December 2020, we made commitments to the UN Sustainable Development Goals which we are measuring and will report on in our annual integrated report. We believe that accountancy is a cornerstone profession of society and is vital in helping economies, organisations and individuals to grow and prosper. It does this by creating robust trusted financial and business management, combating corruption, ensuring organisations are managed ethically, driving sustainability, and providing rewarding career opportunities.
And through our cutting-edge research, we lead the profession by answering today’s questions and preparing for the future. We’re a not-for-profit organisation. Find out more at accaglobal.comContact us
What’s in it for you?
- Pension - Looking after your future self when it’s time to step back and relax.
- 23 days annual leave + bank holidays – Time to focus on your family and what’s important to you. Where will your precious time take you?
- Life Assurance – 4 x times salary, our family is important to us, and so is yours.
- Employee Referral Bonus – We’re always looking for talented individuals to join our family.
- Employee Benefits Portal – Cashback and vouchers on everyday purchases.
- Extensive Learning & Development Opportunities – Continuous development and support not only for your professional qualifications but also for your personal goals and aspirations, so we can grow together.
- Opportunity to attend social events – Time to stop, pause and have fun.
- Career Coaching – Better never stops. Sharing our time to make the best use of yours.
Unfortunately we are unable to provide any form of visa sponsorship, so candidates must be a UK/Irish citizen or already possess a current UK Working Visa.