Accounting Summer Placement (July-August 2024)

Edinburgh and Glasgow Offices
Real Living Wage Employer
20 Feb 2024
20 Mar 2024
Job role
Contract type
Full time
Experience level
Entry level, Internship

Looking to kickstart your career in accounting? Are you studying for a bachelor's degree and are interested in pursuing a career relevant to accounting? Thinking of looking for a paid summer placement?


CT: Accountants Advisers has a fantastic opportunity for you. Our summer placement is a 6-week programme taking place in July and August in our Edinburgh and Glasgow offices.




Cut to the chase….


What’s in it for me? The chance to work with a diverse range of clients. Exposure to multiple different departments. Grow, develop, and build relationships with professional teams. The chance to join our 2025 Graduate Programme and put your new skills into action. In a nutshell, a new career opportunity! Eager to know more? How to apply? For your application, we would like you to share your CV and cover letter in PDF. Your cover letter should cover the following points:


What inspired you to apply for this internship? What qualities will you bring to this internship that would set you apart from other candidates? What skills and experiences do you hope to gain from this internship? About the role Over the 6-week period, you will spend time in multiple departments, including:


Accounts & Business Advisory; Audit Assurance; Corporate Tax; and Personal Tax; In addition to this, you’ll also have the opportunity to spend some time in CT’s other niche departments. This will equip you with a taste for what each department has to offer and which 2025 graduate role


you’d wish to pursue upon completion of your studies.


So that’s the gloss, what about the nitty-gritty?




Duties and responsibilities Direct involvement in client work in the relevant departments. Handling sensitive or confidential information with honesty and integrity. Creating content for social media posts.


Taking on additional tasks or projects to learn more about the accounting industry. General administration. Over the 6-weeks, you’ll also work with your fellow placement students on a group project that will be presented to members of the Senior Leadership / Partnership Team. Are you up for the challenge?




About You If you are:


An undergraduate who is in their penultimate year on track to pass your degree, in any subject.

  • An excellent communicator – both written and verbal.
  • Attentive to detail. Tenacious and able to see tasks to completion. Curious and use your initiative to solve problems. Resilient and can work well in a busy team. Highly IT literate (Microsoft Office in particular). Then we’d love to hear from you!


    What We Offer? A paid placement. As a Real living wage employer – we make sure all staff are paid a fair wage.
  • A buddy for each of your rotations.
  • A hybrid working approach. Social events to help build your knowledge and profile. Invaluable hands-on exposure and experience. Send your application right away and discover your new opportunities with CT!


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