Graduate Jobs in Accountancy and Taxation

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date_icon_black31 Oct 2018
date_icon_black31 Oct 2018
currency_icon_black Competitive
If you want a GREAT start, in making your career count, do you have an interest in how public money is spent in Wales and a passion to make a differen
date_icon_black16 Oct 2018
location_icon_blackSouthwark, London
currency_icon_black£22,000 to £25,000 OTE of £37000
date_icon_black16 Oct 2018
location_icon_blackSouthwark, London
currency_icon_black £22,000 to £25,000 OTE of £37000
Making finance cool, they're a startup at the heart of Europe’s FinTech scene, looking for a Graduate Sales Consultant to join the team.
date_icon_black16 Oct 2018
location_icon_blackSt Pauls, London
currency_icon_black£23,500, OTE of £36,500+
date_icon_black16 Oct 2018
location_icon_blackSt Pauls, London
currency_icon_black £23,500, OTE of £36,500+
They’re a leading London based consultancy firm looking for a Graduate Sales Executive to join their friendly, fast growing team.
We’re the world’s largest building society, who is dedicated to being an ethical business and giving back to the world. Our graduate programmes are fulfilling, offer a competitive starter package and will open up a huge number of opportunities to you."
Schroders is a global investment manager with over 4,000 employees, but we are committed to making sure you’re not just a number. We will support you through your professional qualifications and you’ll work with some of the best in the business."
Co-op offers a different approach to big business; one that’s down to earth and straightforward. Across our multiple areas, from food to insurance, our 70,000 people work together to make our decent, fair, ethically and morally strong business succeed."
   Morgan Stanley is a socially responsible global company who are leaders in financial services. We’re looking for talented and passionate graduates who want to change the world through their unique ideas, raising capital and giving back to the community."
Whilst we primarily operate in the financial market, our graduate schemes cover much more than these roles. From Investment Banking, to Technology, to Legal, there will definitely be a place for committed and passionate graduates in our workplace."
Standard Life is a savings and investment firm operating in the UK and globally, providing people with savings, investment and insurance products. We are heavily invested in identifying tomorrow's leaders and making sure everyone understands our aims."
Are you looking to start your career somewhere with a real buzz, where people are passionate about what they do; but know how to enjoy work life? Then Baker Tilly Mooney Moore could be just the firm for you. We offer fantastic graduate opportunities in two areas: Audit and Assurance, and Taxation."
At PwC we want ambitious graduates to grow their career with us through learning key professional skills. We believe that you need to be given opportunities to develop yourself personally and professionally, so they are at the heart of a career with us. "
How does our business thrive? For us, it’s the challengers, the pioneers, the thinkers like you that make us. Your first career move really matters, so take it with us. Deloitte’s scheme for talented graduates will mean you'll be off to an amazing start. This is where you can make an impact and you’ll lead the way as far as you want to go."
  We’re a client-centred audit and accounting firm and always try to offer a personal touch to our work, despite the global scale of our company. Mazars is a flexible and forward-thinking company looking for graduates to grow their career with us. "
Smith & Williamson is a financial services firm combining an accountancy practice, investment management arm and a private bank. We work with start-ups, high-net-worth individuals, corporates, professional practices and non-profit organisations."
We have five business values that shape how we work together, how we run Elexon and our relationships with our customers, our suppliers and our other stakeholders. For our employees, it's all about Respect, Teamwork, Curiosity, Innovation and Excellence. Each value has a set of behaviours that embody it and together, they support us in achieving our vision and goals. You could be a part of that."
KPMG is an award-winning employer specialising in Audit, Tax and Consulting services. As a KPMG graduate, you’ll be joining a cohort of future leader and be encouraged to grow your creative, analytical and business skills through our support and benefits."
We are a new, future-facing law firm that is well equipped to help our clients take on the future with confidence. At CMS, we place our clients’ interests and priorities at the very heart of everything we do. Our work requires unwavering sector focus combined with quality practice specialism – and of course the best employees working for the firm. That’s where you come in…"
We provide technical, professional and construction services, including architecture, engineering, operations and maintenance, to organisations around the world. We have 54,000 employees in 230+ locations across the world to help realise our vision."
We are one of the UK’s Top 40 independent Chartered Accountants, renowned as specialists in our field. We offer our employees every opportunity available to develop beyond their professional careers, and offer a wide variety of training opportunities."
First Derivatives is a leading provider of products and consulting services to some of the world’s largest finance, technology and energy institutions. We are one of the UK & Ireland’s Best Places to Work, and offer a lucrative graduate package. "
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HELPING YOU FIND A CAREER IN Accountancy and Taxation

Accountancy and taxation graduates have a hugely valuable set of skills that are in high demand with employers across the world. At TheBigChoice, you can connect with companies and find graduate accountancy and taxation jobs today.

How much can I earn as an Accountant?

According to the Graduate Recruitment Bureau the average starting salary in accountancy is £26,000 with the average salary for an experienced account being £46,000.

Salary figures are intended as a guide only.
What skills do I need to be an Accountant?
Different roles in the accountancy and taxation will require slightly different skills, but the majority of roles will require you to have:

  • Strong numerical and analytical skills;
  • Team work;
  • Communication skills;
  • Time management skills;
  • Ability to work under pressure;
  • Ability to work alone;
  • Commercial awareness;
  • Knowledge of tax law.
What experience do I need to get a job in Accounting?
To become an accountant in the UK you’ll need to gain ‘chartered’ status by completing a professional qualification (CA, ACCA or ACA) and undergo a period of practical training. After Bachelors Degree

Following your degree many employers run graduate schemes to give you the leg up you need to start working, and succeed, in the field.

Post-degree professional qualifications will usually take three to four years to complete, during which time you could also take up an MBA, MA or MSc in accountancy to improve your career prospects.