We are looking for talented individuals to join our team as ACA trainees for our September 2024 intake.

Duncan & Toplis, one of the UK’s top regional accountancy firms, specialise in accountancy, tax, business advice, legal services and wealth management. Established in 1925, the team provide services to more than 12,000 businesses and individuals. We help each other as well as our communities, taking our social responsibility seriously by supporting local initiatives.

We develop talent and encourage ambitious individuals to progress their careers and expand their professional and personal development, whilst always ensuring we put our values at the forefront of everything we do.

We’re looking for talented people like you

Joining us as a graduate trainee accountant, the minimum qualification we require is a degree at 2:2 or equivalent. You need to be an enthusiastic and ambitious team player with a determination to succeed and an ability to work to your own initiative. It would be advantageous to have some of the following skills, but we welcome all applicants to join our talented team:

  • Familiarity with Microsoft Office
  • Proficiency with IT skills allowing you to operate in-house programmes
  • Strong commercial awareness of the industry and marketplace
  • Basic knowledge of accountancy practices

What does this role involve

As a graduate trainee accountant, you will be enrolled on a three-year training contract for a fully funded level seven apprenticeship. You will be supported by your team to carry out the initial preparation of client accounts and assist with audits where necessary. As well as this you will prepare tax computations, opening balance agreements, engagement letters, and general administration as and when required. Whilst doing so you will also study to achieve your professional qualification.

Be a Duncan Toplis team member

At Duncan & Toplis we offer flexible working arrangements through our flexible working guide, called ‘How we work’. You can read more about How we work here.

As part of our benefits package, we also offer mental health support, time to volunteer for charitable work, and a discretionary Christmas bonus. These are just some of the perks of working at Duncan & Toplis.

Interview process

Shortlisted candidates will be invited to complete an online aptitude and ability test before attending assessment days, with job offers made shortly afterward.

If you would like to discuss this role further, please contact our careers team.

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