There are a variety of different paths to a great career in business. We are here to help you explore your options, so you can be sure you do what is right for you. After all, it is your future.

Our school leavers programme offers an opportunity where you will develop valuable skills, work towards gaining a professional qualification, enjoy challenging hands-on work experience, learn from exceptional people and earn a full-time salary – straight after doing your A Levels.

We work with high quality tuition providers to support your development, including the Association of Accounting Technicians (AAT), Association of Taxation Technicians (ATT), Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (ICAEW) and Institute of Chartered Accountants for Scotland (ICAS).

Whatever path you take, working in a top 20 professional services firm like Saffery Champness will give you the experience and development opportunities you need to have an exceptional future ahead of you.

Why Saffery Champness?
  • The opportunity to work on real life client assignments.
  • A first class training and development programme.
  • A personal approach – you will get to know our partners and they will be easily accessible to you, as well as being genuinely committed to your training and development.
  • A friendly, yet professional and demanding working environment offering a whole host of social activities.
What we can offer you

We want to give you the best possible start to your career. Our salary and benefits packages are competitive with the top quartile in the industry, while our commitment to top-quality training is equally impressive.

How to apply

There are a few different stages to our application process, and we pride ourselves on maintaining a personal touch at each stage. You will get to speak to current members of staff early on in your application process, giving you the opportunity to ask any questions on their experiences at the firm and get a feel for what the culture is like.

The steps are as follows:
  1. Fill out an application form online, ensuring you meet the grade requirements and check there are no grammar or spelling errors. If you do not meet our grade requirements, the system will automatically reject you. However, if you have extenuating circumstances which have affected your grades please get in touch with the team at [email protected].
  2. If successful, you will be asked to complete a numerical and verbal reasoning test
  3. If these go well, you will be invited to a telephone interview with a member of the Recruitment team
  4. Candidates still under consideration at this point will be invited to a video interview with HR or an assessment day which includes a partner interview and case study exercise

For more information on our application process and on how to apply, please click here.

We are taking all possible measures to deal with the impact of the Coronavirus pandemic, to ensure the safety and wellbeing of our colleagues and clients, and to ensure continuity of service for clients.

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