Graduates

Graduates: start your career

Vacancies for graduates

FAQs by graduates

It is unlikely that you will be progressed if you do not meet the entry requirements however if the rest of your application is strong, you may still be considered.
If you have any extenuating circumstances that you are comfortable sharing with us, please let our recruitment team know and this will be looked at alongside your application.
We accept applications from students from any discipline. Our only caveat is that we do not count general studies or critical thinking towards your UCAS points.
If you require sponsorship, this will only be possible if we do not have sufficient resident workers to fill our vacancies.

  1. Submit online application
  2. Online numerical test
  3. Online inductive reasoning test
  4. Assessment centre
  5. Final interview

Please note, you will need to be successful at each stage before you can be progressed to the next.

At the assessment day, there will be a presentation on the firm, you will undertake some written exercises and deliver a short presentation. During lunch there will be an opportunity to meet current trainees and other staff who will show you around the office and answer any questions you may have.

Please ensure you:

  • Dress for the job
  • Know your travel route to the office
  • Have practiced your presentation
  • Have questions ready
  • Relax and enjoy the day
The interview is competency-based and with a partner and manager, possibly lasting up to an hour.

Please ensure you:

  • Do your research
  • Have good examples from both your work and academic experience
  • Focus your answers by what the role entails
  • Have questions ready
  • Be yourself

A graduate role at Crowe Clark Whitehill is the perfect opportunity to maximise your potential with the range of prospects we offer. All our trainees will receive comprehensive training and client exposure right from the start, combining the best technical tuition, personal and professional development.

To develop your career and professional experience, you will have the opportunity to work with a diverse range of clients across a range of sectors and industries, as well as getting involved in a variety of assignments.

We are looking for graduates with the attitude and commitment to meet the needs of our award winning firm. In return, trainees share in the success of one of the UK’s leading audit, tax and advisory firms.

Our vacancies are open for September 2017 and January 2018

We are currently recruiting for a Tax Trainee in our Cheltenham office. Click for further information and to apply for this role.

What you can expect

Graduates join us on a three year training programme working both on their own and as part of a team to deliver audit, accounting and advisory services to clients, whilst studying to obtain the ACA qualification provided by the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (ICAEW).

Once qualified, graduates can carry on building their career with us by specialising in a particular service area, or by taking an international secondment with a member firm in the Crowe Horwath International network. However long you stay with us, your career path will be tailored for you. We take the time to understand each individual’s hopes and goals and promote a culture of support which allows you to be challenged whilst feeling valued. For more information on the ACA qualification, visit the ICAEW website.

Entry requirements

If you have a genuine interest in accountancy and finance, an enquiring mind, enthusiasm to learn and strong communication skills, we’d like to meet you, but you do need the following qualifications:

  • an expected or achieved 2:1 or First Class degree (or equivalent)
  • BBB (or equivalent UCAS points) from three A Levels (or equivalent).
  • GCSE grade B or above in Maths and English Language

Your application will not be based on academic performance alone; you will be required to demonstrate the personal qualities which underpin our core values, which include personal drive, integrity and leadership.

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