Smith & Williamson is a leading independently-owned financial services firm which combines an accountancy practice, investment management arm and a private bank. Our breadth of services makes us unique in the industry as we provide award-winning services to a variety of clients including start-ups, high-net-worth individuals, corporates, professional practices and not-for-profit organisations. We have 13 offices located throughout the UK, Ireland and Jersey, and we are a member of Nexia International, a top 10 global network of independent accountancy and consultancy firms. This means we are linked to thousands of colleagues around the world, sharing knowledge and exchanging professional expertise daily. We offer structured graduate training programmes covering a broad range of areas to produce the future’s brightest accountants, tax advisors and investment managers. Each one is geared towards you attaining an ACA, ATT, CTA or CISI qualification. Whichever position you apply to, you will enjoy genuine responsibility as you manage your own projects for real clients.
Smith & Williamson is a leading independently-owned accountancy practice, investment management business and private bank.
Graduate Trainees joining departments across assurance & business services, business tax and private client tax services pursue one or more of the following qualifications: Associate Chartered Accountant (ACA), Association of Tax Technicians (ATT) and Chartered Tax Adviser (CTA). Our investment management trainees work towards the Investment Advice Diploma (IAD) and the Masters in Wealth Management (CISI).
No matter which area you choose, you’ll receive first-class training and will develop the skills needed to become a trusted business adviser. In addition, placements in other departments mean greater insight into our business and the chance to expand your networks across the firm.
We can offer you much more responsibility than you might expect. You’ll be working on real projects and liaising with our clients from the start — it’s our approach to clients that makes this a more fulfilling place to work.
A career here means having more personal time than you might get in other firms. We believe in getting your work/life balance just right because it’s not just good for you, it’s good for us too.
If you’re looking to get more out of your future, we think you’ll love life with Smith & Williamson.
Life assurance valued at four times annual salary -
Permanent health insurance - Flexible benefits package - An interest-free season ticket loan - Full financial support for the completion of relevant professional qualifications - Overtime payments or compensatory time off (selected business areas) - Pension scheme and discretionary bonus - Market-comparable salaries - 23 days’ annual holiday allowance -
We put clients first and focus on delivering the right solutions. - We have excellent people who deliver high-quality service. We have excellent people who deliver high-quality service. - We have excellent people who deliver high-quality service. We are trustworthy and act with integrity. - We have excellent people who deliver high-quality service.