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Placement Positions starting in September 2021 are now open

Audit & Accounts Placement Positions for year three of four year degree course.

If you’re wondering whether or not a career in accountancy is for you, a placement is a great idea. We’ll pay you for your time, it’ll look great on your CV and you’ll get a real insight into what being an accountant is all about.

Perhaps even better than all of that, we recruit new graduates every year so impress us on your placement year and this could be a foot in the door for your long-term career with us as a chartered accountant or tax adviser.

We are able to give you the springboard to kick start your career but don’t be in any doubts you won’t be in a cupboard filing, we will make sure you obtain the experience you need. We offer 12 month placements to students after they have completed the second year of their degree.

The Role

  • To assist with the audits of our limited companies across all industry sectors and to liaise with their staff on a regular basis.
  • The preparation of accounts for sole traders, partnerships and limited companies.
  • Preparation of income tax returns and corporation tax computations.

Benefits

  • Opportunity to liaise with current ACA students and newly qualified accountants.
  • Working within a vibrant and enthusiastic office.
  • The successful candidate may also have the opportunity to apply for a 3 year training contract with the firm on completion of a successful placement year.
  • Enhanced holiday entitlement.
  • Competitive salary.
  • Paid opportunities to participate in social activities.
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Being part of a professional, engaging firm with a forward-thinking approach

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A friendly, centrally located office, with access to good transport links

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Free carpark

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Enhanced holiday entitlement

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The opportunity to participate in a wide range of social activities out of hours

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Working for a caring employer, committed to social responsibility and regularly engaging in fundraising activity for deserving causes

Requirements

  • An undergraduate studying Accounting and Finance having achieved a 1st or 2:1 in your first year and expected 1st or 2:1 in year 2.
  • Excellent communication skills and the ability to take an organised approach in order to meet key deadlines.
  • Strong I.T. skills and attention to detail are also essential.

How to apply

If you think you’ve got what it takes to be a member of the Page Kirk team fill in the online application form by clicking below. This will take you to an online jobs portal to upload your CV and covering letter explaining why you would like to be a chartered accountant and why you would like to work for Page Kirk. After submitting all of your documents we do ask you to fill in a personal profile online which includes career history, skills and qualifications.

Please note applications for this role close on Friday 31st January 2021 at 11.59pm.

Click here to apply online

Why become a Chartered Accountant?

A career for any industry
Every organisation needs a finance professional to keep their business model profitable and up-to-date with the latest requirements. Whether it’s the retail, fashion, media or charity sector, every organisation needs consistent financial reporting to stay afloat. This gives you the opportunity to work with businesses and causes that you’re interested in.
Great for travel-bugs
If you decide to become a chartered accountant through an ACA qualification (offered at Page Kirk), you will be in possession of a globally-recognised qualification that allows you to work abroad and learn about different cultures.
Excellent earning potential
According to the ICAEW, Chartered Accountants earnt a global average of £108,000 in 2018. Even during economic downturns, the job market for Accountants consistently looks promising, with struggling businesses often looking towards accountants for ways to save money.
You don’t have to be a maths genius
It is a common misconception that Accountants spend their entire day with calculations and equations. Whilst logical and numerical problem-solving skills are necessary, the majority of calculations is done with software nowadays. The reality is that accountants usually spend most of their time advising businesses, such as the ideal business structure, new-product profitability and finance or investment options.
Teaches essential skills for entrepreneurism
If you find yourself reading the business section of the news or have always had an interest in setting up your own business, a career in Accounting might be the one for you. The professional accounting practices you will learn whilst working with Page Kirk will put you in a very knowledgeable place to create growth for a new business. After all, a good business idea means nothing if the finances aren’t structured in a profitable way.
Bryn Luffman

“I have had a fantastic year at Page Kirk! I’m extremely grateful to have had the chance to work in various areas within the practice ranging from filing out tax returns in personal tax, to assessing client systems and records when going out on Audit. I am looking forward to completing my degree at Nottingham Trent University where I’ll have the opportunity to use my new skills and experience to work towards achieving a first-class degree. I have met some great people at Page Kirk. Everyone has been tremendously helpful here and have given me plenty of advice regarding ACA Training schemes and further study’s to take. I’m excited to see what the accounting future holds for me!”

Bryn Luffman

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