Chartered Accountant - apprentice RICHARDSONS FINANCIAL GROUP LTD

We are currently looking for candidates to fill roles which include the opportunity to study for the ACA qualification. If you want to work as part of a supportive team alongside fantastic clients, whilst working towards a globally respected qualification, then you should apply.

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Closing date: 31 May 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    Pay increases as progression is made.

  • Working week

    Monday to Friday, 08:30 - 17:00 in the office in Thame. There can be the added option of flexible hours on the Friday of most weeks.

    Total hours per week: 37.5

  • Expected duration

    3 Years

  • Possible start date

    01 Jul 2024

  • Date posted

    19 Jan 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 7 (Master's degree)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    2 available

What you will do in your working day

  • Statutory accounts preparation
  • Tax compliance
  • Providing ad hoc advice
  • Supporting other members of the team and working closely with clients

The training you will be getting

  • You will be training towards the ACA Level 7 Diploma in Accounting
  • Training will take place for approximately six weeks of every six months

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

  • Most of the Managers and Directors are ‘home grown’, having completed their training with Richardsons, so career progression is good

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Organisation skills, Team working


GCSE or equivalent English and maths (Grade 5+) Essential
A Level or equivalent Various (Grade C+) Essential
Other Degree - various (Grade 2:2+) Essential

Things to consider

Holding a driving licence is desirable.

About the employer

Richardsons is an Oxfordshire based firm of Chartered Accountants and business advisors based in Thame. ICAEW accredited and established for over 30 years, we provide specialist accounting advice for small and medium companies, as well as large corporates and individuals. We like to communicate regularly with our clients to form a close relationship built on trust, and over 60% of our new clients have come from existing client recommendations.








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Training provider


Adjustments for experience

You could reduce your training time, or finish your apprenticeship faster, if you have relevant prior learning or experience. This could be relevant:

  • training
  • qualifications, like an NVQ in a relevant field
  • industry or sector experience

Apprenticeship standard

Accountancy or taxation professional

Level 7 (Master's degree)

Demonstrating experience

If your application is successful, you will have a chance to discuss your relevant prior learning or experience with your training provider and employer. You will all need to agree any adjustments to your training plan.

You should be prepared to show your competence, and evidence of relevant qualifications

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