Apprentice - Accountancy Practice in Southampton at Haines Watts

Date Posted: 9/20/2018

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Eastleigh, Southampton


Circ. £12,500 per annum


Full time with study release



With over 60 offices around the UK, our client is a Top 15 firm of Chartered Accountants supporting over 35,000 business owners around the UK providing clients access to a huge amount of business expertise and knowledge.

There are a variety of different paths to a great career with Haines Watts. We offer 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!

The primary objective of the Haines Watts apprenticeships is to play an integral part within the existing specialist teams in delivering services to our client base. You will receive a full study package and time off to attend college.


The business provides full support, study leave and tuition costs, for the first attempts at all the exams and assessments that go towards relevant professional qualifications to the position.

How to apply:

We ask that you initially submit a detailed CV and covering letter. Please include all relevant details about you, including your GCSE and A Level results, listing individually, by subject. Candidates who do not include this information may not be contacted for clarification.

All candidates will be required to provide evidence of eligibility to work in the UK.

If you are successful through first round screening, you will then be sent an email with specific questions to answer. Candidates who successfully make it to the latter stages will be contacted to attend an interview at our Southampton office. The interview will consist of Numerical and Verbal reasoning tests as well as conversational based questions regarding your interest in accounting.

You do not need to have a business or financial background to apply for this position, however in order to make sure you will be accepted onto the qualification we ask that all applicants have at least a Level 6 (Grade B) at GCSE for Maths and English and 112 UCAS points from 3 A-Levels or equivalent (based on the new tariff).

Successful apprentice candidates can expect to earn circ. £12,500 per annum, full study support, 28 days holidays (including bank holidays) per annum, pension and a flexible benefit package.