At Scrutton Bland we are committed to supporting our people fulfil their potential and we’re recruiting for our new intake of Accountants, Auditors and Tax Advisers for our September 2022 intake!

Every year we welcome graduates into the firm to start their career in becoming a qualified accountant with a highly respected firm.

By joining our graduate scheme, you’ll have a permanent job that will earn you a competitive salary and offer some great benefits.

What is it like to work at Scrutton Bland?

From the moment you join us, you’ll be treated as an important member of the team, valued for the unique contributions you make and the fresh ideas you bring.

You’ll work directly with clients and your contributions to projects will have a very real and meaningful impact on their success. As well as gaining a recognised professional qualification, you’ll develop the kind of rounded business skills that will serve you well regardless of where your future takes you.

Whether you’ve finished your degree or are looking to secure a role once you’ve graduated you can apply to be part of our graduate scheme now.

What you’ll do 

Each of our graduate schemes have a different focus. If you join our Business Advisory programme, for example, you’ll learn how to prepare clients accounts and tax returns’, gaining knowledge to enable you to advise clients on running and growing their businesses. Whereas, in Audit, you’re more likely to be reviewing and testing the financial information of the business to ensure that we can sign off an independent assessment of the organisation’s financial records and procedures. In Tax, as you’d expect, you’ll become your clients’ expert in all things tax-related.

All of our projects are about problem-solving, which we think happens best when we work collaboratively. Throughout your training and entire career, you’ll connect with colleagues across different teams, to tackle the trickiest challenges for our clients.

With more projects focused on technology and the latest digital developments, we approach every client with a clear eye on the future. It’s that vision that enables us to help our clients make some of their biggest decisions.

You’ll get to work with, and learn from, a number of colleagues, discover how to build trust with clients, and become an expert in your field.

Throughout our graduate scheme you’ll will be given hands on practical experience with a varied portfolio of clients from high-tech research and development to further education to agriculture and be paid while you learn. You’ll also get paid time-off to study and revise for your exams, supported by us all the way to complete your professional qualification.

As a graduate, you can join us through a number of routes which include, but are not limited to:

  • Audit & Accounts – you will study either ACA or ACCA
  • Tax – you will study CTA

Some candidates study part of the AAT or ATT qualifications to supplement knowledge gained at degree level. This will be discussed on an individual basis.

What you’ll be part of  

At Scrutton Bland, we are committed to empowering our clients and people to make informed decisions and achieve their goals, whether business or personal. Our mission is to be the guardian of our client’s financial futures and our people’s professional aspirations. So, what does that mean for you?

We are looking for individuals who are:

Ambitious, who want to drive the Firm forward.
Compassionate, they have purpose and are proactive in their approach to meeting both client and personal goals.
Agile, they embrace new ideas and demonstrate innovativeness.
And proud, proud to be part of the Scrutton Bland Group

Being part of Scrutton Bland means being part of the community around us. As a business and group of individuals who live and work locally, we enjoy supporting local charities and regularly take part in fundraising and volunteering for local causes. We positively encourage you to volunteer and get involved in the local community. We even set up the Scrutton Bland Foundation CIC, a salary-based charitable giving scheme where staff can donate on a monthly basis directly from their salaries and the total amount is then matched by our Partners before being donated to local charities. This allows us to donate to a variety of charitable causes and engage in numerous fundraising and volunteering activities. As a member of the foundation you’ll have the opportunity to volunteer a day a year for a local cause – it’s your chance to get out of the office and make a difference.

Our CSR vision is simple: to be our community’s most responsible employer by doing the right thing.

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With offices in Cambridge, Colchester, Diss and Ipswich, we’re close enough for personal meetings with clients from anywhere across the East of England. Got something on your mind? We’ll be happy to listen and give you our thoughts.

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