Trainee Scheme

Looking to start a challenging and rewarding career in accountancy at one of the region’s most engaging practices? 

The general application process for firmwide trainee positions commencing in the autumn of 2022 has now closed.  We will be accepting applications for autumn 2023 entry from September 2022.  From time to time, we may also advertise additional vacancies; please refer to our Vacancies page for further information.

By joining us as a Trainee Accountant you will be able to study for professional qualifications whilst also gaining vital hands-on, task-focussed work experience in our busy, growing, multi-disciplinary practice.

We have a series of short webinars available that provide some useful information about following a career in accountancy and the benefits of training with Ensors. To view please follow this link.  We also have a brochure and a leaflet which you can download to view - please refer to the links at the foot of this page.

As an AAT trainee you will follow formal training through an apprenticeship framework for the AAT qualification.

For the AAT trainee programme we would expect applicants to be non-graduates and require you to have (or be predicted) either:

A minimum of 2 A levels at Grade C or above (including Maths) OR the equivalent standard in a business related vocational qualification.  If you do not hold a Maths A level, then we expect a minimum attainment of Grade B/Grade 6 in GCSE Maths.

Once AAT qualified you may go on to study for chartered qualifications.

As an applicant for the ACA (also known as ICAEW) or ACCA trainee programme we would expect you to be a graduate with a minimum 2:1 degree.

All trainees are supported throughout their professional studies.  You will be closely supervised and your work will be regularly reviewed by more senior staff.  We foster a collaborative and agile culture and can offer you a rotation across a number of our departments during your training period.  The firm will pay all tuition and Institute fees and you will also be entitled to paid time off for your studies.

If you are interested earning while you learn at Ensors Chartered Accountants please submit your CV together with a covering letter telling us why an accountancy career at Ensors is for you, and explaining which location(s) you are interested in (in order of preference if applicable) to  Please include full details of your academic results to date (including predicted grades, if applicable).  Please also state if you have applied to Ensors on a previous occasion.

"Ever since joining Ensors and starting my AAT journey, I have gained confidence and experience with so much support from everyone at the firm. I have enjoyed every minute, as there is always a new challenge ahead of me allowing me to gain more knowledge and understanding of my career path." Grace - - AAT trainee
“When I first joined Ensors, I was welcomed to the team straightaway and given a tour of the office, whilst also being introduced to all the employees. Everyone was very friendly and assisted me with any questions I had. I was designated work well to fit to my level, allowing me to have some responsibility whilst also helping me to gradually learn the processes.” Ross - - AAT trainee
"I joined Ensors as a graduate, and have been so well supported: not only in the workplace but also throughout my studies. Everyone is so friendly and willing to help new students expand their accountancy knowledge and skills." Maddy - - ACCA trainee
"Working for Ensors has helped me to grow and improve in my knowledge and ability, but also my confidence. I am always given responsibility to complete my jobs, with support always there if needed.” Brad - - AAT trainee


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