Profile

A leading audit, tax and advisory firm with eight offices in the UK. We are the UK member firm of Crowe Horwath International, a network of 200 firms in over 130 countries-the ninth largest global network of independent audit and advisory services firms in the world. Together we provide global reach on human scale.

We are trusted by hundreds of clients to make smart decisions; we are focused on the future and the client experience. We work with clients to build something valuable, substantial and enduring. Close working relationships are the cornerstone of our service delivery. We invest in our people; helping them to make smart decisions today that, in turn, create lasting value for tomorrow.

We choose the best talent to maintain our strong reputation, with our people at the forefront of everything we do.

Our people offer pragmatic, insightful advice and support to clients that are:

- Corporate Businesses

- Non-Profits

- Professional Practice Groups

- Pension Funds

- Private Clients

Our values are entwined into the firm from the bottom up. From our key support teams to fee-earning Partners, our people echo and encourage the following standards in everything they do:

- Approachable

- Professional

- Quality

- Development

- Integrity

Throughout your career with Crowe, we are committed to support and help you develop your role. We provide in-house, on-the-job training as well as comprehensive study programmes for professional qualifications.

From day one, our people are encouraged and mentored to build their technical knowledge and personal skills with established training providers as well as internal training sources.

Our client group is hugely diverse, which means that you will be able to work on different types of assignments and clients, helping you to decide where you want to take your career.

 

School leaver opportunities

School leavers join our two-year programme, combining work experience with study for the Certificate in Finance, Accounting and Business (CFAB). They then have the opportunity to progress towards the full ACA qualification and becoming a chartered accountant.

We also provide the opportunity to study for the Association of Accounting Technicians (AAT) qualification over a two-year programme, and where appropriate the possibility of AAT fast track training to ACA.

 

Salary & benefits

At Crowe, we know that our people not only value their training and development with us, but also how they are rewarded through their pay and benefits. This is why we ensure our salaries are competitive and our benefits look after you, personally, as well as professionally.

Our core benefits include:

- 25 days holiday.

- Pension: we contribute 3% and if you contribute 4% or 5% we will match this accordingly.

- Life assurance cover of four times your salary.

- Annual season ticket loan.

- Access to a flexible benefits and discounts platform.

Our flexible benefits platform makes choosing your benefits and accessing a range of discounts simple. Whether you want to focus on your health, save money on childcare, help a charity, or even join the gym, there is something to suit everyone.

Just some of the options available are:

- Health assessment

- Dental insurance

- Gym membership

- Holiday trading

- Travel insurance

- Wine club

- Experience days

- Payroll giving

 

Requirements

Entry requirements

- 112 UCAS points (BBC) from three A Levels (or equivalent).

- GCSE grades B or above in English Language and Maths.

 

Apply

You can access our online application form from the apply button.

When applying please ensure you select the appropriate All About School Leavers option as the information source.

 

Crowe Clark Whitehill London, United Kingdom
23 Jan, 2018
School Leaver Programmes
Deadline: Ongoing Salary: Competitive Location: London School leavers join our two-year programme, combining work experience with study for the Certificate in Finance, Accounting and Business (CFAB). They then have the opportunity to progress towards the full ACA qualification and becoming a chartered accountant. We also provide the opportunity to study for the Association of Accounting Technicians (AAT) qualification over a two-year programme, and where appropriate the possibility of AAT fast track training to ACA. As a trainee you make the decision to build your career with us, maybe choosing to specialise in one of our particular service areas, or taking a secondment with a member firm in our international network. Your career path is tailored to your individual hopes and goals. We promote a culture of support so you are challenged while feeling valued.  
Crowe Clark Whitehill London, United Kingdom
23 Jan, 2018
School Leaver Programmes
Deadline: Ongoing Salary: Competitive Location: London Our client-focused values Our school leaver programme is your opportunity to gain professional qualifications and a salaried job without the expense of higher education. All our trainees will receive comprehensive training and client exposure right from the start, combining the best technical tuition, personal and professional development. You will have the opportunity to work with a diverse range of clients across a range of sectors and industries, as well as getting involved in a variety of assignments. To guarantee the highest levels of audit, tax and advisory services, we are looking for trainees with the attitude and commitment to meet the needs of our award winning firm. In return, you will share in the success of one of the UK’s leading audit, tax and advisory firms. With supported exam training and a leading qualification, your school leaver programme is the perfect beginning to your successful career with us. Our vacancies are open for September 2017 and January 2018 What you can expect Our school leaver programme lasts five years and allows you to combine work experience with study for a professional Certificate in Finance, Accounting and Business (CFAB). CFAB is a nationally recognised professional qualification provided by the ICAEW. It consists of the same six modules as the first level of the ACA qualification and, once completed, gives you the opportunity to progress with your full Chartered Association of Chartered Accountants (ACA) qualification and to become a chartered accountant. For more details visit the ICAEW website. Some of our offices also offer the opportunity to study for the Association of Accounting Technicians (AAT) qualification over a two year programme, with the possibility of AAT fast track training to ACA for the right person. Throughout your career with Crowe Clark Whitehill, we give you our commitment that we will support and help you develop your role. We provide in-house training to complement your examination study. These courses continue throughout your professional career to build your technical and personal skills. You will have consistent support and mentoring from the firm and your counselling partner. Our client group is hugely diverse, which means that you will be able to work on different types of assignments, helping you to decide where you want to take your career. Entry requirements We want to talk with you if you have achieved: BBC (or equivalent UCAS points) from three A Levels (or equivalent) GCSE grades B or above in English Language and Maths School leavers will join our higher apprenticeship programme for two years. Our programme is designed to help you develop your business skills while completing formal training and studying towards your CFAB qualifications. FAQs by school-leavers What if I have not met the entry requirements?  It is unlikely that you will be progressed if you do not meet the entry requirements however if the rest of your application is strong, you may still be considered. If you have any extenuating circumstances that you are comfortable sharing with us, please let our recruitment team know and this will be looked at alongside your application. Do I need to have studied a relevant subject at A-Level or degree level?  We accept applications from students from any discipline. Our only caveat is that we do not count general studies or critical thinking towards your UCAS points. Do you offer sponsorship visas for international students?  If you require sponsorship, this will only be possible if we do not have sufficient resident workers to fill our vacancies. What is the application process?  Submit online application Online numerical test Online verbal test Assessment centre Final interview Please note, you will need to be successful at each stage before you can be progressed to the next. How can I prepare for the assessment day?  At the assessment day, there will be a presentation on the firm, you will undertake some written exercises and deliver a short presentation. During lunch there will be an opportunity to meet current trainees and other staff who will show you around the office and answer any questions you may have. Please ensure you: Dress for the job Know your travel route to the office Have practiced your presentation Have questions ready Relax and enjoy the day How can I prepare for the interview?  The interview is competency-based and with a partner and manager, possibly lasting up to an hour. Please ensure you: Do your research Have good examples from both your work and academic experience Focus your answers by what the role entails Have questions ready Be yourself  
Crowe Clark Whitehill London, United Kingdom
23 Jan, 2018
Advanced Apprenticeship
Deadline: Ongoing Salary: Competitive Location: London Job Purpose: The duties of this newly created role will be split over three main areas: print room, post room and facilities. The employee will have an opportunity to build and develop skills required to complete a relevant NVQ qualification. The employee will rotate between the three areas supporting them as required, which will give him/her a fantastic opportunity to gain an exposure to a wide variety of tasks. Key Responsibilities: Open, stamp and distribute incoming mail to all floors Post outgoing mail and parcels Collect and distribute internal mail Collect "By Hand" mail delivered directly to reception, and to distribute it Ensure all faxed messages are distributed as soon as possible Ensure all photocopying, collating, binding etc. is carried out accurately and to required deadlines using all copiers/laser printers on all the floors Service the building (maintain stock of stationery, distribute stationery, replenish toner, paper, maintain photocopiers etc.) Assist generally with Facilities and Building Services ensuring the London office building is maintained and serviced efficiently (to liaise with the landlord, to provide Health and Safety support) Set up meeting rooms when required Provide cover in the absence of Print Room/Post Room/Maintenance colleagues Assist other departments when required with moves, deliveries etc., post room duties permitting and with knowledge of the Office Manager Be able to operate the heating/aircon/gas/fuse and provide cover with these tasks when required Other tasks as appropriate Knowledge and Experience Studying, or about to start studying, towards a relevant (Customer Service/Business Administration) NVQ qualification Three GCSEs at grades A*–E, including Maths and English, or equivalent Personal Attributes Ability to establish good rapport with clients (internal and external), providing excellent service with great quality work and strong interpersonal skills Ability to operate with an approachable and professional manner Ability to demonstrate core values in every aspect - attention to quality, professionalism and relationships Desire to build network and suggest and develop ideas for improvement Ability to be articulate both face to face and in writing Ability to work effectively within a team environment Have a curious and problem solving mind-set, approaching new situations with an open mind Ability to use own initiative and think independently to resolve issues Committed to personal and professional development, taking responsibility for furthering career within the firm through seeking opportunities to expand knowledge and skills Ability to deal with challenges and change, remaining engaged, resilient and motivated Effective time management skills, and an enthusiastic and “can-do” approach Drive to keep up to date with what is happening in professional area to ensure high standards and promote ethical behavior Ability to act with integrity and honesty Excellent attention to detail Excellent IT capability and understanding of the application of IT systems to improve work practices The above list of job duties is not exclusive or exhaustive and the employee will be required to undertake such tasks as may reasonably be expected within the scope and grading of the post. Job descriptions should be regularly reviewed to ensure they are an accurate representation of the post. Key details of position: Hours: The core hours will be 35 hours a week, 9 am – 5 pm, with some flexibility required from time to time (between 7 am and 6 pm, but not exceeding 7 working hours a day). Due to legislative requirements, 20% of the Apprentice’s working hours will be spent on off-the-job training.