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Overview

The UK member of a very large international network of accounting and consulting firms. Not quite the same bragging rights as being employed by the top 4, but very well respected. Imperial vs Oxbridge. Like most of the big accountants, your eventual qualification will not be a degree but ACA - entitled to call yourself a Chartered Accountant. This is a step up from a degree in accounting in all circumstances, and equal to a Russell Group degree in any business interview, though it may be looked down on in academia.

Field

Accountancy

Sector

Accounting

Degree offered

ACA

Provider

Association Chartered Accountants

Based

UK wide

Duration

5 years

Application process

Online +assessment

Working hours

5 days per week

Starting salary

Competitive

Permanent offer

Yes from start

GCG view

The Home page features an archery target (presumably a subliminal message) but no arrows for you to aim at it. Intelligent "In a hurry" button with "Apply now" and "Our programmes" tabs. Altogether an efficient if not entirely jargon free website, our only minor concern was the mention of a "unique" training location with its slightly sinister undertones.

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