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Company Profile - SWAT UK


At SWAT UK, we recruit for a number of top 50 Chartered Accountancy firms (based mainly in London), who service large client bases covering a wide range of industries.  

Our graduate recruitment programme will provide you with all the training and exam tuition necessary to qualify as an accountant with the ICAEW. In addition, you’ll benefit from on-the-job experience in a firm of accountants and enjoy a competitive salary from day one. 

There are many graduate vacancies available and we accept applications throughout the year. Plus, you don’t need a degree in accountancy, just a 2:2 or above in any discipline, 300 UCAS points and English and Maths GCSE grade B or above.

Training and Development

Your accountancy training will consist of both external and practical training. SWAT UK not only helps to secure a placement with an accountancy firm, we are also involved in arranging your training for you and provide a mentoring service, to help you succeed in your training and ultimately your exams. Courses are arranged at one of the leading accountancy tutors in London and we’ll monitor your progress and provide you with help and advice whenever you need it. 

As part of our graduate programme, you’ll attend practical training courses - covering bookkeeping, auditing, IT and personal skills encompassing supervision of staff, communication and management training - to help enhance your personal skills and improve your performance and understanding of office procedures.  

What’s more, our accountancy training courses offer you the opportunity to meet with students like yourself, who are training in other firms. 

Your examination studies

The costs of your first attempt at each Professional Examination are paid for by your firm, as well as your study leave. Your tutors will provide you with the necessary reading and study material.

What we look for

We accept applications throughout the year from candidates with the following criteria: 

·         2/2 degree or above in any discipline.

·         300 UCAS points

·         English and Maths GCSEs grade A or B

What we offer

Accountancy offers a challenging and rewarding career with excellent salaries and huge potential for career progression. 

At SWAT UK, our graduate programme will provide you with an ACA training contract, on-the-job experience and a competitive salary in a firm of Chartered Accountants from day one. 

Our graduate programme offers you opportunities in a wide range of sectors including not-for-profit, media, entertainment and professional services, to name but a few.

We have many vacancies available and we accept applications all year round.


How to apply

If you have the ambition and drive to qualify as a Chartered Accountant, See our current vacancies on the right hand side of the page.

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