Kreston Reeves school leaver scheme


Sector: Accountancy
Number of employees: 

Entry level

5 GCSE passes, including Maths and English Language, all at minimum grade B.

2 GCE A Level passes, both a minimum grade B, preferably including Maths or Business Studies.

Selection procedure:

  1. CV/Application sift
  2. Assessment Centre
  3. Second interview

Why Kreston Reeves?

Each year we recruit a number of trainees to undertake a five year training contract in order to become qualified accountants. Upon joining Kreston Reeves, you will enter into a six month probationary appointment during which you will undertake duties such as preparing basic accounts, under close supervision. After this period, if both you and the firm are happy that accountancy is the right career choice for you, you will be offered a five year training contract.

School scheme details

A training contract with Kreston Reeves is the key to a secure future. In return for your hard work and study in early years, we can promise diverse and fascinating training which adds up to the ideal head-start in life you deserve plus a friendly, proactive environment and a fair financial return for your labours. Our approach to professional development is two way, collaborative responsibility. We expect you to take satisfaction, career progression and professional development.

Whilst working towards your ACCA qualification you will also be developing a number of other skills such as:

  • Good communication skills to enable you to work effectively as part of a team and to be able to deal with clients in a professional manner
  • Good organisational skills through having to manage your own workload
  • Effective decision-making as you gradually take on more responsibility
  • Relevant database experience

Can You Offer Us:

  • Good interpersonal and communication skills
  • Have a strong interest in the financial running of a business
  • Ability to deal with confidential information in a professional manner
  • Good literacy and numeracy (ability to analyse and interpret figures)
  • Prepared to work hard both practically and academically
  • Committed
  • Motivated (as most of your studying will be done in your own time)
  • Computer literacy

Assessment centres take place between May and August.

How do I apply?