Graduate looking forward

Graduate Programme 2024

Full Time
Birmingham, Stoke

An opportunity for you to step into the vibrant world of Dains Accountants. 

Are you looking for a career in accountancy? We offer training contracts in ACA, ACCA, and ACA/CTA. 

After three years of hard work, you’ll have achieved your Chartered Accountants status alongside the professional knowledge and experience you’ve gained along the way! 

The Minimum Requirements to Get Your Dream Role: 

  • Minimum Grade B in Maths and English at GCSE level or equivalent

  • A minimum of 112 UCAS points or equivalent (Excluding General Studies)

  • 2:1 Honour degree/predicated

  • Eligibility to work in the UK

Why Dains?

Are you an enthusiastic graduate looking for a firm where you can enjoy a rewarding career? Well look no further – Dains offers one of the widest ranges of professional services available to businesses throughout the Midlands.  

Established in 1926, Dains is an independent firm of chartered accountants and business advisers specialising in advising growing SME businesses. The firm currently employs over 400 staff including 62 Partners & Directors. 

Our core services are Accountancy and Business Advisory, Audit, Corporate Finance, Forensic Accounting, and Taxation alongside outsourced FD and HR support.  

We deliver these services with a focus on our core values. We are looking for ambitious graduates who follow the same values and together, these core values make up the Dains DNA which runs through each of our interactions and activities. 

Our Ethos:

  • Valued Relationships - We build positive relationships with our clients and colleagues 

  • Fairness - We value every individual and are committed to treating everyone fairly

  • Working & Succeeding Together - We value teamwork and empower our people to ensure they are fulfilled in their roles and that their efforts are recognised and appreciated

  • Integrity - We are honest and trustworthy in our approach and adhere to the highest professional standards

At Dains, you will experience:

  • A Supportive Culture: We nurture talent with a supportive culture that encourages growth, learning, social activities, and genuine career advancement 

  • Professional Development: Embark on a journey towards becoming a seasoned professional with our structured training programs. You will form part of the Dains Academy and collaborate with your colleagues to accelerate your career

About Dains - Top 35 firm, Investors in People, Climate Positive Company and Workforce

    Applications Now Open!

    Ready to be a part of a firm that values your growth and aspirations? Apply now and take your first step towards a fulfilling accountancy career. 

    Join us and be a part of a community where your ideas are valued, and your dreams are supported.  

    #GraduateProgramme2024 #UnlockYourPotential #FutureLeaders 

    Download the application form and submit it with your application below.

    Our Commitment to you

    Job CategoryGraduates
    Benefit 1A fully funded ACA or ACCA block release study package
    Benefit 225 days annual leave increasing to 30 days for long service (plus normal statutory bank holidays)
    Benefit 3Graduate “Kick Start” new starter gift
    Benefit 4Dains academy enrolment
    Benefit 5Buy and sell holidays
    Benefit 6Regularly funded social events throughout the year
    Benefit 7Paid professional subscriptions and membership
    Benefit 8Regular study and training reviews
    Benefit 9Personal development and career plans
    Benefit 10Reward & Recognition scheme
    Benefit 11Smart/Flexible/Hybrid working options
    Benefit 12Paid Volunteer days
    Benefit 13Cycle to work scheme
    Benefit 14Greener car scheme
    Benefit 15Referral schemes
    Benefit 16Wellbeing refreshments

    How to Apply

    If you have any problems submitting your application using the form below then please send your application to Nicola Jones (remembering to quote the job you are applying for).

    A valid email address is required.
    A valid phone number is required.

    Application Process

    Step 1

    Please complete the application submission form at the end of the job spec or send your full CV to Nicola Jones.

    Step 2

    If your application is shortlisted, you will be contacted, and a telephone screening interview will be scheduled.

    Step 3

    Following a successful telephone screening interview, you will be invited to attend a face-to-face interview with the hiring manager.

    Step 4

    You will be notified of the outcome of your interview and provided with feedback.