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What could be a better start to your career than a 12-month placement with one of the UK’s leading accountancy firms? If you’re a second-year university student looking to work in assurance, business services, or tax, this is a golden opportunity for you. Apply for a 12-month placement in assurance, business services, and tax. Applications are now open - see where it could take you.

After a couple of years of studying, you might be ready to see how accountants actually work. This placement will give you hands-on experience within your area of interest, access to top-quality mentoring, networking opportunities, and more.

If you’re keen to expand on your knowledge and skills in preparation for a career in accountancy, then we want to hear from you!

Key information

Before sending us your application, please note that these placements:

  • Are only open to second-year university students
  • Are for a period of 12 months
  • Commence during summer 2024

What you'll do during your placement

After a friendly orientation where you’ll meet your team, you’ll get started working on real projects. Every day will be different, giving you a chance to develop a broad range of skills, take on new responsibilities, and understand your role in greater detail.

Our placement trainees finish the programme with:

  • Valuable and employable skills within their specialism
  • Experience at one of the UK’s most respected accountancy firms
  • Confidence in their ability to work on a range of projects
  • A fantastic professional network to take with them through their career
  • Real case studies and contributions that they can add to their CV

Lots of our second year placement students go on to secure roles with us after they graduate. Your placement could be a great way for you to get your foot in the door of the accountancy industry and set yourself up for a job post-university.

Who are we looking for?

We’re looking for bright, engaged accountancy students who are keen to get practical experience in the industry. Our team needs people who can bring ideas to the table, thrive when collaborating with others, and are eager to learn all they can about the sector.

As a second-year university student, we aren’t expecting you to know everything already or have heaps of work experience under your belt. However, we do want applicants who can commit to the full 12-month placement, commute to one of our locations, and want to make a meaningful contribution to our work at Duncan & Toplis.

Other early careers opportunities

Why not also take a look at our early careers page? Even if this 12-month placement isn’t the right fit for you, you’ll find plenty more job and training opportunities available. With options for individuals at every level, take a look at our current vacancies. From work experience openings for college students to graduate job vacancies, you’re sure to find something for your stage in education or career.

Apply for a placement today

If you think you’d be a great fit for a placement with Duncan & Toplis and can commit to 12 months at one of our locations, please submit your application using the form below.

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