Deciding on your next step after education involves finding the answers to some significant questions – what do you want from your career, what kind of environment would you like to work in and what skills would you like to learn?

We want to give some clarity around what a career as an accountant, auditor or tax adviser actually looks like and how this could take shape as part of the M+A Partners team.

Our Trainee Programmes are devised to enable you to progress from school leaver and graduate to a professional qualified Accounts, Audit or Tax Adviser.

Here are just some of the tasks you will be involved with should you join our Trainee Programmes


  • Assist in the preparation of accounts of sole traders, partnerships, and limited companies;
  • Learn and use various internal accounting software packages and support clients’ accounting systems;
  • Collaborate with other team members to prepare accounts; and
  • Learn about and adhere to professional standards and ethical procedures.


  • Assist in the drafting and preparation of personal tax returns and corporation tax computations;
  • Liaise with other professionals and third parties, such as HMRC, regarding client queries and affairs;
  • Gain experience in the different aspects of tax, with a variety of clients; and
  • Develop an understanding of the different services offered by the firm.


  • Assist in the preparation of audits;
  • Communicate any issues or findings arising from audit fieldwork;
  • Provide support to managers, portfolio holders and wider team;
  • Maintain and build professional working relationships with clients throughout the fieldwork; and
  • Complete tasks to required deadlines ensuring they are accurate.
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