Your future in finance

Secure a successful career path

Our graduate programme is the perfect way to launch your career in accounting after university. As a member of our successful and growing audit department, you’ll get the opportunity to work on a variety of audits that will further your personal and professional development. You’ll also gain valuable skills and abilities that will benefit you throughout your working life.

What’s in it for you?

Working towards an internationally recognised ICAEW Chartered Accountancy qualification (ACA), you’ll benefit from classroom-based learning and receive the on-the-job training necessary to further your career.

UNW has a very strong coaching and development culture, and our highly experienced people work alongside our trainees, with an emphasis on passing on their skills and experience. This, coupled with a varied and dynamic client base, provides a fantastic learning opportunity for ambitious people.

We are fully committed to investing in the development of our people; as such, we provide paid study leave and time off to sit your exams, in order to help you achieve your goal of becoming a chartered accountant.

Who is this ideal for?

If you’re in the final year of university and want to kick-start a career in accountancy, gaining a professional qualification and valuable experience along the way, then our graduate programme is the perfect route for you.

At the end of your training contract, you’ll be a qualified chartered accountant which will give you a strong foundation and open you up to a wide range of exciting future career prospects.


Applications are now open for our 2024 Graduate Programme (commencing September 2024). Please complete the form below to get started.

We also have placement and internship opportunities available, more information on which can be found in our graduate careers brochure.

Further information can be requested by emailing or one of the key contacts listed on this page.

Graduate Application Form 2024

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    I have had the opportunity to work with some brilliant colleagues who are always happy to help and are supportive of my development.
    Jacob Yellow,  Audit & Assurance Assistant
    The level of support available from colleagues has been incredible, and everyone is so friendly, approachable, and willing to help.
    Beth Sheldon,  Audit & Assurance Assistant
    My time at UNW has been very rewarding. I particularly enjoy working with our range of high-profile clients and experiencing progression in my role as part of the audit team.
    Adam Acaster,  Audit & Assurance Assistant