School Leaver Programme - Applications are now closed

We are one of Scotland’s leading independent chartered accountancy firms, with offices in Aberdeen, Dundee, Edinburgh and Glasgow. We are currently recruiting a school leaver onto our 2020 Chartered Accountant training programme, to be based in our Edinburgh office.

With continued support and mentoring, we aim to make the transition from school to work life as smooth and enjoyable as possible.

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Find out more about our application process and what it’s like to work for us!

School Leaver Programme | Josh's Story

Read Josh’s story on why direct entry from school was the right option for him and how he’s benefited from going straight into a full-time job, rather than going to University first.

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Working in Our Audit & Tax Teams

Some of our current graduates and school leavers discuss what they enjoy most about working at MHA Henderson Loggie and their experiences of going through our Chartered Accountant training programme.

This is MHA Henderson Loggie

Take a look behind the scenes and find out what makes us, us!

From taking a quick tour of our head office in Dundee and seeing some of the charity work and social events that our employees have been up to, you’ll get a glimpse of what it means to work at MHA Henderson Loggie.

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What's in it for you?

Mentor support
Our mentor support will help you throughout your training contract and ensure that you receive the training you need. Your mentor will monitor your progress and identify any additional training needs you may have, and will also co-ordinate any additional exam support that you may require.

Our trainees are given the opportunity to work on a variety of clients, ranging from the smallest of sole traders and charities to major family-owned companies and not for profit organisations.

Each day is different and brings new challenges, whether it be: learning how to do your first accounts preparation exercise or corporation tax computation; preparing projections for a client’s business plan; or meeting a client to discuss their business and give tax planning advice.

Career opportunities
At the end of the training contract, some of our newly qualified CAs will prefer to progress within their current department, others may move into a different discipline. Whatever the decision, new challenges will lie ahead and we will offer education and support all the way.

We also appreciate that sometimes your ambitions and goals may lead you to opportunities further afield. We have former employees working around the world, including those who have moved to Bermuda!

Employee Benefits

✅ Agile working hours

✅ ‘Dress for your working day’ policy

✅ Challenging working environment

✅ High level of investment in staff training and development

✅ Competitive salary

✅ Paid overtime or time-off in lieu

✅ Registration/course/exam fees covered

✅ Paid exam leave

✅ Books on the suggested reading list

✅ 31 days holidays per annum, including public holidays

Training & Development

Your education and training commences on your first day with MHA Henderson Loggie and continues throughout your career with us. Ongoing development is essential to ensure that you are able to meet the demands of the ever-changing environment, whether the changes be legislative or as a result of your progression within MHA Henderson Loggie.

Our Training Academy provides supplementary technical, practical and business advisory skills to help you through your training contract and  furnish you with the fundamental skills you will need to be successful in your future career.

Throughout your training contract, your education will be provided by external and internal sources. Internal training is provided via in-house updates and on-the-job coaching. The knowledge gained through these training media coupled with the skills developed through your day-to-day work will enable you to progress successfully towards your end goal of being a qualified professional.

Next steps

If you think that MHA Henderson Loggie would be a great fit for you, apply for our School Leaver Programme today!

Got any questions?

If you’ve got a question about our School Leaver Programme or your eligibility, please get in touch with our HR team.