This job is no longer live. View all current jobs on Accountancy Careers.

About us:

RSM Tenon is a dynamic leading accountancy and advisory firm, voted ‘National Firm of the Year’ in the 2011 British Accountancy Awards. We are the UK’s 7th largest accounting firm with leadership in the provision of audit, risk advisory, tax, restructuring and financial management services.
Our national client base covers a wide range of industries and ranges from individuals and owner managed businesses, to large corporations and public sector organisations. We have multiple offices across the UK and are an independent member firm of RSM International, the 7th largest global accounting network.
RSM Tenon puts clients at the heart of everything we do. We strive to achieve this goal through excellent people providing excellent client service.


We provide another alternative to university which allows you to develop a professional career and gain valuable hands on experience whilst studying for accountancy qualifications. We have vacancies within our Outsourcing teams nationally.
Outsourcing is when a business (our client) engages another service provider (us) to execute back office functions such as finance, HR, payroll and IT etc. The majority of our client base is family owner- managed businesses with a turnover ranging up to £5 million. Our client base is diverse, providing the opportunity to learn about different types of organisations from varying industry sectors.
The benefits of outsourcing one or more of the back-office functions include the reduction of risk, improved performance or on cost benefits. These criteria tend to apply to areas of accounting, HR, payroll, expense management, invoicing or financial reporting.
Our trainees play a key role in supporting the work described above and gain tremendous experience to provide top quality career development. You will benefit from on the job training from more senior members of the team, as well as joining peers on internal training courses that will develop you as an individual.
You will become involved in client work very quickly, initially working as part of a larger team – perhaps taking responsibility for preparation of accounts and associated work, allowing experience to be gained in a number of areas such as tax.
The depth of services and clients you will be exposed to early in your career will provide you with a jump start into the varied world of accountancy. We will expose you to the skills you require to become a true trusted advisor to your clients in the future.

Your training and development:

As a school or college leaver, we know you’ll want real hands on experience, enough scope to carve out your own position and a career with excellent long term prospects.
Your development within your role will be optimised by training from our RSM Tenon Academy, our programme of internal courses, external training and on-the-job mentoring. Highly regarded within the industry, you will embark on a programme that is among the best. Our on-going structured programme of skills development will support your career post qualification ensuring you are well-equipped to meet both our clients’ and your own personal expectations throughout your career with RSM Tenon.
When joining the Outsourcing team we will support you through your Association of Accounting Technicians (AAT) qualification.
Following the successful completion of AAT, you may wish to go on to study the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) qualification.
We will give you all the support you need to help you pass your exams including fantastic tuition, exam and study leave.

Your profile:

We’re looking for enthusiastic school or college leavers who are quick to learn, driven and dedicated. You will possess a minimum of 280 UCAS points (excluding General Studies). As a school or college leaver it is assumed you will have no prior knowledge or experience of your preferred business area.
You will be passionate, highly motivated and driven towards a career in accountancy, demonstrating a mature attitude.
You will get involved in a variety of tasks and trainees will be expected to demonstrate a willingness to learn, therefore flexibility and adaptability is an absolute must!
Strong verbal communication skills are essential as trainees will communicate at all levels, often speaking with clients in person and over the phone, explaining complex information.
It is the aim of RSM Tenon to promote equal opportunities for all regardless of a person’s sex, marital status, sexual orientation, age, race, colour, nationality, ethnic or racial origins, religion, or disability in relation to all aspects of employment of its people generally and, more particularly, in relation to the recruitment, training, promotion, terms of employment, treatment and working environment of all its people.

[jobfooter]Please mention Inside Careers when applying to RSM Tenon’s school leaver schemes[/jobfooter]

  • Area of Specialism: Other
  • Number of Positions: 2
  • Location: Milton Keynes
Back to Top

Get the latest jobs