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    The firm

    Clement Keys LLP is one of the largest independent firms of chartered accountants in the West Midlands, with over 100 employees. We provide an empowering and supportive working environment, resulting in an enjoyable and fulfilling career prospect.
    Being a single office practice (our office is based in Edgbaston in the West Midlands); you will quickly become a valued member of the team and have the opportunity to work with all the partners and staff.
    Our approach is designed to give you the training you need to do your job effectively and develop personally to deliver the highest quality of service expected by our clients.
    An ‘Investors in People’ champion, we offer training and development opportunities that are not only fundamental to our continued success but also demonstrate the investment we make in our employees.
    All our employees are valued and helped to achieve a work/life balance. The ‘client experience’ and variety of work makes your career at Clement Keys LLP unique. From small entrepreneurial start-up businesses to well-established corporate entities and listed companies, we work hard to deliver a superior personal service.
    Clement Keys LLP has a formidable reputation in the provision of services in the spheres of general accountancy, tax planning and auditing. Our services include:

    • Audit
    • Corporate finance
    • Management support services
    • Pensions and charities
    • Service charge
    • Tax.

    Our values

    We pride ourselves on our reputation for quality, reliability and service and recognise this is built on the commitment and capability of our employees. A number of high-profile awards have recognised our success as an employer, a service provider and a member of the wider community.
    At Clement Keys LLP we give equal value to our employees, the individual contributions they make and the skills, experience and the commitment they bring. Our employees are professionally trained and encouraged to be:

    • Business aware
    • Client focused
    • Socially responsible
    • Visionary
    • Proactive in providing a positive contribution to the firm.

    Our benefits

    The firm has a flexible remuneration package, including:

    • A competitive salary
    • Life assurance
    • Pension scheme
    • Private healthcare and sight tests
    • Option to buy up to five days annual leave each year
    • Childcare vouchers
    • Study support for relevant professional qualifications
    • Payment of professional membership fees.


    • Social events/charitable giving
    • Work/life balance
    • Supportive/friendly office environment
    • Learning and development opportunities
    • Possibility of working one day a week
    • at home
    • Career progression.
    • Please note, some of our benefits are dependent on grade and position.

    Graduate recruitment

    Our graduates train as general practitioners and receive a wide range of experience from the first day they join us. Students join our audit and accountancy department, spending an average of a few weeks on each assignment.

    The support you will receive as a trainee

    Whilst you are studying towards your professional qualification, the firm will offer you:

    • Ongoing study support
    • Professional development
    • Practical experience working with a variety of teams.

    Training programme

    Our graduate training programme lasts for 36 months and will include a combination of professional tuition and external courses, internal technical training and continuous ongoing support. This will equip you with the skills you will need to meet the challenges of your practical experience when you qualify. Your professional training will take place at one of the market leading training providers in Birmingham City Centre.

    Why join Clement Keys LLP?

    There are many reasons to join Clement Keys LLP, but ultimately, we believe that our staff are our biggest asset. With regular social events, Clement Keys LLP is an enjoyable firm to work for.

    Entry requirements

    Applications from students are accepted from any subject or degree discipline. To apply for a training contract you will be expected to meet the firm’s entry requirements which is a 2:2 (Hons) degree in any degree discipline and 300 UCAS points. In addition to your proven academic ability, you will be able to demonstrate strong interpersonal skills.

    When to apply

    The recruitment process for the September 2016 intake will commence on 1 November 2015 and will close on 31 March 2016.

    Employee Numbers (approx.)

    • No. of Employees: 100
    • No. of Partners: 7
    • No. of Trainees: 30

    Office Locations

    • Edgbaston, Birmingham

    Areas of Specialism

    • Audit and Assurance
    • Business Advisory
    • Corporate Finance
    • Forensic Accountancy
    • Risk
    • Tax
    • Other
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