Every year we recruit into our graduate programme, allowing you to study for prestigious qualifications in a supportive environment.

A leading graduate programme

The diversity of our client base ensures a wide variety of experience in training and we have an excellent track record of producing well-rounded, commercially minded qualified professionals who will ultimately take on a client portfolio of their own.  

Whichever route you choose, you will benefit from a structured 3-year development programme which blends professional exam training with on-the-job learning and practical skills development.

Supported by a student manager, you will have the opportunity to work on special projects in addition to regular compliance work.  


What are the benefits of joining the MHA graduate programme?

New skills
Training contract
A career in a global organisation
First-hand experience with clients

Our graduate programme has an excellent reputation for providing a broad base of skills with real value in the commercial marketplace.

You will undertake a fully funded training contract for the ACA / ACCA  qualification.

As a member of Baker Tilly International, you are part of a network with 41,000 people and over 703 offices worldwide.

You will liaise with different clients from our portfolio, working to build relationships.

Trainee reflections

Meet Nicola Roberts, our early careers lead who caught up with three of our previous trainees Emily Howarth, Ben Cardwell and Sam Holmes to reflect back on their time as trainees.

They offer useful insight and advice should you be thinking about a career in an accountancy and advisory practice.

Why work at MHA?

MHA is a top 14 UK accountancy, business and wealth advisory firm. We are an Investor in People organisation and an Equal Opportunities employer.

We strive to help our clients achieve their corporate and personal goals; to provide fulfilling and rewarding careers for our people; to share knowledge and resources with our communities; to uphold the integrity of our profession and to create opportunities for our professional partners and suppliers.

We are part of the wider MHA network of firms with more than 1250 members of staff and 115 partners across offices nationwide. Additionally we are the independent UK member of Baker Tilly international and ranked in the world’s top 10 branded networks with a presence in 145 territories globally.

Many of our current partners and senior people have risen through the ranks of the firm from trainee level and we have won awards for our commitment to people.

Clear career opportunties & progression paths

Flexible working patterns and hybrid working

Work with a vast variety of leading clients

A wide-range of rewards & benefits

Meet our People

Want to learn more about what life is like at the firm? Previous trainees have shared their reflections, from apprentices to directors each have a story that they want to share with you.

Career development

From graduate to director

Jack Steer, who joined as an graduate in 2011, now serves as a director in the audit team. He talks about how his journey was not as you would expect.

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Career progression

A journey isn't always a straight road

Emily Howarth, an Assistant Manager in audit at the firm since 2019, shares her journey from studying Economics to joining MHA Moore and Smalley.

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Register your interest for our graduate programme

Applications for our 2024 graduate programmes are now open. Register your interest by filling in the form below.