JC Futures: School Leaver Programme - 16975
4 February 2019
Fixed Term - 6 Years
Johnston Carmichael is Scotland's largest independent firm of
Chartered Accountants and Business Advisers with expertise across
audit, tax, and business advisory.
The vacancy will be based within our Audit Department in Edinburgh and the
successful applicant will learn alongside our experienced team and
at the same time study towards a professional
What might a day in this job look like?
JC Futures is a six-year training programme, starting in summer
2019. The first year involves transition from school and settling
into the workplace. We work with you to develop your basic
accounting skills and this culminates in you achieving a
Certificate in Bookkeeping. Following the introductory year, you
will then study towards a professional accountancy qualification.
Alongside this you'll be working within our accounts, audit or tax
team, gaining valuable practical experience while studying for your
With hands-on experience from day one, alongside supported
training towards your professional accountancy qualification,
you'll be on track for a successful and bright career.
What will I learn?
- Successful students will develop core accountancy and business
skills from across a wide variety of industry sectors, whilst
experiencing the opportunity to build strong working relationships
to help develop a longer term career path.
- You will study towards a professional accountancy
What Qualifications / Qualities are required?
- You should be aiming for or have a UCAS tariff of at least 135
points (or equivalent). Whilst an Accountancy Higher is recommended
it is not necessary.
- We're looking for individuals with spark and ambition who can
demonstrate attention to detail, take pride in their work and have
a real passion to succeed in their professional studies.
- Despite our size, we're a close-knit team so you'll need strong
inter-personal skills and be able to communicate well with
colleagues and clients.
- Work experience is real advantage but that needn't have been in
an accounting or financial environment. As long as you have
developed strong transferrable skills which you can apply to a role
within our team, we want to hear from you.
- Good time management, problem solving skills and the ability to
make sound judgements are also essential alongside a can-do
approach to any situation!
Thursday 14 March.