EOI - Vacation Work

Job No: SawardDawsonEO17
Location: Blackburn

Vacation Program for University Students

Saward Dawson are pleased to offer a one-month paid vacation work placement to university students who have or are nearly finished their second year studies, giving them the opportunity to learn about the accounting industry while still completing their studies. The placement usually runs during February. Depending on the circumstances, students may be appointed to a single team for the duration of the time they spend with us or move around to various teams.

You will work our normal office hours, five days a week and have the opportunity to get involved in many of the activities required to become a Chartered Accountant.

A successful vacation work placement with Saward Dawson may lead to ongoing work in the form of a cadetship or graduate placement.

About Saward Dawson

At Saward Dawson, we are genuine in the pursuit of the highest standards in professionalism and corporate ethics. We are large enough to provide our clients with an extensive range of services enabling our staff to experience a breadth of disciplines available in the chartered accountancy profession. However, we are still small enough to care for staff on a personal level.

You may also have to opportunity to participate in some of our social events. We have a social club that organises events both here at the office as well as activities to do outside the office. These range from events like going to Bounce to having BBQ lunches.

Saward Dawson embraces a culture of generosity and community focus.

Great reasons to work at Saward Dawson

Combined with our high standards of training, Saward Dawson provides staff with the ideal opportunity to develop both professionally and personally.

Our ethos and vision

We support you

In addition to modern facilities, the advanced technologies and friendly team environment, each of our staff is involved in an active mentoring program. During your vac work placement at Saward Dawson, you will have the opportunity to meet with a senior staff member. Flexibility is one of our key strengths; we value our employee's ideas and opinions.

While our vac work program is a wonderful opportunity to work and learn at the same time.

We seek enthusiastic, well balanced people to join our team. If this sounds like something you might be interested in, we'd love to hear from you.

Please ensure you submit the following with your application:

  • a letter of introduction with accompanying resume
  • a recent copy of your academic records
  • demonstration of your leadership capabilities for graduates and senior positions. Alternatively, demonstrate your ability to work in a team if you are applying for Cadetships or Work Experience.

demonstration of how you share our ethos and vision

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