Dixon Wilson is one of the UK’s leading firms of Chartered Accountants. We are dedicated to training and place a strong emphasis on ensuring our staff remain happy, challenged and motivated.
Who we are
Dixon Wilson provide strategic planning and practical solutions in all areas of accountancy from tax through to accounting and audit for high net worth private clients, businesses, entrepreneurs and charities. We pride ourselves on building long term relationships with both its clients and staff.
We have 15 Partners and 165 employees in total, including approximately 55 students in training. With a total of 30 trainees joining every year (ACA & ATT/CTA), means the office is a vibrant and lively place to work. You will be surrounded by energetic and inquisitive trainees. We have a dedicated social committee who plan a diverse range of social events and activities throughout the calendar year.
ACA Training Contract
A three-year ACA training contract with Dixon Wilson offers the following:
A mix of private client and corporate work.
An interesting variety of accountancy, taxation and audit assignments.
Involvement with assignments from start to finish and no excessively lengthy assignments.
The maximum degree of responsibility at an early stage.
The opportunity to meet clients at a senior level.
The opportunity to work directly with Managers and Partners.
Good career prospects – most of our qualified staff trained with the firm and over 90 per cent of the present partners trained with Dixon Wilson.
Good work life balance.
We are able to offer this wide ranging and progressive combination because of the size of the firm and the nature of our work.
Support to trainees
As a trainee you will receive excellent training and support. This includes:
Comprehensive induction programme that covers ways of working at Dixon Wilson and technical skills
You will be assigned a buddy who will help you settle into life at the firm.
A Dixon Wilson dedicated Training Advisor who oversees your training at Dixon Wilson
Support from our external tutors who provide training designed to enable our trainees to pass the ACA examinations on the first attempt.
Internal training designed to help students with a wide range of technical and soft skills.
Informal support from trainees at various levels of the ACA qualification.
Equality and diversity
Commitment to D&I
We are committed to taking positive steps to enhance our diversity and inclusion. Our diversity and inclusion mission statement is:
‘To create and foster an open minded, accepting and meritocratic culture throughout the firm which is welcoming to all regardless of their gender, race, disability, age, family or household circumstances, sexual orientation, religion or belief, and any other personal characteristic’.
We have a dedicated diversity and inclusion partner who takes the lead in reviewing activity across the business with this in mind. We also have a diversity and inclusion focus group made up of staff volunteers.
If you believe that you have the appropriate qualities and commitment and would like to know more about Dixon Wilson, please review our opportunities listed and click 'Apply'.