A career at Hazlewoods is more than just a job - it is a future.
Who we are
Hazlewoods is a dynamic top 30 Accountancy practice employing nearly 500 employees across three offices based in beautiful Gloucestershire.
We pride ourselves on our highly personal service, specialist sector expertise, strong core values and innovative ideas.
We are delighted to have won the 2022 Best Tax Practice in a Regional Firm in the Tolley’s Taxation awards and are a finalist in the Advisory Firm of the year 2022 with the Business Leader Awards.
We work closely with HLB International to deliver a high- quality international accountancy services across borders and everything we do is based on our commitment to the Hazlewoods cause of Driving Lifelong Prosperity. We take a long- term view to maximise all round benefit. We are much more than just accountants.
Hazlewoods has provided specialist accountancy, tax, audit, and business advice to individuals and businesses of all shapes and sizes since the practice was founded by Marcus Hazelwood in 1919. We now employ nearly 500 employees across our offices in beautiful Gloucestershire, who work with our clients locally, national, and internationally.
Hazlewoods would not be the dynamic and forward-thinking firm it is without its amazing and driven employees. Almost a quarter of our workforce are studying for professional exams and we are committed to offering opportunities for all our employees to develop and succeed, with structured career development pathways post qualification.
We have 22 graduate opportunities commencing September 2023 and are looking for dynamic and ambitious individuals to help drive the future of our business. We have opportunities across all areas of the business including in our award-winning Corporate Finance and Tax teams, Audit, Accounting and Business Advisory and our sector specialist teams.
Our graduates are supported through ACA both financially and with paid time off for revision and exams and we also offer the joint ACA/CTA programme for those interested in a career in tax.
We partner with a fantastic study provider, First Intuition, who provide excellent tuition and one to one support for all our apprentices. Exam results over the past five years have been incredible
We also run a ‘buddy’ system to ensure our new apprentices are supported whilst in the office.
Recruitment for Placement Students and Graduates begins in October and concludes when all positions have been filled. Applicants undertake a video pre-screen interview followed by online psychometric testing. Following a successful outcome at both, applicants are invited to an assessment centre. Our assessment centres include group tasks, a presentation and interview.
Alongside an impressive benefits package which includes profit share and paid flexitime for hours worked above the standard, we also have an active social committee which arranges fully funded events throughout the year. Some of our highlights recently have included a summer party at Cheltenham lido, staff conference at the Cheltenham Jazz festival, total Wipeout Course, outdoor cinema nights and an unforgettable Christmas party.
Hazlewoods is an equal opportunities employer and is committed to achieving a working environment which provides equality of opportunity and freedom from unlawful discrimination on the grounds of race, sex, pregnancy and maternity, marital or civil partnership status, gender reassignment, disability, religion or beliefs, age or sexual orientation. Our policy aims to remove any discriminatory practices and to encourage full contribution from its diverse community. All hiring managers will undertake ‘Unconscious Bias’ training.