Graduate Opportunities

We are looking for ambitious people to join our three year graduate programme and join our Business Services or Tax teams . Based out of either Stockport or Manchester office, you’ll study towards the ACA (Associate Chartered Accountant) qualification, whilst being immersed in a fast-paced and entrepreneurial business environment. This is unlike any other graduate programme.

Our Business Services Graduate Programme for 2017/18 is now closed. 

Business Services Graduate Programme

We are seeking high calibre graduates to join HURST Business Services team, which is principally based in Stockport. In joining the Business Services team the selected candidate will acquire the core audit, accountancy and tax knowledge that underpins the qualification.

As a Business Services Trainee at HURST, you will be working with Partners and Managers on exciting assignments with entrepreneurial clients throughout the North West .

Tax Advisory Graduate Programme (closed)

We're looking for ambitious people to join our Tax Advisory Team, which is largely based in Stockport, but as part of the wider Hurst Transaction Team there is the opportunity to work out of our Manchester office. In joining the Tax Advisory team you will assist our clients on a wide range of matters including group reorganisations, acquisitions and disposals, succession planning and complex compliance work.

Once you have successfully qualified as an ACA you will then move on to study towards the CTA (Chartered Tax Advisor) qualification, all whilst being immersed in a fast-paced and entrepreneurial business environment.


Being a graduate at HURST is challenging but also very rewarding. All of our graduates receive a competitive benefits package on top of their basic starting salary of £17,000.

A dedicated 'Best Companies' and fundraising team work to ensure that HURST is a great place to work, this includes organising regular HURST funded social events.


All members of staff at HURST have the option to have an internal mentor who can offer advice outside of their line management. This can often be a staff member who works in a different department, giving mentees a different perspective on their career.


As part of our career enrichment programme, we strongly encourage staff to take part in secondments to affiliate firms in the United States to aid their personal growth and development.

        Unlike any other graduate programme


Our 2017 graduate programme is now closed. 

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