How to Get your first or next Accounting Job in the UK

  • Call 02034881208 if lack of UK practical work experience in accountancy is stopping you from getting your ideal accounting job. We might be able to help you sort that problem out. 
  • Maybe you are getting lots of rejection from recruitment agencies and employers due to lack of practical work experience, and it is frustrating you. We understand how that feels, and it is not fair that recruitment agencies should do that. We can help you sort that problem out as soon as possible, we have been doing so for countless numbers of people just like you for over ten years.
  • Perhaps you are working in a non-accounting related role and you are now tired of it now and want to kickstart your accounting career and start working in the profession you have qualifications in. If that’s you, our practical work experience training and help in finding accounting jobs, will help you sort that out quickly. 
  • And if you have a bit of experience already, but want to learn advanced aspects of accounting like how to properly do month-end accounting procedures, preparing yearend accounts, filing a corporation tax return and annual accounts to Companies House, preparing management accounts, and doing tax planning. Then this is definitely for you. You will be guided and mentored by an experienced Chartered Accountant to do this.
  • And if you need your PER requirements for ACCA or AAT membership signed off, we will do that for you too.

We are Certified Accountants in public practice and we are based in London – in Canary Wharf, and in Leeds in West Yorkshire.

We have helped countless numbers of people over the years to get UK accounting work experience and jobs and if you are interested in getting the same kind of results, why not book an appointment and speak to one of our advisors. You can choose either an online appointment or an in-person appointment in our office.  To book an appointment, Click here.  


Our head office is easy to get to. We are 3 minutes walk from the Canary Wharf underground station (Jubilee Line) and a 1-minute walk from the Canary Wharf DLR station. Here is that link again for you to book an appointment Click here.

Our team of experienced accountants will train you one to one in the following accounting tasks:

  1. Analysis of financial documents
  2. Working with Accounting Software: choice of Sage 50 Accounts, QuickBooks Online or Xero
  3. Setting up opening balances
  4. Processing supplier invoices
  5. processing customer invoices
  6. Processing credit notes, write-offs and refunds
  7. Recording customer receipts
  8. processing supplier payments
  9. Assisting with credit control
  10. Managing petty cash
  11. Payroll processing
  12. Processing payroll journals
  13. Preparing VAT returns
  14. Doing bank reconciliations
  15. Correcting errors in the general ledger
  16. Working with spreadsheet/Excel – fundamentals
  17. CV preparation and guidance on securing an accounting job
  18. Doing balance sheet reconciliations
  19. Cash flow projections
  20. Preparing yearend statutory accounts
  21. Filing of the corporation tax return
  22. Budgeting and Variance analysis
  23. Preparing a set of management accounts

Get in touch by Clicking here. You can choose either an online appointment or an in-person appointment in our office. 

The practical experience is done in our office in Canary Wharf with support and guidance directly from a Chartered accountant who will be guiding and supporting you. We also offer virtual work experience (via our online platform) for those who are far away and can not travel to our office in London.

Key requirements for you are:

  • You need to be 18 years of age and above
  • You should also have studied or currently be studying accounting or bookkeeping course.

If you are interested in getting started, Click here to get in touch

  • The work experience is 100% practical.
  • You will be trained by a Chartered Accountant
  • You will have a choice of accounting software such as Sage 50, Xero, QuickBooks, and Excel to work with
  • The duration of the work experience is between 3  – 6 months. Please note that there is a fee applicable for doing any work experience program at TD&A.

To get started, or find out more details about the work experience program, book an appointment by clicking here. You can choose either an online appointment or an in-person appointment in our office.     

We help you to prepare a CV and offer you advice and help on how to get an accounting job within 12 weeks or less.

We also will give you a professional reference for the work experience you have done in our firm.

After your work experience with us, you can put our accounting firm and the work you did in your CV as part of your work experience and we will confirm it if asked by any employer or recruitment agency.

To get started, get in touch by clicking here to book an appointment. You can choose either an online appointment or an in-person appointment in our office. 


Get Accounting Work Experience from an Accounting Firm

If you want to gain some confidence in doing accounting work, or maybe you just want to upgrade your accounting skills, then TD&A Certified Accountants can help you do just that and help you secure your first or next accounting job with confidence. We can help you. Just fill out the form below to get started. 

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    Accountancy Work Experience programs


    There are usually four sections in Yearend Accounts report also known as a financial statement report:

    1. A Report by the Directors, giving a business review and their view of the company’s performance and prospects.
    2. A balance sheet, outlining the company’s financial position on the final day of the accounting period (the Yearend). Essentially, this shows what the company owns and what it owes
    3. A profit and loss account, showing the trading performance over the accounting period (usually 12 months). It summarises sales, costs and expenses, profits (or losses), and any tax provisions
    4. Notes, giving more details about the information in the balance sheet and the profit and loss account.

    If you are interested, please call 07706728958 or email: or Click here to book an appointment.

    During this work experience training, you will be professionally shown and guided on the steps and ways to do all the above

    To do this work experience at TD&A;

    – You must have a working knowledge of preparing accounts to Trial balance level.

    – Have high awareness of current technical accounting and reporting requirements under both IFRS and UK GAAP.

    – Be computer literate with good excel skills and a solid understanding of accounting software (Sage 50 Accounts) principles.

    Here is what you will cover during this work experience

    • Trial balance analysis & corrections
    • Month-end & yearend adjustments: Accruals, prepayments, depreciation, capital allowances
    • Control accounts reconciliation (Debtors, Creditors, Bank, Wages)Adjusted Trial balance
    • Producing the yearend accounts (Balance sheet & profit & Loss account and the notes to the accounts)
    • Dealing with Director loan account

    Here are the details of this work experience:

    This Practical Work Experience Training Will Help you to…

    • Become competent in managing and completing any accounting tasks handed to you…
    • Establish credibility with recruitment agencies so you will be hired by companies and accounting firms…
    • Differentiate yourself so you get more interviews and thereby increase your chances of being hired quickly…
    • Leverage our in house and live online support from our firm in the comfort of your own home…
    • Stop worrying so much about finding a new accounting job because we’ll provide references to employers and recruitment agencies for the work experience you get from us…
    • … and much, MUCH more! And best of all…
    • You’ll start seeing results with this Work Experience Training in less than two calendar months.

    Location: Canary Wharf, London, E14 5AA

    Structure: One to one hands-on Practical Work Experience Training by experienced Accountant(s)

    Systems you will use: Choice of Sage 50, QuickBooks Online or Xero cloud accounting software, and Excel

    Schedule: From 10:00 am to 1:00 pm or 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays.

    Start Date: Enrolling now, call our office on 02034881208 for details.

    Requirements: You should ideally be a University Accounting student/graduate, ACCA, AAT student/Affiliate.

    Training fee: Call the office on 02034881208 for details

    Areas covered within this work experience include:

    • Classification & analysis of financial documents
    • Entering Opening balances from the Trial balance
    • Setting up and maintaining a fixed asset register
    • Setting up a quarterly budget
    • Setting up Customers & Supplier Invoices
    • Processing Purchase orders
    • Processing sales orders
    • Inputting, matching, batching & coding of customer & Supplier invoices
    • Processing & allocating payments and receipts
    • Processing payment runs
    • Assisting with Credit Control
    • Managing petty cash transactions
    • Processing Payroll journals
    • Doing Bank Reconciliation
    • Preparing a VAT Return
    • Dealing with Accruals, Prepayments and Depreciation Adjustments
    • Control Account reconciliation (Debtors, Creditors, Wages)
    • Dealing with Director loan account
    • Preparing accounts to Trial balance
    • Error identification and correction
    • Clearing the suspense account
    • Calculating corporation tax
    • Producing Accounting reports
    • How to file Accounts to Companies House & HMRC
    • Anti-money laundering compliance awareness

    For details on how to get started, Call 020 3488 1208 or email: or

    Click Here to book an appointment to speak to one of our consultants


    Do you want to learn how to prepare and file:

    • full (‘statutory’) annual accounts for a company, and
    • a Company Tax Return

    In this work experience, you are going to learn how to prepare a Company Tax return, and also a self-assessment tax return for individuals like those who are self-employed, and Directors of companies.

    The practical skills you will learn in this work experience are:

    • Preparing a Self-assessment tax return SA100
    • Performing basic tax health checks for clients
    • Claiming tax refunds from HMRC
    • Acting as an agent for a client–authorisation process
    • Calculating Capital Gains Tax (CGT)
    • Capital allowances calculation
    • Preparing and submitting annual accounts to Companies House.
    • Preparing and Submitting a Corporation tax return (CT600) to HMRC

    After doing this practical work experience in Tax accounting you will gain a lot of confidence and competence to do very well in accounting job interviews. If tax is what you like doing, we have it covered for you here at TD&A.

    Here is what you need to do to get started on this tax accounting program,

    In the workplace, Excel is one of the most commonly used analyses and reporting tools.

    If you are being turned down for accounting jobs because you lack Pivot tables and or VLOOKUP practical experience, here is an opportunity for you to solve that problem once & for all.

    Prior knowledge of Excel to intermediate level is recommended.

    Here is the structure:

    The approach in this training uses a teaching technique that enables you to master the most fundamental features of Pivot Tables & VLOOKUP relevant to your role as an accountant and you will be able to do that in a fraction of the time needed when learning from conventional textbooks. Here are some of the unique features of this book:

    • The steps are carefully structured with coloured screenshots & illustrations.
    • Skills taught in the context of real accounting and business problems.
    • The layout is presented on a one to one basis. It’s clear with detailed explanations.
    • The presentation style allows you to learn only the skills that are essential to you as an accountant.
    • There is a practical hands-on involvement – not just theory.

    This step-by-step guide for Pivot Tables & VLOOKUP will enable you to master Excel’s powerful and dynamic functions relevant to you as an accountant helping you make yourself more marketable to employers & recruitment agencies. Get started right away!

    Please call 020 3488 1208 or email: or Click Here to book an appointment.

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