Careers at MHA Moore and Smalley

MHA Moore and Smalley strives to create an environment where everyone counts. It’s a place where people enjoy stimulating, rewarding and flexible careers, and an opportunity to work with exceptional, market leading clients and inspiring colleagues.

Professionally and personally, a career at MHA Moore and Smalley is a chance to thrive and grow, to be the best you possibly can be. It’s a place where everyone counts.


School/College Leaver

Take your first steps into
the world of work

Entering the workplace for the first time can be a daunting prospect. We have a long history of successfully growing our own people and every year we welcome groups of new students to the firm. As a new recruit, you will have a personalised induction plan to help you quickly find your feet with the assistance of a workplace buddy. We aim to quickly introduce you to our systems, policies and procedures so that you fit into your team and can start working on real assignments under supervision.

You can expect to gain exposure to a range of clients and sectors, working in our offices and out at client premises. You will be surrounded by a team of likeminded individuals who are also studying for professional qualifications and will have the guidance of a qualified student manager.

The benefits:

You will benefit from fully funded exam support for the AAT qualification with time for training both on and off the job. With the support of a student mentor you will progress through our student development framework to achieve a professional accountancy qualification whilst earning a salary.

To view our AAT/ATT Apprenticeship flyer please click here

Your career at MHA Moore and Smalley

Opportunity and Benefits

  • Start a professional career straight from school/college
  • Earn while you learn
  • On and off the job training
  • Dedicated student mentor
  • Early professional skills development

Training time

  • 2 – 4 years
  • Fully funded study support
  • Time off for study and exams
  • Clear progression path
  • Opportunity to progress to higher level qualification


  • AAT
  • ATT


Early responsibility and clear progression path

Every year we recruit high achievers into our graduate stream to study for either the ACA or CII qualification. The diversity of our client base ensures a rich variety of experience in training and we have an excellent track record of producing well rounded, commercially minded qualified professionals who will ultimately take on a client portfolio of their own.

Whichever route you choose, you will benefit from a structured 3 year development programme which blends professional exam training with on the job learning and practical skills development. Supported by a student manager, you will have the opportunity to work on special projects in addition to regular compliance work.

The benefits:

Our graduate training programme has an excellent reputation for providing a broad base of skills with real value in the commercial marketplace. Whilst the programme is stimulating and demanding, it is also designed to give you responsibility for your own career at an early stage.

To view our ACA/ACCA Graduate Trainee flyer please click here.

To view our Financial Planning/Wealth Management Graduate Trainee flyer please click here

Your career at MHA Moore and Smalley

Opportunity and Benefits

  • Join our ACA or CII graduate schemes
  • Gain broad commercial experience working on a wide variety of clients
  • Learn how to coach and develop staff
  • Map out your personal development and career goals with a mentor

Training time

  • 3 year training contract
  • Fully funded exam training and study support
  • Option to take further professional exams upon qualification
  • Time off for study and exams


  • ACA
  • CII


Complete an internship as part of your degree

The Moore and Smalley internship programme is a 12-month programme intended for students who need to complete an internship as part of their degree. The programme will give you the opportunity to gain hands on professional experience as well as a unique insight into working life at Moore and Smalley and a good grounding into what it takes to be a successful business advisor.

You will receive a full induction to Moore and Smalley, and very quickly be up and running, working alongside our graduate trainees and experienced professionals in our audit and accounts team, contributing to work for a wide variety of clients.

The benefits:

You will benefit from first class training and be supported every step of the way, enabling you to grow in confidence, develop your skills, build relationships and make an early impact to the Firm.

If you impress us during your internship – and you like us, there’s a good chance you’ll be invited for an interview for a place on our graduate programme.

Internships will commence during the summer between July to September and continue for 12 months on a fixed term contract that is suited to your sandwich course.

Your career at MHA Moore and Smalley

Opportunity and Benefits

  • A head-start to your career
  • Real life, hands-on work experience
  • Build networks with experienced colleagues
  • Access to exciting clients
  • Develop your skills and confidence
  • The knowledge to decide whether a professional career is for you

Training time

  • A full induction to Moore and Smalley
  • Train and work alongside our graduate intake
  • Support from a mentor


  • You will not receive any qualifications during an internship. However, you will be working alongside those with qualifications which will provide you with an insight into the future and required qualifications.

Professional Hire

Join our work family and benefit from continuous professional development

We are always keen to welcome technically excellent and qualified professionals into our work family. What also matters to us is the ability of our people to establish rapport and build lasting relationships with colleagues and clients – trusted thinking is at the heart of our culture and MHA Moore and Smalley is known to be a vibrant and friendly place to work where our staff share a passion for delivering great client service. We aim to recruit the best people and retain them long into the future through a programme of ongoing professional and personal development and set out clear progression maps for our people.

The benefits:

In addition to our own accredited training programmes, we are part of MHA (UK ) and Baker Tilly International, which creates opportunities for our people to build their knowledge and professional connections across different offices, sectors and cultures. Through the resources available to us we have access to national and internal training and a secondment programme can offer opportunity for professional development overseas.

Your career at MHA Moore and Smalley

Opportunity and Benefits

  • Join one of our growing teams as an experienced professional
  • Follow our progression maps to develop your career with us

Training time

  • Continuing professional development programme
  • Opportunity to share knowledge and experience with MHA and BTI member firms
  • Develop sector specialist knowledge
  • Become part of our business development team


  • Ongoing professional skills development in a top 50 firm

Why MHA Moore and Smalley is a great place to work

Clear career opportunities and progression paths

Great managers, capable of developing and nurturing talent

Flexible benefit and working patterns

Pay progression linked to role development

High levels of staff engagement around the firm’s values

Great social life and involvement in community & charitable initiatives

Part of a national and international network of firms with global opportunities

A diverse work family