SWAT UK is one of the leading providers of training and consultancy services to the accountancy profession. In addition to running a wide range of accountancy courses in venues throughout England and Wales, as well as online, we also provide consultancy and compliance support to accountancy firms. SWAT UK is a dynamic, forward-thinking business and our mission statement is to improve the economic well-being and quality of life of clients and staff. Although we expect the very highest standards from all our staff, we are a friendly team where everyone is working towards the common goal of driving the firm forward. If you are looking to be part of a team in which everyone’s contribution plays a vital role in the company’s success, then we would love to hear from you.
SWAT UK is part of Wilmington plc Professional Division.
SWAT specialises in Graduate recruitment and monitoring for numerous firms of chartered accountants. The role holder will be responsible for running the Graduate recruitment activity and supporting the on-going professional training of Graduates that we place with accountancy firms.
Student Administration & Monitoring
Minimum of 2 years’ experience in a recruitment & administrative role
Knowledge of a professional services company, preferably accountancy.
Previous exposure to a client-facing role
Ability to communicate with a wide variety of groups including but not exclusive to: potential and existing clients, professional bodies, training providers and students
Experience of manning training courses and facilitating student selection/assessment days
Flexible approach to workload with the ability to work independently and manage own time and conflicting pressures
Experience of organising meetings and minute taking
Ability to troubleshoot and make decisions quickly and confidently
Willing and able to learn new skills and software packages when required
Excellent communications skills – written and oral with high level of accuracy in written work including data entry
Excellent team working skills – both locally and across other offices
5 GCSEs grade C+ (or equivilant) including English and Maths
Experience of databases and Microsoft IT packages – Excel, Word, Outlook and PowerPoint
Excellent telephone skills