Careers at WSM

We are always keen to hear from people interested in a big firm approach in a friendly, small firm environment. We offer great opportunities, hands-on experience and an excellent graduate training programme. In return, we ask for passion and commitment.

At WSM, we believe in equal opportunities for everyone and we welcome all staff, clients, intermediaries and visitors. There is no place for prejudice or intolerance. Our commitment to our people has been recognised through our IIP standard. WSM is an authorised training office, accredited by ICAEW, ACCA and ATII. We are proud to have been nominated Accountancy Age Employer of the Year in 2013.

Trainee Programme

Are you an ambitious, hard working individual with excellent people skills? Do you want to work for a firm that is passionate about their employees and will give you a range of experience from day one?

Our requirements:

–  Minimum of 300 UCAS points (or the equivalent to).

–   2:1 degree or higher in any discipline.

–   You must be eligible to work in the UK, in compliance with Government legislation. We do not provide support to applicants who are trying to secure visas.

–   The choice to study ACCA or ACA lies solely with applicants.

–   We are taking on trainees currently so please get in touch.

If you feel you meet the criteria please send your CV and covering letter to


‘My six month accounts and marketing internship at WSM enabled me to gain experience in a wide variety of areas, developing and learning new skills throughout. I know that these skills will be important to me in every role I have in the future. The internship has proved to be an immensely valuable experience and I am very grateful to WSM for the opportunity.’

‘In one week the amount I have learnt has genuinely surprised me; I have gained valuable skills that will help me move into the working world and given me an insight into what being an accountant is like. I am truly grateful for the time you have given up for me and I cannot thank you enough.’

‘Thank you so much for your time today, I learnt so much from you and your colleagues on how accountants work and how difficult but enjoyable it can be.’

‘It has been a truly rewarding experience; giving me a comprehensive idea regarding working in a professional environment and what the job of an accountant entitles, within this short span of a week. Above all I appreciate the welcoming nature of the colleagues as their readiness to answer my queries and spend time explaining tasks to me is what has made this a really valuable experience, making me more confident for the future.’

‘I would like to thank you for giving me the chance to experience accountancy work in such a friendly and helpful environment.’

Work experience students