Some of trainees we have placed share their experience of what it is like to work for a HAT firm.

My name is Mohit and I am an ACA trainee at Lewis Golden LLP. I joined HAT after graduating with a Chemical Engineering degree from UCL with no prior knowledge of accountancy. I applied to HAT as I always wanted to work for a small-medium sized firm, one which provides you with a corporate feel […]
Hello My name is Jack, and I am a current ACA apprentice with the HAT member firm Beavis Morgan (BM). I graduated from the University of Bath with a Mathematics degree and, unlike the majority of people my age, I always had a clear idea that I wanted to pursue a career in Accountancy. However, […]
Hello! My name is Jawaad. I joined Wilder Coe Ltd through the HAT Group in January 2019 as an Audit Trainee. I have been working towards obtaining my ACA qualification after graduating with an Economics degree from the LSE. I was interested in accountancy and the ACA qualification, with the wide variety of skills that […]
Hello! My name is Matthew and I am an ACA Trainee at Wilder Coe Ltd. I graduated from the University of Cambridge with a Classics degree and had no idea what I wanted to do next. Accountancy appealed to me because it offers the opportunity to learn foundational business knowledge and skills that will (hopefully) […]
Hello, my name is Holly and I joined Simmons Gainsford LLP in January 2019 as an ACA trainee. I graduated from the University of Nottingham with a degree in Mathematics. Although my degree developed my analytical and problem-solving skills, I had no previous accountancy experience. This was something I was very nervous about before starting […]
My name is Edward and I joined the HAT firm Simmons Gainsford LLP after graduating from the University of Exeter with a Masters in Mathematics. I was interested in the HAT group as it was a group of small to medium sized firms which I felt would be a good opportunity to learn about how […]
Hello! My name is Maria and I began my training contract with the HAT member firm Wilder Coe LLP. I didn’t come from an accountancy background – I graduated from Northumbria University with a Spanish & Business degree, and then worked for Procter & Gamble for 4 years. I must admit that I was nervous […]
My name is Lucy Fielding and I am an ACA Trainee at Lewis Golden LLP in Marylebone, London. Having just completed my first six months as an accountant, I feel that I am fully settled into my new job and am looking forward to the challenges that my training contract will bring. Although I studied […]
I’m Maddie and I work forSimmons Gainsford (SG) in August 2015. I graduated from the University of Liverpool with a Biochemistry degree and was not sure what I wanted to do as a career. Following 2 years of work for a distribution company and a money transfer company, I decided accounting would be a good […]