Join Burgess Hodgson’s successful journey

We know that a business is only as successful as the quality of people it employs. We take our recruitment seriously, and always look to employ the highest calibre of individual, no matter what the position. We like to think that our people feel part of a team – and are rewarded for the critical roles they play in developing the business.

Everyone makes a difference

Burgess Hodgson is more than just a firm of accountants: every staff member plays a crucial role in the success of the firm. We help our clients by providing objective advice, expertise and specialist skills to create value, maximise growth or improve their business performance.

Wide ranging roles and levels of experience

With a wealth of experience and specialists within the firm, there is opportunity to learn from your colleagues in addition to the training we provide. At Burgess Hodgson we also like to provide wide ranging roles so that you get the opportunities to be exposed to various service and sectors through your training.

Immediate client interaction

You’ll enjoy early responsibility with a greater level of client interaction than you could expect from one of the big London firms. You’ll work alongside talented professionals from a wide range of backgrounds.

The latest technology

At our firm, we take pride in providing our accountants with the best technology available in the industry. We understand that in today's digital age, having the right tools can make all the difference.

Build your career with us

Launching your career with Burgess Hodgson gives you a well-rounded introduction to accountancy and business in general, in a challenging, rewarding, and often inspiring environment, we’ll help you develop the technical and soft skills you need to succeed.

Wide range of clients

We provide regular advice to a number of high-profile businesses, using extensive experience to act as an indispensable resource as adviser, confidant, counsellor and technical guide to a wide variety of clients.

Staff Benefits

  • 6-12 monthly pay reviews
  • Pay increases linked to exam passes
  • Enhanced holiday schemes
  • Christmas bonus, Staff recruitment bonus, Client commission
  • Social events
  • Apprenticeships
  • Paid training including study leave, exam fees and subscription reimbursement
  • Career progression pathway
  • Eye test, flu jab
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Tailored benefits linked to career progression

Career Leaflets

ACA A Level Training

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ACA Graduate Training

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ATT CTA Training

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Your progression

  • > Trainee
  • > Assistant Manager
  • > Manager
  • > Senior Manager
  • > Associate
  • > Senior Associate
  • > Director
  • > Partner

Spotlight Partners

Fiona Wilkes

  • Initially trained in Manchester
  • Joined Burgess Hodgson in November 2010
  • Became a Partner in April 2020

Rod Archibald

  • Rod started in 2008
  • Qualified in 2011
  • Became a Partner in 2018

Ben Houston

  • Ben started BH in 2011
  • Qualified in 2015
  • Became a Partner in 2019

Frequently asked questions

Why should I consider working at BH?

  • Professional development opportunities: We offer training programmes and other opportunities to grow professionally throughout your career at BH.
  • Positive company culture: Burgess Hodgson has a positive work culture that values teamwork.
  • Clear pathway: Clear career path and opportunities for advancement as we continue to grow.

What training do you provide?

We provide various training schemes:

  • ACA Training program under the ICAEW to become a Chartered Accountant
  • ATT/CTA Training program under the CIOT to become a Chartered Tax Advisor
  • ICSA Training program to become a Chartered Corporate Governance Advisor
  • Other programmes such as Management Accounting and Payroll.

Is there more to accountancy than having to be good at math’s?

Whilst Maths is a useful skill to have as an accountant there are many other skills needed to be successful:

  • Attention to detail
  • Problem-solving
  • Analytical
  • Communication
  • Time management
  • Ethics and integrity

What is the interview format?

Depending on the role our interviews typically range from a one to two-stage interview process.

You don’t currently have any live vacancies, is it worth sending CV?

Absolutely. We always review CVs that are sent in, and are always on the look out for exceptional talent.

Do you recruit graduates or A-level students

We recruit both. Our training programmes are designed for both school leavers and Graduates under the apprenticeship schemes we offer.

What can I do to prepare for an interview at BH?

  • Research us
  • Research the role and training program you’re applying to