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Graduate Programme.

Our Approach

At Dains, we recognise that our success is dependent on our most important asset – our people. That is why we have developed an award-winning training programme to ensure that our trainees are given every opportunity to be the business leaders of tomorrow.

As an ICAEW and ACCA Approved Employer, Dains is recognised for its high-quality training and development and for the level of support and assistance it provides our ACA and ACCA members and students.

For the graduate who is looking for a firm in which they can enjoy a rewarding career, look no further, as our firm offers one of the widest ranges of professional services available to businesses throughout the Midlands. 

Within the accountancy practice our core business areas are as follows:


Our minimum requirements:

  • Minimum Grade B in Maths and English at GCSE level or equivalent 

  • A minimum of 112 UCAS points or equivalent (Excluding General Studies) 

  • 2:1 honours degree predicted 

  • Eligibility to work in the UK 

Dains is a forward-thinking accountancy and business advisory firm with a people-focused culture. Our strengths and opportunities lie in our independence and our reputation for quality, knowledge, and expertise. 

Our management team comprises highly skilled individuals who will help you to forge your career and develop your potential and ambition. In addition to your colleagues and managers, you will be fully supported through every step of your training journey by the HR/training team. 

Graduate Programme 2024 – Now Closed

We currently offer ACA, ACCA, and ACA/CTA trainee contracts across various service lines throughout Dains. 


Some of the rewards and benefits you will receive:

  • A fully funded ACA or ACCA block release study package 

  • 25 days annual leave increasing to 30 days for long service (plus normal statutory bank holidays) 

  • Graduate “Kick Start” new starter gift 

  • Regular funded social events throughout the year 

  • Paid professional subscriptions and membership 

  • Reward & Recognition scheme

  • Smart/flexible/hybrid working options 

  • Paid volunteer days

  • Greener car scheme 

Our Culture

Find out more about what life is like at Dains in the below video where you can hear from our HR Manager, Angela Millward on all things culture, and why Dains is different.


How to Apply

Please download our Application Form, complete it, and send it to Alternatively, you can use the form below to submit your CV and contact details. If you have any further questions and wish to discuss this with a member of the team here at Dains, please feel free to reach out to us.