What we do

AAT is the UK’s leading qualification and professional membership body for vocational accountants. We pride ourselves on providing practical qualifications that meet the needs of both employers and employees. 

  • We have around 140,000 members in more than 90 countries.
  • We award around 90% of all vocational qualifications in accounting.
  • We work with more than 550 AAT approved training providers around the world.

About us

Our members are represented at every level of the finance and accounting world, including students, accountancy and finance professionals and self-employed business owners.

AAT members are ambitious, focused accounting professionals. Many occupy senior, well rewarded positions with thousands of employers - from blue chip corporate giants to public sector institutions.

Our head office is based in Barbican, London and we have Regional Account Managers positioned across the UK.

Our vision

To ensure that AAT reaches the heart of businesses

Our aim is to:

  • Make AAT essential for people, businesses and organisations.
  • Offer qualifications of a high standard that reflect the skills needed to work in accountancy and related fields.
  • Promote awareness of AAT and the skills of our students and members.
  • Offer anyone involved with us appropriate support, information and resources.
  • Help students and members achieve their potential through training and continuing professional development.

Our behaviours

At AAT, we’re committed to investing in our staff. We support, develop and encourage our people to ensure everyone gets the most out of their job and works as effectively as possible.

We’re looking for people who are motivated and genuinely want to make a difference to our members and wider customers. There are five key behaviours that enable us as an organisation to meet our business goals and the quality of service we desire to offer our customers.

Our five behaviours:

  • Pace: We all deliver quality output on time
  • Challenge: We challenge and address issues
  • Passion: We all believe in what we do
  • Decisive: We all make timely decisions and take ownership of them
  • Accountable: We are results-driven and hold ourselves to accountable

If this sounds like the type of organisation you would like to work for, AAT would be a great choice for your career.

Our people

AAT’s employees are professionals from a diverse range of backgrounds, united in their passion to provide an excellent service to our customers.

With 220 employees, spanning seven key divisions, each employee at AAT brings their unique expertise and perspective to their role.

Our Equality, Diversity and Inclusion employee champions have produced a strategy to increase inclusivity within our working environment. AAT continues to be a member of the Employers Network for Equality and Inclusion, who support us with annual unconscious bias training for all colleagues. We are also a Disability Confident Committed employer.

Together, we’ll continue to work to ensure that AAT is a fair, diverse and inclusive organisation.

Benefits and compensation

Our benefits and compensation packages are designed to attract, inspire and retain staff.
As an AAT employee your hard work and commitment will be recognised with:

  • Generous annual leave entitlements which increase with service, in addition to statutory bank holidays
  • Two discretionary days annual leave over Christmas
  • Group Personal Pension Scheme whereby AAT will contribute up to a maximum of 10.15%
  • Enhanced maternity, paternity and shared parental pay
  • Interest-free season ticket loan (upon completion of probationary period)
  • Plus many more attractive benefits

What our staff say about working at AAT

"The people at AAT make it a great place to work. Plus, there are plenty
of opportunities to learn and
develop your skills."
"I have always been supported to develop my career, and I love
working alongside people who are passionate about what we do."
"AAT is a great place to work as employees are really valued and there are lots of opportunities for growth and development."
"It's a really great organisation to be
part of. There is a superb working culture, which makes it an enjoyable and happy place to be."

Current vacancies

Senior Recruitment Advisor
Human Resources
  • London/Hybrid, United Kingdom

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