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 values

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

Our five values:

  • We are customer focused
  • We collaborate
  • We care about what we do and how we do it
  • We are authentic
  • We take pride in what we do.

Rewards and benefits

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, starting at 25 days rising annually to a maximum of 30 days in addition to statutory bank holidays and two discretionary days over Christmas.
  • Option to buy and sell holiday.
  • Health cash plan.
  • Critical illness cover.
  • Group Personal Pension Scheme whereby AAT will contribute up to a maximum of 10.15%.
  • Life assurance.
  • Enhanced maternity, paternity and shared parental pay.
  • Interest free season ticket loan/cycle to work scheme (on completion of probationary period).
  • Flexible working hours.
  • Plus many more attractive benefits...

Why do our staff love working at AAT?

Here are some responses to the question 'What makes AAT a great place to work?' from a recent staff survey:

"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."

Join us

Current vacancies:

Currently we don't have any open positions.

The Association of Accounting Technicians.
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