Careers at Smith and Williamson

Smith & Williamson offer investment management, accountancy and tax advisory services to businesses, private individuals, families and intermediaries. They are unique in the market, offering investment management, financial advisory and accountancy services as well as private banking.

And it’s not just the breadth of our expertise that makes Smith and Williamson stand out. Professional practices, corporates, non-profit organisations and individuals value the premium they put on our client relationships. People are the cornerstone of our business – and that includes our employees.

With 13 offices and global reach through membership of Nexia International, they’re big enough to be competitive but intimate enough to ensure that you’ll be part of a friendly, enthusiastic team – and get to know colleagues across the firm.

Learn more about Smith and Williamson’s application process here:

 

Smith and Williamson application steps

  • Online Application
  • Psychometric Tests
  • Telephone Interview
  • Assessment Day
  • Final Interview

Smith and Williamson test guides

This psychometric test comprises of a series of questions to be answered in within a specific time which will vary from company to company. They relate to graphs, percentages and tables whereby you will be asked to analyse data and chose from a set of multiple choice answers. These tests are designed to measure your numerical abilities. You will be asked to sit these again at the assessment centre. Smith and Williamson use SHL as their test provider.

This comprises of a series questions to be answered in within a specific time which will vary from company to company. You will be presented with a series of paragraphs which you will be required to read and then answer questions. Your options will be True, False or Cannot Tell. This test will be assessing your analytical skills. You will be asked to sit these again at the assessment centre. Smith and Williamson use SHL as their test provider.

This exercise will involve working in a group. This is designed to test your people skills and how you work within a team. You will be provided with a case study which you will examine individually and attempt to find a solution to the given scenario. You will then come together in a group and given time discuss the issues given in order to come up with a solution as a team. During that time you will need to strike a good balance between contributing and listening for you will be assessed on how you perform within the team. Be careful not to become to dominating, but avoid being too passive.

E-trays make use of a simulation in which you receive e-mails which you are expected to read, prioritise and process in order to complete several tasks. These tasks are representative of those that you might be expected to undertake in a work or business setting. It will assess your written communication, decision-making skills and ability to multi-task.

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60 Numerical reasoning tests

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60 Verbal reasoning tests

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    Reasoning

    60 tests, 1,200 questions

    $29
    Numerical Full

    60 Numerical reasoning tests

    60 Verbal reasoning tests

    30 Diagrammatic reasoning tests

    30 Situational judgement tests

    E-Tray test

    Assessment Centre Guide

    12 month unlimited access

  • Verbal
    Reasoning

    60 tests, 900 questions

    $29

    Numerical reasoning test

    Verbal Full

    Verbal reasoning test

    Diagrammatic reasoning test

    Situational judgement test

    E-Tray test

    Assessment Centre Guide

    12 month unlimited access

  • Diagrammatic
    Reasoning

    30 tests, 300 questions

    $29

    Numerical reasoning test

    Verbal reasoning test

    Diagrammatic Full

    Diagrammatic reasoning test

    Situational judgement test

    E-Tray test

    Assessment Centre Guide

    12 month unlimited access

  • Situational
    Judgement

    30 tests, 240 questions

    $29

    Numerical reasoning test

    Verbal reasoning test

    Diagrammatic reasoning test

    Situational Full

    Situational judgement test

    E-Tray test

    Assessment Centre Guide

    12 month unlimited access

  • E-Tray Test

    1 Scenario, 60 Minutes

    $29

    Numerical reasoning test

    Verbal reasoning test

    Diagrammatic reasoning test

    Situational judgement test

    E-Tray Full

    E-Tray test

    Assessment Centre Guide

    12 month unlimited access

  • Assessment Centre
    Guide

    111 pages

    $29

    Numerical reasoning test

    Verbal reasoning test

    Diagrammatic reasoning test

    Situational judgement test

    E-Tray test

    Assessment Full

    Assessment Centre Guide

    12 month unlimited access

  • Numerical Full

    Numerical Reasoning

    60 Tests|1,200 Questions

    $29
  • Verbal Full

    Verbal Reasoning

    60 Tests|900 Questions

    $29
  • Diagrammatic Full

    Diagrammatic Reasoning

    30 Tests|300 Questions

    $29
  • Situational Full

    Situational Reasoning

    30 Tests|240 Questions

    $29
  • Assessment Full

    Assessment Center Guide

    111 pages

    $29
  • E-Tray Full

    E-tray Test

    1 Scenario|60 Minutes

    $29