Albert Goodman’s 300 plus people have a shared aim – to be the Firm that contributes most to our clients’ success. As a UK Top 50 Firm of Chartered Accountants, Tax Consultants and Financial Planners in the South West, we provide high-quality advice to businesses and individuals locally as well as nationally motivating our people to help businesses and individuals achieve their objectives. Our people are therefore vital to our continued success.
Our trainees join us in three main areas, Business Services, Corporate Services and Agricultural Services. We provide audit, accountancy and tax services and financial advice to a wide variety of businesses. Business Services prepare accounts for Limited Companies, Sole Traders and Partnerships and complete Tax and VAT returns. It is a large fast growing team of professionals.
Our people lie at the heart of our success and we’re proud of a long established track record in developing the talents and careers of our people. We seek talented individuals and then invest significantly in them to strengthen our business and help us deliver our strategic goals and vision. Training to become a qualified accountant is a rewarding and challenging career and can open up a whole host of opportunities for you. Albert Goodman is looking to train and develop people who could be our future partners and leaders. A number of our senior managers and partners started their career as a trainee with us and have stayed with us throughout their working life. We look for candidates with drive and enthusiasm who can demonstrate a strong academic track record.
Whilst our main intake is in July/August each year, we take people at most times. We offer excellent support and training that will help you develop the skills you need to succeed as a professional and to progress until you realise your full potential. We provide and fund:
- Technical training with recognised training providers
- Tuition/Revision Courses
- Student Registration Fees
- Annual Student subscriptions
- Books and materials
- Exemption/examination entry fees
- Paid study leave for courses and exams
- Accommodation if a stay away is required
To achieve your chosen training qualification with us and then to consistently give the highest quality and latest advice to clients you must be competent at studying and passing exams. An indicator of this can be your past studies and exams which is why we use these results as part of an ideal entry criteria. It is not absolute as we will also consider other factors such as experience and other qualifications however as an indicator for the following qualifications we look for the following grades:-
AAT. – Ideally a minimum of 5 GCSE’s (or equivalent) mostly at Grade A*-B, including Maths and English and a minimum of 2 A Levels (or equivalent) grade A*- B
ACA / ACCA – Ideally a minimum of a 2:1 in your degree or equivalent, although the subject of your degree is not important. We also look for A/B grades at both GCSE and A Levels
If you would like to train with Albert Goodman towards the AAT/ACA/ACCA qualification, please follow the correct link below to our recruitment portal.
AAT – Please click here to apply through our recruitment portal.
ACA – Please click here to apply through our recruitment portal.