Are you graduating or finishing your A levels Summer 2022 and thinking about a career in Accountancy?

Albert Goodman is a firm of Chartered Accountants, Tax Consultants and Financial Planners, providing high-quality advice to over 5000 local and national businesses and individuals. We are proud that we are a Best Companies 2021 “Outstanding Place to Work”, top 50 employer in the South West, and one of accountancy’s 10 best firms to work for. Our people are vital to our continued success and we are always looking to train and develop individuals who could be our future partners and leaders.

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.

We are looking for Trainees to join us in four departments: Business Services, Audit, Tax, and Agriculture. 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.

The successful candidate will have the following essential experience, skills and attributes:

  • Be a confident team player
  • Able to demonstrate excellent customer service to clients
  • Self-motivated with the ability to prioritise workload and meet deadlines
  • Comfortable working accurately with figures

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

Why join Albert Goodman as a Trainee Accountant?

  • You will have the support of our Technical Training Partner, who is also a qualified teacher and has previously taught the accounting courses
  • One of our Trainees achieved the top score in the world on her tax compliance exam
  • The opportunity to work in a new, open plan, modern office environment
  • Flexible remuneration package available to all staff members
  • Winner of Xero Large Firm of the Year 2018

Qualifications Required

To achieve the qualification and to consistently give the best and most up to date advice to clients, you will need to be competent at studying and passing exams. Your historic academic or professional results are used as a guide when shortlisting however we will also consider other factors such as experience, other qualifications and skills. 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 / 9 – 5, 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

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