Audit Trainee Accountant 2020

Job Title: Audit Trainee Accountant 2020
Contract Type: Graduate
Location: Taunton
Salary: Competitive
Reference: 5
Contact Name: Jessica Gould
Contact Email:
Job Published: January 24, 2020 11:04

Job Description

Audit Trainee Accountant

Albert Goodman is a top 50 accountancy, tax and financial services Firm and a Best Companies Top 75 place to work in the South West with offices in Taunton, Bristol, Chard, Weston-Super-Mare, Weymouth and Yeovil.

We are looking for a Trainee Accountant to join us in our Audit department. 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

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

How to Apply

To apply please Click Here which after a short registration will allow you to let us know a few details about yourself and to attach your CV


Please note that as some of our clients are schools there may be a requirement in this position for you to have a DBS check completed. The Firm treat DBS applicants who have a criminal record fairly and will abide by the DBS Code of Practice. The Firm will not discriminate automatically because of a conviction or other information revealed (however there may be situations where employment or certain duties or roles cannot be completed) and will only ask an individual about convictions and cautions that are not protected and that the Firm are legally entitled to know about. Suitability for employment will depend on the offence and the relevance of the offence in relation to the position applied for. The factors taken into account will include the responsibilities of the position, the vulnerability of the customer / client group, the nature of the offence(s), the number and pattern of the offences (if there is more than one), how long ago the offence(s) occurred and the age of the offender when the offence(s) occurred. Once a recruitment (or other relevant) decision has been made, we do not keep DBS information for any longer than is necessary. Retention periods will normally be 12 months to allow for the consideration and resolution of any disputes or complaints. Once the retention period has elapsed, we will ensure that any DBS information is immediately destroyed by secure means. The original DBS certificate shall be the property of the individual.