Practice - Graduate Trainee Accountant

Location Somerset
Discipline: Accounting
Contact name: Carly Dunn

Contact email:
Job ref: 4150

Graduate Trainee Accountant 

Hours: Full Time

Salary: Dependent on experience (Ask Recruiter Below)    


An independent practice trading over 15 years looking to recruit graduates across the Practice, including in our Audit, Accounting and Tax teams. Our diverse client base includes established & emerging entrepreneurs from Bristol’s thriving tech cluster, corporate clients, charities, and other not-for-profit organisations. The successful candidate will work on an interesting mix of assignments, with the opportunity for experience in the following areas:

About the job:

Graduates recruited into the accounts team will be assisting in the preparation of the year-end financial statements for a diverse portfolio of clients. Using the client's records as the basis for the work, the successful candidate will compile the report using internal documents and specialist software, for which full training will be provided, to produce meaningful financial information to the client.

What you need: 

  • 112 UCAS Points

  • 2:1 Degree or higher, or AAT/ ATT qualification 

  • Excellent IT skills with a good knowledge of Microsoft Office (in particular MS Excel)

  • The ability to work well under pressure, confident interpersonal skills coupled with excellent organisational and communication skills (both oral and written)

  • Strong teamwork skills

  • The ability to prioritise work effectively to adapt when plans change

  • A familiarity with excel would be beneficial

We Offer:

  • Competitive salary with regular salary reviews

  • Study support including registration, tuition & exam fees, as well as training materials and time off for study

  • Peer support to help you progress through your studies and exams

  • 20 days holiday plus bank holidays (with the option to purchase up to 5 more days)

  • Pension scheme membership (including employer’s contributions to the scheme)

  • Private healthcare

  • Flexible working arrangements

  • A cycle to work scheme

  • Opportunities to use working hours to undergo voluntary work in the local community

  • Regular social events

For more information, please contact the below:  

Joe Henderson 

Recruitment Consultant  

T: 07842 316631