Trainee Accountant

Derby, Derbyshire (GB)
Competitive benefits & training package
25 Jan 2022
25 Feb 2022
Approved employers
Approved employer
Contract type
Full time
Experience level
Entry level

If you are passionate about a career in accountancy lets make sure practice is the right path for you.  Here at Ashgates we can provide you with a broad range of experience and exposure to all aspects of accounting, audit, business services, tax and corporate finance.  Before applying ask yourself why you want a career in accountancy practice and why you have chosen Ashgates?  It is important to understand what you want in the future to ensure happiness and fulfilment.  This is how we attract and retain our clients and our people by understanding their needs and exceeding expectations.

Ashgates are formally recognised and have retained the ACCA Approved Employer Status.  This means from the start of your employment your training will be of a platinum standard whilst working towards AAT, ATT and ACCA qualifications.

Trainees are recruited into two teams initially, ABS and Tax, where you will learn about our systems and start to gain experience.  There are endless opportunities to develop your own career journey and find your specialism at Ashgates.

Money is crucial when starting out in your career, so as an incentive we pay for all professional study fees, exam entry and paid time off to study and sit your exams.  On completion of each exam your hard work is recognised by receiving a first time bonus payment.  

Each trainee we recruit is completely different from the next, we look for potential, confidence and passion for accounting.  One thing all our people have in common is a determination to succeed in accountancy as it can take many years of studying and examinations.  Your individuality is key, all our people are from different backgrounds and our interviewers have open minds.  Inspire us at interview we can’t wait to be impressed!

Entry requirements:

  • 5 GCSE’s graded 9 to 4/A* to C including Maths and English;
  • 3 A levels with at least one subject with relevant transferrable knowledge (such as Maths, Accounting or Business) - equivalent to 96+  UCAS tariff points.

Apply to join Ashgates by sending your CV via the form below. 

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