Graduate Trainee Accountant - September 2024 Start (Cheltenham)

  • Job Reference: Cheltenham
  • Date Posted: 4 December 2023
  • Recruiter: Bishop Fleming
  • Location: Cheltenham
  • Remote Working: Some remote working possible
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Accounting, Banking & Financial Services
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time

Job Description

Want a career in accountancy that sets you apart?

Bishop Fleming is a dynamic Top 30 audit, accounting, tax and advisory business. Our strength lies in our people and the relationships they build with our clients and each other. That is why, among numerous other awards, we are Great Place to Work-Certified™!

What you get when you join us

At Bishop Fleming, we offer a host of compelling reasons to consider a career with us:

First-class training: We will set you on the path to a rewarding career with our Trainee Chartered Accountant (ACA or ACA/CTA) apprenticeship programme, providing you with amazing training and development opportunities.

ICAEW-certified learning: We are recognised as an ICAEW partner in learning, which means you will receive industry-leading support and guidance throughout your apprenticeship.

Globally-recognised qualification: We will support you in achieving a masters equivalent ACA or ACA/CTA qualification as part of a level 7 Apprenticeship – A globally-recognised qualification.

Hands-on experience: Whether you choose to work in our Audit, Accounting, or Tax teams, you will gain invaluable hands-on experience from day one, allowing you to make a meaningful impact early in your career.

Diverse Client Base:  Over the past 10 years Bishop Fleming has been recognised as one of the fastest growing accountancy practices, almost tripling in size both in terms of turnover and employees. We have achieved this by ensuring we invest only in the best systems and people and by growing a client base of ambitious and exciting clients.

Our opportunities

We have opportunities available throughout our Audit, Accounting and Tax teams.

Audit.

Our audit team examines financial records and transactions to ensure they are accurate, complete, and comply with relevant laws and regulations. They play a crucial role in ensuring the integrity of financial information, which helps stakeholders make informed decisions about the financial health of a business.

Accounting.

Our accountancy team work closely with clients to help them prepare and understand their accounts, stay compliant and appreciate the financial implications of their decisions. They also provide guidance on how to optimise the use of resources and manage costs effectively.

Tax.

Our tax team help personal and business clients navigate the complexities of the tax system, helping them to remain compliant whilst taking advantage of the numerous tax reliefs and allowances available.

Sounds good? – then show us what you are made of…

We are looking for ambitious, hardworking and self-motivated people with excellent communication skills. Our minimum requirements are:

  • 2:2 degree in any discipline (or equivalent)
  • 112 (280) UCAS points, excluding general studies (obtained in the same year)

Start date.

Most of our apprentice’s start their journey with us at the beginning of September, after a summer break celebrating all the hard work from university.

Should you be in a position to start with us sooner, please chat with our resourcing team about your start date at the final stages of your application.

Click APPLY NOW to submit your CV via our career site and ensure that your CV states all qualifications, including subjects and grades.

You will have the opportunity to express your interest in a particular department towards the final stages of your application.

We are happy to answer any questions, big or small, so please reach out to our team at any point – All details including contact information can be found on our careers page.

 

We welcome applicants who would like the flexibility in their working arrangements, including working from home or part time working, which may help to accommodate parent or carer responsibilities, further studies and activities outside of work.

We are committed to welcoming new people into an inclusive working environment, where everyone is given equal opportunity to reach their full potential.  We support a culture where people are valued and treated fairly with respect and differences are understood and celebrated. 

The more varied our workforce, the broader the expertise within our business. The broader our expertise, the greater our chances of innovation and success. That's why we're committed to equality of opportunity, diversity and inclusion at every level.