Trainee Chartered Accountant – Corporate & Business Services – Spring/Summer 2021

  • Job Reference: Bristol
  • Date Posted: 21 October 2020
  • Recruiter: Bishop Fleming
  • Location: Bristol
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Accounting
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time

Job Description

Want a career in accountancy that sets you apart? 

Our first-class ACA training programme enables you to develop into a Chartered Accountant within one of the UK’s most forward-thinking and ambitious accountancy practices. 

But it doesn’t stop there. Our approach to trainee recruitment focuses on long-term investment. We look for aspiring managers, directors and partners who will contribute to the growth and success of our business whilst developing their own rewarding careers. 

Why join our team? 

As a Corporate and Business Services trainee, you will be responsible for delivering a range accountancy services to owner managed businesses. From preparing management and financial accounts through to identifying other accounting and advisory services that may benefit your client, you will play a key part in helping your client’s business grow. 

You will be given early responsibility from day one and will have the opportunity to work with some of the newest and most cutting-edge accountancy software. 

Recognised as an ICAEW Partner in Learning, you will study for the ACA qualification as part of a Level 7 Apprenticeship, to help you develop the wide-ranging skills needed to become a talented business adviser. You will be supported to complete a wide range of professional and personal development throughout your apprenticeship, both remotely and face to face, to ensure that you have skills and knowledge that you need to aid your future career development. 

But it's not all about work. Our trainees are all encouraged to make a wider contribution through business development activities and initiatives such as CSR, diversity and sports and social activities. This allows you to develop into both technical experts and the future leaders of our business. 

We know this gives our business a refreshingly different, people-focussed culture. It is no coincidence then, that for five years running we've been ranked as a Sunday Times Top 100 Best Companies to Work For. 

Check out our Career Site and Glassdoor page to find out more about life at Bishop Fleming. 

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

We’re looking for ambitious, hardworking and a 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) 

How to apply

Please submit a full CV along with a covering letter stating “Why you want to train to be an accountant”. Please ensure your CV states all qualifications including subjects and grades. 

We recognise the importance of offering our employees flexibility in how they work. This may include working from home some of the time or flexible working arrangements such as part time working to accommodate parent and carer responsibilities, further studies and hobbies. 

We are a responsible employer - committed to welcoming new people into an inclusive working environment, where everyone is given equal opportunity to reach their full potential. 

Our ‘One Business’ approach aims to provide a culture where our people are valued and treated fairly with respect, but also one where our differences are understood and celebrated. 

We hope that these objectives will attract you to our organisation as an employer of choice.

To apply, please click 'apply for this job now' to be redirected to the Bishop Fleming careers portal.