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31 Oct 2017

We are looking for AAT Trainees to join us in a variety of our offices from July 2017 onwards. Albert Goodman’s 280-plus people have a shared aim – to be the Firm that contributes most to our clients’ success.  As a leading firm of Chartered Accountants, Tax Consultants and Financial Planners in the South West we provide high-quality advice to businesses and individuals locally as well as nationally.  The motivation of our people is to help businesses and individuals achieve their objectives.  Our people are vital to our continued success.
Opportunities are available for Trainee Accounting Technicians, to support managers and other senior staff in providing a range of accountancy services to clients at one of the largest accountancy and business services firms in the South West. Perfectly suited for someone who has just finished their A levels or someone with the right qualifications or experience looking for a career change.
Both practical and theoretical training will be supported, with the aim to becoming a member of the Association of Accounting Technicians, Trainees will have support and on the job training from managers and other senior staff. During your training you will be expected to develop an understanding of the practical issues involved in delivering a high quality service to clients. 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, provision of books and materials, student registration fees, annual student subscription and exemption/examination entry fees.
Starting at Level 3 (Advanced) there is potential for the Trainee to then move on to the ICAEW CFAB qualification and ACA thereafter.

Qualifications Required

  • A minimum of 5 GCSE’s (or equivalent) mostly at Grade A*-B, including Maths and English
  • A minimum of 2 A Levels (or equivalent) grade A*- B

Skills Required

  • Knowledge of Word, Excel, Outlook
  • Must be able to work well as part of a team with good interpersonal skills
  • Accurate typing and/or data entry skills
  • Numerate
  • Professional & hard working
  • Driven and enthusiastic
  • Excellent attention to Detail
  • Ideally prior knowledge of accounting but general interest in business, accountancy and tax will be expected

In return we offer a fantastic place to work in the South West with a competitive and flexible benefits package.


If you meet or exceed the above requirements and would like to train with Albert Goodman towards the AAT qualification, please visit our website and complete the trainee application form and send with your CV and a covering letter. Shortlisting will begin from January 2017 onwards.

  • Area of Specialism: Other
  • Location: Chard
  • Salary: Competitive
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