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We are looking for ATT Trainees to join us in a variety of our offices from July 2018 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.

You will be working in an established Tax Department in a trainee role, gaining experience to become a key player in processing tax returns and providing the whole range of tax compliance support to our corporate and personal tax clients. This position involves a number of different aspects including preparing tax computations, processing tax returns, preparation of VAT returns and filing Companies House and H M Revenue & Customs documents on behalf of clients. Assignments will be undertaken both in the office and at client’s premises. 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.

Both practical and theoretical training will be supported, with the aim to becoming a member of the Association of Taxation Technicians.  A very wide range of Taxation work experience and on-the-job training will be provided within a busy accountancy practice. Training will include core papers of personal tax, business tax, accounting, practice administration and ethics as well a choice from 4 non-core papers. 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.

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 tax, 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 ATT 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 2019 onwards.

  • Area of Specialism: Tax
  • Number of Positions: 1
  • Location: Burnham on Sea, Chard, Taunton, Yeovil
  • Salary: Competitive
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