At Larking Gowen, our people are at the heart of everything we do. Our commitment to both our employees and clients is at the core of who we are. We strive to create a supportive and inclusive workplace culture where employee wellbeing is paramount, work-life balance is valued, and personal growth is encouraged through tailored training and development opportunities.
Our trainee programme starts in September 2024 and we are looking for exceptional candidates to join the firm!
The School Leaver Trainee opportunity is ideal for someone looking to begin their studies and undertake their AAT, ATT or CFAB qualification while working in an award-winning Accountancy practice.
Every year we welcome A level students. You will be enrolled on a Level 3 Apprenticeship which will develop a wide range of business and personal skills, work-based learning and professional qualifications. We offer AAT (Association of Accounting Technicians) and ATT (Association of Tax Technicians) Level 3 apprenticeships.
Your initial period of study and work experience will give you a good knowledge of various aspects of accountancy including auditing, accounts preparation, bookkeeping, personal and corporate tax and business development. You’ll be able to earn while you learn with hands-on experience of the business. In addition, we’ll give you paid time off for study and flexible working, with the opportunity to progress further in the business once you’ve qualified, and for onward study to become a fully qualified Chartered (ACA).
We’re looking for talented people who want to be a part of something bigger who share our vision and values. You must be a great relationship builder who can inspire people around you, who is confidential and approachable with strong communication skills and excellent numerical skills.
We have a flexible approach to academic entry requirements, depending on which area of the business you are interested in. We’ll consider your academic achievements, but your strengths, motivations and connection with us and our values are more important. We’re looking for people with a broad range of interests and experiences.
If you would like to be considered for one of the positions please complete our online application form and a member of the recruitment team will be in touch. Our window for you to submit your application closes on 16th October 2023!
Further detailed information is available below in the job description, department information and qualification information.
As a firm we can offer you…
- Holiday 24 days plus service accrual to 27 days
- Professional subscriptions
- Funded study programme
- Medicash Plan
- Life Assurance
- Pension 5% employee 3% employer
- Annual salary review
- Exam awards
- Option to purchase PMI
- 10 days paid sickness
- Group Income Protection
Plus many more!!
Working with us
At Larking Gowen, our people get the very best career opportunities in accountancy and business advice. Whether you’re just starting out and you’re looking for an Apprenticeship or Graduate opportunity or you’ve been working in the business for some time, we’ll make sure you get all the support you need to take you to the next step in your career and beyond.
We pride ourselves on being a friendly business that looks after our people and is active in the community. As soon as you join us, you’ll be working hands-on, and starting to build your own professional relationships.
Larking Gowen has been around for more than 130 years. We have gone from strength to strength and have built our reputation for loyalty and reliability. We’re also forward looking, keeping abreast of change in a fast-moving environment.