Trainee Accountants, Albert Goodman. Summer Intake 2017

Positions available in Taunton & Yeovil.

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 they provide high-quality advice to businesses and individuals locally as well as nationally. The motivation of their people is to help businesses and individuals achieve their objectives. Their people are vital to their continued success.


Both practical and theoretical training will be supported, with the aim to becoming a member of the Association of Accounting Technicians (AAT). 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.

Albert Goodman 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.

Albert Goodman will provide and fund technical training, provision of books and materials, student registration fees, annual student subscription and exemption/examination entry fees.

Starting at Level 3 (AAT Advanced) there is potential for the Trainee to then move on to the ICAEW CFAB qualification and ACA thereafter.

Candidate Requirements:

Qualifications required:

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

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


To apply please email your CV with a full covering letter to stating which office(s) you are interested in working in. If your application is considered by Albert Goodman they may ask you to complete a further application form.


Shortlisting will begin from January 2017 onwards, with a view to starting a position between this time and Summer 2017. Applicants taking their A Level exams this year must include their predicted grades in their applications and would be expected to start after exam season.


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