Trainee Accountant – Kettering

Hours: Full time – 37.5 hours a week    Location: Kettering, Northamptonshire, UK

Whether you are a school leaver or a graduate, Ellacotts can offer you an exciting start to your career.

We provide the best possible training environment and have been accredited with Silver Investors In People, and are a platinum ACCA training practice. Our comprehensive training programmes will prepare you for the business world of tomorrow, and you will learn the practical aspects of accountancy whilst studying towards a choice of qualifications including AAT, ATT, ACCA, ACA or CTA.

Ellacotts are a Top 100 Accountancy Firm, as ranked by Accountancy Age, and we provide a range of services including audit, accounting, taxation and business advisory.

What will you do?

We’ll start you on accounts preparation from day one! You’ll be assigned a workplace ‘buddy’ and be part of one of our specialist teams which are made up of Accounts, Audit and Tax professionals. The breadth and depth of work you will be exposed to will be much greater than many other practices as we firmly believe in a rounded and exceptional client experience which you will quickly be involved in.

You will combine study with the challenges of work with the full support of Ellacotts behind you. We’ll cover all training costs for your first exam sittings which include courses both residential and online, books, exams and access to knowledgeable and supportive tutors.

You will be able to apply your studies in real life situations supporting our clients so your studies become relevant for you. You will also have the opportunity to assist on a broad variety of assignments which give you a chance to visit client premises and add value in many ways.

Find out more about our trainee accountant programme here.

What can Ellacotts offer you?

If you want it, you will have real chance for career progression with us. Some of our trainees have gone on to become Qualified, Managers, Directors and even Partners. Throughout your qualification your pay will rise in line with your success and your salary should more than double by the time you complete your full qualification. 

  • Competitive salary
  • 22 days standard holiday
  • Pension scheme with auto enrolment
  • Flexible working hours
  • Health insurance with a medical cash plan (after a qualifying period)
  • Life Assurance from day one
  • Tax efficient Childcare vouchers
  • A tax free bike (through our Cycle to Work scheme)
  • Commission on new business gained
  • Overtime either paid or time given in Lieu


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