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Rural Trainee Accountant - Apprenticeship

Are you keen to continue studying and gain professional qualifications alongside developing valuable skills? Whether you are finishing sixth form or college, or you’re already working and looking to switch and start a new career, a Trainee Accountant apprenticeship could be perfect for you. This role sits within our rural team and so we are particularly keen to receive applications from candidates who have a background in or desire to work in this industry.

We believe our Trainees are the future of Old Mill, in a collaborative environment, we spot talent and nurture your skills to get the best out of you.

You don’t need previous experience; you will be surrounded by experts who will support and guide you in your learning. All we ask is that you are ambitious in pursuing a career in accountancy, with strong exam results from either GCSEs or A-Level.

We are recruiting Rural Trainee Accountants to join us in September, in any one of our four offices. 

Your Future…

You’re switched on, a quick thinker and take pride in your work. Your determination to succeed will stand you in good stead in your career at Old Mill.

As a trusted team member your responsibilities will include bookkeeping tasks and preparation of simple accounts and tax returns. You will be surrounded by a team who are there to learn from and to support you. 

We support our trainee accountants through the professional AAT qualification via an apprenticeship which allows you to apply your learnings in a work environment, gaining vital and valuable experience whilst earning a good annual salary.


We need you to not only have a love for numbers but love problem solving, analytics, and have great attention to detail. You are always asking questions, curious to find the best way of completing tasks and have a hunger to succeed.

In your studies or from the people around you, you will be continually learning so we need you to be committed, focused, and organised. With an appetite to learn and develop, you will take ownership of your future and be empowered to carve your own path.

The client is at the centre of everything we do and we strive to deliver an excellent client service, we need you to embrace this and be comfortable having open and honest conversations.

And most importantly as one of our values, we need you to be lovely to work with.


We are a business made up of fantastic individuals. This gives us the freedom to adopt innovative approaches and do things differently, always guided by what is best for our clients and our employees.

We are based in the South West, with over 400 employees and a diverse portfolio of clients in a range of exciting sectors. There is plenty of opportunity to be challenged and to enhance your learning and development in line with your interests.

We believe in empowering individuals, embracing experience and supporting each other. When you join Old Mill you become an important part of something great.


Click apply to complete our online application, where we will ask a couple of questions about your motivations as well as collect some key details and your CV.

Next stage you will have a telephone interview and be asked to complete an online reasoning assessment. If successful you will then be invited to our assessment days taking place in April and May, where we can get to know you and you can find out more about us.

We look forward to hearing from you!

  • Reference code: Rural Trainee Accountant - Apprenticeship - Chippenham
  • Location:
    Chippenham, England, United Kingdom
  • Sector: Accounting
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