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Trainee Accountant

Are you looking to start your career in Accounting and are hungry to learn alongside gaining valuable skills? A Trainee Accountant apprenticeship could be perfect for you.

We believe our Trainees are the future of Old Mill, we aim to stay nimble, 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 you and who you can learn from, all we ask is that you bring an interest in accountancy and strong exam results from either GCSEs or A-Level.

We are recruiting Trainee Accountants to join us from September 2021, 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.

About you

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, with an appetite to learn and an open mind. 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.

About us

We aren’t a corporate firm, but a business made up of fantastic individuals and owned by our members. 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.

Based in the South West, with 4 offices and over 300 employees, we aim to stay nimble, spot talent and nurture the skills of our employees. We are committed to nurturing talent, so individuals can hone skills and gain expert knowledge.

With a diverse portfolio of over 5,000 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.


We are recruiting Trainee Accountants to join the Exeter, Yeovil, Wells or Chippenham office, starting in either March 2022 or September 2021.

Click apply, submitting an up-to-date CV. We will be holding virtual assessment days early 2022.

We look forward to hearing from you

  • Reference code: TAMelkAD22
  • Location:
    Unit 2 Greenways Business Park, Bellinger Close, Chippenham, Wiltshire SN15 1BN
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