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Part Qualified Trainee Chartered Accountant - immediate start

Gilberts Chartered Accountants
St Albans, Hertfordshire
Closing date
4 Feb 2023

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Accounting - practice
Salary band
Contract type
Graduate schemes, ICAEW Apprenticeships
Full Time
Where will they be working?
From our office

Job Details

Based in St Albans, Gilberts, a leading medium-sized firm of Chartered Accountants, are seeking to recruit one part qualified Trainee Accountant to join our team of trainees.

You will need:-

  • Professional stage ACA exams completed, currently undertaking Advanced Stage exams
  • Minimum 2.1 degree (we do not specify a degree subject) 
  • Minimum 120 new tariff UCAS points
  • Good written and verbal communication skills
  • Good IT abilities
  • Willingness to handle responsibility

As a medium-sized firm we offer a wide range of work experience for our trainees including:

  • Company and specialist audit work
  • Preparation of corporation tax returns and computations
  • Preparation of income tax returns and computations 
  • Use of accounting software such as Sage and Quickbooks  
  • Company statutory work 
  • Preparation of VAT returns, P11Ds and other HMRC documents 

​Our trainees will have direct contact with clients and their staff and work is split between our St Albans office and out at clients' premises - with the majority of travel being within the Hertfordshire area, but, occasionally further afield.

We use a leading firm of accountancy tutors to help you prepare for and pass your examinations.  The exam study method we have found to  be the most effective is a combination of a home study programme and study leave to attend courses spread throughout the training contract. 

We will help you to get the right mix of work experience and expect you to take responsibility for projects and people as soon as you are ready.  In addition, you will also acquire strong IT, communication and management skills.

We accept applications by email  - please send a copy of your CV together with a covering letter for the attention of Mr L Parker to 


Gilberts is a leading medium-sized firm of chartered accountants located in St Albans, Hertfordshire with four partners and around thirty staff. We have a strong and diverse client base comprising private individuals, sole traders, professional partnerships, large family companies and UK subsidiaries, across a range of industry sectors. We provide audit, accounting and taxation advice to businesses and their owners and work with new and established businesses from around the UK and overseas. We offer a complete range of accounting and advisory services as well as many specialist and outsourcing services. Gilberts has been registered to train chartered accountants for over fifty years. We pride ourselves on the breadth of training we provide, which gives any newly qualified accountant a good foundation for a successful career. We are looking for people with enquiring, lively minds and a strong sense of commitment. In return we offer an excellent training programme and career opportunities.

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01727 750000

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