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Trainee chartered accountant - financial reporting team

Donald Reid Group
Closing date
12 Oct 2023

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We are currently seeking new trainees to join our expanding Financial Reporting team at our Maidenhead office.  The start date would be flexible for the right candidate and would range from autumn 2023 to summer 2024.

Working within the Donald Reid Group Financial Reporting team offers a varied and broad experience which will offer a good grounding for a successful career. Our trainees work with clients from a variety of sectors and will also gain experience of corporation tax, in addition to accounts, audit, management accounting and bookkeeping.

As part of their training contract, the successful applicant will receive paid study leave and tuition for their ICAEW exams, as well as being provided with on the on the job experience required for qualification as a Chartered Accountant. The role is suitable for both graduates and school leavers demonstrating a very strong academic record.

As the job is client facing, applicants should be able to demonstrate good inter-personal skills, as well as a hard working attitude and a commitment to success.

About Us

DRG Chartered Accountants has been working with individuals and businesses for over 50 years. Based in Maidenhead and London with our sister firm in Dorchester we provide a full suite of advisory, accountancy, outsourcing and taxation services to a client base including high-growth business start-ups, UK firms with annual revenues of £20-£40 million as well as the UK subsidiaries of international entities.

Long term relationships

We pride ourselves on establishing strong long-term relationships with the individuals and businesses we work with. We fully recognise the importance of the link between you and your professional adviser and strive to understand you, your business and the opportunities and challenges you face to deliver a bespoke value add service.

Partner led service

All our partners have big firm experience across a range of complementary disciplines including, Audit, Tax and Corporate Finance. Our partners are always on hand to provide advice and act as a sounding board for our clients.


Donald Reid Group (DRG) is a forward thinking and successful practice of chartered accountants. We have an office in Maidenhead  and an associated office in Dorset. Job roles currently advertised on ICAEW relate to our Maidenhead office.

At DRG, the partners have come from the big four or other large accounting firms and bring the expertise and experience of a major firm with the personal touch of a local business. Our office in Maidenhead, Berkshire has been successfully serving entrepreneurs, business owners and inbound investment companies in the Thames Valley and London area for over fifty years. 

We have clients in a variety of sectors and trainees at DRG can expect to gain experience in all or most of them, leading to a breadth of experience which will help their future career development. Those sectors include: - SMEs - subsidiaries of international groups - eCommerce and online businesses - retail - charities - pensions DRG is a thriving and growing firm; one of the reasons for the firm's success is its focus on exceptional client service, in addition to its technical expertise. All members of the DRG team are expected to maintain this focus on a high quality of service to DRG clients. 

As part of their training contract, trainees at DRG receive paid study leave and tuition for their ICAEW exams, as well as being provided with on the on the job experience required for qualification as a Chartered Accountant. 

The size of DRG means that ample opportunities are available for talented and hardworking individuals to achieve recognition for their achievements. Some of the most talented previous trainees of DRG have gone on to achieve promotion to manger or to become a partner within the firm.

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18 King Street

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