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Graduate Trainee Accountant - September 2024 Start

Bishop Fleming UK
Bristol (GB) Exeter (GB) Cheltenham (GB) Plymouth (GB) Worcester (GB) Truro (GB)
£Highly Competitive plus Excellent Benefits
Closing date
5 Apr 2024

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Want a career in accountancy that sets you apart?

Bishop Fleming is a dynamic Top 30 audit, accounting, tax and advisory business. Our strength lies in our people and the relationships they build with our clients and each other. That is why, among numerous other awards, we are Great Place to Work-Certified™!

What you get when you join us

At Bishop Fleming, we offer a host of compelling reasons to consider a career with us:

First-class training: We will set you on the path to a rewarding career with our Trainee Chartered Accountant (ACA or ACA/CTA) apprenticeship programme, providing you with amazing training and development opportunities.

ICAEW-certified learning: We are recognised as an ICAEW partner in learning, which means you will receive industry-leading support and guidance throughout your apprenticeship.

Globally-recognised qualification: We will support you in achieving a masters equivalent ACA or ACA/CTA qualification as part of a level 7 Apprenticeship – A globally-recognised qualification.

Hands-on experience: Whether you choose to work in our Audit, Accounting, or Tax teams, you will gain invaluable hands-on experience from day one, allowing you to make a meaningful impact early in your career.

Diverse Client Base:  Over the past 10 years Bishop Fleming has been recognised as one of the fastest growing accountancy practices, almost tripling in size both in terms of turnover and employees. We have achieved this by ensuring we invest only in the best systems and people and by growing a client base of ambitious and exciting clients.

Our opportunities

We have opportunities available throughout our Audit, Accounting and Tax teams.


Our audit team examines financial records and transactions to ensure they are accurate, complete, and comply with relevant laws and regulations. They play a crucial role in ensuring the integrity of financial information, which helps stakeholders make informed decisions about the financial health of a business.


Our accountancy team work closely with clients to help them prepare and understand their accounts, stay compliant and appreciate the financial implications of their decisions. They also provide guidance on how to optimise the use of resources and manage costs effectively.


Our tax team help personal and business clients navigate the complexities of the tax system, helping them to remain compliant whilst taking advantage of the numerous tax reliefs and allowances available.

Sounds good? – then show us what you are made of…

We are looking for ambitious, hardworking and self-motivated people with excellent communication skills. Our minimum requirements are:

  • 2:2 degree in any discipline (or equivalent)
  • 112 (280) UCAS points, excluding general studies (obtained in the same year)

Start date.

Most of our apprentice’s start their journey with us at the beginning of September, after a summer break celebrating all the hard work from university.

Should you be in a position to start with us sooner, please chat with our resourcing team about your start date at the final stages of your application.

How to apply: Please submit a CV via our career site and ensure that your CV states all qualifications, including subjects and grades.

You will have the opportunity to express your interest in a particular department towards the final stages of your application.

We are happy to answer any questions, big or small, so please reach out to our team at any point – All details including contact information can be found on our careers page.


Bishop Fleming are an innovative Top 30 accountancy practice that offer a refreshingly different culture to other accountancy firms.

What makes our culture different? For starters, investing in and developing our people is at the heart of everything that we do, that’s one of the reasons why we’ve been ranked as one of the Top 5 Best Accounting firms to work for.

We’re expanding rapidly and have a network of offices across the South West and West Midlands. We’ve just recruited a record number of graduate trainees and are not stopping there….we are looking to continue with this trend as we begin recruiting for our 2022/23 trainee intake.

We have Graduate and Industrial Placement vacancies available in CBS, Audit and Tax throughout our business – by joining us you will get real responsibility quickly and will get to play a key role in helping your clients businesses succeed.

You will start your career with us in either our CBS, Audit or Tax service lines, but will have the opportunity to gain experience in other specialisms such as Restructuring and Corporate Finance to ensure that you become a rounded business advisor.

Check out our careers site ( and our Glassdoor page to find out more and hear from some our existing trainees on what it’s like to work here.

Company info
01392 448800
Stratus House

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