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Nottingham Graduate Audit Assistant (Immediate Start)

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a graduate trainee accountant to join the expanding Audit team of Smith Cooper. This is an excellent opportunity for someone who desires a career in audit and accountancy, to join a flourishing and supportive team that has carved an impressive niche in the local market.

If you are ambitious, have business acumen and see yourself as part of our team, we want to hear from you!


About Smith Cooper

Smith Cooper is an award winning, Accountancy Age Top 50, accountancy and business advisory firm based in 6 offices across the Midlands.

We are a full service firm offering our clients, who are predominately owner-managed businesses, services including audit and accounts, tax advisory, HR, payroll, corporate finance and more.

Over the past 30 years, we have become one of the largest independently owned and preferred accountancy and business advisory firms for owner managed businesses across the Midlands and our plan is to continue growing!

A typical day includes

  • Working in a team and with our clients to obtain audit evidence
  • Preparation of accounts and tax computations
  • Attendance at stock takes
  • Assisting senior members of the audit team including Managers, Directors and Partners
  • Seeking guidance, coaching and feedback
  • Ad hoc assignments with assistance

Some of the perks

  • Study support towards ACA or ACCA qualification
  • 25 days annual leave + bank holidays
  • Option to buy an additional 5 days of annual leave
  • Flexible working hours
  • Discounts and cash back at numerous shops, holidays and services using our Smith Cooper Rewards service
  • Cash back on healthcare including eye tests, dentist visits, physiotherapy etc
  • Discounted (and sometimes free!) tickets for sports and entertainment venues we sponsor 
  • Regular staff social events and annual firm wide away days


Salary details

Starting salary £16.5k 

How to apply

Click here to visit our application portal. Please upload a copy of your CV and a cover letter. Applications made without the requested documentation will not be accepted. 






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Closing date: 31 December 2017