Graduate Trainee Accountant

Have you just left College or University, and starting to think ahead with your career? 

Our dynamic and fast-growing accountancy practice seeks a Graduate Trainee Accountant.

As a Graduate Trainee Accountant you will have a number of responsibilities within the firm such as:

  • Collating and preparing tax returns
  • Potential to work within the Bookkeeping and Payroll department
  • Working with the latest in Cloud accounting software
  • The chance to progress to being a Business Advisor

All candidates must have:

  • A full driving licence
  • A minimum 5 GCSE Grade 9 – 5 (A* – C)
  • A minimum of 3 A level Grade A* – C
  • A minimum 2:1 degree in any discipline although a Finance or Accounting degree would give you a great head start

If you are a highly motivated individual with a real interest in a long-term career in accountancy then this role may be the ideal opportunity for you.

Salary between £16,000 to £18,000 pa (depending on experience). Plus, a complete study package for the ACA/ACCA Qualification, which includes up to 30 days paid study leave and all course costs paid.

You will require a full driving licence, as the role will be based at both offices at West Kingsdown and New Ash Green.

Please can you make sure you send all of your correct details to be able to be included in the shortlisting process or send your CV as an attachment.

If you are interested, please send your CV and your contact details to Donna Bygrave, the Personnel Manager at A4G, at

Trainee Accountant

Thinking about a career in accountancy?

At A4G our mission is to be the best all round advisers to owner-managed businesses. Our priority and commitment is to give the right advice, taking into account both business and personal circumstances. We believe that accountants are the natural advisers to owner-managed businesses and that a good accountant should be doing more than just your year end accounts. We aim to help businesses reach their goals by giving valuable advice at every opportunity.

As a company we believe that all businesses need an adviser who can provide them with top quality business, tax and financial advice. We provide someone who can help them make decisions balancing out key areas of tax planning, long-term business strategies, profitability, cash flow and personal wealth planning.

Click through to our Trainee page for more information and requirements.

Client Manager/Accountant

Accountant required for a fast and dynamic growing accountancy practice

ACCA/ACA qualified, or an accountant who is qualified by experience with 3 to 5 years of small to medium size practice employment.

In becoming a Client Manager you will undertake or manage most of the work undertaken for a group of clients, meet requests by those clients and generate income for the practice by promoting new services and identifying work that should be billed.

The ideal candidate will have excellent IT skills, be experienced in preparing management accounts, be highly personable, confident and have excellent communication skills, both written and verbal.

Have the ability to work to deadlines under pressure and be a dedicated and enthusiastic individual.

A competitive salary and benefits package with fantastic progression routes.

If you are interested in finding out more information regarding the Client Manager vacancy, please do not hesitate in contacting Donna Bygrave the Personnel Manager at A4G

Work Experience

We are always on the look-out for work experience candidates, so if you are interested in an accountancy career and would like to find out more before you decide then A4G can help you.

Email Donna Bygrave, Personnel Manager at

What we offer

  • We will always try and give some experience of the type of work that some of our junior members of staff do
  • Some our placements like it so much that they come back in their holidays!
  • We have previously recruited trainees who were enthusiastic work placement students
  • Insight days – We can organise for students of your school to visit us
  • Other opportunities are available


If you are ambitious and looking for a challenge and responsibility then please send us a CV and covering letter.

Email Donna Bygrave, Personnel Manager at

What we offer

  • We want to use your skills and intelligence to benefit the clients
  • Along with a study package, the training we give and the way our practice is run means that you will be given responsibility for some clients from before you qualify and if you are successful in managing them you will benefit from a bonus scheme.

Partners for new offices/merging with other practices

We are actively seeking partners for such ventures. Prospective partners could be already running their own practice or be employed elsewhere looking for a career opportunity.

For more information please email Donna Bygrave, Personnel Manager at

What we offer

  • Whatever the circumstances, it is crucial that you have the required qualification and experience to be able to apply for a practising certificate with either the Chartered or Certified Institutes immediately.
  • We are also always on the lookout for business opportunities and if you like the way we work and our philosophy please contact us for a confidential meeting.

Everyone else

The list above is not exhaustive and we are always on the look-out for good candidates from all areas. Apart from accounting roles, we have departments dealing with sales and marketing, administration, bookkeeping and credit control. If you think you have the right qualities to work for us please send us a CV and covering letter to Donna Bygrave, Personnel Manager at