Tax Graduate - September 2024

We're looking to recruit a tax graduate, for a three year ICAEW training contract under our graduate trainee programme. We hope to recruit one person for our Bolton office and one person for our Manchester office.

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At Cowgills we make your career development our priority. Whatever you think is possible for yourself is possible at Cowgills.

We’re not your ordinary accountancy firm, far from it. While we’re one of the North West’s leading independent firms of Chartered Accountants and Business Advisors, we’ve never lost sight of the fact that we work with people, not just numbers.

Your role

You’ll be a key member of an established team, rewarded, and recognised for your role and contribution to the organisation’s growth and reputation.

You’ll find the company to be friendly, supportive, and committed to the wellbeing of its employees.

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What we need from you

Our minimum academic requirements are at least 3 B Grades at A level and to have, or expect to achieve, at least a 2:1 degree. Coupled with these we look for candidates with excellent communication skills and the ability to work effectively as part of a team who have an interest in the commercial world.

One vacancy is for our Bolton office and one is for our Manchester office. We are committed to developing our own trainees’ careers and have members of our management team who started with Cowgills as ICAEW trainees.

What you get from us!

  • Our people join and stay at Cowgills because of the positive and enjoyable culture that we create – we can guarantee you’ll really love working here!
  • As an independent firm there are many opportunities to expand your knowledge and work in a variety of business sectors
  • Flexible working
  • Incredible development and career growth – we make your career our priority
  • Wide list of benefits including access to counselling services, subsidised health, cycle to work scheme and mental health support
  • A competitive salary (details available on request)

To apply simply download our application form, complete and return with a CV and covering letter to:

Deborah Fallon,

Fourth Floor, 5B Parklands Middlebrook, Bolton BL6 4SD


Application form download


Closing Date: Ongoing