We are our people.
We're extremely proud of all the people who make up Cowgills. It's what sets us apart. Each and every one of our staff makes a huge impact for clients, colleagues and our community.
We are always ready to hear from talented and driven individuals who would like to join our team. If you are interested – and the Cowgills way of doing things inspires you – get in touch. We offer a structured career development programme to support your progression, plus a fabulous benefits scheme.
Our values are embedded into all that we do.
- We are one team
- There is always a solution
- It's my responsibility
- We don't let people down
- We see the bigger picture.
Paul Stringer - Managing Partner
Our personal approach enables us to deliver a very different yet effective service – and our people have to fit that profile. It’s the key to our growth.
We develop them and give them the right tools to excel, so experienced accountants have the opportunity to move up within the ranks. Many Directors and Partners have joined us straight from qualification and are enjoying terrific career progression.
Our School Leaver Apprentice Programme offers on-the-job training and an opportunity to study for professional qualifications whilst learning, without the expense of university fees. From day one you’ll gain hands-on experience working alongside our team of highly experienced professionals on a diverse range of clients.
Association of Accounting Technicians (AAT)
Association of Taxation Technicians (ATT)
Accounting and Business (CFAB)
Certificate in Finance
Join Cowgills as a graduate and we’ll give you the best platform to gain your qualifications. You’ll quickly grow as a professional, building relationships with clients early in your career, whilst working alongside highly experienced, approachable colleagues.
Take a look at some Cowgills Success Stories
Robyn Lomas - Executive
Robyn is a trainee is Cowgills' audit team.
Alex Hesketh - Partner
Alex joined Cowgills on our graduate scheme and in 2019, he was made a partner. Alex's journey is a great demonstration of the opportunities that are on offer at Cowgills.
Ben Barlow - Director
Ben joined Cowgills as an executive in the audit team, and has worked his way up to Director level.
Tom Senior - Executive
Tom has joined our audit team and is rapidly growing his career at Cowgills.
Claudia Harrison - Assistant
Claudia is a part of our tax team, working through her exams and on track for becoming a chartered accountant.
Lisa Kershaw - Head of People
Lisa's story is incredible, starting off at Cowgills as an intern over 30 years ago, to now being our Head of People and training the future of Cowgills.
Sally Fletcher - Audit Trainee
Sally Fletcher recommends training with us over other larger firms due to the level of support she receives, as well the vast number of service areas available to her to really build a career within.
Jane Rash - Director, Corporate Finance
Jane discusses the importance of being offered the opportunity to carve out her own niche within the Corporate Finance team, as well as the flexibility that’s been offered to her in a more personal capacity.
Dominic Aspinall - Tax Manager
Our Tax Manager Dominic Aspinall joined us as a college leaver at just 18 years old, and now he manages his own portfolio of clients, gaining experience across all areas of our tax team.
There's more to life at Cowgills than just numbers
We love a good get together! So much so, that we have a social committee to ensure that we provide great opportunities for all of our staff to socialise. Events include bacon butty mornings, treasure hunts, Peaky Blinders themed nights out and trips to Amsterdam. You name it, we’ve probably done it.