Working at Cowgills

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Working at Cowgills

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.

The benefits of a career at Cowgills

Flexible working

We provide a flexi-time system with the opportunity to also work from home.

Great rates of pay

We offer a very competitive salary and a generous pension contribution.


We provide a happy and healthy workplace with cycle to work and access to subsidised healthcare.

Holiday allowance

Generous holidays with the option to buy an additional five days per annum.

Regular social events

Our dedicated social committee arrange a number of events each year, both home and abroad.

Personal development

We are always looking to improve, so we offer personalised training and development plans.

On-site parking

If you need to use your car for work then there are on-site spaces (other than Manchester city centre) available free of charge.

Benefits portal

A dedicated company benefits portal offering cycle to work and discounts on computers, phones, gym membership plus lots more...

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

Experienced Hires

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.

Qualifications include:
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.

We give our graduates an all round accountancy experience.

Lisa Wilson, Partner

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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.

Join our talented team and become a Cowgills' star of the future.

If you think you’ve got what it takes to be a part of our successful team, then take a look at our current vacancies.

Join our talented team and become a Cowgills' star of the future.