Graduate Business & Audit Trainee

  • Full Time
  • Knutsford, Cheshire
  • Up to £24000.00 per annum + plus company car and bonus

Bridgewater Resources UK

A major £1.4 billion distribution business is looking for bright, outgoing and analytical graduates who want to work in a challenging commercial business environment. The company are market-leaders in their industry and offer excellent progression opportunities for this autonomous role involving travel and a company car from day one.

The Opportunity

This is an outstanding opportunity to join a large nationwide company and build a successful career with them. You’ll be joining the operational audit team, going on operational visits, conducting stock-taking, analysing the business processes and preparing reports. You will be an integral member of the audit team, ensuring that organisational goals and objectives are met.

There are excellent opportunities for career progression within the group. In the future, there will be opportunities to progress into other commercial roles or develop your career within the audit department. Other graduates who have completed the Business and Audit Graduate Training Programme have progressed into high-level roles within Audit, Credit Management and Accounts.

The Company

You’ll be joining a major distributor, one of the largest companies in their industry, with locations covering the UK and Ireland. With a reputation for being the best and employing the best, they are passionate about developing graduate talent. They have a fantastic company culture that promotes development, autonomy and rewards for hard work. Due to the company’s growth, their prestigious Head Office in Knutsford is looking to expand their operational audit team.


As a Graduate Business & Audit Trainee, in addition to the top training provided (specialist audit training, skills training in various business fields, one-on-one mentoring from an experienced colleague and visiting locations across the UK) you can also expect the following benefits:

  • An uncapped profit share bonus
  • Basic starting salary of £24,000 per annum (depending on experience)
  • Smart phone, laptop and company car (driving licence is essential)
  • Opportunity to meet, liaise with and learn from successful managers within the business
  • Progression and secondment opportunities within the business
  • Salary reviews
  • Optional membership of the company pension scheme


For this Graduate Business & Audit Trainee role, we’re looking for switched-on and motivated individuals who are:

  • Confident and professional
  • Personable, with excellent communication skills
  • Willing to travel throughout the UK
  • Able to work towards deadlines
  • Analytical, enjoy working with data and have a strong eye for detail
  • Computer literate with knowledge of Excel
  • Quick learners with excellent numeracy and literacy skills
  • Well-presented and able to impress at business meetings

Think you have what it takes? Don’t miss out – apply now!


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