Graduate Trainee Accountant

Bridgewater Resources UK

Are you a recent graduate with a good head for numbers and a keen eye for detail? A £1 billion group of distribution companies are offering bright and analytical graduates the opportunity to kick-start a financial accountancy career with one-to-one training and CIMA or ACCA study support. Joining their Head Office in Newbury, you will work within a dynamic accounts team and gain the key skills and knowledge to build a successful career.

About the Opportunity

This is an excellent opportunity to build your career with a large, nationwide company who are passionate about developing in-house talent. Joining them as a Graduate Trainee Accountant you will receive comprehensive training in accounting and be given an insight into many different aspects of the Finance Department. You’ll develop all the necessary skills to become an Accountant and establish a progressive and successful career for yourself within a stable company.

In the future, there will be an opportunity to progress further into other commercial/ managerial roles or to continue developing your career within the accounts and finance department. There are excellent opportunities for career progression within the group.

Training and Rewards

As a Graduate Trainee Accountant, you will receive:

  • A starting salary between £24,000 – £26,000 with regular salary reviews
  • Specialist accounts training and skills training in various business fields
  • CIMA or ACCA study support
  • One-on-one mentoring
  • Uncapped annual bonus
  • Optional membership of the company pension scheme


To be successful in this Graduate Trainee Accountant role you should be a bright university graduate who is:

  • Numerically minded and keen to learn about finance, accounts and business
  • Personable with good communication skills
  • A team player who is professional and well-presented
  • Switched-on, motivated and enthusiastic
  • Able to work towards deadlines and has a strong eye for detail
  • Previous work experience is not necessary as attitude is more important

Think you have what it takes? Don’t delay, progress your career today.


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