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Do you get a buzz from relationship building and client success? Are you a problem solver with big ideas that can challenge the norm? Are you motivated to achieve a successful career? Our Graduate Trainee Accountant or Graduate Tax Trainee opportunities could be for you. This role sits within our rural team and so we are particularly keen to receive applications from candidates who have a background in or desire to work in this industry.

We are looking for motivated, diligent and ambitious trainees, who’ll ask questions and listen to answers, share their perspective and spark fresh ideas. You will take ownership of your future and be empowered to carve your own path.

You don’t need to have studied Accountancy or Tax at University as long as you are curious, customer focused and passionate about learning, we can teach you the rest.

At Old Mill, you’re not just a job title and a number; you’re our future.

Your future

Not shy of responsibilities, you will gain hands-on experience from the get-go. With the perfect combination of learning on the job and gaining professional qualifications, all whilst surrounded by experts, you will be encouraged to carve a career path that motivates and excites you.

You’ll discover a culture where we empower individuals, embrace experience and support each other to reach our ambitions.

Supported through the ACA/CTA Qualification as part of the Level 7 apprenticeship you will gain the professional qualification, behaviours and skills required to build a successful career.

Building your knowledge and your confidence from your studies and from the experts around you, you’ll be empowered to become a fully qualified, technical expert, and the future of our business.


We need you to not only have a love for numbers but love problem solving, have great attention to detail, with a can-do attitude and business awareness.

Balancing the competing demands on your time, you can organise yourself and your workload. You are always asking questions, curious to find the best way of completing tasks and have a hunger to succeed.

In your studies or from the people around you, you will be continually learning so we need you to be committed, with an appetite to learn and an open mind. Your future isn’t just in safe hands; it’s yours to create.

As a people focused profession, the client is at the centre of everything we do and we strive to deliver excellent client service, we need you to embrace this and be comfortable having open and honest conversations.


We are a business made up of fantastic individuals. This gives us the freedom to adopt innovative approaches and do things differently, always guided by what is best for our clients and our employees.

Based in the South West, with 4 offices and over 400 employees, we aim to stay nimble, spot talent and nurture the skills of our employees. We are committed to nurturing talent, so individuals can hone skills and gain expert knowledge.

With a diverse portfolio of clients in a range of exciting sectors, there is plenty of opportunity to be challenged and to enhance your learning and development in line with your interests. We believe in empowering individuals, embracing experience and supporting each other. When you join Old Mill you become an important part of something great.

Next Steps

Click apply to complete our online application, where we will ask a couple of questions about your motivations as well as collect some key details and your CV.

Next stage you will have a telephone interview and be asked to complete an online reasoning assessment. If successful you will then be invited to our assessment days taking place in April and May, where we can get to know you and you can find out more about us.

We look forward to hearing from you!