Trainee Positions

Ready to start your career?

We are recruiting for our fantastic opportunity for accountancy trainees. Apply for our training programme for tomorrow’s advisers.

Join our training programme!

We will provide an excellent support package and opportunities to develop and progress your skills and knowledge during your training program. You will have regular catch-ups and support meetings with our internal training team and our Training Director throughout your trainee journey.

Ideally, you will have a strong academic history shown in either your A level results, or in your AAT Level 3 or 4 or from your university degree (in any subject). You will also have excellent attention to detail and quick problem-solving abilities. You would be motivated to provide an excellent service to clients, by working in a team and show your initiative. You will also have a professional approach and forward-thinking attitude.

Got any questions?

If you’ve got any questions about our trainee programme, please get in touch with our HR team.

What's it like working at Carpenter Box?

A day in the life of an Audit trainee

In this blog, hear from Gabriella Noyce on their experience of entering and working in the Trainee Programme and also what they enjoy most about working in our Audit Team at Carpenter Box.

A day in the life of a tax trainee

Signe has been a trainee with Carpenter Box since April 2022 and works in the Gatwick office as part of the Tax Services Group. 

Signe discusses her experience of studying, day-to-day work and what they enjoy about working in our Tax Team at Carpenter Box.

Why join Carpenter Box?

Read further about our values, flexible working, CSR programme and working culture.

You’ll also hear from our Audit Seniors, Associates, Client Service Directors, and Senior Tax Managers  on their individual journeys, route to qualification and how important it is to want to keep developing and learning throughout your journey.

Application process for Trainees

Your online application


Tell us about your academic background, your work experience and why you want to work with Carpenter Box.

Assessment centres


Learn more about us, meet our current trainees and test your skills and abilities through a range of assessment online and offline activities.


If you’re successful, you’ll be guided through an extensive induction, which will provide you with everything you need to start your journey here.

What's in it for you?

Next steps

If you think that Carpenter Box would be a great fit for you, register your interest for our Trainee Programme today!

Got any questions?

If you’ve got any questions about our graduate programme or our application process, please get in touch with our HR team.