Graduate Accountant, Jobs, 42128

Graduate Accountant

  • Salary: Competitive plus benefits
  • Type of work: Permanent
  • Location: Aberdeen
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About the role

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We are looking for motivated Graduate Accountants to work in various Arnold Clark branches across the UK.

Why choose us?

  • Gain full ACCA study support, including tuition and revision courses on an award-winning online platform from one of Europe’s leading professional study providers  
  • 33 days’ annual leave
  • Highly competitive salary
  • Training and conference funds to keep your skills current
  • Generous discounts on vehicle purchases, services, parts, rentals, insurance and more
  • Private healthcare
  • Simplyhealth – all employees have access to a GP 24/7 and can claim money back on medical and dental treatments


Various locations in Aberdeen.


This is a full-time position: Monday to Friday, 8.30am – 5:00pm.

About the role

As a Graduate Accountant at Arnold Clark, you’ll have the opportunity to gain experience over a three-year period in all areas of accounting as you hone your skills to become a Branch Accountant.

From basic tasks, such as cashiering, purchase and sales ledger and credit control, you’ll progress to more challenging areas, such as management accounts production, profit forecasting and year-end accounting.

This role would be perfect for anyone keen to complete their ACCA qualification with a platinum-approved ACCA company and embark on a fulfilling career in accounting.

Day-to-day duties

  • Working closely with all branch employees, including Accounts, Admin and Sales.
  • Learning all aspects of working within the Accounts department as part of the Arnold Clark Accounts Academy – from purchase and sales ledgers to the full Branch Accountant role.
  • Combining workplace experience with classroom training at our dedicated training facility GTG.
  • Learning key management skills.
  • Working both independently and as part of a team on daily in-branch accounting tasks.

Essential skills

  • Degree in Maths, Accounting or Business
  • High levels of accuracy and attention to detail
  • Excellent communication and influencing skills
  • Willingness to learn and progress
  • Ability to work well as part of a team
  • Strong work ethic and commitment to your role
  • Ability to work to tight deadlines
  • Full UK driving licence, as some travel will be required 

Employment within the Arnold Clark Group is offered subject to satisfactory reference and disclosure check.


Every Arnold Clark employee is entitled to a wide range of benefits, including:

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Discount on new and used vehicles

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Contributory pension scheme

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Private medical insurance

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Life assurance