Helping you grow

Ashcroft’s People Proposition reflects our promise to bring together the most talented individuals to create a company focussed on empathy and excellence, enabling a culture of high performance and success.

We are all working towards the same goal with intelligence and flexibility meaning it is up to every single one of us how we get there, with choice of working hours, exciting, modern workspace and an emphasis on work life balance and well-being, we treat our team with the respect they deserve.

We offer a competitive salary, good holiday, private healthcare and all the other benefits you’d expect. However, the real difference in our remuneration package is to be found in how you’ll grow as a professional, and the culture that you’ll experience and be part of at Ashcroft – we wish to empower and engage all employees from the moment they interview with us.

We are a friendly, hard-working bunch, striving to keep a feeling of family as we grow. If you think we might be the right firm for you (and you might be right for us), please get in touch.

Find out more about what makes the Ashcroft team unique.

Are you curious and conscientious, looking for the first step in your career?

Are you ambitious and ready to start a career in an accountancy practice that is passionate about its high-quality employee and client experience?

Are you ready to join a fun, successful and growing firm?

Ashcroft Partnership LLP is delighted to launch its recruitment campaign for its 2022/23 Trainee Accountants.

Trainees are an extremely key role within our growing firm and we are looking for passionate people to develop their career in accountancy and can identify and have a willingness to provide outstanding client service. You may, or may not, have experience of accountancy or financial training, but what is key is a desire to progress and own your career and show an interest and enthusiasm in people and business. 

You will be fully supported in your AAT and ACA/ ACCA qualification with not only the technical experience but practical, stimulating and meaningful exposure to client work from an early stage in your journey with us.

We are a collaborative and high-performing team, which you will part of from day one. You will have the opportunity to immediately pick up work related to your studies and where you can apply your learning and technical skills in a challenging and highly rewarding environment.

You will be confident, and professional in your approach, with a passion to succeed. We will guide you in every step of your career, in becoming an outstanding, well-rounded general practitioner

As a team player who enjoys being proactive, organised with an exceptional attention to detail, this role is one with excellent progression prospects.

If this sounds like you and you want to find out more or apply send your CV and get in touch with Laura Banks at or call 01223 920200.

The position of Senior Audit and Accounts Manager has become available and is a key role within our growing firm, as you will be responsible for managing the delivery of a variety of technical work and advice to a large proportion of our business clients. Your portfolio will be weighted towards audit, with an estimated minimum of 70% of your chargeable time being dedicated to these clients.

This is an ideal role for a highly motivated and experienced auditor who is looking to broaden their experience and prospects working in a challenging and collaborative environment. You will need solid knowledge of the audit and accounting standards, business tax and have the excellent interpersonal skills needed to oversee a small team of qualified staff and trainees. You will take a prominent role in the technical development of the audit team. You will be expected to proactively contribute to the management of the practice in areas such as systems development and procedural issues. The successful candidate will have a proactive approach to their role, which offers a high degree of autonomy, with excellent opportunities for growth and leadership for those able to develop the portfolio and contribute to the firm’s success.


Are you passionate about giving a high-quality client experience?
Are you CTA qualified, or PQ, with meaningful practical experience in business tax, looking for the next prospect in your career?
Are you ready to join a fun, successful and growing firm?

Read more about the role

Can’t see a role for you? We’re always willing to hear from ambitious individuals so, if you think we can make use of your skills, let’s chat.

We request that recruitment agencies do not contact us unless we have specifically requested that you assist us in our search for new talent.

What we offer

Competitive salary
Quarterly profit share scheme
3:2 hybrid model, with flexible working hours
Private healthcare for all
Health and wellness care programme
Minimum 22 days holiday + extra day off for birthday
Modern and spacious Cambridge office

Parking onsite
Peloton onsite
Onsite bar
Employee and client Referral Scheme
Perks at Work platform

ACCA Approved Employer Platinum status
ICAEW Approved Trainer
Tailored learning and development plan
Community CSR programme

Want to join us?

We’re always keen to talk to smart, ambitious people about the possibility of joining us at Ashcroft. We’re looking for highly talented, team players who are great with people, and above all interested in making a difference to our clients and their businesses.

You will be expected to develop and deliver technical excellence, which means you’ll need the qualities that this will demand: qualities that set you apart from your peers.

You need to be able to study and develop your thinking. We are open to how you demonstrate this but it could be through qualifications, for example:



  • 280 UCAS points or more
  • GCSE grades 9-4 – including a 6 or above in maths and English language
  • or the equivalent qualifications/ alternative higher qualifications


  • A 2:1 class degree
  • 300 UCAS points or more
  • GCSE grades 9-4 – including a 6 or above in maths and English language

Training and Development

Complete our training programme and you will enjoy the inevitable success of someone at the top of the class. Your training and experience will make you a well-rounded professional, with strong commercial acumen and broad understanding of the challenges facing businesses and families. You will be a confident and knowledgeable communicator across a wide variety of clients, with enviable technical expertise.

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