Career path

Where talent meets opportunity

Reach your potential

At Cottons Group we don’t put a ceiling on progression. We want you to go as far as you can and to achieve this we will support you every step of the way.

We offer continuous training and development to all our team, whether they are in accounts, payroll or business support and at every level from trainee through to director.

We also appreciate and value those that feel they have reached their goals professionally and strive to ensure they remain happy and content in their role.

We hold regular reviews and annual appraisals to make sure we are doing everything we can to deliver on our commitment to our people, after all they are our biggest asset and the reason we are the firm we are so proud to be.

We partner with professional bodies and offer full training support for school leavers and those that are still early in their accountancy career.

We offer both study packages and internal training but practice experience and access to various departments is always invaluable when building your career.

  • We are transparent with your progression
  • We follow a structure because it works
  • We ensure you have the tools to keep moving up

Where do you fit in? Apply for the next step in your career.

C career journey

Career stages

Partner – Develop and deliver strategy, demonstrate leadership, commercially successful

Director – Managing portfolio and team, driving business directives, helping to implement strategy, commercially successful

Senior manager – Managing a portfolio and team, commercially driven

Client manager – Qualified or QBE with people and/or client management experience, commercially aware

Senior Accountant – Qualified or QBE minimum with approx. 4/5 years experience

Semi-Senior/Part-Qualified ACCA/ACA – 3 years minimum experience in practice

ACCA/ACA Trainee – Graduates/AAT Qualified

AAT/ATT – School leavers

Take a look through our talent brochure

We always want to give candidates the opportunity to learn a bit about us so they can decide whether we are the right fit for the next step up in their career.


Have any queries?

Haven't found the perfect role yet? We welcome prospective applications and enquiries, so feel free to reach out anytime.

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