Develop a rewarding career

We are able to offer a professionally rewarding career, with an emphasis on continued professional development and recognise our people are our key resource.

Read more on why you should join Thomson Cooper now.

Why train with Thomson Cooper?


Pass exams

We offer an intensive training programme and exposure to a wide and varied series of work to give you the practical experience required alongside theoretical learning.


Gain work experience

We train and develop our students into professional qualified accountants.

We have a strong training ethos and are able to provide our people with a diverse training experience. As your experience grows, your client exposure will increase, as will your level of responsibility. Many of our staff have trained with us and moved through the ranks to senior levels, including most of our current partners.


We work as a team

Our office locations provide a high quality of life whilst being able to practice within progressive business communities. Many lifelong friendships have been made within our offices and you will enjoy a varied social life with colleagues, as well as organised office social events.

We are partners with Accelerate network

We are an ambitious practice and are committed to delivering an all round excellent service to our varied portfolio of clients. We are also part of the Accelerate network, a growing association of independent accountancy firms throughout the UK which allows us to provide national services to our clients. We have sufficient resource to develop a pool of highly specialised expertise, whilst retaining the personal care and attention that our clients and staff appreciate.

Graduate vacancies

We are looking to employ staff with enthusiasm and commitment to provide a high quality, added value service to our clients. Your skills will be developed in accountancy, taxation, and audit with potential for business development exposure.

Minimum requirements

Honours degree (2:1 or above) and no requirement for a work permit over the initial 3-year training contract.

To apply

Our 2023 Graduate Training Programme is open. Any available positions can be found on our vacancies page.

“I was made to feel like I was part of the team right from the start.”

— Arran Anders, trainee

“Everybody is approachable, friendly and welcoming, partners and staff alike.

The emphasis on professional development and very apparent attention to detail that everybody shows in all aspects of their work struck me within the first couple of days. My first weeks at Thomson Cooper have been great and I’m looking forward to growing my career here.”

Join our team

Explore current accounting vacancies and supporting roles at our offices in Edinburgh and Dunfermline.