The group of trainees, which consists of 10 graduates and two school leavers will be working in the Audit department as Audit Assistants.
They will start their Baker Tilly careers on an intensive training course which lasts six weeks and will continue to study for their Association of Accounting Technician’s (AAT) or Association for Chartered Accountants (ACA) certificates throughout the next five years after which they will be fully qualified.
Kevin O’Connor, regional managing partner for the Baker Tillys’ Yorkshire and the North East region said: ‘It is fantastic that we’ve taken on so many new starters in the North region this year.
“These trainees are the future of the firm and it is important that we continue to invest in the best talent that the region has to offer.’
Baker Tilly is now one of the largest accountancy firms in Leeds with 21 partners and 230 staff offering a full range of audit, accountancy, tax, corporate finance, restructuring and business advisory services to clients across Yorkshire.