We are looking for a high calibre, enthusiastic graduate to join our tax team as a Tax Apprentice Trainee .
Our clients range from private individuals to owner managed businesses, entrepreneurs, charities, and large limited companies across a broad range of industries. In order to ensure we meet our core values of quality of service, client care and commercial advice in plain and simple English, in this ever-changing technological world, we continue to develop our processes and procedures to meet our clients needs. We are continually growing via word of mouth and our reputation. It an exciting time to join our team!
This is a fantastic opportunity for someone who is looking to pursue a career in tax and work within our award-winning tax team. The successful candidate will be given formal training as an apprentice, initially working towards gaining their ATT (Association of Taxation Technician) qualification and moving on to study the CTA qualification becoming a Chartered Tax Advisor via the combined ATT/CTA pathway. This position offers flexible working hours, including working from home and as an apprenticeship, full study support.
You will work in a friendly and progressive team who believe in giving you responsibilities early on supporting them to deliver a high standard of compliance work to their clients. You will learn how to prepare tax returns, meeting deadlines and budgets, liaise with clients on tax matters and deal with HMRC. As well as your formal technical training gained via your studies, you will also attend in-house training to further expand your knowledge and be provided with opportunities to attend personal development training which will support your growth with us. As your knowledge and experience develops, there will be opportunities to work within the specialist tax advisory services offered by the department. Each trainee receives individual support through their training with a dedicated study champion and a partner mentor who will guide them through their career progression.
During your first year you will learn how to:
❖ Prepare personal tax returns and rental accounts
❖ Submit tax returns
❖ Prepare VAT registrations
❖ Prepare P11Ds
❖ Assist with administration of fee protection work
As your role develops through your second and third year you will be taking on more responsibility dealing with clients and helping to supervise new trainees.
To be successful in this role you will need to be dedicated and conscientious to meet the demands of your studies whilst working full-time. You will need to be confident, have good communication skills with the ability to build relationships, be commercially aware and enjoy working as part of a team. Knowledge of Microsoft Office is also required.
❖ Achieved a 2:1 degree in any discipline.
❖ Minimum 120 UCAS points (300 UCAS points or more for those who passed exams prior to 2017).
❖ GCSE grades A* to C (including a high B or above in Maths and English Language, or a 6 for those who passed exams from 2017 onwards).
❖ or the equivalent qualifications / alternative higher qualifications.