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Tax Trainee

Pirola Pennuto Zei & Associati Ltd
London (Greater) (GB)
Closing date
26 May 2024

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Salary band
Not applicable
Full Time
Where will they be working
From our office

Job Details

Employer: Pirola Pennuto Zei & Associati Ltd
Location: London
Salary: Competitive Salary, Benefits, Annual Bonus and Training Costs

The role: We are looking to recruit highly motivated, self-organised and attentive individuals to join our tax and accountancy department.

About us:
Pennuto Zei & Associati is an international tax and law firm established in the 1970s providing tax and legal services to the corporate, financial sector and private clients, as well as technical support and consultancy to law, accountancy and other advisers based in the UK and elsewhere. It is has made service quality its distinctive landmark through the experience and high professionalism of over 500 professionals operating among London, China and the 10 Italian offices, who, by combining their technical skills and expertise, provide a wide range of tax, corporate and legal services, using advanced methodologies and an extensive network of correspondents.

Training and working at Pirola Pennuto Zei & Associati Ltd:

From the very beginning of your career, you will work as part of a team on high quality clients form a wide variety of sectors, including aviation, fashion, digital, energy, infrastructure, engineering and HNWIs. You will gain and develop the strongest technical and analytical skills in accounting and taxation, growing knowledge, critical sense, and valuable practical expertise on both the most common and unusual technical matters.
No function receives more care and attention than the selection of our graduates and junior colleagues to ensure them the opportunity of an exciting and rewarding professional career within our firm. Indeed, most of our current managers and partners trained at our firm or joined it at the very beginning of their professional career.

What you can expect:

  • Dedicated internal training Partner and mentor and external coach through our training provider.
  • Invaluable hands-on work experience in a friendly, supportive, and encouraging working environment.
  • The opportunity to work alongside likeminded individuals and learn from trusted experts in the field of accountancy and tax.
  • Exposure to an interesting & varied client base, including Sole Traders, Partnerships and Limited Companies.
  • To be part of a progressive, ambitious firm with career development opportunities beyond qualification, we therefore welcome ambitious school leavers who are keen to join our growing tax and accountancy department.

As a Trainee, you’ll experience the power of collaboration as you work with diverse teams on real projects, building lasting connections with colleagues and start off by learning the fundamentals, including:

  • Working on audit and accounts preparation assignments with your team.
  • Working closely with your mentor on audit planning memorandum.
  • Analytical reviews.
  • Drafting client letters.
  • Preparing accounts and producing sets of financial statements.

Each career path takes merit and skill into consideration and is based on a system of performance evaluation, ensuring objectivity and continuous feedback. The Firm promotes the professional development of people through different activities including training, mentoring, performance evaluation and the provision of feedback on the strengths and areas for improvement of each resource.

What we look for:

  • Desire to make a difference.
  • Enthusiasm
  • Hard work and commitment
  • Drive and ambition to develop.
  • Team Players.
  • Strong planning & organisational skills to manage to work & study commitments. 

We look for applicants with strong academic results and a genuine vocation for the accountancy and tax profession. We do consider the ‘whole person’ in making our selection as we believe enthusiasm, the ability to mix with people, strong communication skills, and a determination to succeed. Earlier international academic or working experience might be preferential, as well as proficiency in any main European foreign language (Italian, French, German, Spanish).

Apply Today:

If you like what you see and think you’re the perfect fit - please send your CV and covering letter outlining the reasons why you think you would be suitable for this position to

We regret that due to the high number of CVs we receive, we are unable to respond to all applicants. Only those candidates who are successful will be contacted.


Company info
+44 (0) 20 72139253
5th Floor Aldermary House
10-15 Queen Street

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