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School Leaver/Graduate Mixed Tax Trainee

Ecovis Wingrave Yeats
London (Central), London (Greater) (GB)
From £24,000 (SL) to £27,000 (G)
Closing date
29 May 2024

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Immediate and September 2024 start.

We want to hear from bright, ambitious graduates and school leavers who are keen to join our growing Tax Team. This is a great opportunity for motivated, articulate and career-minded individuals to progress in a career within Taxation.


Your Role

As Tax legislation is becoming increasingly complex, our clients need to understand how the evolving Tax environment impacts their situation. As a Tax associate, you will help our clients manage their Tax affairs, both Corporate and Personal, to ensure they stay ahead of the changing legislation, identify Tax planning opportunities, and minimise risk.


Helping our clients to navigate their challenges

 As private client Tax advisors, we help build the confidence and trust that individuals need to thrive. If you’d like to help individuals and their families navigate the numerous challenges that their business or personal situation may present, Ecovis is the place to be. To best help our clients you will need to have the confidence to consider numerous strategies, develop plans and ask difficult questions, giving our clients advice they can rely on. As private client Tax advisors, we enjoy the intellectual stimulation that comes from solving complex problems and creating positive change for all our clients.


As Corporate Tax advisors, we work closely with our clients to best understand their business operations to pro-actively provide tailored advice. If you are someone with a keen interest to help Companies with their Tax compliance obligations and ensure they remain competitive in their industry by paying the correct amount of Tax, working in our Tax team provides a great opportunity to do so. To ensure we provide a high level of service to our clients we are analytical and detail-oriented which ensures our client’s are complying with the everchanging tax legislation.  


The Programme

Our Tax trainee programme is designed to give you the qualifications, skills and experiences you need to embark on a rewarding career within Tax.

School Leaver:

You will study towards a qualification in ACA/CTA joint pathway (ACA/CTA) or CTA qualification. These qualifications will give you the technical expertise and insight to advise our clients.


You will study towards the ACA/CTA joint pathway.  These qualifications will give you the technical expertise and insight to advise our clients.

During this fixed term training programme your role will be split, working with both our Private and Corporate clients.

The private client work will involve advising on individuals personal tax affairs, compliance obligations and planning opportunities. We work with a range of individuals, from wealthy non-domiciled individuals to entrepreneurs and business owners. We provide consulting advice in numerous spaces, with a particular focus on global mobility, business exits, inheritance tax and remittance basis planning.

The Corporate Tax work will involve working closely with our Audit and Accounts department to prepare Tax provisions, finalising these provisions and preparing Corporation Tax Returns, ad-hoc tax compliance work such as the preparation of Employee Related Securities Returns as well as assisting with advisory services on numerous matters. We work with an exciting range of Companies varying in both size and industry so everyday is different. 

In addition, there will also be opportunities to develop a better understanding in other areas of Taxation and to work closely with our VAT team and our overseas offices.

This varied experience will allow you to gain exceptional insight into Taxation.


Qualification Pathways

We offer different study paths to suit your experience and area of focus. Whichever route you take, we ensure you get time off work to attend college, complete online learning, and sit your exams.

Ecovis enjoys a supportive and collaborative working environment. While you’re working towards your professional qualification you have the benefit of being able to turn to an appointed mentor who has been through it themselves.


Entry Requirements

School Leaver: Applicants will have achieved A-Levels or equivalent. The subject of your A-Levels are not important, we are more interested in the characteristics and skill sets of the applicant.

Graduate: It is preferred that applicants will have achieved, or are on course to achieve, a 2:1 degree from a university, however, a 2:2 degree will be considered.  The subject of your degree is not important, we are more interested in the characteristics and skill sets of the applicant.


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.



Ecovis Wingrave Yeats is a 7 Partner firm of Chartered Accountants and Business Advisors based in Soho, the heart of London. We pride ourselves on being commercially minded specialists that build lifelong partnerships with clients. We engage in a way you understand and appreciate, often working as an extension of the business to deliver services focused on helping your business thrive.

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