Trainee Tax and Accountant Assisstant
16th August 2023
Our trainee tax and accounts position would suit an intelligent and proactive A level student or graduate with excellent communication skills.
This is a trainee role and includes training towards professional qualifications after a probationary period. The role is initially within our Tax team and will involve learning all aspects of Private Client Tax and Corporate Tax, across a very broad range of clients before moving across to our Audit and Accounts team. This role will initially include training towards completion of self-assessment tax returns for individuals; completion of self-employed accounts; supporting senior members of the tax team with ad-hoc tax compliance and advisory projects; administrative support for the tax team; and eventually liaising with clients and HMRC over the phone, by email and by letter. You will then transition to the Audit and Accounts team which involve preparing annual accounts from the bookkeeping records; learning about the accounting standards and how to apply them; completion of corporation tax returns for companies and eventually assisting the audit team on audit assignments.
In order to be considered for this role you will have at least three A Levels, C or above (excluding general studies), and including A Level Maths. If a graduate applicant, you will also have achieved a 2.1 or above in your degree. Overall a strong mathematical academic background including excellent GCSE grades is essential, together with an interest in Business and Tax, and the desire to begin a career in practice. A full UK driving licence together with your own transport is an advantage.
This is an excellent opportunity offering a long term career, with a good starting salary + study package. The study benefits include all study costs, paid study leave and 4 weeks annual leave and includes flexible working hours.
To apply please email your CV and covering letter to firstname.lastname@example.org.
We are always on the lookout for enthusiastic graduates or A Level students looking to start their careers in finance – send your CV and covering letter to email@example.com