What will the apprentice be doing?
Duties will include:
Working within a busy tax department.
Preparing self assessment returns and undertaking compliance issues for clients.
Speaking with clients on a regular basis regarding their tax affairs.
Dealing with HMRC on tax queries.
Assisting a manager with the completion of tax compliance matters.
What training will the apprentice take and what qualification will the apprentice get at the end?
Professional Accounting Taxation Technician Apprenticeship Level 4 - ATT qualification. The ATT syllabus follows a modular structure, which consists of two core certificate papers and four optional certificate papers, allowing you to specialise in your own area of interest or expertise. To apply for full ATT membership, you must pass the two core papers, one of the four optional papers and the three computer-based exams (Law, Professional Responsibilities & Ethics and Accounting), plus have two years of practical work experience in UK taxation. Pease visit the Kaplan website for a a full breakdown of the course and units covered - https://kaplan.co.uk/courses/att An apprenticeship has to be relevant to the job you are undertaking and you must dedicate 20% of your time towards it.
What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?
On completion of ATT exams training support will be considered for a professional qualification - CTA..
Requirements and prospects
Desired skills and personal qualities
Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Number skills, Analytical skills, Logical, Team working
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 9/A* - 6/B) Essential
GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 9/A* - 6/B) Essential
A Level or equivalent x3 (Grade A-C) Essential
Things to consider
Benefits include: On-site parking. 20 days annual leave plus statutory holidays while studying, this will increase on qualifying. Flexible working day.