Professional accounting / taxation technician apprenticeship

4100, Park Approach, Leeds, LS15 8GB
£326.63 per week
21 Aug 2019
05 Sep 2019
Role Type
Apprenticeship, Higher
Start Date
Tax Trainee role within an International Corporate Tax practice based in Leeds. Full on the job and outside training will be given in support of an apprenticeship and the successful candidate will be funded to study towards ICAEW's Certificate in Finance, Accounting and Business.

Typical duties would include..
  • Assistance with preparing client corporation tax computations, including analysing underlying data and corresponding with the client
  • Corresponding with HMRC to discuss a client's tax affairs
  • Assisting with preparing tax numbers for inclusion in statutory accounts
  • Using excel spreadsheets to analyse and present data
  • Using Word and Powerpoint for letters, reports and presentations
  • Assisting with monitoring client's tax return, payment and filing deadlines
  • Working as part of a larger team on specific projects

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Good at maths and English, but doesn't necessarily need to be first language
  • Good knowledge of computers and ability with Word and Excel or equivalent, would be preferred

Personal qualities

  • Confident, articulate, eager to learn about tax and business
  • Willing to work as part of a team, which occasionally means going beyond core hours
  • Takes an interest in or has knowledge of their community or politics or money matters generally

Desired qualifications

  • A level maths and/or English preferred but not a requirement if general skill levels are good
  • Other good A level passes need to be demonstrated to show commitment to working under pressure towards a specific goal
  • Candidates should be of A-level standard but not educated above this level

Future prospects

Subject to achieving CFAB status within a reasonable time, ACA or CTA qualification is likely be supported. Promotion prospects and progression of pay grade are also available upon successful completion of the apprentice programme.

Things to consider

Benefits include:
  • 20 days annual holiday
  • Matched pension up to 5% from date of employment
  • Death in Service 4x salary
  • Private Medical after 12m
  • Up to £5,000.00 Company Loan for Season Ticket or other pre approved purposes
  • Free parking is available

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