EY Tax Apprenticeship Programme

Ernst & Young Llp
The Paragon, Counterslip, Bristol, BS1 6BX
Competitive salary
10 Sep 2019
17 Jul 2020
Role Type
Apprenticeship, Degree
Start Date
Gain real work experience in the business world, take advantage of new tech and build the skills you need to propel your career. You'll create real change by helping local and international businesses find better ways of managing tax, all while studying for a professional qualification as part of your apprenticeship so you can progress towards becoming a tax advisor.

What is Tax at EY?

Tax affects every aspect of our lives and laws are always changing. We help local and global entrepreneurs, high-net-worth individuals and organisations from start-ups to influential multinationals manage every element of their business's tax.

What will you be doing?

You'll develop your understanding of local and international tax laws, and gain a greater breadth of knowledge by:
  • Working across various specialist tax teams within UK & Ireland or Financial Services
  • Working directly on tax reporting, technical research, data analysis and calculatingtax payments alongside senior colleagues
  • Building important relationships with clients

You'll also gain a host of transferable skills, and you'll receive on-the-job coaching and support from a careers counsellor to ensure that you reach your potential.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

You'll work as part of small high-performing teams, so team working, excellent communication skills, organisation skills, attention to detail as well as be able to think critically, is essential.

Personal qualities

You will need to be able to workwell with others. Determination, ambition, energyand enthusiasmare also essential in this role.

Desired qualifications

You'll need a minimum of Level 2/GCSE (or equivalents) in English Language & maths and to have completed three A-Levels, five Scottish Highers or equivalents by the time the programme starts.

Future prospects

Working in Tax at EY, you'll get to work across different client projects, gain professional qualifications all whilst building your professional network and knowledge. This will open up opportunities to work abroad as well as open doors for your future career.

Things to consider

Roles are filled on a first come, first served basis, so apply early to avoid disappointment.

At EY, we are committed to bringing together the right candidates to create the high performing teams that provide our clients with the exceptional service they expect. We welcome applications from candidates of all backgrounds, abilities and experiences, creating a rich and diverse culture here at EY - one that can help you learn, develop and shape your career.

To be considered for this opportunity you will have to satisfy the following additional requirements which are specific to this programme:
  • Be 18or over when starting the apprenticeship (for legal reasons)
  • Not in full-time education when starting the apprenticeship
  • UK/EEA Nationality or Permanent Residency Status
  • Residing in the UK/EEA for at least 3 years prior to starting your apprenticeship

Please note that these eligibility criteria are set down by the UK government and may be subject to change from time to time.

Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that's part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week), For more information please visit: https://www.gov.uk/national-minimum-wage-rates