CTA Tax Apprentice

16, Church Street, Bromsgrove, B61 8DN
£19,000.00 annually
24 May 2021
17 Jun 2021
Role Type
Apprenticeship, Degree
Start Date
Initial role with involve:
  • Preparation of personal tax returns for your own dedicated client list
  • Corresponding with clients regarding their queries or gathering information for their tax returns
  • Assistance with employment taxes, including payroll and P11Ds
  • Liaising with HMRC on behalf of clients
  • Gathering information and drafting initial responses to HMRC with respect to enquiries
  • Research of specific tax areas and assistance with the preparation of tax advice
  • Attendance at client meetings in support of manager or directors

From day one we will expect you to start to build relationships with the clients on your allocation. Personal attentive service is at the heart of our firm and the reason for our continued success. We are a unique practice within the West Midlands as we attend to the affairs of many high profile individuals in the international entertainment industry, and provide niche specialist advice in that sector. This provides amazing opportunities for the right person to develop specialist skills and experience - an opportunity that would not exist in most accountancy & tax advisory practices.

Please note - there are 3 positions available and one of the positions requires the successful candidate to travel to London regularly to attend client meetings or meet the Director.

Please ensure you have looked into the CTA qualification and Level 7 apprenticeship. Information can be found on the Kaplan website.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

Please note this role is to start immediately, therefore will not be suitable for candidates that have predicated grades.
  • Excellent communication skills (written and verbal)
  • Self-motivated and able to plan and prioritise their workload
  • Good research skills
  • Ability to learn from others and be challenged to excel
  • Capable of dealing with detail and precision

Personal qualities

  • We are looking for ambitious and hardworking graduates who wish to pursue a career in tax
  • It will be a challenging role, but will provides the opportunity for an intelligent and dedicated graduate to establish themselves in a highly regarded and well remunerated profession

Desired qualifications

  • Degree - 2:1 or higher.
  • A Levels or equivalents at grades A-C.

Please note - A Level candidates will be considered if you have excellent grades in relevant subjects.

Future prospects

  • We offer a clear pathway of progression. Due to our continued expansion, there are no barriers to promotion for the right people
  • We are looking to recruit individuals who will be with the business in the long term and will eventually become directors
  • We will support individuals to complete the highly regarded but challenging tax profession qualifications, which will form a keystone of their career

Things to consider

  • Benefits include Parking permit provided for nearby public car park, Employer pension of 5% of salary (subject to 4% employee contribution being made) and 21 days annual leave per annum, plus 8 statutory holidays
  • Please ensure you have looked into the CTA qualification and Level 7 apprenticeship. Information can be found on the our Kaplan website

Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that's part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week)

The Apprenticeship National Minimum Wage guide is updated every April (ANMW): https://www.gov.uk/national-minimum-wage-rates