Tax Trainee – School Leaver – ATT/CTA or ACA/CTA

by Saffery Champness

Job Details

1st August 2022
School Leaver Programme
London, Bournemouth, Bristol, Edinburgh, Inverness, Manchester

Tax Trainee – School Leaver – ATT/CTA or

As one of our trainees, you can play a major part in our ongoing success story. From early on in your time with us, you will be entrusted with real client assignments and real responsibilities, whilst receiving support for your professional qualification.

The role

Qualifying is not just about passing your exams; gaining valuable work experience is of equal importance. You will work in a friendly and progressive environment, within teams of varying sizes. You will be involved in duties such as preparing and filing tax returns, carrying out manual reconciliation of tax liabilities and liaising with clients over the phone or in person. Once you qualify, you can expect to get involved with all aspects of compliance and planning projects. As your understanding of taxation issues grows, so will the complexity of your workload.

Tax professionals help individuals, businesses and charities to pay the right amount of tax to keep them compliant - work dealing with tax returns and the reporting of tax to the Revenue authorities such as HMRC is called tax compliance. There are different areas of tax that you can go into, including Corporate Tax, VAT and Personal Tax (including Trusts). The client base is varied and includes clients who are both domestic and international, creating an interesting and complex portfolio.

As well as exciting client work, we offer excellent training and support for your studies. We use first-class tuition centres, alongside our own internally developed technical training programmes, to help you prepare for your examinations. This is supported by our dedicated training team who will monitor your progress throughout your studies.

We promise to enable and empower you to develop personally and professionally throughout your career with us, ensuring future success as a trusted adviser to our clients.

Entry Requirements

  • Minimum 120 UCAS points or equivalent, gained at one sitting
  • Minimum grade 6 (B) in English Lang and Maths GCSE

The qualification

We offer a 4-5 year training contract to our trainees with a view to becoming a Chartered Tax Adviser.
You will study towards the ATT and then the CTA qualification or ACA/CTA joint pathway. Please check our vacancies to see what is on offer in different locations.

About Saffery Champness

Saffery Champness is a firm of chartered accountants and business advisers. We have over 80 partners and over 700 staff that work from nine offices in the UK, plus offices in Ireland, Guernsey, Switzerland and the UAE.

We are bound by our shared values: ensuring excellence and integrity in the work we undertake, and being enthusiastic and collegiate in working together to achieve the very best outcomes for our clients. We value our strong client relationships and genuinely partner-led approach and we place great importance on providing exemplary client service.

How to apply

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Applications may close before the deadline, so please apply early to avoid disappointment.

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