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Cambridge Employer Solutions School Leaver (Autumn 2019)

Apprenticeship at Grant Thornton

Cambridge Employer Solutions School Leaver (Autumn 2019)

Apprenticeship at Grant Thornton

  • LocationCambridge, UK
  • Position levelApprenticeship
  • Job period iconFull-time employment
  • Application deadline iconApply by 02 Sep, 2019
  • Application deadline iconPosted on 30 Oct, 2018
  • Start date iconStart date: 01 Sep, 2019
  • Visa iconVisa Sponsor
  • CompetitiveCompetitive

Job Description Summary:

Looking for a fulfilling career? One that can have a wider impact on society? At Grant Thornton, that's precisely what we offer. A career where you can have your ideas implemented. Your opinions heard. Your contributions valued. Not just by your colleagues, but by coveted clients. And the opportunity to inspire changes that can be felt wider than our business, helping us achieve our bold and ambitious vision of shaping a vibrant economy for the UK and beyond. It's a compelling mix. So bring your passion, ambitions and inspiration, and together let’s make it happen.

Our clients rely on us to make sure they do the right thing and are operating within the law. The work we do with our clients is of huge importance. After all, bad tax advice can lead to damaged reputations and expensive consequences. Tax is a cost that is part and parcel of business, and we’re here to help our clients manage their tax obligations efficiently and responsibly.

In corporate tax, you'll be working with large corporations to understand their complex and ever changing tax needs. This group look at ensuring our clients are operating within the law whilst at the same time minimising their tax obligations. You'll need to have the confidence and credibility to work with multi nationals and private limited companies across their global and local operations.

Job Description:

As a school leaver in corporate tax, you'll join us on a five year programme right at the heart of business. You'll join our higher apprenticeship programme for the first two years and continue on for an additional three years to become a professional qualified business adviser.

What you'll be doing:

  • You'll get challenging on-the-ground experience in the two parts of tax advice – compliance and consultancy. Compliance is about helping clients meet their existing tax commitments and consultancy is about helping them operate in a more tax-efficient manner to make and save money
  • You'll be carrying out technical research, producing tax computations, preparing tax returns, advising clients on their tax requirements and negotiating with HM Revenue & Customs
  • You'll keep up to date with an monitor developments in UK and International tax regulation
  • You'll become triple qualified throughout your time as a trainee; you'll study towards becoming AAT qualified in your first two years of your apprenticeship. You'll also achieve a diploma in business. You'll then go on to study towards becoming ACA, CTA or ATT qualified so that you have the technical expertise and insight to advise our client

Who we're looking for:

  • You should share our CLEARR values - Collaboration, Leadership, Excellence, Agility, Respect & Responsibility
  • Independent thinkers who aren’t afraid to challenge or be challenged
  • Always striving to grow yourself, you should be driven to succeed with the ability to see tasks through to the end and remain agile, even when things don’t go to plan
  • Passionate about supporting, advising and helping all kinds of businesses achieve their potential. Able to analyse the numbers and back them up with strategic advice, you must be a great relationship builder who can inspire everyone around you with your energy and ideas. You should also work well with others and take ownership of the part you play.

We consider academic achievements, but your strengths, motivations and connection with us and our values are more important. We’re looking for people with a broad range of interests and experiences.

Find out more about life as a Grant Thornton trainee here: https://traineeblog.grant-thornton.co.uk/

Applications for our school leaver roles open on 3rd September 2018. We will have filled the majority of roles by the end of February 2019. Anyone without a degree can apply.

At Grant Thornton, we are committed to creating a working environment where all colleagues are treated equally, where differences are understood and respected, and everyone feels valued and able to perform at their best. This is our aspiration.

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