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Tax Consultant Graduate Apprenticeship (Business Tax) BUZZACOTT LLP

We are looking for graduates to join our March 2023 intake in our Business Tax team. In this team, you will be looking for exciting new opportunities for clients and supporting them through any changes that will impact their business. The nature of your work will flex in line with our clients’ situations - no day is ever the same.

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

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Closing date: 06 Mar 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


  • Working week

    9:15 am - 5:15 pm Monday - Friday

    Total hours per week: 35

  • Expected duration

    42 Months

  • Possible start date

    13 Mar 2023

  • Date posted

    28 Oct 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 7 (Master's degree)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    3 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

  • To prepare and complete corporation tax returns, partnership tax computations and capital gains tax computations for a range of corporate clients, under the supervision of a manager
  • Prepare draft correspondence on client matters for review
  • Discuss and solve basic queries directly with clients, on the telephone and in face-to-face meetings, whilst referring more detailed queries to managers/ partners as appropriate
  • Upon completion of training, to identify opportunities for tax planning
  • Produce clear and technically accurate letters and computations for submission to HM Revenue & Customs and clients

What training will the apprentice take and what qualification will the apprentice get at the end?

New joiners in this team have the unique opportunity to gain not one but two chartered qualifications over 42 months: the Chartered Tax Adviser (CTA) and the ACA qualification provided by the ICAEW.

You will study towards the qualifications via a Level 7 Accountancy or taxation professional apprenticeship, building not only on your technical skills, but also on your personal and professional development. Training consists of a combination of courses at the tutors’ offices, private study and regular exams, as well as on-the-job training. You will have paid study leave to support you in the run up to exams and all course and exam fees are paid for.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

We go above and beyond for our clients, but also for you. We have a genuine commitment to your development, offering you a closely supported and structured programme of tuition, provided by a top firm of external tutors. Internally, you’ll be supported by a manager who will act as your mentor, a trainee buddy, partners, senior staff and a dedicated Training and Development Coordinator.

As you progress through your training, you will receive incremental salary increases as you hit various milestones in your qualification.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Problem solving skills, Number skills, Analytical skills, Team working, Initiative


GCSE or equivalent English Language (Grade Level 6/B) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade Level 6/B) Essential
A Level or equivalent Any (Grade 120 UCAS points) Essential
Other Degree in any discipline (Grade 2:1) Essential

About the employer

At Buzzacott, we describe ourselves as friendly and professional, with values ingrained in our culture of trust, client focus, exceptional service, specialist knowledge and approachability. We all work together under one roof, as the largest single-office accountancy firm in the UK, giving you the opportunity to collaborate, build relationships and shine from day one.




130 Wood Street



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Training provider


Apprenticeship standard

Accountancy or taxation professional

Level 7 (Master's degree)

Employer's Application Instructions

Please make an online application through our website

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

Apply now

Closing date: 06 Mar 2023