As an Apprentice Tax Assistant, you will support the tax team to deliver high quality services to clients within set timescales. As Bath's largest independent firm of Chartered Accountants and Chartered Tax Advisers - based solely in the city - we have a long track record of advising aspirational business owners, individuals and their families.

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Closing date: 14 Jun 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    Annual salary review 25 days holiday plus Bank Holidays Hours 37.5 per week full time Birthday day off Training an CPD support Life Assurance (4x Salary) Personal Pension; Employer 5% Employee min 2% Cycle to work scheme

  • Working week

    Monday to Friday / 8:30 – 5pm

    Total hours per week: 37.5

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    01 Sep 2023

  • Date posted

    15 Feb 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

Duties will include:

  • Assist with the preparation of Self-Assessment tax returns with the consistent meeting of deadlines.
  • Assist tax portfolio managers with the administrative aspects of the tax return compliance process.
  • Liaise with HMRC on matters as required in a timely and efficient basis.
  • Liaise with colleagues in the tax and accounting disciplines to provide a coordinated service to the clients.
  • Report on a timely and accurate manner to client queries.
  • Inform Tax Managers of job progress and any arising issues.
  • Assist other departments when required.
  • Help build and maintain client relationships by providing exceptional level of client service.

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

Assistant Accountant Apprenticeship - Level 3.

As well as ensuring full competency as an Assistant Accountant, this standard provides the foundation for progression into a number of career paths in the accounting sector including Audit Apprentice, Corporate Recovery Analyst, Credit Controller or Tax Accountant.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Further supported studies and role progression within the company.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Administrative skills, Number skills, Analytical skills, Logical, Team working, Initiative


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 4/C above) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 4/C above) Essential
NVQ or SVQ Level 2 or equivalent AAT Certificate in Accounting or equivalent (Grade Level 2 or equivalent) Essential

About the employer

We are a 40-strong team of chartered accountants and tax advisers with a proven track record of create bespoke solutions for aspirational business owners, individuals, and their families.







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Training provider



Laura Joy

01225 328752

Apprenticeship standard

Assistant accountant

Level 3 (A level)

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