Tax ACA/CTA Apprenticeship Haines Watts

As a Tax Apprentice looking to start your career working in our Brentwood office, you will be on an ATT or joint ACA/CTA Apprenticeship Study Programme and will assist the team in the management and delivery of tax services for our clients.

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

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Closing date: 30 Jun 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    • Competitive salary and benefits package • Access to Haines Watts flexible rewards system • Working in an environment that creates the best learning and development opportunities for you • Internal mentor and buddy system

  • Working week

    Monday to Friday, 9.00am - 5.30pm.

    Total hours per week: 37.5

  • Expected duration

    36 Months

  • Possible start date

    31 Aug 2023

  • Date posted

    22 Feb 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 7 (Master's degree)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    2 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

Your key tasks and responsibilities:

  • Assisting the tax team with personal tax compliance work and other tax compliance fillings
  • Assisting the Tax Partners with ad-hoc tasks, as required
  • Preparing data spreadsheets and schedules
  • Drafting letters
  • Contacting HMRC and clients as and when required by the tax team
  • Monitoring chargeability on a weekly basis

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

  • You will become ACA/CTA qualified through the Level 7 Apprenticeship
  • Training will be a mix across classroom courses, online live courses and self study both in your local office as well as training providers premises
  • Training courses will be block release

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Progression to Tax Senior and opportunities to forge your career all the way to Partnership within the firm.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Problem solving skills, Presentation skills, Administrative skills, Number skills, Analytical skills, Logical, Team working, Initiative, Non judgemental, Patience


A Level or equivalent All subjects excluding General Studies (Grade B,B,C) Essential

About the employer

Some people think being an accountant is all about numbers. Here at Haines Watts we don’t! We believe it’s all about our people and the relationships they forge with one another as well as with our clients. We’ve been around for 90 years, so we must know a thing or two. Our clients come from all walks of life. They have different backgrounds, experiences, talents, skills and goals. Just like our people. So, we have a question for you: are you looking for a job that’s just about the numbers? Or do you want a career where your potential, your ambition and your curiosity are encouraged, nurtured and rewarded? At Haines Watts, there’s no limit to what you can achieve. We’ll give you support, opportunity and exposure to a wide variety of work and clients across different industries. It’s up to you what you make of it!


Haines Watts


Second Floor, Juniper House,

Warley Hill Business Park, Warley,


CM13 3BE


Yagmur Colak

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Training provider


Apprenticeship standard

Accountancy or taxation professional

Level 7 (Master's degree)

Employer's Application Instructions

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

Apply now

Closing date: 30 Jun 2023