Corporate and Business Tax Apprenticeship Programme (ACA/CTA) MOORE KINGSTON SMITH GROUP SERVICES LIMITED

Our ACA CTA graduate programme gets your career off to a great start as you study while gaining valuable experience on the job. Our ACA CTA programme is a great opportunity for those leaving university or those looking to change career to get started in a career in Corporate and Business Taxation.

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

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Closing date: 03 Apr 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    Regular salary increases and comprehensive benefits package

  • Working week

    Monday to Friday 9am to 5:30pm

    Total hours per week: 40.0

  • Expected duration

    3 Years

  • Possible start date

    07 Sep 2023

  • Date posted

    08 Mar 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 7 (Master's degree)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    4 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

Joining Moore Kingston Smith on our ACA CTA apprenticeship training scheme means you will receive fantastic training that allows you to experience working in a growing corporate taxation team acting for businesses across a wide range of sectors including technology, charity, healthcare and renewable energy. You will predominantly sit within the Corporate and Business Tax team  which provide a range of services to both clients of the wider firm and also tax only clients.

Right from the start of your training contract you will be working with clients, getting to know their business and understanding their challenges. You will be encouraged to take responsibility early on in your training contract and you will be exposed to all aspects of a job.

Your experience will be varied; sometimes you will be working on projects lasting a few days, other times a few weeks. Tasks will range from working on the annual tax compliance cycle for our clients (including a growing portfolio of large, complex international clients) to working on bespoke tax advisory projects to meet the needs of the clients and their businesses. Whatever you are doing, you will always be making a direct impact on your client’s business.

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

As well as learning on the job, you’ll complete a comprehensive apprenticeship training programme that will equip you with the knowledge, skills and behaviours you need to excel in the role as well as giving you the opportunity to become fully qualified as a Chartered Accountant and Chartered Tax Advisor, both of which will give you the skills and knowledge required to deliver the service our clients expect from us.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Towards the end of your contract you can consider completing secondments in areas such as corporate finance, digital transformation, forensics and tax Whatever you are doing, you will always be making a direct impact on your client’s business.

Once qualified, you will be considered for a full-time position within the business.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

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


GCSE or equivalent English Language (Grade 4) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Mathematics (Grade 4) Essential

About the employer

Moore Kingston Smith is a dynamic, leading UK firm of accountants and business advisers. We have been helping clients thrive since 1923. As trusted advisers to businesses, private individuals and not for profit organisations, we are passionate about helping our clients achieve their ambitions. We are committed to supporting them through good and tough times.




9 Appold Street



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Training provider


Apprenticeship standard

Accountancy or taxation professional

Level 7 (Master's degree)

Employer's Application Instructions

1) Application 2) Interactive Assessment 3) Virtual Assessment Day 4) Final Interview

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

Apply now

Closing date: 03 Apr 2023