Our ATT/CTA graduate programme gets your career off to a great start as you study while gaining valuable experience on the job. Our ATT programme is a great opportunity for those who have graduated from university or those looking to change career to get started in a career in personal 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 9 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 ATT/CTA graduate programme means you will receive fantastic training that allows you to experience working in a growing tax team acting for a variety of clients across a wide range of sectors. You will sit within our private client tax or employment tax team, which provide a range of services to both clients of the wider firm and tax clients only
  • Right from the start of your training contract you will be working with clients, getting to know their affairs 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
  • In this role, you will predominantly support senior colleagues with the annual tax compliance cycle to include the preparation and submission of tax returns, liaising with clients, and dealing with HMRC queries. As you progress in your role, you can expect to be given more responsibility and the opportunity to assist on bespoke tax advisory projects. You will be given support and guidance in all tasks that you are asked to undertake and gain exposure across the wider business and learning about the different ways in which we support and engage with our clients

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
  • Successful candidates will be supported throughout their professional studies towards the Association of Taxation Technicians (ATT) qualification and achieving Chartered Taxation Advisor (CTA) status, 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?

  • 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