Through this role, you will be involved in a of range taxes which will assist in broadening your skills, as well as build relationships with your team. You will also develop technical tax skills as we support you through your ATT (tax) qualification.

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Closing date: 30 Jun 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


  • Working week

    Monday to Friday 9am to5:30pm.

    Total hours per week: 37.5

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    04 Sep 2023

  • Date posted

    03 May 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 4 (Higher national Certificate)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

  • Assist with the preparation of the monthly vat return  
  • Assist with the preparation of the quarterly plastic tax return  
  • Complete tax codes on products 
  • Assist with the international tax filings 
  • Assist with balance sheet reconciliations  
  • Assist with analysing data from SAP 
  • Ad hoc duties  

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

  • Have achieved a minimum 5 in English and Maths GCSE 
  • Three A-levels or equivalent at A*-C excluding General Studies (obtained or predicted) 
  • Ability to complete all work within the allocated time scales 
  • Good excel skills 
  • Level 3 AAT (Desirable) 

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

  • Further study: Level 7 Professional Tax/Accountant
    Apprenticeship offers the opportunity
    to become a qualified accountant via an
    apprenticeship programme.
  • Assistant auditor or Business tax assistant

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Problem solving skills, Administrative skills, Number skills, Team working


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 5 or above) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 5 or above) Essential
A Level or equivalent Maths, Business, Finance or related (Grade C or above) Desired

About the employer

Premier Foods is one of Britain’s biggest listed food companies, employing over 4,000 colleagues at 15 manufacturing sites and offices up and down the country. Many of our brands have been part of UK life for more than a century and you’ll find them in 94% of British households. At Premier Foods we believe in inclusion, authenticity and individuality.


Premier Foods


125 Deansgate

5th Floor


M3 2BY

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Training provider


Apprenticeship standard

Professional accounting or taxation technician

Level 4 (Higher national Certificate)

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