Tax Assistant Apprentice (Hammond McNulty) PETER MCNULTY & MARIE SHENTON

For our Tax Assistant Apprenticeship position, we have an exciting opportunity to work in the Accounts team at Hammond McNulty. In this role, the successful candidate will be able to advise clients on tax compliance, tax planning, tax calculations and prepare tax returns for all the whole range of UK taxes.

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Closing date: 27 May 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    Salary offered between £15,000 - £25,000 per annum

  • Working week

    Monday to Friday (Shifts to be confirmed).

    Total hours per week: 37.5

  • Expected duration

    24 Months

  • Possible start date

    03 Jun 2024

  • Date posted

    03 May 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 4 (Higher national Certificate)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

  • Be supportive to all of the accounts and tax team and partners.
  • Comply with all necessary tax legislation but plan to make any savings that minimize tax bills for the business and individuals where possible.
  • Review of tax provisions.
  • Advise on basic tax planning where applicable.
  • Implement tax planning arrangements.
  • Work to deadlines and be a highly organised individual.

The training you will be getting

Professional Accounting or Taxation Technician Level 4 (Higher national certificate) Apprenticeship Standard

BPP apprenticeship training programmes are delivered virtually by our fully qualified and industry-experienced training team. Using their expert knowledge, we’ve purposefully built our programmes around the real-world use of modern technology, so that the skills we create can be directly applied in the workplace.

Throughout the apprenticeship learners receive coaching, help and guidance from a dedicated team who are there to ensure they get the most from their work experience.

The Professional accounting or tax technician standard allows student registration with a number of UK professional bodies in this sector. If a candidate seeks to become a member of a professional body there may be other requirements specific to the relevant professional body, which may be taken as part of, or alongside, the Apprenticeship at the employer’s and candidate’s discretion.

Completion of the professional accounting or tax technician apprenticeship may lead to the candidate receiving credits towards the completion of the Professional accountant or tax apprenticeship or chartered Accountancy or taxation qualifications provided by the relevant professional bodies.  Completion of the professional accounting or tax technician apprenticeship may also result in credits being awarded towards relevant undergraduate degree programmes.

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

The Tax department is growing and advisory role to support the Tax manager and partner will develop.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Team working, Excel, Work and Office, Can do attitude, Highly organised, Knowledgeable


GCSE or equivalent 7 GCSEs (Grade (A*-C/9-4 or equivalent)) Essential
A Level or equivalent 3 A-Levels in a related subject (Grade (A*-C/9-4 or equivalent)) Essential

Things to consider

· 20 Days Holidays + Bank Holidays · 1 Birthday holiday · Death in service · Pension You will be supported by Hammond McNulty via the apprenticeship programme with BPP. Please ensure that you apply for the position as soon as possible to avoid disappointment. The closing date is a rough guideline as to when an advert will close. The advert may close before the given closing date if the employer has filled the position(s).

About the employer

Hammond McNulty traces its origins back to 1957 when Fred Hammond set up operations in Congleton. The firm soon evolved into Hammond McNulty and has become a well-respected firm with five partners and thirty team members operating from offices in Congleton and servicing clients throughout Cheshire, the North West and Staffordshire.







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Adjustments for experience

You could reduce your training time, or finish your apprenticeship faster, if you have relevant prior learning or experience. This could be relevant:

  • training
  • qualifications, like an NVQ in a relevant field
  • industry or sector experience


Zakiyah Arif

0113 3500 333

Apprenticeship standard

Professional accounting or taxation technician

Level 4 (Higher national Certificate)

Demonstrating experience

If your application is successful, you will have a chance to discuss your relevant prior learning or experience with your training provider and employer. You will all need to agree any adjustments to your training plan.

You should be prepared to show your competence, and evidence of relevant qualifications

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