Tax Assistant - ATT Apprentice FORTUS NORTH LIMITED

Our Tax Assistant Apprenticeship offers an opportunity to develop valuable skills, gain hands-on experience and learn from exceptional people, all while you work in a friendly, inclusive environment. You will be supported towards gaining the ATT qualification and achieving your career goals.

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Closing date: 09 Jun 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


  • Working week

    Monday to Friday; 7.5 hours each day with flexible start and end times (TBC). No expectation that weekend or evening working will be required.

    Total hours per week: 37.5

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    02 Sep 2024

  • Date posted

    13 May 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 4 (Higher national Certificate)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

  • Supporting tax compliance for a portfolio of clients throughout the year; managing timetables/expectations accurately and efficiently
  • Work closely with clients to ensure all necessary tax documentation is complete and accurate
  • Support the tax team in researching and interpreting tax laws and regulations
  • Maintain up-to-date knowledge of tax legislation and any changes affecting our clients
  • Contribute to the development and improvement of tax-related processes and procedures
  • Preparing client deliverables and acting as an ambassador for the business
  • Work with other service lines to the benefit of the client including referring opportunities where relevant and minimising risk (to both the business and the client)
  • Responsible for dealing with ad-hoc enquiries and provision of other tax and office support as required
  • Undertake professional study towards the ATT qualification, progressing to the CTA qualification to become a Chartered Tax Advisor

The training you will be getting

  • Study support towards the completion of the ATT qualification
  • Studies will be completed via the training provider's live online courses with full tutor support available and the ability to ask questions
  • Training will typically take place in blocks of two to three days

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

It is expected that on full completion of the ATT qualification apprentices move on to study the CTA qualification under a level 7 apprenticeship.  

Promotions and salary increases will be made during the course of completing the full ATT qualification, in line with the individual displaying the appropriate level of knowledge, skills and behaviours relevant to the role.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Problem solving skills, Number skills, Analytical skills, Team working


A Level or equivalent Maths (Grade B) Essential
A Level or equivalent English (Grade B) Desired

About the employer

Fortus is growing and changing at quite a pace! We’re an ambitious group of people with the same aim – to create a consistent, high-quality experience for our clients. Like us, our client list is growing – we’re supporting more and more of the UK’s ambitious business owners and it’s a real team effort. We’re helping them make courageous decisions to grow their businesses. Each member of our team plays an integral part in creating the unique feel and culture of our business, which in turn helps us continue to grow, develop and evolve.




Equinox House


YO30 5PA


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Training provider


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

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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