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VAT Apprenticeship WESTCOTTS (SW) LLP

We are now looking for a VAT apprentice to join us in our Exeter office. As a VAT apprentice, you will study the Association of Tax Technicians (ATT) professional qualification which can help you to achieve a rewarding career in tax and accountancy.

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

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Closing date: 31 Jan 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £15,000.00

  • Working week

    Monday to Friday 8:45am - 5pm

    Total hours per week: 36.25

  • Expected duration

    24 Months

  • Possible start date

    01 Feb 2023

  • Date posted

    08 Dec 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Higher
    Level 4 (Higher national Certificate)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000112018

  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

As a VAT apprentice, you will study the Association of Tax Technicians (ATT) professional qualification which can help you to achieve a rewarding career in tax and accountancy. 

You will develop significant knowledge in tax legislation, case law and economics. Under an apprenticeship agreement, we will not only offer you support and mentoring throughout your training; we will also fund the training, pay you your normal salary on the days you attend classes or time in the office to study and give you paid study leave to have extra revision time.

As part of your role you will:

-provide a range of VAT services
-provide VAT advice to our clients
-support the VAT Partner.

When not studying you will be gaining valuable VAT work experience supporting the partner and other areas across the firm in providing a range of VAT services and advice to our clients. 

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

The successful candidate will be expected to attend our learning providers premises once a week.

On achievement of the Level 4 ATT qualification and with two years' practical tax experience, students can apply for ATT membership. Members are entitled to use the designatory letters ‘ATT' after their name and the descriptive title 'Taxation Technician'.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

On achievement of the ATT Qualification and with two years' practical tax experience, students can apply for ATT membership. Members are entitled to use the designatory letters ‘ATT' after their name and the descriptive title 'Taxation Technician'.

Opportunities to later progress and gain further qualifications are available for the right candidates.


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Administrative skills, Number skills, Logical, Team working, Initiative

Qualifications

GCSE or equivalent Any (Grade 4 and upwards) Essential
A Level or equivalent Any (Grade C upwards) Essential

About the employer

Westcotts is a Top 50 Accountancy Practice with over 280 team members based in 17 offices across Devon and Somerset. We are now looking for a VAT apprentice to join us in our Exeter office. Reporting to our VAT Partner, this is a fantastic opportunity to be part of a growing team whilst getting in depth VAT experience.

Employer

WESTCOTTS (SW) LLP

Address

26-28

Southernhay East

Exeter

EX1 1NS

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Training

Training provider

KAPLAN FINANCIAL LIMITED

Apprenticeship standard

Professional accounting or taxation technician

Level 4 (Higher national Certificate)


Employer's Application Instructions

To apply for this position, please click on the following link where you will be able to upload your CV along with a covering letter providing information on why you feel you would be suitable for the role in particular in regards to the desired attributes, skills, experience and qualifications. Please also state your current salary (if applicable), salary expectations and notice period.

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

Apply now

Closing date: 31 Jan 2023