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Tax Associate Graduate programme April 2023 Tax


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Tax Associate Graduate Programme

Join our ambitious team and grow your skills within a complex and ever-changing tax environment. Plus, embark on a career adventure you can own, shape and grow.

“This programme has opened the doors for me to have an amazing career in tax and I'm learning all the skills needed to provide the best service to my clients. My future looks so bright!” – Damisola, Tax Graduate 

About the programme

Our EY Frank Hirth business area gives you an opportunity to explore your preferences as you progress through a range of unique and important tax trainings. This is an extremely collaborative workplace that supports you in delivering connected compliance and advisory services for a range of clients. From day one, you’ll become the main contact for our clients – an opportunity many at other firms wait years to enjoy. These clients are mainly private and require your help in managing risk and navigating changing tax positions. What’s in it for you? A chance to join a market leader in tax support, global mobility that will push you to reinvent your perspective, and an agile learning environment built around you.

EY Graduate opportunities

If you’ve graduated from university, or will do soon, one of our graduate programmes could be for you. Work with interesting clients, earn a salary and study for a qualification. Watch to hear from our current graduates.

What will you be doing?

  • Specialising in either UK Tax or a dual handler (UK/US Tax) role depending on your preference.
  • In your specialist area, working with start-up companies, large corporations and high-profile individuals.
  • Receiving on-the-job learning, working closely with other tax assistants and tax managers.
  • Gaining practical experience in different areas of tax through complex client work.

How is it structured?

Join us on this graduate programme and you’ll work towards an Association of Taxation Technicians (ATT) qualification and potentially the Chartered Tax Adviser (CTA) accreditation. 

We'll provide you with an extensive induction plan during your first six weeks, continuous training, team building exercises, a careers counsellor and a network of mentors who will help you to reach your potential. You'll can also work with local and international clients on their complex tax needs.

Year one

Complete tax compliance work, prepare tax returns and develop your experience and knowledge through on-the-job structured training in a supportive team. 

Year two 

Continue to develop commercial awareness, work with budgets and liaise with clients and government departments. 

Year three

Have a deep understanding of UK or UK/US Tax to lead tax returns, identify issues, create innovative solutions and coach new joiners.

Alongside our programme offering, we give you all the training and exposure to real-world work you could want. We also offer company-wide and programme-specific rewards that make all the hard work worthwhile. These include wellbeing initiatives, a free tech MBA, healthcare support, a pension scheme and more. 

This is where your adventure begins and where you have every opportunity to build an exceptional experience. Embrace the challenge as you help us build a better working world for everyone.

Are you eligible to apply?

We operate an open access policy, meaning we don’t screen out applications on your academic performance alone. You will, however, need to be working towards an honour’s degree in any subject, have a minimum of grade 4/C GCSE (or equivalent) in English Language and Maths, and three A-levels/Five Highers (or equivalent). 

We welcome applications from all academic backgrounds and are looking for people who will succeed at EY today and tomorrow. That's why, through our recruitment process, your academic performance will be considered against your online assessment scores to determine your suitability for an EY role. We’re also proud to partner with RARE recruitment, so that your application can be processed in the context of your socio-economic background.

EY recognises that it has clear obligations towards all its people and the community at large to ensure that partners, employees and job applicants are afforded equal opportunities to enter employment and progress within the firm. As an employer committed to establishing an inclusive environment free from unlawful discrimination, the firm promotes the fair treatment of staff members and job applicants regardless of their sex, gender identity, marital or civil partnership status, race, ethnic or national origin, disability, religion, sexual orientation, age or pregnancy/maternity status.

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Opportunity Overview

  • Deadline: Ongoing
  • Starting: April 2023
  • Multiple vacancies
  • Starting Salary: Competitive + benefits
  • All grades
  • Multiple UK Locations

Preferred Disciplines...

  • Analytics
  • Business
  • Data Science
  • Economics
  • Finance
  • Maths
  • Statistics

Also Accepting...

  • All STEM disciplines

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