Tax trainee positions

Division: Tax Services Group
Location: Crawley or Worthing

We currently have an exciting career opportunities for Trainees to join our Tax Services Team, where you will gain tax experience by working with our Advisory Team as well as Private Clients based in our Crawley or Worthing office.

Our training programme which runs over 36-42 months, will support you to become ATT (Association of Taxation Technicians) and CTA (Chartered Institute of Taxation) qualified.

Examples of work you will assist the team with include:

  • Supporting clients with:
    • corporate reconstructions
    • share option schemes for their employees
    • securing reliefs for business investments
    • research and development claims
    • corporate transactions and reconstructions
  • Preparing applications for HM Revenue & Customs clearances and reliefs
  • Preparation of returns including VAT and various property related taxes
  • International structuring and advice for corporates
  • Transfer pricing
  • Residence and domicile advice for high-net-worth individuals
  • Global mobility support and advice

Ideally you will have:

  • A passion to pursue a career as a Chartered Tax Adviser
  • A strong academic history
  • A professional approach
  • Excellent teamwork and organisational skills
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Good attention to detail
  • Be comfortable using their initiative and taking accountability for delivering high quality accurate work
  • Business curiosity that encompasses the use of data
  • A forward thinking attitude
  • Be ready to embrace change and technological advancements in how you think, problem solve and approach tasks

We can offer you:

  • Excellent ATT/CTA study support package
  • Exposure to a variety of taxes and complex advisory and private client work
  • Opportunity to learn new skills with an emphasis on career progression
  • A friendly, modern working environment
  • Paid overtime or take time off in lieu if you work over your contracted hours
  • Carpenter Box Lifestyle Hub which offers discounts for online and high street shops
  • Relaxed dress code policy
  • A competitive market rate salary
  • Opportunity to join our Cash Plan after a qualifying period
  • Death in Service and associated benefits

Your future career awaits

We will contact you to acknowledge your application and we may ask for further information. We will set up initial telephone interviews to discuss your application further as well as ask you to complete some online assessments.

After the closing date (Friday 31st May at 5pm), we will let you know if you have been successful through to the next stage of the process. If you are, we will invite you to a group interview that will be held early July.

If you believe you fit this description, we encourage you to reach out to apply below:

  • A cover letter is not mandatory however a Linkedin URL is advised
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    At Carpenter Box, we recognise the positive value of diversity and promote equality. We aim at all times to recruit the person who is most suited to the job and welcome applications from people of all backgrounds, regardless of age, race, disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, marriage or civil partnership, pregnancy/maternity, or gender, particularly those underrepresented throughout the finance and accounting industry.

    Although this role is advertised as full time, we believe that flexibility at work can provide many significant benefits both to our colleagues and the business. We already work in a hybrid style across all offices and can support different ways of working. If you are interested and have any requirements or needs in the way you would like to work, please apply, and speak to us about this. We will consider flexible options for applicants.