Tax Trainee positions starting 2023

Division: Tax Services Group (TSG)
Location: Worthing
or Crawley

We currently have an opportunity for a passionate and driven Tax Trainee to join our Carpenter Box team based in our Worthing or Crawley office. You would be working with a team of highly motivated and like-minded individuals, in a successful and award-winning firm.

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.  

We are no longer taking applications for tax trainee roles for 2023

If you’re interested in applying for a role starting in 2024, please click here.


Tax training programme

We will provide an excellent support package and opportunities to develop and progress your skills and knowledge during your training program. You will have regular catch-up/support meetings with our internal training team and our Training Director throughout your trainee journey.

A bit about you

Our ideal Tax Trainee would have a strong academic history, degrees are welcomed but not absolutely essential.  You will have excellent attention to detail and quick problem-solving abilities. You would be driven to provide an excellent service to clients, by working in a team and showing your initiative. You will also have a professional approach and a forward-thinking attitude.

What benefits do we offer?

  • Excellent study support packing
  • Working in a supportive training environment where you can develop your skills, experience and study towards professional qualifications
  • Annual salary review and salary increases after exam passes and when part-qualified
  • Based in our modern town centre office in Worthing or Crawley. After a qualifying period, you can work remotely 1 day a week
  • Agile working hours and space
  • Relaxed ‘Dress for your Day’ policy
  • Paid overtime or take time off in lieu if you work over your contracted hours
  • 23 days holiday plus bank holidays
  • Opportunity to join our Cash Plan scheme
  • Lifestyle Hub where you receive discounts for online and high-street stores
  • Employee Assistance Program with additional well-being benefits
  • Employee Referral Program
  • Death in Service and associated benefits
  • 4% employer pension contributions

If you have any questions about this role, contact HR Manager Helen Ruff for more information.

Please send your CV below

Tax Trainee

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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.