Tax Apprenticeship Programme with BDO - Master's Degree (Level 7)

Employer:

BDO LLP

Training Provider:

BPP PROFESSIONAL EDUCATION LIMITED

Wage Competitive salary
37.0 hours per week 37 Hours (Monday - Friday) Shifts TBA
duration: 4 years
start: 7 September 2020
Master's Degree (Level 7)
Accountancy Taxation Professional (apprenticeship standard)
31 May 2020 (application closing date)
Working in our Tax team you will start off in compliance, immediately taking on important responsibilities including preparing corporate tax returns. You’ll take on more and more challenging work as you develop and will be able to specialise in a specific tax area or an audit group to really explore where your talents are most suited.

Responsibilities

We’re BDO. An accountancy and business advisory firm, providing the advice and solutions businesses need to navigate today’s changing world.

We’ll broaden your horizons

Working hard and working together, our Tax team thrives on keeping busy. They service our clients around the world with everything from day-to-day compliance with tax authorities to advice on international tax to transaction support on mergers and acquisitions.

That diversity of work requires a diversity of talents. Tax attracts specialists for the most technically complex challenges, versatile thinkers for large clients with varied problems and brilliant innovators who create tomorrow’s bespoke solutions.

The apprentice programme starts you off in compliance, immediately taking on important responsibilities including preparing corporate tax returns, analysing risks and interpreting financial information. You’ll take on more and more challenging work as you develop and will be able to specialise in a specific tax area or an audit group to really explore where your talents are most suited.

We’ll help you succeed

The Tax Programme is your opportunity to combine work experience with achieving your professional qualifications. We’ll provide the training in skills, behaviours and professional knowledge you’ll need not just to pass your exams, but also to become an exceptional BDO advisor. For the first two years, you’ll study towards the Certificate in Finance, Accounting and Business qualification (CFAB) or the Association of Tax Technician qualification (ATT). If you pass all your exams and complete your learning plan, you’ll be a qualified accountant within four years and achieve a Level 7 Accountancy/Taxation Professional Apprenticeship. Our pass results are often up to 10% above the national average. This is a unique opportunity to qualify in a working environment with a network of exceptional colleagues who will be invested in helping you achieve your full potential. As part of that, you’ll:

  • Study towards your qualification
  • Be assigned a senior colleague as a buddy to personally mentor you
  • Have access to specialist support for your professional exams
  • Be given real professional responsibility that will help you grow
  • Enjoy a supportive culture where colleagues are invested in your career

You don’t need to know exactly which business area of qualification you want to begin at this stage. We’ll give you as much information as possible throughout the process to find the one that best matches

When you join us, we’ll make your growth our priority. If you’re right for us, you’ll thrive in an environment built to help you succeed. We’re looking for someone with:

We’re looking forward to the future

At BDO, we’re big enough to make the difference and collaborative enough to never lose sight of where we’re going. We know that it’s our people that make our success possible. Across our 17 UK locations, more than 5,000 of them work together to provide tax, audit, assurance and a range of advisory services that help our clients achieve their ambitious goals. Together, they’re fuelling Britain’s economic engine. Behind every complex client challenge and every untapped innovation, they’re there: ensuring we continue to find the right combination of global reach, integrity and expertise. That’s why we’re always looking for ways to invest in our people. That means providing them with an environment where they can grow, learn, laugh and feel respected, at all times.

Are you ready to join them? Apply now.

Future Prospects

If you pass all your exams and complete your learning plan, you’ll be a qualified accountant within four years and achieve a Level 7 Accountancy/Taxation Professional Apprenticeship. Our pass results are often up to 10% above the national average.

Reality Check

Please ensure that you apply for the position as soon as possible to avoid disappointment. The closing date is a rough guideline as to when an advert will close. The advert may close before the given closing date if the employer has filled the position(s).

Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that's part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week), For more information please visit: https://www.gov.uk/national-minimum-wage-rates

Skills Required

  • Ability and commitment to balance study and professional work

Qualities Required

  • Strong desire to understand our business and achieve your full potential

Qualifications Required

  • Three A-levels or equivalent at A* to C excluding General Studies and Extended Projects (obtained or predicted) 
  • A* to C (9-4) in Maths and English at GCSE/Scottish Standards or equivalent (non-UK qualifications also considered)  

Training Provided

As an Accounting Apprentice with BPP, you will complete the Accountancy Taxation Professional Apprenticeship at Level 7. Within the apprenticeship you will undertake the ATT or CFAB professional qualification.

The apprenticeship will be completed at a BPP centre or via the Online Classroom platform, in addition to at the workplace.

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