Tax Trainee

Job Title: Tax Trainee
Contract Type: Graduate
Location: High Barnet
Salary: Competitive
Reference: Tax Trainee
Contact Name: Mansoor Khawar
Contact Email:
Job Published: January 16, 2020 18:23

Job Description

At Cartwrights we recruit high calibre people with the skills, knowledge and commitment to meet the demands of the business.  If you have good A-level results (or equivalent) then you could be ready to start a career supported by professional training both with external bodies and on the job experience.




As part of a busy team in our tax department you will be involved in:-


  • Helping  clients to understand the tax legislation and how it applies to them and their business
  • Assisting clients to be compliant with current HMRC regulations and including preparing computations for companies for tax to be included in their end of year accounts
  • Finalising their computations and Corporation Tax Return, CT600 for filing with HMRC
  • Preparing tax returns for personal, trusts, executive pension schemes and partnerships
  • General compliance including pre year end tax planning, employee benefit reporting, ensuring time limits are met and billing
  • For the owner managed businesses we also ensure that the director/shareholders are also tax compliant which includes preparing their personal tax returns
  • Tax planning advice and assisting with consultancy projects
  • Ensuring the firms procedures on annual tax cycles are complied with
  • Discussing clients matters with the client and with HMRC
  • Assisting other group members in professional work


The successful candidate will have the opportunity to study towards the Association of Taxation Technician (ATT). 




Academic Criteria


  • Good results in your A-levels (excluding General Studies).
  • GCSE English and maths (or equivalent) at a minimum of grade B.


To be successful in this role you will:


  • Be committed and motivated to studying towards the ATT qualifications
  • Be able to deliver first class client service and work effectively as part of a team
  • Demonstrate an ability to communicate clearly both verbally and in writing
  • Be well organised and have the ability to prioritise your own workload
  • Have a high level of general commercial awareness


  • Casual dress
  • Company events & social hours
  • Flexible working hours


Application process


To apply please send your covering letter with a CV to  


Please do not apply if you are looking for a career in Accountancy.**