Trainee Chartered Tax Accountant

Job Title: Trainee Chartered Tax Accountant
Contract Type: Graduate
Location: Farnham
Salary: 19000
Reference: JCO/SDO
Contact Name: Susan Doherty
Contact Email:
Job Published: February 26, 2020 11:44

Job Description

Our approach

At Wise & Co we provide an extremely supportive and creative environment, helping you to achieve your professional qualification and advancing your personal development. In return, we ask that you demonstrate commitment and motivation by studying hard and passing your exams; working effectively and efficiently as part of a team, and deliver excellent client service.

Our taxation services to our clients cover Corporate and Personal taxation.  Our trainees will work within the team working with clients on compliance throught to advisory work.  You will prepare tax returns, and computations, tax planning and deal with HMRC.

Our trainee tax accountants gain a breadth of experience through initially working in accounts where you will learn accounts standard and double entry bookkeeping, you will then move on to have exposure to corporation tax, VAT and management accounts work.

We accept applications for trainee positions from December for entry in the Spring or Summer of the following year, with interviews generally taking place during the period January to March.

Why join us?

Wise & Co is a great place to build a career, whether you are just starting out or looking to take the next step.  You’ll find that Wise & Co is a truly innovative and forward-thinking place to work.

  • Our firm is represented by a vast range of people from different backgrounds and entry routes to the industry. This means we have an enormous range of talent, skill and expertise at our fingertips. We work collaboratively to share our expertise;
  • Diversity of work, hands-on learning experience and plenty of exposure to a broad spectrum of clients from small sole traders to large limited companies with multi-million pound turnovers;
  • Dynamic, energetic and friendly working culture;
  • Wise & Co continually invests in its people – we’re proud of our reputation for recruiting, nurturing and retaining talent;
  • Structured training and full financial and managerial support during your study;

“The balance of both study and work really appealed to me. They’re very helpful if you need additional support with your studies and exams. For every account job completed you receive a grade and feedback which is great for personal development. Lovely offices, open space and roomy desks. Wise & Co celebrate promotions and reward staff for hard work, you’re boosted at every level and have something to aim for.”- Rhiannon Bowers-James, ACA trainee at Wise & Co

Academic requirements

In addition to the academic requirements listed below, you must be self-motivated, possess excellent communication and interpersonal skills with a real aptitude for analytical thinking and attention to detail.

Minimum entry requirements for Chartered Accountant training:

  • 2:1 in a relevant degree (Mathematics, Business Studies, Economics or Accountancy) or AAT qualified
  • one A grade and two B grades at A-level
  • A or B grade GCSEs in English Language and Maths

Minimum entry requirements for AAT/ACA Fast track training:

  • one A grade and two B grades at A level
  • A or B grade GCSEs in English Language and Maths
  • If you apply for training as a school leaver we would expect you to progress from AAT to ACA or ACCA and would support you accordingly.
  • Once you have your qualification you will have the option to take further studies in Chartered Taxation (CTA)