Tax School Leaver Programme - Autumn 2020

Grant Thornton UK LLP · Competitive · London (central)
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We’ve designed our five-year school lever programme to take you on a journey from school leaver to professionally qualified business adviser. Enjoy five years of studying, learning and gaining real-work experience, working with organisations of all shapes and sizes across a variety of sectors. 

Anyone without a degree can join this programme. If you join us straight after your A-levels, you could qualify a year earlier than your peers who go to uni.

In that time, you’ll pack in lots of learning and new experiences. You’ll study and revise for your exams. You’ll also have the chance to work on a variety of exciting projects and help provide a great client service.

We’ve a variety of corporate and specialist tax teams here. Whichever one you join, you’ll gain hands-on experience, working with a variety of dynamic clients, from organisations in media and entertainment to finance to charities.

You’ll be given the opportunity to specialise in one of the following areas depending on location:

Corporate Tax teams
• Human Capital and Consumer
• Real Estate and Construction
• Technology, Media and Telecommunications
Specialist Services Tax teams
• Transfer pricing
• Employment Taxes (Employer Solutions)
• VAT
• Entrepreneurial Private Client Tax
• Tax Technology
• Tax Investigations
Financial Services Tax teams
• Financial Services Tax

First, you'll study towards a professional qualification starting by completing the ATT (Association of Taxation Technicians). Then you’ll move on to become ACA (Associate Chartered Accountant) or CTA (Chartered Tax Adviser) qualified.

What's in it for you?

  • Own your own work. The work you'll do with your clients is of huge importance. After all, bad tax advice can lead to damaged reputations and expensive consequences. You'll help your clients manage their tax obligations efficiently and responsibly. From early on, you could have your own client portfolio.
  • Be a part of a team. Passionate about supporting, advising and helping all kinds of businesses achieve their potential. Able to analyse the numbers and back them up with strategic advice, you must be a great relationship builder who can inspire everyone around you with your energy and ideas. You should also work well with others and take ownership of the part you play.
  • Build your brand. Working closely with your people manager, you will find areas where you can develop, collaborate and communicate more effectively with colleagues and clients at all levels. You will get the opportunity to build your brand as a trusted adviser to clients and within our firm.
  • Progress in your career. As well as learning on-the-job, you'll enjoy rigorous training, starting with your orientation that will immerse you in our business, vision and purpose. At the end of the programme, you'll become professionally qualified and all kinds of opportunities will open up.
  • Making quality second nature. Our clients rely on us to make sure they do the right thing and are operating within the law. We pride ourselves on the high-level standards and integrity we have for the work that we do. We're looking for people who will do what's right even when no one's looking.

Requirements:

Anyone without a degree can join this programme. We have a flexible approach to academic entry requirements. We'll consider your academic achievements, but your strengths, motivations and connection with us and our values are more important. 

We're looking for people with a broad range of interests and experiences.

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