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Business Apprentice – Tax - 16858

26 March 2019




Up to £21,500 per annum


At EY, we help all sorts of organisations make better decisions about business, finance and technology. In a fast-changing world, it's an exciting place to be.

You don't need a degree to start a successful career in business. If you've finished school and want to jump straight in, you can with our apprenticeship programmes. Earn a salary from your very first day. Learn from inspirational colleagues on client projects. Do what you're good at. Learn new skills. Get your professional qualifications before your uni-graduating peers - and go just as far.

Work Environment: 

Tax affects every aspect of our lives and laws are always changing. We help local and global organisations, from start-ups to influential multinationals, manage every element of their business's tax.

You will be based in our office on Morrison Street.  To find out more about working in our Edinburgh office, please watch this short film

What might a day in this job look like?

  • Helping local and international businesses find better ways of doing tax while you progress towards becoming a tax advisor
  • Working directly on tax reporting, technical research and data analysis alongside senior colleagues
  • Building important relationships with clients
  • Attending meetings.

What will I learn?

Developing your understanding of local and international tax laws is at the heart of this programme. After an EY induction you'll join your team where you will specialise in a particular area of Tax.

Wherever you're based, you'll be learning on-the-job, have access to coaching and training opportunities and lots of support from your team, too. In your first year you'll also begin working towards your professional qualifications. All apprentices will study for a CFAB qualification, which leads to full ACA qualification with a potential further option to complete the CTA. However, if you work in FS Personal Tax, you'll complete a CFAB qualification followed by the Association of Taxation Technicians professional qualification. 

Over the course of the programme, you'll build invaluable business skills and knowledge that will ready you for a brilliant career, wherever you set your sights. The programme starts in September 2019 and lasts 4.5 years.

What Qualifications / Qualities are required?

You should have completed five Highers (any grade and can be taken on more than one sitting) or equivalent by the time the programme starts in September 2019.

Closing Date: 

Please apply ASAP as roles close on a rolling basis.