Trainee/Graduate Tax Accountant

  • Full Time
  • Reference : JF69
  • Sector:
  • Location : Stockport
  • Salary : Up to £24,000 depending on experience
  • Posted 3 months ago

Are you a Maths or Accounting graduate, looking to start a lucrative career in tax?


Job title: Trainee/Graduate Tax Accountant

Hours: 9am to 5pm, Mon-Fri


We’re working with a very successful local accountancy firm who are looking to expand both their Private Client and Corporate teams, by taking on someone with a passion for tax accountancy. They have around 100 staff on site in their office, close to main public transport links in Stockport town centre.


You’ll be being supported by a great team of partners who have worked their way up from the bottom and are looking for like-minded people to join them who want to work hard and progress in a firm where you can be a big fish in a small pond.  They’re offering study support towards further accountancy qualifications, great career progression prospects and a great benefits package. Depending on the team you’re in, you’ll be working towards:

  • Managing a portfolio of around 100-200 clients, within the private clients team you’ll be dealing with a mix of individuals, partnerships and trusts. Within the corporate team, you’ll be dealing with a companies ranging from micro-businesses to large businesses with over 250 staff
  • Calculating tax liabilities and ensuring payments to HMRC are made on time
  • Preparing client tax returns and reports
  • Using your expert knowledge to advise clients and offer tax planning advice
  • Build strong relationships with clients and develop a local network of contacts to generate leads for the business



  • Outstanding interpersonal skills to be able to build strong relationships with clients and colleagues
  • Excellent numeracy skills, ideally a degree in Maths, Accounting or a similar discipline
  • Interest in starting a career in tax accountancy
  • Willingness to continue learning and progress in your career
  • Experience on Excel and ideally a cloud accounting package such as Xero or Sage
  • Some work experience in an accountancy practice


Company benefits:

  • Study support towards tax accountancy qualifications e.g. CTA or ATT
  • Flexible working policy
  • Supportive team of partners to mentor you
  • Company pension
  • Healthcare scheme
  • 3 day Christmas shutdown
  • 24 days holiday, plus 8 stats


For other great jobs like this, and advice on how to get them, follow us on social media. We’re on Facebook, Twitter and Linked In – search Essential Personnel and look for our green logo.


Essential Personnel Ltd is acting as an employment agency with regard to this position.


About Us

Essential Personnel Ltd, Stockport Business of the Year winners, provide high quality permanent and temporary staff in Stockport, Cheshire and South Manchester.  Unlike other recruitment agencies, we meet all our clients in person to ensure we’ll only place you with companies that we’d work in ourselves

Salary: Up to £24,000 depending on experience
Reference number: JF69

Upload your CV/resume or any other relevant file. Max. file size: 100 MB.