Accounting and taxation professional

Accounting and taxation professional

“Accounting and taxation professionals provide financial information and advice to different organisations”

Accountancy and taxation professionals are recognised around the world as respected leaders in accountancy, taxation, finance and business. From providing strategic business advice to audited financial statements or driving mergers and acquisitions, a career in this area can be diverse and challenging—it’s not just about putting numbers into a spreadsheet. As an apprentice, you’ll learn to use technical knowledge, skills and experience to lead organisations and people to make responsible and sustainable financial decisions. Of paramount importance is acting in the public interest, so you’ll be expected to maintain the highest standards of professional conduct and competency, upholding ethical behaviour and integrity at all times. Completion of this apprenticeship will allow you to apply for membership of one or more of the UK professional bodies.

Duration: 36 months

Relevant school subjects: ICT and maths

Entry requirements: Depend on employer, but likely A-levels or equivalent qualifications or relevant experience, particularly where strong numeracy skills are shown

Achievement upon completion: Level 7 (Higher)—equivalent to a foundation degree and above

Potential salary upon completion: £22,000 per annum

More information: www.instituteforapprenticeships.org/apprenticeship-standards/accountancy-taxation-professional

Apply: www.apprenticeshipguide.co.uk/vacancies