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VAT Trainee

, | Full-time | East Midlands

We have now filled our VAT Trainee roles, but we are always looking for talented people to join our team.

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Duncan & Toplis, one of the UK’s top regional accountancy firms, specialise in accountancy, tax, business advice, legal services and wealth management. Established in 1925, the team provide services to more than 12,000 businesses and individuals. We help each other as well as our communities, taking our social responsibility seriously by supporting local initiatives.

We develop talent and encourage ambitious individuals to progress their careers and expand their professional and personal development, whilst always ensuring we put our values at the forefront of everything we do.

We’re looking for talented people like you

Joining us as a VAT Trainee, you will have GCSE qualifications in English and Maths at Grade 4-9 or equivalent and three A-Levels grade A-C or 96 UCAS points equivalent. It would also be advantageous to have the following skills, but we welcome all applicants to join our talented team:

  • Good verbal and written communication
  • Time management to balance work and study
  • Collaborative to work effectively as part of a wider team 
  • Good IT skills including Excel

What does this role involve?

As a VAT Trainee, you will be responsible for supporting the wider team to deliver VAT and Tax services whilst undertaking studies to achieve an industry-recognised qualification. This is the perfect opportunity for anyone looking to make their first step into their Chartered Tax Journey with a competitive structured salary and exam bonus scheme, a fully supported training package for achieving a VAT Diploma, and ongoing personal development and career progression.

You will also be a team player with a positive attitude and suitable IT skills.

Be a Duncan & Toplis team member

At Duncan & Toplis we offer flexible working arrangements through our flexible working guide, called ‘How We Work’. You can read more here.

As part of our benefits package, we also offer mental health support and time to volunteer for charitable work. These are just some of the perks of working at Duncan & Toplis.

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