Tax Graduate (ATT/CTA), Birmingham, September 2022
  • Job title:Tax Graduate (ATT/CTA), Birmingham, September 2022
  • Location:Birmingham
  • Job Level:Associate
  • Business Area:Tax Advisory UKWest Midlands
  • Contract Type:Graduate
  • Ref number:EC00078

About us

At Azets people are at the core of what we do, with trainees being the first important building block in our success. We are extremely proud of and value the expertise and technical know-how within our business, but we equally understand the importance of enhancing and sharing this knowledge to continuously develop our future workforce.

With the everchanging economic landscape and advances in technology, there has never been a more exciting time to start a career in accountancy. Whether a school/college leaver, a graduate or simply looking for a career change, why not start your journey here at Azets?

We are committed to offering development opportunities to all of our staff, from Entry Level Trainee through to Senior Partner. As a trainee, all of our roles will provide a professional qualification specific to the business area you will be working in.

The role

We have roles available in the following Tax specialisms;

As part of your role as a Personal Tax Associate you will provide assistance with the preparation of Self Assessment and income expenditure statements for clients and also assist your colleagues with obtaining information for the completion of accounts and tax returns. As well as providing tax administration, you will also be communicating with HMRC and really gaining a full insight into the world of taxation. 

As part of your role as a Corporate Tax Associate you will predominantly be working in our corporation tax compliance team and will provide assistance as needed on advisory projects. We would expect you to gain experience in dealing with all corporation tax compliance matters on a range of clients. As an integral and valued member of the team you will be expected to form and build long term relationships with new and existing clients to assist them in achieving their objectives.

As part of your role as a Capital Allowances Tax Associate you will support customers with making tax savings from their property expenditure. Capital allowances are a valuable tax relief for property expenditure and our team specialises in preparing claims to maximise the available reliefs.  The role will include assisting with the preparation of capital allowances claims and undertaking surveys of client premises.  Day to day you will be analysing property costs to determine the correct tax treatment, assisting with the preparation of reports for submission to clients and HMRC. You will work towards assisting with the preparation of client proposals and develop a detailed understanding of the capital allowances legislation and how that interacts with client’s broader tax position

As part of your role as a Research & Development Tax Associate you will support clients to make tax savings following investment in new technologies designed to improve processes and services. This role will see you gathering the necessary information to make these relief claims and supporting clients to understand the implication of this. 

To find out more about what a career in Tax might look like click here.

Key accountabilities

We have created a first-class training and development programme and, by starting your career at Azets, in addition to the comprehensive on the job training, you will also be given all the support you need to complete a professional qualification, including college and/or study days, mentoring and a designated buddy. 

We offer a range of different qualification pathways at Azets which are determined by the role you are applying for. The qualification that will be undertaken for this position will be ATT/CTA.

For further information on this pathway click here.

Skills & experience

To get the job that you’ll love you will have:

  • You will need the right to work in the UK for a minimum of 5 years from your start date.
  • On track to achieve or have already achieved a minimum 2:1 in your undergraduate degree (or 2:2 if you can provide evidence of extenuating circumstances)
  • Hold a full UK driving licence

For us, the personal attributes of each of our employees are what makes us authentic in the marketplace. We look for people who can collaborate with peers but can also bring their own voice to the table. We want people who are dynamic in their approach and respectful of other people’s opinions. We are looking for someone who wants to be more than just a team member, but who wants to join a family of likeminded individuals.


At Azets, we understand that whilst job satisfaction and success is important, you should be rewarded for the work you do.

Our benefits include 23 days of annual leave (plus bank holidays), Agile & Flexible working, Employee referral bonuses, Lead incentive schemes and much more. You can find out more about how we reward our staff here

Recruitment Process

Please be aware we operate a rolling recruitment process, meaning roles will be filled as candidates complete the relevant assessments. 

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