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Tax Apprentice

The THG apprenticeship programme is an exciting opportunity for ambitious individuals that can bring fresh and innovative thinking to THG and play a part in driving the Group forward on its truly exciting journey.

Department and specifically within a first-class Tax team comprising of Tax experts whose specialisms include Corporation Tax, M&A tax, VAT and Employment Tax. The Tax Apprentice would gain practical experience from day one whilst completing a Professional Accounting and Taxation Technician Level 4 Apprenticeship. We ask you to give your dedication to the apprenticeship and have the desire to learn and develop. The possibilities are endless and we want the next wave of Tax professionals at THG to come from this scheme.

Key responsibilities will include:

Start with an 18-month Professional Accounting and Taxation Technician Level 4 apprenticeship, consisting of blended training and work-based assessments covering: professional finance principles and standards, business awareness, planning and prioritisation, communications and collaboration and specialist tax or accounting skills

Duties will include but are not limited to:
  • Assisting with the preparation of tax computations and returns
  • Assisting with the preparation of tax disclosures for the statutory accounts
  • Assisting with tax payment calculations
  • Assisting with VAT return preparation and reconciliations
  • Liaising with HMRC regarding day to day compliance matters
  • Supporting other tax team members with ad hoc project and M&A work
  • 20% of your contracted working hours will be spent on the learning and developing the required Knowledge, Skills and Behaviours of the apprenticeship. This development time will include learning new relevant tasks in your role, embedding your knowledge in your role, practical workplace training, spending development time with your Line Manager or mentor, attending online or face-to-face courses and time spent writing assignments/assessments or directed self-study hours
Benefits:
  • Eligible for Company Bonus Scheme
  • £100 Attendance Bonus each month for full attendance
  • Staff Discounts across THG brands
  • Discounted gym memberships for multiple locations in the local area
  • Exciting and endless career progression prospects
  • Salary – Competitive Apprenticeship Package up to £15,000 dependent on experience
Desired skills
  • Ability to prioritise workload and keep to deadlines
  • Ability to communicate effectively with internal and external stakeholders
  • Computer literate, particularly with Excel, but also competent with word and power point
  • Ability to use initiative as well as work as part of a team
Personal qualities
  • Self-motivated with a desire to learn
  • Attention to detail
  • Ambitious
  • Excellent time management
  • Enthusiasm to obtain new skills
About the employer

Finance at THG is a rapidly growing and evolving team, covering all areas of finance from central functions such as accounts receivable and payable, treasury, tax and internal audit, to specific commercial teams for each of our divisions; Beauty, Tech, Consumer, Health and Brands. As the business expands and takes on new challenges in the form of acquired businesses or new ventures, finance is there to support every step of the way, leading to dynamic and challenging roles – no two days are the same! Common characteristics among our team are the ability to drive change, adaptability and resourcefulness, to ensure we can keep pace with the business, without compromising on financial control or sales performance.

Role location:

The Stables, The Hut Group, Gadbrook Park, Rudheath, Northwich CW9 7RA

Tax Apprentice