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Private Client Tax
Employment type

We are looking for talented individuals seeking to kick start an exciting and rewarding career in Accounting and Tax. 


Our Graduate role within the Private Client Tax Team offers extensive practical work experience together with structured training and we currently have vacancies in our Leatherhead office.  We are looking for individuals who are enthusiastic with a strong work ethic. 


The ATT CTA Graduate role provides you with the opportunity to build your career in a competitive business environment.  On a day-to-day basis you will build client relationship and commercial skills while supporting the delivery of tax services to entrepreneurs and high net worth individuals. 


Our trainees become our next generation of leaders and a number of our partners started as trainees with us! Everyone is different and we don't pigeon hole our trainees into one area of the business. We support flexible career development to enable a wide range of future career opportunities whether that is within tax or moving into areas such as corporate finance or transactional support.  Ongoing training & development is provided and encouraged throughout your Menzies career as we are passionate about our people and ensuring they are continuously gaining new skills and expertise to achieve their personal ambitions.



The structured classroom focused training allows you to achieve the ATT qualification (Level 4 qualification) and then move onto the prestigious CTA qualification (Level 7 qualification).  We pay the costs towards your professional exams including tuition courses, study manuals, textbooks and examination fees.

During the Trainee Programme you will receive paid study leave to attend all the tuition courses, in addition to your annual holiday.  Take a look at the benefits and features of our employee benefit package here.


Key Responsibilities:

  • Assisting with the preparation of tax computations for individuals, trusts and partnerships.
  • Assisting with the preparation of income and expense accounts for the above.
  • Assisting more senior colleagues in gathering information and communicating with clients; building relationships throughout.
  • Assisting with tax planning advisory projects which often includes capital tax planning and may involve cross border issues.
  • Co-ordinating team input on advisory projects.
  • Communicating with HM Revenue and Customs on behalf of clients where authorised to do so.
  • Accompanying senior members of the team at meetings with clients.


Qualifications and Skills:

  • Minimum of a 2:2 undergraduate degree or equivalent, predicted or obtained already
  • Minimum 2 x A levels (A-C) and one other A level or equivalent
  • 5 GCSEs grades A*- C or 9-4 (Maths and English Language preferred) or equivalent.
  • Ability to demonstrate good verbal and written communication
  • Willingness to learn and ability to be flexible
  • Good time management and organisational skills
  • Ability to maintain work-life-study balance to meet required deadlines
  • Willingness to contribute as part of a team
  • All candidates will be required to provide evidence of eligibility to work in the UK for the duration of the training contract.

Due to the large volume of applications we receive for each role, we may not always be able to respond to your application within a short-term time period. However, every application is reviewed by a member of the Talent Acquisition team against the criteria set-out but also the quality of your CV and Covering Letter!


Employee Benefits:

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About Us:

Our focus at Menzies is providing a #BrighterThinking approach, going the extra mile to keep clients on-track to achieve their personal and business objectives. As a leading UK accountancy and advisory firm we have a passion for advising entrepreneurs and SMEs through our sector-led teams.


We apply the same principles to individuals within the Firm. Our people are ambitious, self-motivated and encouraged to develop their skill set and realise their potential.


#BrighterThinking is how we sum up the difference we make, as a firm, to our clients and in the way we hire and develop talent in Menzies. It’s finance and accounting expertise, combined with strategic commercial thinking and a promise to add real value across all areas of our clients' businesses.




When we require external assistance with our vacancies we will reach out to our PSL supply chain. Please be aware that we operate a very strict PSL policy with close relationships with our suppliers and cannot respond to agencies outside of the PSL. Please do not contact individual hiring managers.