Location UK / Belfast
Job Type Permanent full-time, TemporaryContract
Salary See description
Updated 4 days ago
Head Start School and college leaver programme
A position on our Head Start School and college leaver programme is one of the best ways of jumping into a career with PwC early. You’ll learn and develop the specialist skills our clients look for and value most and study towards a professional qualification, with support from us all the way.
Your knowledge will help high-profile businesses, entrepreneurs and family businesses understand complex rules and make informed decisions with significant impacts. You’ll also help governments ensure the efficient operation of tax systems, and use your insight to solve long-term problems. You’ll be part of a business that’s committed to proactively engaging with the tax policy debate and focused on leading views and new ideas.
Our tax practice has transformed our Tax Compliance proposition and delivery model to combine our three service streams; Corporate, Personal and Global Mobility compliance. Working within the Compliance Services (CS) team you’ll have the opportunity to work with our high profile clients, whether on corporate, individual or expatriate tax returns.
What you will do
Work with our clients, taxpayers and overseas PwC offices to gather information required for tax calculations and manipulate the data as needed
Prepare tax calculations ensuring all income is reported and all applicable tax reliefs / deductions are claimed; researching any complex points; liaising with the client / taxpayer to request additional information / clarify areas of uncertainty; and make any necessary amendments based on instruction from the reviewer, client portfolio leader, client or taxpayer
Flag opportunities for clients to optimise tax savings, increase compliance with regulations, and improve data reporting
What you will gain
As part of the programme you will undertake a structured, self-directed learning programme gaining knowledge of the industry and market, technical skills, self-development, self- awareness, leadership skills, and commercial awareness.
You will enjoy plenty of practical, on-the-job training while studying for the ICAEW Certificate in Finance, Accounting & Business (CFAB) professional qualification. The great thing is, by the time you complete your exams, you will have lots of valuable experience to build on.
What you need to get in
You’ll need to have or be on course for 112 UCAS tariff* (or equivalent)
You’ll need to have a Grade C or above in GCSE English Language and Mathematics (or equivalent)
*from up to three A Levels (excluding General Studies) or equivalent, taken in the same academic year and achieved at first sitting
Please note – due to the start date of Spring 2019, you will already need to have completed your A-levels or equivalent to apply to this position.
If you have a degree, you may find our graduate opportunities more appropriate. Having a degree does not lead to faster progression through this programme.
When to apply
The deadline for completing your application form is Friday 19th October 2018 at 11pm.
The deadline for completing your online assessments is Sunday 21st October 2018 at 11pm.
The deadline for completing your video interview is Sunday 28 October 2018 at 11pm.
Immersive Assessment Centres will take place on 6th, 8th, 13th or 15th November 2018 at the PwC Belfast office.
To find out more about some of the opportunities we have in PwC, come along to one of our Open Evenings or Career Open Days Please follow the links below to book your spot now
Head Start Belfast Open Evening – 11 October, PwC Belfast office, 6pm-8pm. Students, parents & teachers welcome. Register on our website http //www.careersschools.pwc.co.uk/page/show/event_search
Belfast Career Open Day – 15 October, PwC Belfast office, 10am – 4pm. Open to Year 13 & 14 students. Register on our website http //www.careersschools.pwc.co.uk/page/show/event_search
Do you need sponsorship to work in the UK?
We can’t provide sponsorship for our school leaver roles.
The PwC Deal
We want people to build exceptional careers during their time at PwC. When you feel motivated and energised by your work, you’re more able to contribute to the organisation, as well as achieve your aspirations. No matter which area of the business you choose to join, all routes offer the same deal. The opportunity to grow as an individual, to meet new people, and build lasting relationships that will stay with you for life. We empower people to be the very best they can be and to reach their full potential. In return, your hard work will be rewarded with a competitive salary and a personally tailored benefits package.
Diversity and inclusion
We work in a changing world which offers great opportunities for people with diverse backgrounds and experiences. It’s critical we have diverse talent, views and thinking if we are to deliver exceptional client value and solve the world’s important problems. We seek to attract and recruit people from the widest talent pool, who reflect the society in which we work. And we aim to encourage an inclusive culture where people can feel empowered to be the very best they can be and to reach their full potential creating value through diversity is what makes us strong as a business and as an organisation with an increasingly agile workforce, we’re open to flexible working arrangements where appropriate. So join PwC. We’ll help you reach your full potential. Learn more here pwc.co.uk/diversity
We’re one of the world’s leading professional services organisations. From 158 countries, we help our clients, some of the most successful organisations on the globe, as well as its most dynamic entrepreneurs and thriving private businesses, to create the value they want. We help to measure, protect and enhance the things that matter most to them.
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