Corporate Tax

Tax Apprentice

Full Time

Considering an apprenticeship programme at Dains Accountants! Dains is recruiting a Tax apprentice to join our successful and expanding Corporate Tax team, at our Stoke office.

Who are Dains Accountants?

Dains is a firm of chartered accountants & business advisers, who form part of the Dains group of companies.

We believe our employees are our greatest asset, and we look to provide the best working environment, along with hybrid and smart working options and generous benefits. We listen, learn, and evolve as we strive to make Dains a great place to work.

What is an apprenticeship programme?

An apprenticeship programme allows you to learn while you earn. The programme is designed for you to gain real work experience whilst studying for your chosen qualification.

What qualification will I study?

You will study for an ATT qualification.

Achieving an ATT qualification guarantees a strong understanding of the basic UK tax system and demonstrates your ability to provide services to the self-employed, and industry, commerce and public sector businesses.

This qualification is an essential step towards Chartered Tax Adviser (CTA) status.

How long will it take?

It will take 18 – 24 months to complete, whilst you are working alongside Dains, Tax professionals.


  • Work towards your ATT qualification (Dains fully funded)

  • To use the technical resources available to the department when queries arise in your work

  • Gain an understanding of the tax system, being aware of the due dates for the submission of annual tax returns and the due dates for the payment of tax

  • Preparation of Tax Returns on behalf of clients

  • Dealing with basic tax matters on behalf of clients

  • Assist other members of the tax department with the processing of Tax return data

  • Assisting members of the department with administrative duties necessary for the performance of managing their portfolio


  • English and Maths qualifications at GCSE level (or equivalent)

  • Self-motivation and the ability to work on own initiative

  • Excellent organisational skills

  • A positive, proactive and willing attitude

  • Strong accuracy and attention to detail

  • A flexible approach to working

Our Commitment to you

Job CategoryCorporate Tax, Taxation
Benefit 1Fully funded apprenticeship
Benefit 225 days annual leave increasing to 30 days for long service (plus normal statutory bank holidays)
Benefit 3Holiday trading
Benefit 4Cycle to work scheme
Benefit 5Greener car scheme
Benefit 6Paid professional subscriptions
Benefit 7Regular performance reviews and training opportunities
Benefit 8Personal development and career plans
Benefit 9Reward & Recognition scheme
Benefit 10Smart/Flexible/Hybrid working hours
Benefit 11Paid Volunteer days
Benefit 12Referral schemes
Benefit 13Wellbeing refreshments

How to Apply

If you have any problems submitting your application using the form below then please send your application to Nicola Jones (remembering to quote the job you are applying for).

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A valid phone number is required.

Application Process

Step 1

Please complete the application submission form at the end of the job spec or send your full CV to Nicola Jones.

Step 2

If your application is shortlisted, you will be contacted, and a telephone screening interview will be scheduled.

Step 3

Following a successful telephone screening interview, you will be invited to attend a face-to-face interview with the hiring manager.

Step 4

You will be notified of the outcome of your interview and provided with feedback.