Deadline

12 Apr 2024

Why us?

At Gravita, we fuel ambitious businesses. We’re a top 30 accounting firm with a mission to become the UK’s leading tech-enabled accounting firm for SMEs. If you join us, you won’t just be going on your own growth journey, you’ll become part of ours. You’ll also:

  • Work with a large number of clients from a wide range of industries to help you gain maximum experience and accelerate your learning
  • Get exposure to our Partners to help you learn from the best and see key decision-makers in action
  • Liaise directly with CEOs, CFOs, Financial Directors and entrepreneurs from some of the country’s most ambitious startups and growing businesses
  • Discover our premium brand dedicated to producing a Top 6 firm’s quality of work, including our listed client base
  • Learn from our tax experts with years of experience dedicated to SME businesses
  • See how our team uses intuitive technology alongside their incredible expertise to provide the best client experience and streamline workloads
  • Enjoy regular activities with your fellow trainees and the wider company

What’s on offer?

The firm will provide sponsorship to study towards a professional qualification in tax: the ATT CTA tax pathway.

You’ll get paid study leave and we’ll even cover the cost of your exams. You’ll get regular check-ins and guidance to ensure you’re continuing to grow – with the aim for you to join us permanently upon completion.

Your role

In this position, you’ll be responsible for:

  • Contributing to the delivery of good quality VAT advice to our clients
  • Completing VAT documentation and other written work as required
  • Staying up to date with national and international VAT legislation developments
  • Conducting research to stay up to date on current commercial and economic developments related to your clients’ interests
  • Developing an understanding of a wide range of sectors, and any related technical issues or VAT risks
  • Building and maintaining strong relationships internally with colleagues and supporting them on client projects as needed – working closely with VAT Partner and wider team as required
  • Correspond with HM Revenue & Customs on relevant matters such as enquiries into a client’s VAT affairs, and work closely with clients to keep them updated

What we’re looking for

To be successful in this position, you’ll need the following skills:

  • A client-service focus; you’ll need to be responsive to the needs of clients and colleagues
  • The ability to build and maintain professional relationships effectively
  • Strong communication skills; both verbal and written
  • A natural curiosity coupled with strong research skills to support your understanding of the issues impacting your clients
  • Strong attention to detail, prioritisation and organisational skills
  • A collaborative, proactive and can do attitude

Benefits

At Gravita, we put people first. To ensure your well-being inside and outside of work, we regularly review and refresh our policies based on what matters most to our team. When you join Gravita you can expect:

  • 20 days annual leave + bank holidays
  • Full study support, including study days + exam costs
  • 5% Employer pension contribution
  • Enhanced parental and family leave
  • Enhanced sick leave
  • Healthshield, reimbursing up to 100% of your everyday healthcare cost
  • Employee assistance programme
  • Extensive learning and development support including Continuing Professional Development (CPD) allowance
  • Reimbursement of one professional subscription per year

Don’t meet every requirement?

Studies have shown that candidates from underrepresented background are less likely to apply for jobs unless they meet every single qualification. At Gravita we’re dedicated to building a diverse, inclusive and authentic workplace. So if you’re excited about this opportunity but your experience doesn’t align perfectly with what we’re asking for, we encourage you to apply anyway.

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  • Job Type: Graduate Job
  • Area of Specialism: Tax
  • Degree Result Required: 2:1
  • Number of Positions: 1
  • Location: Based in our London office, with hybrid working available
  • Salary: Competitive
  • Start Date: Immediate
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