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Tax Preparation Team, Graduate Programme

Programme overview

Our Graduate Programme is more than a world-class training scheme, this a permanent job. It gives you a market-leading salary, benefits, a professional qualification, and endless opportunities to learn and progress. You’ll work with clients from the start, on projects that have a genuine impact on their success.

Your opportunity

Deloitte’s Tax Management Consulting (“TMC”) team have a market leading reputation in the UK and across Europe, with the largest of the Big 4 tax in both process and technology departments. Given recent and proposed legislative changes demand for our services is growing rapidly. This role brings together expertise in compliance associated technology solutions and tax accounting. 

Our people are talented, out-going & flexible individuals who are confident working side by side with senior personnel. They have deep experience in their specialism but are able to adapt to the ever-evolving world at the leading edge of taxation compliance and tax management consultancy.  The role of Senior Specialist sits within the Tax Preparation Team. This dedicated team within the tax practice deals with the significant corporate tax compliance work that Deloitte undertakes. This work covers tax compliance from across the firm and across the country. The team, of over 100 people, is located in both Belfast and Hyderabad (India).

The team works across a wide range of industries and varying complexities of work covering all aspects of the corporation tax cycle, from gathering information to submitting the returns.

You will be responsible for:

  • Preparing all complexities of tax returns and ensure the quality of work is technically accurate and prepared in line with the firm’s standard approach
  • Assisting clients on compliance with their UK direct tax obligations in an efficient and timely manner.
  • Advising clients on the impact of recent and proposed legislation as they apply to specific industries and clients.
  • Assisting with the transformation of the annual tax process through process improvement, technology, risk and organisational design.
  • Planning and managing the implementation of identified technology solutions.
  • Working effectively as part of a team to deliver these tax compliance projects.
  • Working effectively as part of a team to deliver these tax compliance projects.
  • Identification and documentation of issues and preparation of client queries
  • Assisting and resolving queries in order to finalise the tax computations
  • Preparation of related tax accounting disclosures
  • All other corporate compliance related activities as required

Your professional experience

You will get to work with and learn from some of the most talented and experienced professionals in the industry and benefit from a unique training programme for new joiners. One that balances core skills along with the specific requirements of our Tax Management Consulting businesses and gives you the flexibility to work, learn and develop in a way that suits you and fits with the business’ requirements.

You will attend the Tax Analyst Academy in your first three weeks at Deloitte. During this time, you will get the opportunity to meet your peers and learn the soft skills and technical skills to operate as a tax professional from day one in the office.

During this time you will study towards your professional tax and/or accountancy exams.

Your service line: Tax

Arguably, the most stimulating career environment in our industry, tax at Deloitte is very different from tax at other firms. Here, it is all about collaborating with colleagues at the top of their game, across disciplines, for clients who urge us to push constantly the boundaries of our creativity. You will find a diverse mix of people, all working together to deliver best in class advice. You will discover a structured programme that will help you develop even greater expertise. From fascinating projects to a wealth of secondment opportunities, both in the UK and overseas, you can enjoy a broad and rich career experience. Discover more.

About Deloitte

Our Purpose & Strategy

To make an impact that matters for our clients, our people and society - defines who we are and what we stand for. Our purpose provides the foundation for our strategy and our aspiration to be the undisputed leader in professional services: this is not about size, it's about being the first choice. The first choice for the largest and most influential clients, and the first choice for the best talent.

What do we do?

Deloitte offers global integrated professional services that include Audit & Assurance, Consulting, Financial Advisory, Risk Advisory and Tax Consulting. Our approach combines intellectual leadership, industrial expertise, insight, consulting & problem solving capabilities whatever the role, technology revolutions and innovation from multiple disciplines to help our clients excel anywhere in the world.

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What do we value?

At Deloitte we foster a collaborative culture where talented individuals can produce their best work. We value innovative thinking, diverse insights and a genuinely distinctive level of customer service. We value difference, with respect at the heart of our inclusive culture, and we support agile working arrangements. Hear from some of our people already working at Deloitte in agile ways. We are proud to have earnt a Top 10 place on the 2017 list of Top 30 Employers for Working Families and to have been in their Top 10 for seven consecutive years. Additionally we received the Working Families Best for All Stages of Motherhood special award in 2016.

Being a Leader at Deloitte

Cultural fit and purpose-led leadership is crucial for Deloitte. Our leaders always set the example and inspire their colleagues. They make quality time for people and take an interest in them. They know what matters to people - both inside and outside work – and value them as individuals; always finding opportunities to develop them while showing respect and appreciation.We expect colleagues at all levels to embrace and live our purpose and our leadership culture by challenging themselves to identify issues that are most important for our clients, our people, and for society and make an impact that matters.