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Apprentice Tax Accountant

Please Note: The application deadline for this job has now passed.

Job Introduction

At Tarmac, ‘who you are’ matters.  We want to get to know you.  If you share our values and are proud of a job well done, collaborative in working well with others and ambitious to make things better, then have a read of what we have on offer.  

At Tarmac our Finance function plays a key role in running our business and we are currently recruiting for a Apprentice Tax Accountant to join our team based primarily from our Solihull Tarmac Hub Offices close to Birmingham Airport in the West Midlands.  

This is a hybrid working role working in office, at home and also across our sites. On days you are required to be based in office, this role is commutable from Birmingham, Solihull, Coventry, Bedworth, Kenilworth, Walsall, Wolverhampton, Dudley, Lichfield, Cannock, Sutton Coldfield, Nuneaton, Tamworth, Hinkley, Redditch, Bromsgrove, Worcester, and the surrounding areas.    

Here at Tarmac, we are working hard to create a dynamic and inclusive environment and it’s important that our people come from a variety of different backgrounds.  

A typical day working as a Apprentice Tax Accountant may include: 

Role Responsibility

Activities will include: 

  • Supporting the business as a tax technician to deliver the core elements in business taxation and accounting principles.​ 

  • Working within a team environment to prepare tax calculations, preparing government forms and completion of filing deadlines.​ 

  • To provide support with the reporting of financial information.​ 

  • Working within the legal compliance framework to ensure ethical standards and integrity are delivered.​ 

  • Using Company systems and processes to ensure governance, control and accurate reporting.​ 

  • To support the development of new business improvement processes.​ 

  • Supporting company auditing processes, checking for compliance and identifying areas for improvement.​ 

Whilst you’re learning on the job, you’ll attend our core Skills Development Programme designed to expand your business knowledge, strengthen core skills and offer networking opportunities with other graduates, higher apprentices and key stakeholders across the Tarmac business in order to successfully transition into your destination role​.​ 

We’ll also fund your level 4 qualification in Professional Accounting/ Taxation, ensuring you receive professional recognition for the work you’ll be putting in!​ Further details on the qualification can be found here: 

The Ideal Candidate

Our people come from a variety of different backgrounds and prior experience isn’t always necessary for success. This following transferable skills and qualifications are beneficial in this role: 

Qualifications required: 

Five GCSEs (or equivalent) A-C or numbered equivalent (9-4) including English and Maths, & x2 A Level 3 qualifications, including A levels, NVQ, BTEC, or Level 3 apprenticeship. 


  • Show Integrity​. 

  • Planning and prioritising. 

  • Effective communicator​. 

  • I.T proficient​. 

  • A questioning mind​. 

  • Working effectively with various stakeholders​. 

  • Analytical thinker. 

Why Us

We offer an extensive range of career development opportunities and industry-leading rewards, incentives and benefits: 

  • Bonus scheme  

  • Enhanced holiday entitlement 

  • Contributory pension scheme  

  • Access to the Tarmac Reward website with discounts on retailers, holidays, etc.  

  • Access to our Employee Assistance helpline for free and confidential advice  

  • Access to join our Employee Communities inc. BAME; LGBTQ+; Working Parents  

  • Training and development opportunities  

Interested? Why not click here to find out more?  Go on… are you ready to build your future? 

Tarmac is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to creating an inclusive work environment for all employees and actively encourage applications from all sectors of the community.  

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Tarmac Trading Limited

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