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31 May 2016

  • Job Type: Placement
  • Profession: Chartered Accountancy, Tax Profession
  • Duration: 12 months
  • Start Date: August 2016
  • Location: Southampton
  • UCAS Points: 280
  • Disciplines Recruited From: Any
  • Salary: Competitive
  • Degree Required: 2:1

Tax is a fact of life – it is deducted from our wages, levied on our purchases (VAT), paid by companies…. and rarely out of the news headlines these days.

However, to think Tax is all about numbers is wrong! Yes, there are numbers involved, but to us, a career in Tax is all about working with people and businesses – it is about getting to know your clients and working with them to help them manage what tax they pay to achieve their goals.

RSM’s clients range from wealthy individuals to large companies and we offer a broad spectrum of services to their requirements. The services we offer to clients are tailored to meet individual needs. The breadth of skills and services that RSM offer coupled with the wide range of clients we serve means that you have the opportunity to follow the career path that you want.

Tax with RSM is an area that provides graduates a solid foundation in a broad range of taxes with the opportunity to specialise at a later stage.

Students will be involved in client work from day one – from liaising with clients over the phone or in person, to preparing and completing tax returns for submission to H M Revenue & Customs.

You can expect to be involved in a range of duties, including the preparation and filing of tax returns, reconciliation of tax liabilities and dealing with client queries.

Tax is a technically demanding discipline, so students would be expected to demonstrate a willing to learn. Good communication and business skills are essential as we encourage all our people to develop relationships with clients.

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