Professional Accounting / Taxation Technician Apprenticeship

Completion of the Professional Accounting/Tax Technician Apprenticeship may lead to you receiving credits towards the completion of the Professional Accountant/Tax Apprenticeship or Chartered Accountancy/Taxation qualifications provided by the relevant Professional Bodies. Completion of the Professional Accounting/Tax Technician Apprenticeship may also result in you being awarded credits towards relevant undergraduate degree programmes.

Course Level:
Level 4
18 Months - 2 Years
Auction Mart
Awarding Body:
City & Guilds

As a Professional Accounting/Tax Technician, you will have the responsibility for creating, and/or verifying and reviewing, accurate and timely financial information within the organisation in which you are employed or on behalf of another organisation. This will be performed in order to meet relevant ethical, professional and legal standards, and will utilise your knowledge of the business systems and processes, as well as standard accounting and tax practices. This role may exist in an accounting practice, a professional services company, HMRC or the accounting function of a business or other organisation.

Examples of roles as a Professional Accounting/Tax Technician include Assistant Auditor, Assistant Management Accountant, Assistant Financial Accountant, Accounts Payable and Expenses Supervisor, Commercial Analyst, Payroll Manager, Senior Bookkeeper, Senior Financial Officer, Tax Investigations Officer, Personal Tax Assistant and Business Tax Assistant.



  • Technical Knowledge
  • Business Awareness
  • Ethical Standards
  • Regulation & Compliance
  • Systems & Processes


  • Analysis
  • Communication
  • Produces Quality & Accurate Information
  • Uses Systems & Processes
  • Problem Solving


  • Adaptability
  • Adding Value
  • Ethics & Integrity
  • Proactivity
  • Professional Scepticism

Entry Requirements

  • Assistant Accountant Level 3
  • Employment within the industry
  • 3 GCSEs grade 9-4 including English & Maths

Your choices may include:

  • Professional Accountant/Tax Apprenticeship

Your choices may include:

  • Chartered Accountancy/Taxation Qualifications

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