2023 Tax Graduate Programme

Schroders Investment Management
London, United Kingdom
17 Sep 2022
17 Oct 2022
Job Function
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
Who we're looking for

We're looking for a bright and motivated graduate to join our Tax division on our 2023 Graduate Programme.

Our Tax Graduate Programme is the perfect start for a graduate looking to develop their commercial and technical skills and build a long-term career in Tax.

About Schroders

Schroders is a global investment manager which helps institutions, intermediaries and individuals around the world invest money to meet their goals, fulfil their ambitions, and prepare for the future.

Our purpose is to provide excellent investment performance to our clients through active management. By serving clients, we serve wider society. Channelling capital into sustainable and durable businesses accelerates positive change in the world. Funding the future is a privilege: we use it wisely and responsibly.

We employ over 5700 talented people worldwide operating in 37 different locations across Europe, the Americas, Asia, Africa and the Middle East, close to the markets in which we invest and close to our clients.

Schroders has developed under stable ownership for over 200 years and long-term thinking governs our approach to investing, building client relationships and growing our business.

The base

We moved into our new HQ in the City of London in 2018. We're close to our clients, in the heart of the UK's financial centre and we have everything we need to work flexibly.

The department

Our Group Tax department supports and advises our business globally on all tax related matters and is organised into five different teams: Corporate Tax, Transfer Pricing, Indirect Tax, Product Tax and Private Assets. With increased public interest in tax matters and an ever-changing tax regulations, our work is vital.

The programme

As a graduate in the Tax department, you will be given an excellent grounding in corporation tax with a focus on investment products.

You'll be encouraged to build relationships with people across the business and grow your understanding of tax in a business context.

Some of your tasks as a Graduate in Tax will include:

• Assisting in the completion of the Group's tax compliance obligations.
• Working with the business to understand the impact of tax changes.
• Providing a point of contact for tax queries arising within the business.
• Forming good working relationships with other teams, offices and advisors.
• Staying abreast of developments in market practice, legislation and regulation through technical research.
• Using Alphatax, Longview, Alteryx and Power BI, plus any other new tools as they may become available, to support compliance, data analysis, workflow management or other day-to-day tasks.
• Communicating, explaining and escalating issues and ideas within the Group Tax team and the wider business.

What you'll be like

• Good interpersonal and communication skills
• Numerate and analytical - you'll have solid numerical skills and a high attention to detail
• Organised, diligent and methodical
• Collaborative and flexible - happy to get involved in variety of tasks and projects
• Enthusiasm, focus and willingness to work hard.
• Positive and hands-on approach to new tasks and subject matter.
• Passionate - You'll be passionate about building a long-term career in Tax

The knowledge, skills and qualifications we're looking for
• An honours degree or equivalent - we're not fussed when it comes to your degree subject or predicted grade
• You will be in your final year of study or already graduated

Recruitment process

1. Online application form and CV
2. Online assessments
3. Online video interview
4. Assessment centre
5. Final round interview with a senior leader from the business

Candidates should be available to start the graduate programme on Thursday 14 September 2023.

We recruit on a rolling basis so recommend you apply early.

We're looking for the best, whoever they are

Diversity is at the heart of our culture. We strive to ensure inclusion at every level, to ensure that our actions match our words, and that our culture of belonging defines how we do business. Schroders is an equal opportunities employer. You're welcome here whatever your socio-economic background, race, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, religious belief, age or disability.


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