Isobel Hill- Apprentice
4 months ago

What is your job title?​
Trainee Tax Accountant (Level 4 AAT Apprenticeship)​

What does a day/week in your role look like?​
My daily tasks include completing tax returns, running reports through SAP, communicating with colleagues and team members to ensure everything is running smoothly and erase any issues. My weekly tasks includes preparing for month end week consists of submitting returns, making sure that all of the reports have added up correctly throughout the month and Tarmac is paying the correct amount of tax.​

What do you enjoy the most about your role? ​
I enjoy the variety of people I get to speak too, and I am surrounded by a very helpful team who I can ask about anything. Within the tax department you switch between direct and indirect tax teams, it gives you a wider variety of knowledge and exposure. This has improved my understanding of how we work as a team.​

What do you like about working for Tarmac? ​
Tarmac really care for their employees; they provide as much training and help as much as you require and are eager to make sure you’re getting on well. There are so many different roles within the company and so many opportunities for progression. Within the offices, there is a huge array of people, showing the inclusive culture that Tarmac prides itself on and ensuring that everybody feels accepted and represented.​

What advice would you give to other young people about Early Careers? ​
Throughout the application and induction process, I learnt that hard work and commitment are extremely important, and that no-good opportunity comes easily. Despite this, it is worth the work as the job is so rewarding and the experience is second to none. My advice would be to persevere, and work as hard as you can, due to the highly competitive environment that apprenticeships entail.

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