Tax Summer Internship (Financial Services) London July 2024
At Mazars we have a wide range of opportunities for you to gain experience in a firm that truly cares about your aspirations. Our business is an engine for rapid and consistent career progression, and we are known for giving ambitious people early responsibility and exposure.
Are you a proactive and ambitious penultimate year university student looking to gain invaluable real-world experience in the dynamic world of accountancy and professional services?
About the internship
Spend your Summer in the City at Mazars with a three-week, paid internship in one of our service lines. Upon successful completion of this internship, you may have the opportunity to fast track to a graduate role in the same department.
At Mazars, we celebrate individuality and thrive on teamwork. You'll be inspired to shape your future career within professional and financial services, enhance your employability skills and gain exposure within one of our modern office settings.
During your time with us you'll
- Gain exposure, enabling you with hands on experience within the Mazars environment.
- Participate in a full induction which will give you a great insight into life at Mazars and upskill you in preparation for your internship.
- Achieve a good understanding of the type of client facing work that takes place at Mazars.
- Participate in interactive skills sessions across numerous employability topics.
- Build your professional network within Mazars.
- Have the opportunity to fast track for a 2025 graduate trainee role in the same department as your internship.
Overview of the Tax service line
At Mazars we'll help you build on your expertise, experience and ambition to develop a rewarding and successful career. We want you to be yourself, to bring your ideas and creativity and to feel inspired as part of our national tax team.
We provide bespoke advice in all areas of taxation, helping our clients to navigate the complexities of tax codes, often in multiple jurisdictions, and to help them ensure they are fulfilling all their obligations and paying the correct amount of tax. In this way we help them to manage an area of significant financial and reputational risk and to make properly informed decisions about their tax position whether they are an individual, a business owner or a corporate organisation. We also help clients resolve any disputes they have with the tax authorities as swiftly as possible.
We cover every aspect of taxation for clients, whether on employment, corporate profits or gains, movements of individuals or businesses from one country to another, international transactions or on personal income, gains or wealth.
An introduction to the FS Tax Team
Our Financial Services practice is an important part of our wider business at Mazars. With over 35 FS partners and 300 specialist staff in the UK, our growing team provides tailored services to asset management, banking, insurance and real estate clients. Tax is an integral part of these services. What draws us together is a shared passion for using our FS industry experience and deep service line knowledge to provide bespoke client advice.
You will work with a variety of clients across start-up, specialist mid-sized and established multinational clients as well as across the breadth of subsectors – including fintechs, banks, capital market participants, securities dealers, general and life insurers, Lloyds insurers, insurance brokers, funds and fund managers. We operate as an integrated team, which provides opportunities to get involved and gain experience in all these areas, in addition to your primary focus in Banking & Capital Markets.
We are looking for exceptional candidates to join our team who demonstrate the following:
- Interpersonal skills; the ability to build client relationships with a foundation of trust and responsibility.
- Analytical skills; the ability to think critically, research and solve problems.
- Attention to detail and strong time-management skills.
- Commitment to self-development & learning.
- Affinity with our values; in particular, respect for individuals, diversity, and integrity.
- Teamwork; the ability to function and contribute effectively as part of a high achieving team.
- A penultimate undergraduate student or penultimate postgraduate student at a UK based university.
We do not provide sponsorship for our Summer internships. However, you can apply if you are studying at a UK based university and hold a valid Student Visa for the duration of the internship.
Strong academic performance is important; however, we understand that things don't always go to plan. Our recruitment process looks at your whole self – academic achievements as well as other experiences in which you have grown and developed. We balance your academic results alongside the Mazars online assessment within our recruitment process to ensure that you will be successful in your role with us.
Mazars & me: who are we?
Mazars is a leading international professional services firm delivering exceptional quality in audit, tax, financial advisory, outsourcing and consulting. It's also a fun, fast-paced, positive place to work and make friends.
At Mazars, we celebrate individuality and thrive on teamwork. We give people the freedom to make a personal contribution to our shared purpose. We support one another to deliver quality, create change and make an impact. So that everyone can reach their full potential.
Every story is different at Mazars. Our people have amazing, personal experiences so the best way to learn about life here is to hear it first hand from them.
Learning and development
We offer a diverse range of experiences, with prestigious clients and dynamic projects across a range of sectors and geographies. We offer an excellent technical grounding and real responsibility from the start, with early exposure to clients and partners. We have a culture of coaching, feedback, mentorship and one-to-one support, so you will learn from working closely with accessible colleagues and leaders who have so much to share. Most importantly, we give our people the tools and support they need to define their own career path and realise their full potential.
Inclusion and diversity
Being inclusive is core to our culture at Mazars; we want to ensure everyone, whether in the recruitment process or beyond, is fully supported to be their unique self and provided with a level playing field. To read more about our approach click here.
At Mazars, we are one diverse, multicultural, multi-generational team that fosters a sense of connection and belonging. If you are looking to join a firm where you can take ownership of your career, get involved, believe in yourself and put your ideas into action, then we think you will be a great addition to our team.
Roles will be closed as soon as we find the right people, so to avoid disappointment we encourage you to submit your application as soon as possible.