HM Revenue & Customs

HM Revenue & Customs

HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) make sure that money is available to fund the UK's public services. We also help families and individuals with targeted financial support. This is the HMRC Vision.

We are responsible for collecting billions of tax from UK businesses and individuals, and for administering National Insurance and Student Loans and ensuring compliance with the Minimum Wage. Impacting on every single person and business in Britain, our work is vital to the financial well-being of the economy, and helps the government fund its many programmes and initiatives. It calls for a large and diverse team of people and Tax Professionals are at the heart of what we do

Training & Profiles

The intensive 4-year programme includes core modules designed to equip you with essential knowledge, alongside job-specific modules related to your particular role. Modules cover both technical (tax) knowledge and the professional skills you'll need to apply that knowledge effectively and deal efficiently with your customers.

Throughout, you will be working with and learning from an experienced team, and your responsibility will increase in line with your knowledge and confidence. Before you know it, you'll be carrying out interviews and site visits, and perhaps even leading a team. Your programme will include:

  • Practical work experience in teams, on live assignments
  • Self study modules
  • Formal study days at one of our training centres
  • Tutor-led sessions, and office work, as well as ongoing exams and practical work assessments Designed to build up your knowledge of tax law and practice
  • Regular reviews and appraisals
  • Internal Audit Graduate Programme at HM Revenue & Customs

    The application process began with an application form asking for personal details as well as standard competency based questions such as giving an example of working as a team etc. The second stage were online verbal and numerical reasoning tests

  • Graduate Scheme at HM Revenue & Customs

    The graduate scheme did not require an interview initally. It began with an application followed by online tests. I was then called into the London office to do some tests at an assessment centre. That was followed by a days worth of assessments