TT - German Translating Intern

Placement:TT - German Translating Intern
Placement Location:Nottingham
Application Deadline:6th January 2018

Vacancy Description

Start Date: January / February 2018 

Duration: 6 months

The Host company

The host company is an accountancy and tax consulting firm in Nottingham (the Robin Hood city!) in the middle of England. Their focus is to provide services for UK subsidiaries of overseas parent companies, predominantly German multi-nationals. They offer financial accounting, tax return, financial statement and tax planning. The firm works with businesses throughout the UK and provide the technical expertise and knowledge that you would expect from the large international firms or London based firms. The background of the senior team is ex-big 4 accountancy firms.

The Placement

The intern will be treated as part of the team and will be involved in translating from English into German correspondence for tax and accounting consultants as well as newsletters and website content. The work that the intern will be involved in is summarised as follows: 

  • Translating tax advisory correspondence into German
  • Translating accounting and audit related correspondence into German
  • Translating newsletter content into German, so that German language newsletters can be sent to clients
  • Working with the senior management team to develop and implement a programme of regular digital newsletters in German
  • Translating/developing new content in German for the German language website
  • Making routine telephone calls in German
  • General administrative duties that arise in an accountancy firm

The Ideal Student

  • Native German speaker
  • Student of translating with particular interest in legal/international tax 
  • Good computer skills, particularly Excel.
  • Excellent English skills
  • Ability to work independently and take the initiative
  • Good team worker
  • Willingness to learn
  • Good accuracy and attention to detail
  • Full Driving Licence