Accounts/Audit Trainee - January Start!.

Brown Butler Leeds

Are you looking to build a long-term career in Accountancy? Then look no further! Start your career today with a Level 3 apprenticeship with Brown Butler and Kaplan. You will be gaining valuable workplace experience whilst working towards the AAT Level 3 qualification.

Apprenticeships > Level 3 (Advanced) Apprenticeship Accountancy

  • GMFJ Reference
    155205
  • Wages
    £5.12 p/h
  • Hours
    37.50 per week
  • Date Posted
    21/10/2021
  • Start Date
    03/01/2022

  • Location
    Leeds
  • Status
    Now Taking Applications
  • Sector
    Accountancy
  • Opportunity Type
    Advanced Level 3
  • Employer
    Brown Butler

Description of Opportunity

The candidate will initially work as part of our audit and accounts team to preform individual tasks on such assignments including substantive testing and balance sheet verification work reporting to senior on that assignment. We provide excellent support and on the job training to our trainees and look to progress each individual as ability. This would quickly progress to being responsible for their own accounting jobs reporting to manager or directors as applicable.

The candidate would also be involved as part of larger audit teams helping to carry out the transactional verification work and auditing various areas of balance sheet. We use electronic audit and accounting system to our trainees assist with the set-up of such files. The candidate would be required to work both at our offices and on the client premises. Being able to provide precise written communications in an email, letter and report form is required.

For more information about this vacancy please contact Kaplan Financial on 0151 202 0542 (Ref ID: 155205)

  • Excellent communication skills and both written and oral
  • Strong organisational skills including time management
  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to work within a team
  • Competent keyboard skills and knowledge of Microsoft products and excel
  • Able to prioritise work and achieve deadlines
  • 2 A-Levels A-C (9-4)
  • 5 GCSE's A-C (9-4) Including Maths and English

Advanced Diploma - AAT Level 3

Advanced builds on the knowledge gained in the Foundation level. If you work in accounts or have studied accountancy before, you may be able to start at this level. You’ll learn complex accounting techniques, and master a number of accounting disciplines including financial processes, advanced bookkeeping, final accounts and ethical practices for accountants.

This level will encourage you to master more complex accounting principles in both Bookkeeping and Management Accounting. You’ll develop the technical skills to start, or progress, your career in accountancy and this will allow you to continue with your studies onto Level 4.

To pass this level you’ll need to study five units (also known as subjects), which are all mandatory. Four of the units are examined individually and there is also a synoptic assessment that you’ll take towards the end of the level, which incorporates the final two units as well as drawing on all of the other units you’ve studied at this level.

The area you will cover include:

  • Advanced Bookkeeping

  • Final Accounts Preparation

  • Management Accounting: Costing

  • Indirect Tax

  • Advanced Synoptic Assessment


The Apprenticeship standard details the essential Knowledge, Skills and Behaviours that somebody would need to demonstrate to be a successful Assistant Accountant, this includes, Business Awareness, Ethics, Communication, Embracing Change and Problem Solving. Apprentices will need to show they are competent in all the areas detailed in the standard when they take End Point Assessment.

The Knowledge areas of the standard will typically be covered through completion of the AAT qualification. Skills and Behaviours are developed through workshops, e-learning, workplace training and practical experience provided ‘on-the-job’.

  • Good communicator
  • Team Player
  • Presentable appearance so can work at client premises
  • Honest and trustworthy

Excellent progression available to progress onto AAT L4 and then onto Level 7 (ACA)

Please note: Only successful candidate's will be contacted by Kaplan Benefits Include: 23 days per year Pension – after 3 months of employment either auto enrolment or full scheme

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