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AAT Audit & Accounts Apprenticeship BROWN BUTLER LIMITED

Start your career today with a level 3 apprenticeship with Brown Butler Limited and Kaplan. You will be gaining valuable workplace experience whilst working towards the AAT qualification.

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

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Closing date: 15 Aug 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    Please note salary range is £13k-£15k depending on experience

  • Working week

    Monday to Friday 9am to 5pm

    Total hours per week: 37.00

  • Expected duration

    15 Months

  • Possible start date

    27 Aug 2022

  • Date posted

    27 Jun 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    2 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

You will be gaining valuable workplace experience whilst working towards the AAT qualification.

The candidates duties will include:

  • Working 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.
  • 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.

We provide excellent support and on the job training to our trainees and look to progress each individual as ability.

What training will the apprentice take and what qualification will the apprentice get at the end?

Assistant Accountant Apprenticeship Level 3.

This level is ideal for existing staff or new talent in an accounting or finance role. Their work could include assisting in the day to day financial activities such as data entry to month end management accounts and/or year-end financial statements.

You will be studying the AAT Level 3 Diploma in Accounting. This level will encourage you to master more complex accounting principles in both Bookkeeping and Management Accounting. You will study 5 units:  

  • Financial Accounting; Preparing Financial Statements (FAPS). 
  • Management Accounting Techniques (MATS). 
  • Tax Processes for Business (TPFB). 
  • Business Awareness (BUAW). 
  • Advanced Synoptic Assessment (ADSY) which forms part of your End Point Assessment.

Training will be provided by attending either face-to-face classroom based lessons, Live Online sessions or OnDemand. An apprenticeship has to be relevant to the job you are undertaking and you must dedicate 20% of your time towards it.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

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

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Problem solving skills, Number skills, Analytical skills


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 4/C-9/A*) Essential
GCSE or equivalent maths (Grade 4/C-9/A*) Essential

Things to consider

Benefits include: 23 days holiday per year. Pension – after 3 months of employment either auto enrolment or full scheme. Please note, salary range is £13k-£15k depending on experience.

About the employer

Based in one of the strongest financial and legal communities outside London, Brown Butler is the leading independent firm of accountants in Leeds. We are valued by clients and trusted by fellow professionals. Formed in 1919, we proudly celebrated our centenary in 2019. Brown Butler is the accountancy profession’s best kept secret. From audit and assurance, tax advice, corporate finance and wealth management, Brown Butler is trusted to take care of you and your business, year after year.




Leigh House, 28-32 St Paul’s Street



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Training provider


Apprenticeship standard

Assistant accountant

Level 3 (A level)

Employer's Application Instructions

To apply, you must register with GetMyFirstJob and then follow the instructions to complete your application.

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

Apply now

Closing date: 15 Aug 2022